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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 32: Chat with Desiree Scott and Melissa Tancredi

Desiree Scott and Melissa Tancredi were recently in Edmonton for FC Edmonton’s Girls in Soccer II night and Pro-Connect event. While they were in town, we had a chance to chat with them about the upcoming international friendlies vs. USA, the importance of girls in soccer nights, their hometowns and more. They were an absolute delight to talk to and it was so great to see them share their stories, inspire and celebrate with girls in soccer.

Desiree Scott made her debut with the Canadian national team in 2010 and since then, she’s been an unstoppable force also known as “the Destroyer.” Scott is a two-time Olympic gold medal winner, supporter of KidSport and all around badass who doesn’t plan to slow down any time soon.

Melissa Tancredi made her debut with the Canadian national team in 2004 and until her retirement from the team early this year, she had 125 appearances and 27 goals. Also a two-time Olympic bronze medalist, “Tanc” helped Canada make history with a pair of goals that resulted in the team’s first ever win against Germany at the 2016 Olympics.

Thanks to both Desiree and Melissa for taking the time to talk to us!

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Intro music: “Little Things”Doug Hoyer

Outro music: “One Foot”Doug Hoyer

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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 25: An interview with Foothills WFC coach Troye Flannery

Currently, Foothills WFC is the highest level of women’s soccer being played in Canada and we’re thrilled that their club is so close to home in Alberta. We’re even more thrilled, however, that head coach Troye Flannery took the time to talk to us about the team and the beautiful game. This is an episode we’re very excited and proud to share.

In this episode we:

  • interview Troye Flannery, head coach of Foothills WFC
  • provide a quick update on the UWCL (spoiler: it’s gonna be Buchanan vs. Lawrence in the final!)
  • can’t help but gush about the Boston Breakers victory over the Seattle Reign on April 29

Be sure to check out our new Foothills WFC page on our site for their schedule, roster and more. We encourage everyone to support Foothills WFC and help women’s soccer grow in Alberta and across Canada.

Our next episode is going to be all NWSL and we want listener questions! So send us your questions by May 27 and we’ll use them in our next show.

We hope you enjoy our latest podcast and connect with us on FacebookTwitter, and TumblrYou can also check us out on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play and SoundCloud, and find our previous podcasts here!

Intro music: “Nightlife/Knifefights” – The Wet Secrets

Outro music: “Hungry Ghost” – Hurray for the Riff Raff

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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 23: The Algarve Cup

Canada arrived in Portugal for this year’s Algarve Cup as reigning champions and left with the second place prize. It was a performance we feel pretty good about considering the number of new young players on the tournament roster this year.

Streams for the games were scant but luckily, our European correspondent Janine was there for the final vs. Spain and was able to talk about how the game looked field-side.

In this episode we talk about:

  • CANWNT news
  • The Algarve Cup, including our chat with Janine (there is an echo on our chat with Janine so if it’s too much for your ears you can skip from 30:45 – 42:17 to avoid some echo in your ear)
  • Our on-again/off-again relationship with Canada Soccer
  • The weather, because we’re that Canadian (spoiler: snow in Edmonton!)

We hope you enjoy our latest podcast and connect with us on FacebookTwitter, and TumblrYou can also check us out on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play and SoundCloud, and find our previous podcasts here!

Intro music: “Nightlife/Knifefights” – The Wet Secrets

Outro music: “A Little Respect” – Erasure

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For Kicks Podcast, Episode 21: CANWNT Camp, NWSL Allocations, Canada Soccer jersey giveaway

Well, well, well…looks like there was just too much news between our last episode and our next episode (after the Canadian friendly against Mexico), so we decided that another episode was necessary. We apologize about the sound quality; we had some technical difficulties and had to record this episode twice!

On this episode we talk about:

To enter our Canada Soccer jersey giveaway, all you have to do is fill out this short listener survey. The winner will get to choose a Canada Soccer jersey and customize it with a name and number of their choosing. Contest closes on February 4, 2017. Open to residents of Canada and the US only. A winner will be chosen and announced on our next podcast!

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

Intro music: “Nightlife/Knifefights” – The Wet Secrets

Outro music: “When Am I Going To Make A Living” – Sade

For Kicks, News Round-Ups

#CANWNT News Round-Up, October 14 – 20

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Photo via UCLA

We recorded our latest episode; For Kicks Podcast, Episode 16. On the latest episode, we discuss the 2016 NWSL Championship match and feature an interview with CANWNT and Washington Spirit defender, Shelina Zadorsky.

CANWNT News

FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup

Semi-finals

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#CANWNT News Round-Up, September 21 – September 29

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CANWNT News

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).

Links to Upcoming NCAA games with CANWNT players

NWSL Match Results

Upcoming NWSL matches

SEMI-FINAL MATCHES

NWSL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL MATCH

  • Sunday, October 9th – 2pm PT/5pm ET: Winner of Semi-final match 1 vs. Winner of Semi-final match 2 on Fox Sports and Fox Soccer 2 Go
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#CANWNT News Round-Up, September 7 – September 20

We recorded our latest episode; For Kicks Podcast, Episode 14. On the latest episode, we discuss some final thoughts on Rio, like our Feelings™ and Canada’s upswing in the FIFA ranking, updates on where CANWNT members are playing now, from European leagues, to the NWSL, to college and beyond.

CANWNT News

Links to Upcoming NCAA games with CANWNT players

NWSL Match Results

Upcoming NWSL matches

  • Saturday, September 24 – 2pm PT/5pm ET: Orlando Pride vs. FC Kansas City
  • Saturday, September 24 – 4pm PT/7pm ET: Boston Breakers vs. Western New York Flash
  • Saturday, September 24 – 5pm PT/8pm ET: Chicago Red Stars vs. Washington Spirit
  • Sunday, September 25 – 4pm PT/7pm ET: Sky Blue FC vs. Portland Thorns
  • Sunday, September 25 – 6:30 pm PT/9:30 pm ET: Houston Dash vs. Seattle Reign

SEMI-FINAL MATCHES

  • Friday, September 30 – 5pm PT/8pm ET: Washington Spirit vs. ________
  • Sunday, October 2 – 2pm PT/5pm ET: Portland Thorns vs. __________

NWSL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL MATCH

  • Sunday, October 9th – 2pm PT/5pm ET: Winner of Semi-final match 1 vs. Winner of Semi-final match 2
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#CANWNT News Round-Up, August 31 – September 6

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Photo by Scott Chandler

CANWNT News

Links to Upcoming NCAA games with CANWNT players

CANWNT talk on podcasts/audio interviews

NWSL Match Results

Upcoming NWSL matches

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#CANWNT News Round-Up, August 24 – 30

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Image by Sanjeev Dasgupta/The Chronicle

CANWNT News

CANWNT talk on podcasts/audio interviews

CANWNT in the NCAA

NWSL Match Results

Upcoming NWSL matches

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#CANWNT News Round-Up, August 17 – 23

CANWNT News

Olympic Women’s Soccer Tournament Results

CANWNT videos

CANWNT talk on podcasts/audio interviews

NWSL Match Results

Upcoming NWSL matches