340 episodes

A soccer podcast from CBS Sports covering the NWSL, US Women's National Team and more. Attacking Third will bring you insider analysis, commentary, preview & recaps while tackling the biggest news stories from the sport you love. Hosts Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome a rotating cast of guests from former and current players for interviews and analysis. This is your podcast for the latest news and stories from the world of soccer.

Attacking Third: A CBS Sports Women's Soccer Podcast CBS Sports, NWSL, USWNT, Soccer, Challenge Cup, World Cup Qualifiers, World Cup 2023, Alex Morgan

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 277 Ratings

A soccer podcast from CBS Sports covering the NWSL, US Women's National Team and more. Attacking Third will bring you insider analysis, commentary, preview & recaps while tackling the biggest news stories from the sport you love. Hosts Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome a rotating cast of guests from former and current players for interviews and analysis. This is your podcast for the latest news and stories from the world of soccer.

    🚨 Exclusive Interview: New Orlando Pride GM says "It's time to be consistent...to build a legacy and... to win championships" (Soccer 1/30)

    🚨 Exclusive Interview: New Orlando Pride GM says "It's time to be consistent...to build a legacy and... to win championships" (Soccer 1/30)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman sit down with new Orlando Pride general manager and vice president of soccer operation Haley Carter. The in depth interview dives into Carter's former roles from Houston Dash player to assistant coach, scouting and recruiting coach, international assistant coach and the business side of her past. Carter discusses the complexities of transition from a player in the NWSL to someone on the other side and how it's not for everyone. She gives her opinions on the systemic reform in the NWSL and across the soccer landscape and how she hopes to continue to be the change, starting with Orlando Pride. Full exclusive interview.

    Watch USWNT, NWSL and WSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    Attacking Third is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

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    • 40 min
    🚨Exclusive Interview: #2 Overall Draft pick forward Michelle Cooper for Kansas City Current (Soccer 1/27)

    🚨Exclusive Interview: #2 Overall Draft pick forward Michelle Cooper for Kansas City Current (Soccer 1/27)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman welcome special guest for an interview. #2 overall draft pick, Mac Hermann Trophy winner, sophomore forward out of Duke University ahead of the Kansas City Current preseason. They talk about Michelle’s experience at the 2023 NWSL Draft, her decision to leave college after 2 seasons and go pro, and what she hopes to bring to the KC Current front line. Plus, Michelle talks about which NWSL legend she is wants to take on 1v1. Full Exclusive interview.
    Watch USWNT, NWSL and WSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    Attacking Third is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
    To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/

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    • 19 min
    News & Notes: NWSL Investigation recent findings bans former Spirit coach Kris Ward | NWSL trades and signings (Soccer 1/26)

    News & Notes: NWSL Investigation recent findings bans former Spirit coach Kris Ward | NWSL trades and signings (Soccer 1/26)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman run through the latest news and notes around the world of women's football. They discuss the latest in the NWSL investigation, the most recent round of updates from investigations lead to the termination of two members of Portland Thorns' technical staff (4:40). Plus, Washington Spirit faces another wave of bad light from former head coach Kris Ward (12:46). Also, the NWSL offseason comes to a slow close as teams report to training camp. This comes with a slew of player trade and signing announcements (33:32). Plus, a round up of the remaining free agents (41:59)! All you need to know and more!

    Watch USWNT, NWSL and WSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    Attacking Third is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
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    • 52 min
    🚨NWSL Trades: Kansas City stacks their midfield with Dessi Scott | WSL Games Postponed due to frozen pitch (Soccer 1/24)

    🚨NWSL Trades: Kansas City stacks their midfield with Dessi Scott | WSL Games Postponed due to frozen pitch (Soccer 1/24)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman run through the latest news and notes in the world of women’s football. They discuss the international news regarding the Women’s Super League’s latest fixtures and how the cold, frozen pitch played a factor. Plus, the NWSL has been ACTIVE with trades.
    (4:03) - Women's Super League games postponed
    (10:59) - Tigres vs Bayern partnership
    (16:45) - FIFA Women's World Cup Ball
    (20:18) - NWSL Trades, Kansas City's hefty midfield
    (28:20) - North Carolina makes moves
    Watch USWNT, NWSL and WSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    Attacking Third is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
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    • 50 min
    USA vs New Zealand Match 2 Recap: USWNT win 5-0 | Mallory Swanson scores 28th career goal (Soccer 1/23)

    USA vs New Zealand Match 2 Recap: USWNT win 5-0 | Mallory Swanson scores 28th career goal (Soccer 1/23)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman recap the second in a pair of friendlies for the United States against New Zealand. They discuss the starting lineup changes, the difference from the first game to the second, and big impact players. Plus, they talk about the impact of these matches just 6 months out from the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
    Watch USWNT, NWSL and WSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    Attacking Third is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
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    • 53 min
    USA vs New Zealand Preview: Lindsey Horan NOT available for USWNT (Soccer 1/20)

    USA vs New Zealand Preview: Lindsey Horan NOT available for USWNT (Soccer 1/20)

    Sandra Herrera and Lisa Roman preview the second in a pair of friendlies for the United States Women's National Team in New Zealand. After defeating the football ferns 4-0 in the first meeting, what does the USA need to do this time around. Lisa and Sandra give a full preview, lineup predictions, scoreline predictions, analysis and more. Plus, they discuss what will happen in the USA's midfield without Lindsey Horan.
    (4:15) - USA vs NZL Preview
    (5:33) - No Lindsey Horan
    (31:35) - Starting XI Predictions
    Watch USWNT, NWSL and WSL games on P+" with a link to https://www.paramountplus.com/home/
    Attacking Third is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher and wherever else you listen to podcasts. 
    Follow the Attacking Third team on Twitter: @AttackingThird, @SandHerrera_, @LRoman32 Visit the Attacking Third YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/attackingthird You can listen to Attacking Third on your smart speakers! Simply say "Alexa, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast" or "Hey Google, play the latest episode of the Attacking Third podcast."

    For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
277 Ratings

277 Ratings

Decumaria ,

Portland Thorns. Just say it!

About Portland Thorns: the most closeted team in the NWSL. Except for the German GK coach Nadine Angerer, they act like it’s the 1950s. Of course managers should not date players! But why are these women in the closet? It can’t be a healthy dressing room if no one is out! And we all know you can’t win without the gays! And Portland wins. I’m not a fan. Go Ol Reign! But Portland’s got gays! So grow up and come out Portland. No one cares! But a clandestine environment for gay players is unhealthy and obviously results in inappropriate clandestine relationships. Fix this!

BloominFleur ,

Hey, about those Chicago Red Stars…

As a CRS fan I am disappointed at how little is being written about or reported on the team’s situation. Arnim facilitated some real atrocities on our players and, except for Claire Watkins’ deep dive, there’s been little news. Why? Why not provide more pressure? Why not provide more exposition? Our beloved players deserve so much more! The past two years have seen an exodus of talent. I don’t blame the players for not wanting to put up with this crud. If we don’t get more efficient results with an effective transition, the team will be toast!

pretypenguin ,

This show is rad

I have really enjoyed listening to A3 since it started. It’s my favorite WoSo podcast. Also, since I had to lock my Twitter, I wanted to wish Sandra a HAPPY MI BURRITO SABANERO SEASON, and may all of your senderos be iluminados during this wonderful time of the year. Lisa, may your holidays be merry and bright! Defender hive!

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