Podcast Episode 7: FC Cincinnati Impacted by Montreal + The Athletic's Jeff Rueter
Kevin Wallace, Grayson Chalmers and the Chief break down FC Cincinnati's 4-3 defeat at the hands of CF Montreal (nee Club De Foot Montreal, nee Montreal Impact). The crew goes around the horn to ask who is to blame for the result and discusses the thin state of the current FC Cincinnati roster.
Jeff Ruter (@jeffrueter) from The Athletic joins the podcast to talk about his career writing about and covering the NASL / USL, MLS and USMNT. Jeff talks about the current state of FC Cincinnati, including what he would do with DP striker Brenner to get him back into form. Jeff also discusses the current state of MLS, the looming new TV contract, and the league's place in a crowded American sports landscape.
In the final segment the group discusses the FC Cincinnati subreddit moderation controversey, World Cup draws, and the USOC.
SEGMENT 1: (00:00:00 - 00:27:25) FCC v. Montreal
SEGMENT 2: (00:27:38- 1:33:05) Jeff Rueter
SEGMENT 3: (1:33:10 - 1:45:53) Random Topics & Final Segments