Pro Foul Podcast: But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted

NWSL Podcast Ksenia Kovalenko

Podcast — Missed us? Of course you did! The Pro Foul Podcast team is back this week with another episode dedicated to the women’s game. RJ, Rachael and André discuss U.S. Soccer this week and their stronghold on Rose Lavelle.

Also, the team tackles other players wanting to leave the NWSL and go to Europe. With no official decision on what will happen for the rest of 2020, players want to get their boots on and go overseas.

Finally, the trio discuss their wishlists for players they want to see enter the NWSL. Of course, the non-Costa Rican has a bunch of Costa Ricans on her list. And, Rachael had to list at least one Russian player.

Below are the show notes. Please rate, review and subscribe to the Pro Foul Podcast today! And, of course, we want to shout out our sister website, Backline Soccer, on turning four last week!

Pro Foul Podcast | Show Notes 

US Soccer Still Wants to Control Rose Lavelle
  • Sam Mewis is confirmed, but US Soccer wants to tell a Premier League side what they can and can’t do with Rose Lavelle.
  • What does this mean for USWNT players that want to go abroad?
  • Is it time for the NWSL to change their relationship with the federation?
Players That Should Come to NWSL

Rachael’s List

RJ’s List

André’s List

A Discussion on NWSL Teams, Past and Present

About the Pro Foul Podcasters

Rachael Kriger is a senior editor at Last Word on Soccer. At Last Word, she is the head Seattle Sounders writer and covers the NWSL and USWNT. She is also the social media manager for Equalizer Soccer and is in the NWSL Media Association.

Furthermore, Rachael is the communication director for the North American Soccer Reporters. A native of Moscow, Russia, Rachael grew up playing soccer and basketball. While she coaches basketball, her love of sports reporting stems with soccer. Follow her on Twitter, @RachaelKriger.

RJ Allen has been covering women’s soccer since 2016. She is currently the Editor-In-Chief of Backline Soccer and co-host of The 123rd Minute Podcast, the Attacking Half Podcast and The Pro Foul Podcast. You can find her on Twitter @TheSoccerCritic.

Follow @ProFoulPodcast on Twitter for all updates! We’ve got a lot of good stuff planned for 2020 and look forward to all of you joining us as we provide a platform for Women’s Soccer news, analysis and coverage for all.

André Carlisle writes some, tweets a lot and tires not to let soccer ruin his life — and he often fails at all three. Still, the sport is his favorite thing in the world and it is an honor to have it step on his emotions. If you want to read things that André writes, or laugh at his angst, you can find him on Twitter @not_carlisle, covering the Washington Spirit at Black and Red United or writing about Chelsea at We Ain’t Got Not History.

Also, like any dejected wannabe columnist in this era of digital media, he also has a newsletter called No Love in Fear — though he’s no quite sure what he’s doing with it yet. You have been warned!


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