Soccerlens Podcast – The Resurrection of Women’s Soccer

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!

Show Details

Thursday 26th March 2009
Host: Stephen Darwin
Co-Host: Jacqueline Purdy

You can listen to the show below:[audio:sl-podcast-3-wps-19032009.mp3]

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