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B90 Cheryl Downes, Eric Subijano & Dale Roots

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We take you beyond the goals, beyond the pitch and into what makes women's football the game we love.
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    Leave it to the experts

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    Maj returns and gives a rundown of NPLW QLD, Steffen shares the latest Nordic updates, Dale loves DAZN and Cheryl is not sure about banning headers if it means short corners! 
    Hot Topics
    Lisa de Vanna's allegationsFor an informed opinion of the situation, we recommend the following Tracey Holmes's The Ticket and this article from Moya DoddIn no way do we intend to diminish the allegations, but to acknowledge that there are a number of elements to address.
    Sam Kerr nominated for the Ballon d'OrA-Leagues referees announcedBanning headers?SigningsAround the WorldQueens of the Week
    Eric - 1) Leicester City goalkeeper Kirstie Levell - she saved a Sam Kerr header with her face! 2) Manchester United forward Leah Galton, because her thigh is still intact after *that* foul by Georgia Stanway 3) Aston Villa defender Maz Pacheco for all of the below nutmegs
    Steffen - Winonah Heatley produced a fascinating Day In The Life video
    Canberra Olympic continues to make moves for 2022 with two further signings from Belconnen United, B90 Team of the Year wingback Vanessa Ryan and the experienced Nicole Jalocha. The club have now made six major offseason signings.
    Cheryl gives a shout to ex-Melbourne Victory player Jessica Wik and Angela Christian-Wilkes for her MAL and WAL A-Leagues naming convention announced on The Far Post Pod.

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    • 54 min
    AL Dub

    AL Dub

    It has been a big week in football, with both good and bad news. What better time to bring in a new special guest - Majella Card. Steffen shares his excellent Nordic wrap while Eric, Dale and Cheryl discuss AL Dub, lost twitter accounts, signings and more Queens of the Week than one deck of cards truly should have.
    Guest - Majella Card
    Matildas Active Support
    Hot Topics
    AL Dub - We are all the A-Leagues
    NWSL is on fire 
    Dub - Season 14 squad page
    Courtney Nevin to Melbourne Victory
    Brisbane have signed the best name in Australian football, Cannon Clough, as well as Lanni McDougall
    Adelaide have cast a wide net: Reona Omiya (NPL VIC), Georgia Beaumont (NPL QLD) and Natasha Brough (an Aussie playing in the Netherlands)
    WSW sign NZ international Malia Steinmetz
    We've just been Nevin rolled...? #MVFC pic.twitter.com/EDKf0WALRH
    — Melbourne Victory Women (@mvfcwomen) October 2, 2021
    Around the World - Aussies/NZ Abroad
    Around the World
    WE League (Japan)
    JEF Chiba (Alex Chidiac) lost 0-3 Beleza
    Listen in for our discussion on all the Aussies in the FAWSL 
    Chelsea (Sam Kerr) 3-1 Brighton - Kerr scored again, three assists for Fran Kirby
    Aston Villa (Emily Gielnik) 0-4 Arsenal (Steph Catley, Caitlin Foord, Lydia Williams) - Aston Villa coach Carla Ward prepared for the game by having her side play against 12 players, because that's how good Arsenal are! Full game for Catley, lively sub appearance for Foord, Gielnik and Williams didn't play
    Reading 0-3 Everton - tough one for Reading, had to make two subs in the first half after injuries, Anna Anvegård held up Nicoline Sørensen's jersey after scoring, nice touch after Sørensen tore her ACL in the previous game
    Manchester City (Alanna Kennedy, Hayley Raso) 0-2 West Ham (Mackenzie Arnold, Tameka Yallop) - shock win for West Ham, some key saves by Arnold, full game for Yallop, Kennedy was an unused sub and Raso wasn't on the team sheet
    Leicester 0-2 Tottenham (Kyah Simon) - fairly comfortable win for Tottenham, Simon wasn't on the team sheet
    Birmingham 0-2 Manchester United - goals from Leah Galton and Ella Toone, Birmingham centre back Louise Quinn played the whole game with a bandaged head
    Scottish WPL
    (2) Celtic FC (Jacynta Galabadaarachchi)
    (1) Glasgow City (Aoife Colvill)
    Matchday 3/27 (midweek Sep 30th)
    Celtic 4-0 Motherwell
    Glasgow City 3-1 Partick Thistle
    Matchday 4/27 (26-27 Sep)
    Celtic 2-1 Hibernian
    Glasgow City 3-1 Hamilton with Aoife scoring early in the second half
    Matchday 5/27 (3 Oct)
    Glasgow City 9-0 Spartans - Aoife Colvill scored a brace
    Celtic 6-0 Partick Thistle
    France - D1F
    Lyon (Ellie Carpenter) defeated Bordeaux 4-0. Amel Majri seems to have ruptured her ACL

