On the third episode of the Soccerlens Podcast, Stephen Darwin is joined by ESPN Soccernet’s Jacqueline Purdy as we discuss the new Women’s Professional Soccer league set to kick-off later this month in the USA.
In particular we look at the role of Tonya Antonucci in re-establishing the professional game of soccer in the States and we also discuss the WPS league and its chances of long-term survival.
We also talk about the brand new WPS camps, the wealth of talent plying their trade in the WPS league and there’s even a brief explanation from Jacqueline for those of you wondering exactly what a ‘Skort’ is supposed to be!
Among the topics discussed with Jacqueline Purdy were:
- The role of WPS Commissioner Tonya Antonucci
- The WPS and its chances of survival in the long run
- WPS camps and the development of young players
- The talent on show in the WPS
- Predictions for the WPS and England’s chances of Euro 2009 glory
- Plus more on top of that!
You can listen to the show below:[audio:sl-podcast-3-wps-19032009.mp3]
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