The gloves are off Image

The gloves are off

13 February - 51 mins
Podcast Series The Athletic Women's Football Podcast

Lynsey Hooper is here for a goalkeeping special with ex-England and Manchester City keeper Karen Bardsley and former Tottenham and Crystal Palace keeper Chloe Morgan. 

Liverpool goalkeeper Rachael Laws joins us to chat about the psychology behind the position. 

And join us to discuss the latest WSL action. Was it a red card for Toone? Why is there so much goalkeeper rotation in the WSL right now? Can we measure a goalkeeper’s success in terms of clean sheets?

Producer: Sophie Penney 

WHAT’S WHEN? 

Part 1a - Manchester City 2 -1 Arsenal (3.00)

Part 1b - Tottenham 1 - 2 Manchester United (11.00)

Part 1c - Other results (17.30)

Part 1d - Interview with Liverpool’s Rachael Laws (18.00)...

51 mins

Series Episodes

Two is Barcelona's magic number

Two is Barcelona's magic number

Lynsey Hooper is with Raphael Honigstein, Michael Cox and Laia Cervello to discuss the Champions League final and more.  Reaction from Keira Walsh and Lucy Bronze, plus... how did Barcelona do it? Why is the number two so important? And what does this all mean for Wolfsburg’s future?  And we look ahead to the World Cup with reaction to the England and Germany squads as well as the drama around player release dates and broadcast deals.   Producer: Sophie Penney  WHAT’S WHEN?  PART 1 - Champions League Final  Reaction from Keira Walsh and Lucy Bronze (2.00) Analysis (4.45) PART 2 - World Cup  Germany squad and player release dates (19.30) TV deals (23.30) England World Cup squad (29.00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41 mins

5 June Finished

Chelsea champions, Reading relegated and Ona Batlle exclusive

Chelsea champions, Reading relegated and Ona Batlle exclusive

Lynsey Hooper is with The Athletic’s Harriet Drudge to discuss the WSL season finale including reaction from Chelsea superfan Kerrie Evans. Plus a clip from an exclusive interview with Ona Batlle from The Athletic’s Katie Whyatt.   Lynsey looks back on the season with FA’s Director of the Women’s Professional Game, Kelly Simmons. And The Athletic’s Laia Cervello joins us to preview the Champions League final.  Producer: Sophie Penney  WHAT’S WHEN?  PART 1 - WSL  Title (1.00) Player of the season (11.00) Ona Batlle interview clip (17.30)  Top 4 (21.30)  Relegation (25.30) Golden Boot (31.30) Season review with the FA’s Kelly Simmons (33.30) PART 2 - Europe  Frauen Bundesliga ft. Stanway in Lederhosen (43.30) Champions League final preview (45.00) End of WSL season montage (52.30) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57 mins

29 May Finished

Down to the wire

Down to the wire

Lynsey Hooper is with The Athletic’s Charlotte Harpur and Michael Cox after late WSL drama means it will all be decided on the last weekend of the season.  Join us as we chat about Roebuck’s red, Eriksson’s elation and Reading’s regret.  We react to Lyon winning their league for the 16th time - how do you solve a problem like the French league?  Plus, The Athletic’s Meg Linehan and Steph Yang take a closer look at Michele Kang’s historic move in women’s football business - the new global multi-club women’s football group. Producer: Sophie Penney WHAT’S WHEN?  PART 1 - WSL  Title race and Champions League spots (2.30) Relegation (22.30) PART 2  Lyon champions of France (25.30) Michele Kang takeover with The Athletic’s Meg Linehan and Steph Yang (31.00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46 mins

22 May Finished

Backflips, stats and gaming with Man City's Casparij

Backflips, stats and gaming with Man City's Casparij

Lynsey Hooper is with The Athletic’s Charlotte Harpur and Carl Anka to react to the FA Cup final and more.  Manchester City’s Kerstin Casparij talks about gaming with producer Sophie ahead of the big Manchester derby.  We chat about statistics in the women’s game with Steph Harries, Managing Director of the Women’s Sports Group who worked for stats company Opta/Perform when the WSL first launched.  Plus, we preview the huge week coming up in the WSL where the title and relegation battles could be decided.  Producer: Sophie Penney  WHAT’S WHEN?  PART 1 - FA Cup final  Reaction from Wembley (0.45)  Analysis (4.00) Quiz (19.00) PART 2 - Statistics Statistics interview with Steph Harries (23.30) PART 3 - Big WSL week to come  Interview with Manchester City’s Kerstin Casparij on gaming (32.30) Analysis and predictions (42.30) World Cup support (47.30) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 mins

15 May Finished

Bouncy castles, doppelgangers and a Man United exclusive

Bouncy castles, doppelgangers and a Man United exclusive

Lynsey Hooper is with The Athletic’s Ali Rampling and producer Sophie Penney for your latest women’s football update after a dramatic result for Manchester City tipped the title race.  Manchester United’s Hayley Ladd and Maya Le Tissier join us to talk about women's-fit boots and chasing that WSL trophy.  The Athletic’s Charlotte Harpur gives us the low down as Lyon say au revoir to pioneer Jean-Michel Aulas.  Plus a look ahead to the FA Cup final at a sold out Wembley.  Producers: Sophie Penney and Abi Paterson   WHAT’S WHEN?  PART 1   Coronation and bouncy castles (1.00) PART 2  WSL title race (4.00) Exclusive interview with Man United’s Hayley Ladd and Maya Le Tissier (16.30) WSL Relegation (28.30) PART 3  Lyon say au revoir to Aulas (34.00) PART 4  FA Cup final preview (41.30) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49 mins

8 May Finished

Breaking records and hearts at Arsenal

Breaking records and hearts at Arsenal

This Athletic Women's Football Podcast is a little bit special as we come to you from Emirates stadium following a record breaking match as Arsenal exited the Champions League following a last minute winner for Wolfsburg to set up a final against Barcelona. So join us at Arsenal for the biggest and best analysis in the women's game. Hear exclusive interviews with Faye White and Kenza Dali, get the best analysis with Michael Cox, Chloe Morgan, and Charlotte Harpur. All that plus interviews with Jen Beattie and Jill Roord. It's Lynsey Hooper and Abi Paterson hosting and it's all courtesy of Arsenal Football Club. Produced by Abi Paterson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46 mins

2 May Finished

Recommended

Show name

Title

Sub title

Now Playing

The Pat Kenny Show

Live Now: 9AM - 12PM

Presenter logo
Brand

9AM

12AM

Now Playing

The Pat Kenny Show

The Pat Kenny Show

Of The Ball

1 hour left

Today Finished


Next Up

Default

Default

default

0 mins

No Account

Subscriptions to podcast series are only available to users with an account. Sign in or register to subscribe and access your subscriptions.

Register Sign in

Woops!

Error text.