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    Montpellier (Mary Fowler) lost 1-2 to Fluery 91. Super-sub Fowler scored 90+4
    Read B90s coverage of the D1F
    Italy - Serie A
    (12) SS Lazio (Ella Mastrantonio) lost 0-3 to (1) Sassuolo
    (7) Pomigliano (Aivi Luik) defeated (5) Internazionale 2-0 
    Netherlands - Eredivisie - Match 5/18
    (4) PSV Eindhoven (Amy Harrison) lost 0-1 to (7) Den Haag.
    Amy was not listed on the team sheet
    Norway Toppserien Round 14 (of 18)
    Toppserien Youtube
    (3) LSK Kvinner FK (Karly Roestbakken) 
    0-2 NM Cup semifinal loss vs Toppserien leaders Sandviken overnight
    none of the injured LSK brigade returned to the team (including our Karly)
    Sandviken dominant first half, 2 header goals
    LSK took the game to Sandviken in the 2nd half but were unable to translate pressure into goals.
    (10) Klepp IL (Nikola Orgill)
    catchup R13 game vs Stabæk, a 1-0 away loss, Nikola not on the card
    Sweden Damallsvenskan Round 18 (of 22) 
    (1) FC Rosengård (Charli Grant, Teagan Micah)
    2-0 away loss to 2nd placed BK Häcken
    Teagan started, Charli didn't see game time
    Dylan Holmes for Häcken also did not see game time
    closes the gap at the top to 3 points
    (2) BK Häcken (Dylan Holmes)
    see above
    (5) Hammarby (Elise Kellond Knight)

    • 56 min
    Give us a Nutmeg

    Give us a Nutmeg

    Cheryl is back and brings along a record (for her) three Queens of the Week. Dale is pleased with a better performance from Everton. Eric tells us all about the W-League conferences and latest signings, and Steffen delights with his latest Nordic wrap. 
    This truly is a big week in football.
    Hot TopicsThat game! If Tony said it wasn't good enough, and the team said it wasn't good enough, can we say it wasn't good enough?A new generation taking hold as we're working toward the AFC Women's Cup and FIFA WWC 2023.Loved seeing Courtney Nevin pass to KCC in the midfield onto Mary Fowler in attack!Players gave it everything, but that doesn't mean it came together, and it doesn't mean they will always winChloe Logarzo unfortunately injured her ACL during the gamePost-match Head Coach Tony Gustavsson shared his assessment of the #IRLvAUS match. #WeAreMatildas #GoMatildas— CommBank Matildas (@TheMatildas) September 22, 2021The W-League draw for Rounds 1-4 is out!Teams are split into two "conferences"Sydney FC, Wanderers, Newcastle & WellingtonVictory, City, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide & PerthLisa De Vanna walks away from footballMatildas games announced October 23 & 26 against Brazil (7)SigningsDub - Season 14 squad pageAround the World - Aussies/NZ AbroadAround the WorldAsiaWE League (Japan)JEF Chiba (Alex Chidiac) went down 0-2 against Inac Kobe Leonesa and they dropped to 10th positionUKFAWSLEverton 3-1 Birmingham (Everton's first win of the season, lovely goal from Hanna Bennison)Manchester United 1-6 Chelsea (Sam Kerr scored twice and set up a goal, great solo goal from Pernille Harder, Man United kept giving the ball away in dangerous positions)Tottenham 1-0 Reading (85th minute winner from Jessica Naz, Kyah Simon didn’t play)Brighton 0-1 Aston Villa (Emily Gielnik’s first goal for Villa, sprinted past the defence and a calm finish)West Ham 4-0 Leicester (West Ham’s first WSL home win since February 2020, Tameka Yallop scored on her debut after a move started by Mackenzie Arnold)Arsenal 5-0 Manchester City (Man City’s defending was what Rhali would refer to as an “opportunity for improvement”. Full games for Steph Catley and Alanna Kennedy, Caitlin Foord was a 78th minute sub, Hayley Raso didn’t play)Scottish WPLNo matches until September 29thCeltic FC (Jacynta Galabadaarachchi)Glasgow City (Aoife Colvill)EuropeFrance - D1FLyon (Ellie Carpenter) 4-0 over Guingamp. Ellie played the full 90.Montpellier (Mary Fowler) 4-1 over Reims. Mary Fowler was an unused sub.Read B90s coverage of the D1FItaly - Serie ASS Lazio (Ella Mastrantonio) lost 1-6 to Fiorentina. Ella played the full 90.Pomigliano (Aivi Luik) match was suspendedNetherlands - EredivisiePSV Eindhoven (Amy Harrison) defeated Twente 2-1. Amy was subbed on very late in the game.NordicNorway Toppserien Round 14 (of 18) - crowds are back !Toppserien Youtube(3) LSK Kvinner FK (Karly Roestbakken) big 3rd vs 4th away game vs Vålerenga, important in context of season and with Champions League places in front of mind (top 2)Vålerenga 2-1 LSKKarly not on the match cardNext game (4/10) is the NM Cup semi-final vs ladder toppers Sandviken(10) Klepp IL (Nikola Orgill) 3-1 away loss against 5th placed Arna-BjørnarNikola not on the match cardKlepp now bottom of ladder in the automatic relegation positionNext game is away to fellow cellar dwellars Stabæk on 2/10Sweden Damallsvenskan Round 17 (of 22) (1) FC Rosengård (Charli Grant, Teagan Micah)1-1 draw at home vs KristianstadsTeagan started, Charli on the bench (and remained there)Next is a 3rd round Svenska Cup away game vs tier 2 Borgeby (30/9) followed by a big game 2/10 vs 2nd placed BK Häcken (whom they hold a comfy 6 point lead over)(2) BK Häcken (Dylan Holmes)1-1 away draw vs Wini Heatley's bottom-placed VäxjöNeither Dylan nor Wini made it onto the pitch despite both being on their respective team sheetsNext is a 3rd round Svenska Cup away game vs tier 2 Goteborgs (29/9) followed by the Rosengård g

