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Full Time with Meg Linehan is a weekly soccer podcast expanding The Athletic’s coverage of the U.S. women’s national team, the National Women’s Soccer League, and the larger world of international soccer. Meg tackles the culture, context, and conversations about the sport here in America and beyond, with help from fellow writers and insiders from all corners of the game.

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Full Time with Meg Linehan is a weekly soccer podcast expanding The Athletic’s coverage of the U.S. women’s national team, the National Women’s Soccer League, and the larger world of international soccer. Meg tackles the culture, context, and conversations about the sport here in America and beyond, with help from fellow writers and insiders from all corners of the game.

    Generational Growing Pains

    Generational Growing Pains

    Sandra Herrera of CBS Sports and Steph Yang of All for XI join Full Time to help try and make sense of the past week across the NWSL and FIFA window, on and mostly off the field as the NWSL continues to try and navigate its generational growing pains.

    Follow Sandra on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SandHerrera_

    Follow Steph on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thrace

    Follow Yuki Nagasato on Twitter (you won’t regret it): https://twitter.com/Yuki_Ogimi

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    It's A Beautiful New Day

    It's A Beautiful New Day

    Full Time with Meg Linehan is back from vacation mode and just in time for the kick off of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup. Alyse LaHue, just updated her job title from general manager of Sky Blue FC to general manager of NJ/NY Gotham FC, and she joined the podcast to go in-depth on the decision to rebrand one of the most historic pro women’s soccer clubs in the country.
    For everything Gotham FC: https://www.gothamfc.com/
    Follow Alyse LaHue on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alahue
    Challenge Cup guide: https://theathletic.com/2438627/
    Read “The NWSL Policy on Transgender Athletes is Not a Policy of Trans Inclusion” at The Victory Press: https://victorypress.org/2021/04/03/the-nwsl-policy-on-transgender-athletes-is-not-a-policy-of-trans-inclusion/
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    The Face of U.S. Soccer

    The Face of U.S. Soccer

    Marcus Thompson II, lead columnist at The Athletic, is back on Full Time to discuss his latest article, ‘Please don’t shrink’: Inside the movement to elevate Black women in U.S. soccer. We discuss his comprehensive story, and who gets to be the face of U.S. soccer. 

    Follow Marcus on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThompsonScribe

    Read ‘Please don’t shrink’: Inside the movement to elevate Black women in U.S. soccer: https://theathletic.com/2404984/

    Chantel Jennings’ full guide to the 2021 NCAA tournament and March Madness bracket: https://theathletic.com/2454892/

    Black Women’s Player Collective fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/black-womens-player-collective

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    Yes, The Schedule Is Out (The 2021 Edition)

    Yes, The Schedule Is Out (The 2021 Edition)

    Emily Anderson and Lesley Ryder of Gal Pal Sports join Full Time to discuss comedy, content, and the culture of the NWSL, why Alyse LaHue of Sky Blue FC makes for the perfect inspiration for their videos, and plenty more.

    Follow Gal Pal Sports on Twitter: https://twitter.com/galpalsports

    Yes, you can still get the shirt: https://www.customink.com/fundraising/isthescheduleoutyet

    Read Meg's story on the 2021 Challenge Cup at The Athletic: https://theathletic.com/2438627/

    The Fan Project: https://thefanproject.co/For more on Full Time with Meg Linehan: https://fulltimepod.com
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    Bonus Episode: Meet the PWHPA with Meghan Duggan

    Bonus Episode: Meet the PWHPA with Meghan Duggan

    The Professional Women’s Hockey Player Association just played the first pro women’s hockey game ever at Madison Square Garden last week — and Meghan Duggan, who won a gold medal in 2018 and seven IIHF Women’s World Championships with USA Hockey, joins the show to help introduce the PWHPA and discuss the state of women’s hockey in America. You can watch another PWHPA game between Team Minnesota and Team New Hampshire on March 6 at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

    For more on Duggan’s career at The Athletic: https://theathletic.com/2135654/

    For more on the PWHPA’s night at MSG: https://theathletic.com/2419369/

    Follow Meghan Duggan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mduggan10

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    No One Told Me There Would Be This Much Math in the NWSL

    No One Told Me There Would Be This Much Math in the NWSL

    Jeff Kassouf of Equalizer Soccer is here to help make sense of how NWSL federation contracts, allocation money and cap space all work together, plus we catch up on the state of Sacramento’s expansion bid, Angel City sponsorships, new owners in Chicago and across the league, plus some thoughts on media coverage of women’s soccer for 2021.

    Subscribe to Equalizer Soccer: https://equalizersoccer.com/subscribe/

    Read Jeff’s article on NWSL federation contracts: https://equalizersoccer.com/2021/03/03/making-sense-of-nwsl-federation-contracts-redux/

    Follow Jeff Kassouf on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeffKassouf

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