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Women’s World Football Show is the longest-running podcast covering women’s soccer throughout the world. Discover the award-winning content that spotlights inspiring stories of the game’s leading women footballers, coaches, and influencers. Join us for exclusive interviews, bringing you closer to the game and learning more about your favorite players.


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Women’s World Football Show is the longest-running podcast covering women’s soccer throughout the world. Discover the award-winning content that spotlights inspiring stories of the game’s leading women footballers, coaches, and influencers. Join us for exclusive interviews, bringing you closer to the game and learning more about your favorite players.






Episode 222: Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger, Christine Sinclair, Julie Ertz

As we see an end to 2023, we also say goodbye to a few of our favorite players who have announced their retirements – Megan Rapinoe, Ali Krieger, Christine Sinclair, and Julie Ertz. In this episode, we hear from these iconic players as they look back on their careers and the legacies they leave. We...


Episode 221: Marie Margolius, Ayenda

In the summer of 2021, the world watched in disbelief as the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. Among the countless lives forever altered by this tragic turn of events, a group of young women footballers from the U18 Afghanistan National Women’s Football Team found themselves facing a perilous crossroads. Faced with an unthinkable choice –...


Episode 220: Women’s World Cup Special, Sam Kerr, Millie Bright, Olga Carmona

In this special episode, we reflect on the pivotal 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup with soundbites with a little help from our friends, including Olga Carmona, Sam Kerr, Caitlin Foord, Katrina Gorry, Alex Chidiac, Tony Gustavsson, Millie Bright, Mary Earps, Georgia Stanway, Beth England, and Sarina Wiegman. Time Stamps: Sam Kerr – 13’ Olga Carmona...


Episode 219: Jean Duffy, Rebecca Ntsanwisi

On this episode, we welcome Jean Duffy, author of the new book “Soccer Grannies – South African Women Who Inspire the World”; and Rebecca “Beka” Ntsanwisi, the founder of Soccer Grannies and humanitarian. Jean Duffy is a soccer-playing mom and nonfiction writer who has been published in the Boston Globe, the Concord Monitor, the Packingtown...


Episode 218: Claire Emslie

On this episode, we welcome Scotland Women’s National Team striker, now playing at Angel City FC Claire Emslie. We also hear from Angel City FC head coach Freya Coombe. Life is surprising. The choices we make and opportunities that come our way can be life-altering. Claire Emslie is here to share her football journey with...


Episode 217: Sydney Schneider

On this episode, we welcome Jamaica Women’s National Team goalkeeper Sydney Schneider. We also hear from New Zealand Women’s National Team captain Ali Riley. Do you have a ‘guilty pleasure’ team you’ll be rooting for in the 2023 Women’s World Cup? New Zealand, Costa Rica, South Africa, Republic of Ireland, Argentina, Haiti, or Jamaica? Whether...


Episode 216: Nicole Douglas, Mark Parsons, Karen Issokson-Silver

There’s a youth explosion in women’s football with a slu of young players making their way through the pro ranks. It’s fun, exciting, and is shaping the future of women’s soccer. On this episode, we welcome former Arizona State University star and current Washington Spirit rookie Nicole Douglas. We also hear from Spirit Head Coach...


Episode 215: Leslie Osborne

How do we measure success? If we want to look at long-term personal success, we can look no further than this episode’s featured guest Leslie Osborne. And to add to her many successes, she is now part owner of the National women’s Soccer League’s newest team in Northern California. The former USWNT midfielder brings a...


Episode 214: Leire Beitia, Jeremy Meyer

How are lower division teams in Europe existing in the wake of the big-money, big brand teams? A new women’s team in the south of Spain, PFC Málaga FC in the 5th division of Liga F in Spain is changing the model of how small regional teams operate. And they’re winning! We talk with 25-year...