    • 59 min
    Fun Loving Tillies

    Fun Loving Tillies

    Oh my goodness, with Cheryl unavailable for this pod, Eric takes the reins and the show goes for practically the full 90. With no Nordic football Steffen dives into a massive review of the NPLW season from ACT football, Rhali shares her thoughts on the hot topics of the week and Dale has thoughts on all the things.
    Hot TopicsOptus secures the rights for UEFA WWC qualifiersMatches from Friday 17/9 morningA new annual women's tournament announcedEngland, Germany, Spain + 1Matildas Squad v Republic of IrelandSigningsDub - Season 14 squad pageAround the World - Aussies/NZ AbroadAround the WorldUWCL - Group Stage - Nothing until OctoberArsenal (Steph Catley, Caitlin Foord, Lydia Williams) Chelsea (Sam Kerr)Häcken (Dylan Holmes)Lyon (Ellie Carpenter)Servette (Tessa Tamplin)AsiaWE League (Japan)Round 2 JEF Chiba (Alex Chidiac) notched a 1-1 draw with SaitamaNPLWACT 2021 Season SummaryToo much ACT season goodness to recap here but look out for the ACT Season 2021 Season Review article coming out this week!
    Here's a little teaser....
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    Queens of the WeekCheryl - Christine Nairn recently announced her retirement.
    In honour of @victorywleague legend @NairnChristine announcing her retirement, enjoy this 'Frankie & the Americans' snippet with Christine, @ellireed and @laurenkb31 as they got excited about a hot xmas.#WLeague Season 5 pic.twitter.com/0pZDRNycok— Cheryl Downes (she/her) (@ChicasFootball) September 16, 2021Eric - Tahnai Annis and Camille Wilson. The Philippines were trailing 1-0 in the dying minutes of their Asian Cup qualifier against Nepal, before Annis scored in the 90th minute and Wilson scored in the second minute of injury time, sealing a 2-1 victory.
    Steffen - fun-loving Tillies - a timely reminder that even at the national team level it's important to have fun. It's the Australian way so kudos to the coaching team for recognising this. 
    (Back row, Charli and Karly)

    (Rock paper scissors)
    CommBank Matildas on Twitter: "Rock, paper, scissors......with a hilarious twist 😂😂 🇮🇪 v 🇦🇺: 22.9.21 (4am AEST) 📺💻📱: @10FootballAU #WeAreMatildas #IRLvAUS https://t.co/OU9drezJh6" / Twitter
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    WiFL Conference plus the Nix

