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Southside Trap Podcast is a show about the Chicago Red Stars and NWSL. Hosted by two Chicago locals—Sandra and Claire make sure you stay onside with Southside Trap.

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Southside Trap Podcast is a show about the Chicago Red Stars and NWSL. Hosted by two Chicago locals—Sandra and Claire make sure you stay onside with Southside Trap.

    "It allows us to now go forward" - A Conversation with Rory Dames

    "It allows us to now go forward" - A Conversation with Rory Dames

    The Red Stars made some big moves recently, and we had to have Head Coach Rory Dames on the pod to talk about it. Southside Trap discussed with Dames the ending of the Challenge Cup, what (and who) developed during the Fall Series, how Expansion Drafts are difficult for everybody, what Louisville has in front of them this week, and what Chicago wants to do now.

    • 45 min
    Felt like a friend: Yuki Nagasato and Savannah McCaskill to Racing Louisville

    Felt like a friend: Yuki Nagasato and Savannah McCaskill to Racing Louisville

    We didn't know exactly how to go about this week's podcast, but we did our very best. Sometimes it's ok to just feel things. Chicago made a deal with Racing Louisville, we lost some good Red Stars, and we talked through what exactly that all felt like.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Southside Trap Presents: A Fall Series Recap

    Southside Trap Presents: A Fall Series Recap

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the weirdest of times, it was the Fall Series. The future awaits ever more presently, but Southside Trap wanted to take a second and discuss what came to pass at the end of this year, in all its glory and all its shortcomings. Enjoy.

    • 47 min
    Fall Series Finale: Chicago vs Sky Blue Recap

    Fall Series Finale: Chicago vs Sky Blue Recap

    We'll have a longer Fall Series overview in the upcoming weeks, but first we needed to sit down and talk about whatever that last game was! Southside Trap discusses: missing pieces, weird calls, collective action, weak-side defending, winning halves, happy returns, many USWNT call-ups and we close out the episode with post-game audio from Sarah Gorden and Arin Wright

    • 1 hr
    "It's been a very unique year" - A Conversation with Kealia Watt

    "It's been a very unique year" - A Conversation with Kealia Watt

    This one has been in the works for a while. On Wednesday morning, Southside Trap sat down with Kealia Watt to talk about becoming a Red Star, the upheaval of this year, getting comfortable with a new team, the Challenge Cup experience, the city of Chicago, the Red Stars attack, and many other things, including the teams goals against Sky Blue this weekend and beyond.

    • 41 min
    An air of finality: Chicago vs Washington Pt II Fall Series Recap

    An air of finality: Chicago vs Washington Pt II Fall Series Recap

    For better or worse, the Red Stars are moving into the end of their 2020 campaign (for real this time), and we're here to talk about it. We talk Chicago's draw with the Washington Spirit, possession battles, physicality, goalkeeping, breakthroughs and late equalizers. We also preview Chicago's last game against Sky Blue (spoiler, we just want them to have fun).

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

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62 Ratings

62 Ratings

Dave Pendrys ,

A great Red Stars podcast.

Great content about the Red Stars. I follow several teams in the NWSL and this podcast has been invaluable!

margaretanndz ,

A podcast for all friends, homies, and colleagues

If you love the Red Stars, you want to listen to Southside Trap. This podcast doesn’t just give you game analysis (which it does), it doesn’t just offer insight on rosters, trades, and team staffing (which it does)— but it also is an integral part of the Red Stars community and culture. Sandra and Claire will make you proud to be a Chicago Red Stars fan.

K. Hannigan ,

Needs To Be In Your Feed

If you care about the Red Stars, you need to listen to this. Informed, incisive analysis that is supportive without being annoying homers.

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