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Episode 43 – Hype Man

Episode 41

Discussed: USWNT talk. Scotland Games, Algarve Cup and YNT talk. Again, we’re experimenting with the format and trying to focus on one topic per episode. Let us know what you think about the new format on our Facebook poll.

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Shownotes are below!

 

Tell me about this Symposium

  • March 29 in Burnaby, BC
  • Speakers include: national team coaches, college coaches, Olympians and World Cup players
  • In conjunction with the Western Canada Soccer Showcase
  • Since this is the first edition, it’s a one-day event


National Teams

  • USWNT
    • THREE  FOUR CAPS.
      • ONE OF THESE KIDS IS IN COLLEGE.
      • Santa Clara, so duh, all-caps (Johnston)
      • Press
      • Dunn
      • Mewis
    • Not giving Ashlyn Harris her first cap in her homestate
      • She’s been turned into the Hype Man of USWNT.
    • Algarve Cup
      • Who wants a crepe??
      • They want crepes.
        • No Hope
        • No Johnston – even though Mewis is also supposed to be with the U-23s, but has been named for the Algarve
    • Twitter asks: Who is your ideal backline?
  • U20s and U18s had camp together
    • The U20s played against UCLA and won 3-2
    • Early reports said U-20s would scrimmage the U-18s, but who knows if that happened
    • Worth mentioning: UCLA is looking for a new coach because Mr. Tarpley is the full-time U-17 coach now
    • Michelle French named U20 coach… after La Manga roster named.
  • US U-23s headed to La Manga
    • Roster!
    • Feb 28: US vs Norway, England vs Sweden; March 2: US vs Sweden, Norway vs England; March 4: US vs England, Norway vs Sweden

Ronda Rousey v Liz Carmouche

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  1. Joshua says

    Thanks for answering my question in the last podcast (I like the new format). I guess US Soccer listened too because they had a couple of your picks in camp and at the friendlies.

    I got to see the USWNT for the first time in person at the Nashville game. I was really impressed by Christen Press’ ability to link with the midfield. The passing sequences between Press, Leroux, and O’Reilly were fun to watch and, I hope, indications of a new style of play for the US.



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