    WiFL Conference plus the Nix

    Cheryl gives a big shoutout to the upcoming Women in Football Leadership conference. Eric gives a rundown on the Nix and the latest signings here and abroad. Steffen drives us towards the end of the Nordic season (or Iceland at the very least). 
    GuestKerry Harris joins to discuss Women Onside's upcoming Women in Football Leadership conference (September 23rd)📣MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT 📣We are delighted to announce that our final keynote speaker is……🥁🥁🥁@bev_priestman -Head Coach of Canada Women’s National Team & current Olympic Champions!Register today to secure your spot at this amazing event! pic.twitter.com/bZq4GdQfw5— Women Onside (@WomenOnside) September 9, 2021Register here
    Hot TopicsWe won an award - Women in Football Oz inaugural Media AwardWellington Phoenix next inline plus more gamesNo byes plus an extra round means 57 games expands to 74!At least 7 players must be AustralianPartnership between the Nix and NZ FootballAnnalie Longo signs as NZ Football's Women's Development ManagerShe’s got 125 #FootballFerns caps and played in eight FIFA tournaments, and now @annalielongo is joining New Zealand Football as the new Women’s Development Manager.— New Zealand Football (@NZ_Football) September 9, 2021PFA announce latest CBARead Sam Lewis' pieceSigningsDub - Season 14 squad pageAround the World - Aussies/NZ AbroadAround the WorldUWCL - Round 2Seven Aussies remain
    WinnersLyon (Ellie Carpenter) defeated Levante 2-1 (agg 4-2)BK Häcken (Dylan Holmes 🟨) progress with a 3-2 win (agg 6-3) over VålerengaArsenal (Steph Catley, Lydia Williams) 4-0 win over Slavia Praha sees them progress comfortably (agg 7-0). Caitlin Foord is currently injured.Servette FCCF (Tessa Tamplin) defeated Glasgow City (Aoife Colvill) 2-1 (agg 3-2).16 teams remain including Chelsea (Sam Kerr) with the group draw scheduled Monday. You can watch all the games on DAZN Youtube.
    LosersGlasgow City (Aoife Colvill) lost 1-2 to Servette FCCF (Tessa Tamplin). An aggregate of 2-3 sees the end Aoife's run.FC Rosengård (Charlotte Grant, Teagan Micah) claimed a 3-3 draw against Hoffenheim but it wasn't enough (agg 6-3)Manchester City (Alanna Kennedy, Hayley Raso) bow out after a 0-1 loss against Real Madrid (agg 1-2)AsiaWE League (Japan)Round 1 kicked off September 12th but we won't see JEF Chiba and Alex Chidiac until Round 2UKFAWSLListen in for our discussion on all the Aussies in the FAWSLArsenal (Steph Catley, Caitlin Foord, Lydia Williams)Aston Villa (Emily Gielnik)Chelsea (Sam Kerr)Manchester City (Alanna Kennedy, Hayley Raso)Tottenham Hotspur (Kyah Simon)West Ham United (Mackenzie Arnold, Tameka Yallop)Scottish WPLCeltic FC (Jacynta Galabadaarachchi) 2-2 Glasgow City (Aoife Colvill)EuropeFrance - D1FLyon (Ellie Carpenter) 6-0 DijonMontpellier (Mary Fowler) lost 1-2 GuingampRead B90s coverage of the D1FItaly - Serie ASS Lazio (Ella Mastrantonio) lost 1-8 MilanPomigliano (Aivi Luik) lost 1-2 RomaNetherlands - EredivisiePSV Eindhoven (Amy Harrison) drew 3-3 Excelsior BarendrechtNordicAn international break will pause proceedings for the next fortnight, but all Nordic nations enjoyed action on the weekend.
    Norway Toppserien Round 13 (of 18)Toppserien Youtube channel(3) LSK Kvinner FK (Karly Roestbakken) (9) Klepp IL (Nikola Orgill) No Toppserien action but both teams played each either at LSK Hall in the quarterfinals of the NM Cup, with the home side looking good in a 3-0 victory.Some chance of seeing both Aussies in action after the break. Sweden Damallsvenskan Round 16 (of 22) (1) FC Rosengård (Charli Grant, Teagan Micah)1-2 away win vs HammarbyTeagan played 90' but had a role in Hammarby's extra time goal in attempting to clear the ballCharli on the card for Rosengard but saw no game timeKK not listed and provided an update this week that she is dealing with chronic pain and in for surgery this week  (2) BK Häcken (Dylan Holmes)2-0 home win vs KIF Örebro DFFDylan an unused sub10 points clear of 3rd place

