Trialist Turned Pro (guest Walmer Martinez)

Trialist Turned Pro (guest Walmer Martinez)

A Tip of His (First) Cap! (guest JC Obregón Jr.)

Coming off his first cap with Hartford Athletic (in which he scored his first goal for the green), Juan Carlos Obregón joins the guys to chat about his experience thus far early in his Athletic career.  That plus we take a run through the rumor mill as the season gets underway!  

The Boss, Unfiltered (guest Bruce Mandell)

From a women's side in Hartford to the partnership with Leyton Orient, a new charity and the academy, Hartford Athletic chairman Bruce Mandell returns to the pod with another intel laden chat with the guys.  Plus Myke has an update on the legalization of smoke bombs!  

Third Time's the Charm (guest HC Harry Watling)

Hartford Athletic named their new head coach Harry Watling, and the gaffer's first every interview is right here on the Nutmeg State podcast!  

Starting to take Shape

Myke and Damon discuss Hartford Athletic's new players and re-signings, as well as former players signing elsewhere and the concept of being a "selling team". That, plus various other happenings around the USL!  

Season Three is Underway! (guests Gabi Torres & Devon Kerr)

Myke and Damon return for an all new season and are joined by Gabriel Torres (Hartford Athletic) and Devon Kerr (USL on ESPN commentator) to discuss all things Athletic, from the end of last season to the coach hunt and player re-signings.  Plus a little pizza talk... and bourbon ...   Show more

A Playoff Bonanza (guest Alex Dixon)

Hartford Athletic heads into their first ever playoff match against the soon to be defunct St. Louis FC.  Plus forward Alex Dixon joins Myke for a one-on-one chat on the eve of the big match.  

Kings of Group F (guest Conor McGlynn)

Hartford Athletic wins a huge match, in font of massive support, on the road, to take the Group F crown and set up a home playoff match against St. Louis.  Guest Conor McGlynn (MF - Hartford Athletic), who scored the final goal of that match, joins the podcast.  

The Immaculate Deflection (guest Danny Barrera)

It took an Immactulate Deflection at the death by Danny Barrera (who joins us on the podcast) for Hartford Athletic to secure the late win and keep their hopes of a home field playoff match alive! Hear from the man of the match himself, plus more about this instant classic from o ...   Show more

Ten Man Upset

After dropping a point at home, ten man Hartford Athletic pulled off the upset of the season, defeating Pittsburgh on the road. Now with a home playoff match in their sights, the boys in green control their own destiny.  


Hartford Athletic secures a playoff spot by defeating Philadelphia Union II.  Now they continue a packed schedule with hopes of a home playoff game still in their sights.  

Setbacks & Scenarios

We recap the loss to Pittsburgh and win against Red Bull II, plus look ahead to playoff scenarios, playing time for players and the upcoming charity match, where Myke takes a serious look into the jersey auction.  

3 Ponts & 2 New Faces

Hartford Athletic got back to their winning ways with another comeback win, with goals by Arthur Rodgers & Gabi Torres.  Plus two new players are coming to town with Justin Haak & Idan Cohen joining the roster.  

Top of the Table Showdown

A petition on the field takes center stage at Dillon Stadium, as Hartford Athletic suffer their first home loss of the season, giving Pittsburgh a three point league on the table.  

The New Man In Town (guest Markus Naglestad)

Two goals in the final five minutes of regulation allowed Hartford Athletic to remain undefeated in group play.  Man of the match Markus Naglestad joins the podcast to talk about his first match in Hartford and we hear from coach Radhi Jaidi. This plus a ton more from our LIVE Ma ...   Show more

Allegations and Cancellations

A quick breaking news live podcast about allegations against Coach Jaïdi as well as a match postponement of Hartford Athletic at Philadelphia Union II.  

A Strong Showing

Hartford remains undefeated in group play in a 2-1 victory at Dillon Stadium, with Alex Dixon & Sam Strong scoring goals for the boys in green.  This plus a ton more from our LIVE Matchday 6 recap!  

¡Si Señores!

Athletic returned to their winning ways home to Loudoun United thanks to a brace from Cheno Guzman, more stellar passing from Danny Barerra and Alfonso Vazquez first career goal.  All this and more in our Matchday 5 recap!  

Bump in the Road

Hartford dropped their first match of the year at Indy Eleven, hear Myke, Damon & Arti break down all the action and then some in this matchday recap!  

A Comeback To Remember

It was an amazing come-from-behind victory for the Athletic against Philadelphia Union II.  Myke, Damon & Arti break down all the action and then some in this matchday recap!  

The Best Defense is Offense

Hartford Athletic defender Kevin Politz joins Myke & Seton after scoring his first goal of the season!  We look back at the offseason, talk about Hartford's big win and look ahead forward to Hartford's next game that could put them into first place.  

Announcing The Athletic (guests D. Kerr & M. Watts)

Myke & Damon recap Match Day 2, a nationally broadcast win vs. Loudoun United, with special guests Devon Kerr & Mike Watts, the national broadcast play-by-play team for ESPN!  Hear what we've got  

Better to be Lucky than Good?

Myke & Damon break down Hartford Athletic's season opener, a 1-0 victory vs Red Bull II. Then we're looking ahead to Monday night's home opener at Dillon Stadium vs Loudoun United, including a match preview and some rules to know if you're going.  


Harry Swartz joins Myke & Seton to kick off the first Hartford Athletic match week of the 2020 season!  Then Myke sits down with Alfonso Vazquez in his first interview as a professional soccer player.  

Supporters, Schedules & Scandals

Myke, Damon & Ed break down the Hartford Athletic schedule and make some bold predictions in the first ever LIVE Nutmeg State episode!  Then Ben Goshorn, president of the Jacks Militia supporters, joins Myke to talk about recent issues concerning the owner of the Charlotte Indepe ...   Show more

Boss Bruce is Back

Hartford Athletic chairman BRUCE MANDELL joins Myke & Seton to preview the upcoming season, discuss fans in the stadium and the process of the safe return to play.  We also hear about the Athletic’s dedication to the greater Hartford community, the local youth path to the pros an ...   Show more

2020 2.0

Hartford Athletic returns to action and we have all the details about if there will be fans in the stadium, watch parties, tailgating, the fan experience, the season format and more.  Ryan Madden, VP of Communications from the USL league office, also joins the show to talk about ...   Show more

Remembering Blax, Part 2

The second episode of a two part set dedicated the memory of Paulinton "Blax" Johnson, who passed away last week.  We hear from those who knew him as they share their memories and insights on one of the most profound and influential footballers Connecticut has ever seen. Please d ...   Show more

Remembering Blax, part 1

The first episode of a two part set dedicated the memory of Paulinton "Blax" Johnson, who passed away last week.  We hear from those who knew him as they share their memories and insights on one of the most profound and influential footballers Connecticut has ever seen.  Joining ...   Show more

A City's First Legend

Former Hartford City FC goalkeeper Hami Kara calls in to discuss his time with the club, the Agents of Hale, the HK Goalkeeping Academy and the state of soccer in Hartford.  That plus Round 2 of the Toddler Invasion™ and more from around the Nutmeg State!  

A Midfield That Sparkles

Hartford Athletic midfielder Noah Paravicini joins the show with an interview that sparkles!  Myke becomes the voice of the eUSL Top Ten and a ton more eSports from both the Athletic and Hartford City and a toddler invasion for the ages!    

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