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Challenge Cup kicks off
Claire Watkins and John Halloran react to the opening games of the 2021 Challenge Cup, including a wild ending to Portland's win over Kansas City, another win for the North Carolina Courage, and a late draw for Racing Louisville FC in their inaugural game. They also break down the U.S. women's national team's performance in their draw with Sweden.
Challenge Cup Preview
Ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup, Claire Watkins and John Halloran take a close look at every NWSL team and make their predictions for who will win the tournament.
UWCL quarterfinals and USWNT roster
Claire Watkins and Pardeep Cattry recap the quarterfinal results from the UEFA Women's Champions League, including a first leg loss for Manchester City. They also take a look at the U.S. women's national team roster for their upcoming friendlies, discuss Midge Purce and Megan Rapinoe's visit to the White House, and try to decode a few recent NWSL tweets.
Focus on FAWSL
Claire Watkins and Emily Dulhanty break down the season so far in the FAWSL and what we've seen from Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, and Chelsea. They examine what could be next for Rose Lavelle. They also discuss David Dobrik's removal from the Angel City FC ownership group and the latest on the Sacramento NWSL expansion situation.
Challenge Cup schedule
Claire Watkins and Jeff Kassouf take a look at the schedule for the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup and share their early predictions for what to expect from the tournament. They also take you behind the scenes of some of their recent features about players like Christen Press and Crystal Dunn.
NWSL preseason news
Rachael Kriger and Claire Watkins discuss the addition of 14 new members to the Red Stars’ ownership group, NWSL preseason roster news, and player salaries.
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