    • 58 min
    Tillies, W-League expansion and around the world

    Tillies, W-League expansion and around the world

    While we were discussing haircuts off-air, or the lack of, once that 'live' button is pressed we're back on track discussing the hottest topics in women's football this week.
    Rhali is happy the Matildas will be back in action soon. Eric and Dale have plenty of recommendations to fill new W-League teams, Cheryl is all about seeing more women coaches amongst the new teams and Steffen is giddy to hear one Aussie is back in centre-back.
    Hot Topics(11) The Matildas are set play (33) Republic of IrelandWednesday September 22ndEveryone loves a 4am gameW-League ExpansionThree teams will join the league "ahead of" the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023:Wellington PhoenixWestern United FCAnd the return of the Central Coast Mariners (2008-2009) - previous players include Kyah Simon, Michelle Heyman, Teresa Polias, Ellyse PerryJitka Klimková announced as the new Football Ferns head coach SigningsEmily Gielnik to Aston VillaA plethora of Dub signings all condensed on our Season 14 squad pageTanya Oxtoby signed as an assistant coach with ChelseaAround the WorldUWCL - Round 2Champions Path1st leg: 
    Vålerenga 1-3 BK Häcken (Dylan Holmes)2nd leg
    BK Häcken vs VålerengaDate: Thursday, September 9Kick-off: 3:00 am AESTLeague Path1st leg:
    Levante UD 1-2 Lyon (OFF ‘78 Ellie Carpenter)2nd leg:
    Lyon vs Levante UDDate: Thursday, September 9Kick-off: 2:00 am AEST1st leg:
    Arsenal (Steph Catley, OFF ‘62 Caitlin Foord, Lydia Williams unused) 3-0 SK Slavia Praha2nd leg:
    SK Slavia Praha vs ArsenalDate: Friday, September 10Kick-off: 2:30 am AEST1st leg:
    Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester City (Alanna Kennedy not listed, Hayley Raso ON ‘60)2nd leg:
    Manchester City vs Real MadridDate: Thursday, September 9Kick-off: 4:00 am AEST1st leg:
    FC Rosengård (Charlotte Grant N/U, Teagan Micah) 0-3 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim2nd leg:
    TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs FC RosengårdDate: Thursday, September 9Kick-off: 3:00 am AESTAsiaWE League (Japan)Round 1 kicks off September 12th but we won't see JEF Chiba and Alex Chidiac until Round 2UKFAWSLListen in for our discussion on all the Aussies in the FAWSLArsenal (Steph Catley, Caitlin Foord, Lydia Williams)Aston Villa (Emily Gielnik)Chelsea (Sam Kerr)Manchester City (Alanna Kennedy, Hayley Raso)Tottenham Hotspur (Kyah Simon)West Ham United (Mackenzie Arnold, Tameka Yallop)Scottish WPLNo sightings of the Aussies in the Scottish WPL but stay tuned as we keep an eye out for the Aussies:Celtic FC (Jacynta Galabadaarachchi)Glasgow City (Aoife Colvill)EuropeFrance - D1FLyon (Ellie Carpenter) blew away Saint-Étienne 6-0Montpellier (Mary Fowler) suffered a 0-1 loss against PSGRead B90s coverage of the D1FItaly - Serie ASS Lazio (Ella Mastrantonio) lost 0-1 to Internazionale Pomigliano (Aivi Luik) drew 2-2 with Empoli LadiesNetherlands - EredivisiePSV Eindhoven (Amy Harrison) no match this weekendNordicNorway Toppserien Round 13 (of 18)(3) LSK Kvinner FK (Karly Roestbakken) Karly was in full training from this week Toppserien: 4/9 vs Kolbotn at home, 5-2 winSome fine goals by both teams, a feast for the eyes - Youtube(9) Klepp IL (Nikola Orgill) Away game on the weekend to Stabæk postponed due to CovidNM Cup: 9/9 vs tier 2 side Amazon Grimstad (home)No football in Norway till 27/9 after this NM Cup gameSweden Damallsvenskan Round 15 (of 22) (1) FC Rosengård (Charli Grant, Teagan Micah)3-0 home win vs AIKBoth Charli and Teagan started, Charli played 67’12/9 away to Hammarby (after UWCL return leg)(2) BK Häcken (Dylan Holmes)Won 0-1 away to Piteå IFDylan played the last 7’13/9 away to KIF Örebro DFF (after UWCL return leg)(4) Hammarby (Elise Kellond Knight)KK again wasn’t on the card for their 1-2 away win vs 5th placed Kristianstads Next game is at home 12/9 vs Rosengård(6) Vittsjö (Clare Polkinghorne)Emily Gielnik announced as a transfer out to Aston Villa in the week before the game 1-0 home win over 3rd placed Eskilstuna United, takes them back up to 6thPolks’ first game since the Olympics, played 90’Next game is a

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