For Kicks

For Kicks Podcast, Episode 39: Light-‘n’-breezy summer episode

It’s summer, so we wanted to give y’all some nice, light, easy summer listening. In this episode we:

  • speculate on Canada Soccer’s July 9 announcement
  • talk briefly about the 2018 World Cup
  • share some thoughts on what’s going on in the NWSL
  • get pumped for the International Champions Cup
  • look ahead to the U17 Women’s World Cup
  • talk about some local soccer news

We’ll be back with our next episode in August, after some heavy vacationing!

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Intro music: “Little Things”Doug Hoyer

Outro music: “One Foot”Doug Hoyer

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#CANWNT News Round-Up, October 21 – 27

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CANWNT News

We recorded our latest episode; For Kicks Podcast, Episode 17. On the latest episode, we discuss Canada’s U17 group stage matches against Cameroon, Germany and Venezuela at the U17 WWC, standout performances from the Canadian U17 roster, the very exciting news of an Olympic celebration friendly against Mexico in BC in February, and answer some listener questions — our favourite!

FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

FINAL MATCH

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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 17: Post U17 Women’s World Cup 2016

Canada may have made an early exit from the Jordan U17 Women’s World Cup but we still saw some exciting moments and tons of potential. In this episode we talk about:

  • Canada’s group stage matches against Cameroon, Germany and Venezuela at the U17 WWC
  • standout performances from the Canadian U17 roster
  • updates on how our Canadian National teamers are doing in the European leagues and NCAA
  • the very exciting news of an Olympic celebration friendly against Mexico in BC in February
    • the inevitable rant because this friendly will happen six months after the bronze medal win in Rio
  • listener questions — our favourite!

We hope you enjoy our latest podcast and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr! You can also check us out on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play and SoundCloud, and find our previous podcasts here!

Intro music: Nightlife/Knifefights – The Wet Secrets; Outro music: See Fernando – Jenny Lewis

For Kicks, News Round-Ups

#CANWNT News Round-Up, September 30 – October 6

CANWNT News

CANW17 News

FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

Friday, September 30

Saturday, October 1

Monday, October 3

Tuesday, October 4

We recorded our latest episode; For Kicks Podcast, Episode 15. On the latest episode, we have a brief update on how the Canadians are doing abroad and in the NCAA, a preview of the U-17 Women’s World Cup (update: the U17 WWC games will be aired on TSN and RDS2 in Canada), an interview with Aaliyah Scott. Aaliyah helped Canada qualify for the U17 Women’s World Cup at the U17 CONCACAF Women’s Qualifying tournament that was held in March in Grenada, and a look at the NWSL playoff picture (along with our predictions).

NWSL Match Results

SEMI-FINAL MATCHES

Upcoming NWSL matches

NWSL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL MATCH

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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 15: Ramping up for the U17 WWC and an interview with Aaliyah Scott

With the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan about to fire up and the NWSL Championship just around the corner, we find ourselves coming in to another busy season of soccer. It’s a fantastic problem to have. In this episode, we get ready for what’s to come with:

  • NWSL playoff predictions
  • A brief update on how the Canadians are doing abroad and in the NCAA and NWSL
  • A preview of the U-17 WWC including background on how they qualified and a look at the group stage draws (update: the U17 WWC games will be aired on TSN and RDS2 in Canada)
  • An interview with the truly delightful and talented Aaliyah Scott. Aaliyah helped Canada qualify for the U17 Women’s World Cup at the U17 CONCACAF Women’s Qualifying tournament that was held in March in Grenada. She also took home silver at the U15 CONCACAF Championship in Florida in August, where she scored her first international goal. Check her out on Twitter!

For more information on topics we mentioned in this episode:

  • The Jordan 2016 U17 Women’s World Cup roster was announced on September 23. Check it out!
  • We’ve made a new page to keep you updated on the Jordan 2016 U17 WWC schedules, group stage matches and other important information.

We also encourage any listeners who can’t make it to the NWSL Championship match in Houston but want to support the NWSL to check out the Keeper Notes Gonzo Soccer promo. You can purchase tickets that will be used by local girls who are part of the Gonzo Soccer Academy in Houston. Gonzo Soccer is a non-profit soccer, leadership and social academy that targets under-served girls in Houston (and other cities in the USA, Mexico and Colombia). There’s even a “Scarves Up” ticket offer that means you could get an NWSL Championship scarf shipped to you!

We hope you enjoy our latest podcast and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr! You can also check us out on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play and SoundCloud, and find our previous podcasts here!