Episode 213: Jaedyn Shaw, Casey Stoney, Loek van Zijl

Everything is bigger in Texas – including girls soccer! Join us for an exclusive interview with San Diego Wave FC (and Texas native) Jaedyn Shaw. The young soccer phemon shares her “unconventional” football journey, her thoughts on playing for the Wave, her future, and more! We’ll also hear from Jaedyn’s head coach at the Wave,...


Episode 211: Kate T. Parker, Lynn Williams, Mike Norris, Karina LeBlanc

As we embark into 2023, we’re using soccer to find our superpowers! Listen in as we chat with best-selling author and photographer Kate T. Parker. Her books “Strong is the New Pretty – A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves” and “Play Like a Girl – Life Lessons from the Soccer Field” are changing the narratives...


Episode 210: Ruth Harker

Exclusive interview with Ruth Harker, legendary USWNT goalkeeper of the iconic 1985 inaugural national team It’s the last show the 2022 and we’re dialing it back to 1985 with special guest founding member of the USWNT goalkeeper Ruth Harker. The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Famer stops by to share her experiences as one of...


Episode 209: Julie Foudy

USWNT legend Julie Foudy is here to help us explore the USWNT’s history and cultural impact on society. It’s a special show looking at the team like we’ve never looked at it before through the pages of the newly released coffee table book Pride of a Nation by Gwendolyn Oxenham. Julie Foudy Former USWNT midfielder,...


Episode 208: Lynn Berling-Manuel, Becky Sauerbrunn

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 208 – Managing Director of Women’s Independent Soccer League Lynn Berling-Manuel; Soundbites from USWNT captain Becky Sauerbrunn There’s something new in the air of women’s football.. Can you feel it? New policies, new procedures, new teams, new ownerships, new tournaments, new leagues… A group of individuals made up of players,...


Episode 207: Sofia Jakobsson, Casey Stoney, Alex Morgan

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 207 – Exclusive interview with Sofia Jakobsson, Sweden and San Diego FC forward; Plus soundbites from San Diego Wave Head Coash Casey Stoney, forward Alex Morgan, and Jaedyn Shaw Recorded from London, England! On this episode we celebrate how we want with a look at the extraordinary inaugural season of...


Episode 206: Hillary Beall, Cheryl Downes

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 206 – Hillary Beall, Racing Louisville FC & Western Utd Goalkeeper; Cheryl Downes, Editor in Chief at Beyond90 Hillary Beall Racing Louisville FC goalkeeper Hillary Beall is on loan to Western United in A-League Women’s in Australia. The Southern California native stops by to chat about her football journey, overcoming...


Episode 205: Jamie Levoy; Sydney Leroux

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 205 – Cal Storm Executive Director/Head Coach and Founding NWSL Team Investor Jamie Levoy; Angel City FC Forward Sydney Leroux What does your favorite team mean to you? And how much do you invest in time, money, and passion? On this episode we explore how our teams define us as...


Episode 204: Danielle Étienne

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 204 – Haiti Women’s National Team Midfielder Danielle Étienne Everyone loves an underdog! Whether they win or lose, they always inspire us to do our best even when the odds are stacked against us. But what happens when you’re always the underdog? How do you continue to to get back...


Episode 203: Imani Dorsey, Scott Parkinson, Alex Morgan, Erceg, Pickett

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 203 – Imani Dorsey Scott Parkinson, Alex Morgan, Abby Erceg, Carson Pickett What does it mean to be a professional? And how does being a professional fit in with the concept of teamwork? On this episode, we hear from a few of the biggest stars in the NWSL who discuss...


Episode 202: Amanda Pérez-Murillo, Ana De Souza

Women’s World Football Show, Episode 202 – Amanda Pérez-Murillo, Ana De Souza On this episode we’re exploring women’s football in the Concacaf regions of Latin America & The Caribbean with guests Club América midfielder Amanda Pérez-Murillo and founder of FutbolAce.com Ana De Souza. Plus there’s a subplot! Both guests share their experience of stepping outside...