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The Sacramento Soccer Podcast - State of the Republic Podcast

The Sacramento Soccer Podcast - State of the Republic Podcast

We talk about all things Sacramento Republic related, with game reviews, interviews, community stories & also Central Valley soccer!

Recent Episodes

S1E128 - The WORST Refereeing in Heart Health Park History?

March 21, 2023

Last Saturday we may have experienced one of the worst refereeing in our history at home. Luis Felipe got a red card after a double yellow, but luckily SRFC overcame that and managed to tie the game 1-1. We talk about the mo…

S1E127 - First Game, First Win of the 2023 Season!

March 14, 2023

Last Saturday, Sac Republic had their first game of the season at El Paso and they delivered a W with a 1-0 win, with yet another goal from Russell Cicerone! The SOTR team talks about the match, who got points in the Podcast…

S1E126 - A Brace at Home for Cicerone!

March 7, 2023

Last Saturday, we ended the pre-season with an amazing 4-2 win vs Monterey Bay at home, with one of our new forwards, Russell Cicerone, getting a brace in his first game in front of Sac Republic fans at home! The SOTR team t…

S1E125 - The USL W 2023 Schedule Has Been Announced!

Feb. 22, 2023

We've been waiting to hear news on the schedule for our favorite USL W teams and we now know it! The team talks about the schedule for Stockton Cargo, Cal Storm, & Academica SC, Sac Republic news that we didn't want to hear,…

S1E124 - Sac Republic's 2023 Preseason Kicks Off!

Feb. 14, 2023

Preseason has officially started and we're ready for it! The team talks about the two matches that have happened thusfar, Jared gives us his report on attending the last one vs RSL, we talk about Sac's new signings, and USL …

S1E123 - The SRFC 2023 Schedule Is Out! Start Game Planning!

Jan. 12, 2023

The day we've waited for finally arrived, the 2023 SRFC schedule! The SOTR team talks about each game this season & Jared presents the first USL Unsolved Mystery of 2023! (And new intro's for Golazos of Gratitude and USL Uns…

About the Hosts

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Luis Urbano

Co-Founder & Host

One of the Co-Founders of the State of the Republic Podcast! Luis is a native to the Central Valley and has been following soccer since the early 2000's. He's been a fan of SRFC since the beginning but wasn't able to attend his first match until 2015. Aside from SRFC, he's a big time supporter of Mexico's Cruz Azul & soccer teams in the Central Valley!

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Sharon Anderson

Podcast Mom / Co-Host

Our very own “Podcast Mom”, Sharon! She is known in the soccer community throughout the Sacramento area having played for over 30 years, and worked for the Sacramento Republic FC for several of the Club’s early years. Known for organizing welcome parties she encourages all types of camaraderie; brunches, BBQs, as well as dinners at the Elk Grove Mikuni are among her favorite ways to interact with friends, the squad, and fellow fans.

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Jared Slaff


Sacramento Republic FC's biggest fan in Arizona! Although he might be in AZ currently, Jared grew up in the Sacramento area and has been a Sac Republic supporter since the teams foundation. He travels to plenty of SRFC home & away games each season making him without a doubt the person that has traveled the most to see our team.