We’ve hit the big 5-0! That’s right, 50 episodes of Cincinnati Soccer Talk. On this week’s show we look back at the busy week that was for the USL and FC Cincinnati. The 2017 preseason has kicked off and CST was at the team’s first night practice. Plus we’ve got MLS Expansion news and more. Download the podcast today! This week’s episode is sponsored by The Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. Get your tickets to see US Women’s Soccer legend Abby Wambach speak at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center on March 25th. Visit CincinnatiSoccerTalk.com/Abby for more details. Highlights from this week’s show. The captain of this week’s episode are The Brians from the Queen City Mafia! They have generously supported CST over at CincinnatiSoccerTalk.com/support. You should too! The USL Schedule was FINALLY released this week. FC Cincinnati will start the season off with 3 road matches. They’ll follow that up with a 3-match homestand starting April 15th with Saint Louis FC, USL newcomers Tampa Bay Rowdies and finishing up with Louisville City FC. Their last home match of the regular season falls on September 16th where they’ll face defending USL Champions, New York Red Bulls 2. FC Cincinnati was 1 of 12 cities to throw their names into the ring for MLS Expansion. The deadline to apply came and went this week. Brian Straus from Sports Illustrated wrote a great piece profiling the city of Cincinnati. Check it out here. Our very own Boston Brazzell rang in to chat about FC Cincinnati’s first practice session open to the media. Find out who impressed him the most in this episode. Last but not least we visited with Jared Handra, the new Vice President of Die Innenstadt to discuss the supporters group’s offseason. We also got a glimpse of what’s to come in 2017 from DI. DON’T FORGET! We record Cincinnati Soccer Talk LIVE each and every Tuesday night now at 8 PM ET. Join us for a live interactive program covering all things FC Cincinnati with a chat room, social media, hosts with video AND a phone line where you can call in and have YOUR say! Support CST! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today! Please help us learn a bit more about you! Check out our podcast survey here: Click Here to take part in our survey. Don’t forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We’re also available in the Google Play Store. As always we’d love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at email@example.com. We’d love for your to join us at our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk. The show’s RSS feed is http://cincinnatisoccertalk.libsyn.com/rss.