The Pro Foul Podcast: I forgot Michelle Betos because the NWSL didn’t have her on the list

Michelle Betos NWSL Podcast

Podcast — Welcome back to another episode of the Pro Foul Podcast! This time, four voices, not just three! R.J., André and Rachael are joined by a special guest, Leigh Nieves, the president of the Lavender Legion.

Lavender Legion is the official supporters’ group of the newest NWSL club, Racing Louisville. She and André discuss how to properly pronounce “Rassing” or “Racing” Louisville, of course.

But then, they jump into conversation about the recent Expansion Draft. None of the trio’s mock drafts were a hundred percent accurate, but that shouldn’t shock anyone. Other topics include the U.S. women’s national team camp and roster, along with the Houston Dash and Dynamo’s latest re-brand.

Show notes are below! Don’t forget to support us on Patreon!

The Pro Foul Podcast, Ep. 19: I forgot Michelle Betos because the NWSL didn’t have her on the list

We her brain about the NWSL Expansion Draft and then she stuck around talk about the broader world of WOSO.

Louisville Has An Expansion Draft

USWNT Playing a Friendly In Europe

Houston Dash Rebrand

Great British Bake Off Update

Good Thing/Rant of the Week

  • Andre: Really loves filibusters and the new faces on the USWNT roster.

  • RJ: Dolly Parton is the American Dream.

  • Rachael: Doesn’t love filibusters as much and is excited about unity between the men’s and women’s teams at various levels.

  • Leigh: The Louisville City FC (USL) rebrand is good and the haters can just step off.

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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