The Pro Foul Podcast: Racing Louisville FC Mock (Turtleneck) Expansion Draft

Ally Prisock Houston Racing Louisville Expansion Podcast Draft

Podcast — Your favorite trio of women’s soccer reporters — and an amazing producer — are back! On the latest Pro Foul Podcast episode, R.J. Allen, Rachael Kriger and André Carlisle put on their general manager hats for Racing Louisville. That’s right, the NWSL Expansion Draft for Racing is happening tonight!

In the show notes are everyone’s picks, but the trio begins the show by talking about the firing of Craig Harrington — officially — from the Utah Royals FC.

Show Notes for the Pro Foul Podcast

Coaching Changes at URFC

Mock Draft

  • NWSL Releases 2020 Expansion Draft Protected List

  • André

    • Houston Dash: Ally Prisock and CeCe Kizer

    • North Carolina Courage: Ally Watt and Lauren Milliet

    • Orlando Pride: Alanna Kennedy and Konya Plummer

    • OL Reign: Maddison Hammond and Taylor Smith

    • Portland Thorns: Celeste Boureille and Britt Eckerstrom

    • Sky Blue FC: Jennifer Cudjoe and Mandy Freeman

    • Utah Royals FC: Gunny Jonsdottir and Vero Boquette

    • Washington Spirit: Meggie Dougherty-Howard and Natalie Jacobs

  • Rachael
    (Note, there were some changes from her mock draft at the Equalizer).

    • Houston Dash: Bri Visalli and Cece Kizer

    • North Carolina Courage: Addisyn Merrick and Kayleigh Kurtz

    • Orlando Pride: Kristen Edmonds and Alanna Kennedy

    • OL Reign: Celia Jimenez Delgado and Morgan Andrews

    • Portland Thorns: Britt Eckerstrom and Angela Salem

    • Sky Blue FC: Jennifer Cudjoe and Domi Richardson

    • Utah Royals FC: Desiree Scott and Brittany Ratcliffe

    • Washington Spirit: Crystal Thomas and Averie Collins

  • RJ

    • Houston Dash: Ally Prisock and Christine Nairn

    • North Carolina Courage Ally Watt and Meredith Speck

    • Orlando Pride: Carson Pickett and Kristen Edmonds

    • OL Reign: Morgan Andrews and Taylor Smith

    • Portland Thorns: Bella Bixby and Tyler Lussi

    • Sky Blue FC: Erica Skroski and Estelle Johnson

    • Utah Royals FC: Brittany Ratclife and Mallory Weber

    • Washington Spirit: Megan Dougherty-Howard and Meghan McCool

Good Thing/Rant of the Week

  • André: A nondescript thing happened and it makes him very happy. That’s all you need to know.

  • Rachael: Started her job and she’s stoked about it.

  • RJ: Got to do a podcast after a shit day, and that’s a shining light. Sometimes, that’s all you need.

  • Ian: Won’t kill RJ.

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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