25 for 25: The story of the Miami Fusion from those who lived it
Author: Joe ShawSubscribed: 1Played: 30
25 years ago, on March 15, 1998, the Miami Fusion kicked off their opening game in MLS' 3rd season, becoming one of the 2 expansion teams in this ever-growing professional league.
In 2001, despite putting together one of the best seasons in MLS history (at that point and arguably since), the decision was made to fold the Fusion.
This podcast tells the story of the Miami Fusion through the voices of those who actually lived it. 25 interviews across 25 episodes charting the good, the bad, and the unbelievable.
Chapter XXIII: "...and then there's Eric Wynalda" (ft. Derek Workman)
Bonus Episode: Bootle FC
Chapter XXII: "It was painful" ft. Ken Horowitz
Chapter XXI: "The Reunion"
Bonus Episode: "He always dreamed big" ft. Alexi Lalas
Chapter XX: "We went out on top" ft. Laina DeLima Rosales
Bonus Episode: "A team full of leaders" ft. Al Rooney
Chapter XIX: "Soccer has everything" ft. Phil Schoen
Chapter XVIII: "A team that started it" ft. Jeff Bilyk
Chapter XVII: "You had to be sharp" ft. Tyrone Marshall
Chapter XVI: "We just had fun!" ft. Carlos Llamosa
Chapter XV: "I was a journeyman" ft. Wade Webber
Chapter XIV: "We were a real mishmash" ft. Ian Bishop
Chapter XIII: "The Fusion paved the way" ft. Nick Megaloudis
Bonus Episode: "We're building a dynasty" ft. Eli Lesser
Chapter XII: "It belongs in Miami" ft. Michelle Kaufman
Bonus Episode: "We earned their respect" ft. Joe Malachino
Chapter XI: "It was magic" ft. Dona Cardoza
Bonus Episode: "Miami Fusion Roundtable" ft. Good Seats Still Available
Chapter X: "Diego didn't have an ACL!" ft. Jaime Rojas