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Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper are back and joined by BBC Women’s Sport Reporter Jo Currie to reflect on an eventful opening weekend in the WSL. On the podcast today, we run the rule over all six opening fixtures including Arsenal’s impressive win over Chelsea, fantastic debuts for Man City, VAR controversy and a tribute to Lance Hardy. RUNNING ORDER Arsenal 3-2 Chelsea (2:10) Everton 0-4 Man City (15:45) Spurs 1-0 Birmingham (22:30) Manchester United 2-0 Reading (25:05) Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester (32:40) Brighton 2-0 West Ham (36:05) Get an Athletic subscription here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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    Lynsey Hooper is joined by former Matilda, Alicia Ferguson, as well as women's football writer and Sheffield United media officer, Rich Laverty, to talk through game week five of the WSL. This week: Has Gareth Taylor saved his neck with a 2-2 draw in the Manchester derby? Was that really a second yellow card offense from Spurs' Rachel Williams? And if you had to buy one, sub one and sell one from the Ballon d'Or nominee list, who would you pick? All that plus an exclusive interview with Birmingham Captain Louise Quinn who scored the equaliser against West Ham for their first point of the season. RUNNING ORDER PART 1 - Moments of the WSL with NOW! (4.00) PART 2 - Manchester United 2 - 2 Manchester City (5.45) PART 3 - Arsenal 3 - 0 Everton (12.00) PART 4a - Brighton 2 - 1 Spurs (20.45) PART 4b - Chelsea 2 - 0 Leicester City (25.00) PART 4c West Ham 1 - 1 Birmingham City with Louise Quinn (29.00) PART 5a Reading 3 - 0 Aston Villa (42.15) PART 5b - Champions League action past and future, Ballon d’Or nominees and WSL Hall of Fame (43.30) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    City slip up, Arsenal gunning ahead and behind the scenes at Chelsea with Cuthbert

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    Joining Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper it's former Lioness defender Laura Bassett to talk through game week four of the WSL.  This week: Is that one defeat too many for City? Are the Gunners just too good? And will Reading ever score?  All that plus an exclusive interview with Erin Cuthbert.  Running order:  PART 1 - Moments of the WSL with NOW! (03.44) PART 2a - Manchester City 0 - 2 West Ham (11.05) PART 2b - Aston Villa 0 - 4 Arsenal (20.08) PART 3a Chelsea 3 - 1 Brighton with Erin Cuthbert (23.14) PART 3b - Leicester 0 - 2 Tottenham (36.42) PART 3c - Birmingham City 0 - 2 Manchester United (40.10) PART 3d - Reading 0 - 3 Everton (44.07) PART 4a - Statement on men's World Cup timing (47.09) PART 4b - Last season's FA Cup this season (47.36)  PART 4c - Champions League action and a Manchester derby to come (48.50) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Flashes of Tobin Heath and Izzy Christiansen talks puppy teeth

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    Joining Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper it's former England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain to talk through game week three of the WSL. This week: Are City already out of the title race? Have Everton got their mojo back? And what happens to puppy teeth? All that plus a look ahead to the FA Cup - that's last season's FA Cup - will Leicester be able to pounce? We talk best goalkeepers in the WSL, and we show big love for Tobin Heath too. RUNNING ORDER PART 1a - Arsenal 5-0 City (02.00) PART 1b - United 1-6 Chelsea (13.00) PART 2a - Spurs 1-0 Reading (22.30) PART 2b - Everton 3-1 Birmingham with Izzy Christiansen (27.00) PART 2c - Brighton 0-1 Villa (41.00) PART 2d - West Ham 4-0 Leicester (43.00) PART 3 - Last season’s FA Cup this season (45.00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Leah's Lionesses, City's ever-growing injury list, and Kirby's corners

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    Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper are joined this week by The Athletic's Holly Percival to talk all about England and to preview the WSL fixtures for this weekend. This week: is Leah the best captain choice? Who knew Kirby could take corners? Not Emma Hayes that's for sure! And is Manchester United v Chelsea set to be a goal fest? All that plus we hear from City striker Janine Beckie ahead of their monster clash with Arsenal (that injury list is a worry though!) RUNNING ORDER PART 1 - The Women of FIFA 22 (02.00) PART 2 - Luxembourg 0-10 England (03.30) PART 3 - WSL Previews (16.00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    We’re cheering like we’ve won the Champions League

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    Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper are back and joined by Arsenal Womens correspondent for Arseblog News, Tim Stillman. On the podcast today; Arsenal, Spurs and Manchester United continue their impressive starts but all find themselves below Brighton & Hove Albion in the table - we hear from Brighton forward Ellie Brazil on the secret to their fantastic early season form. Plus Robyn Cowen joins us after Chelsea thrashed Everton 4-0 and the Champions League group stages are drawn.   RUNNING ORDER Man City 1-2 Spurs (3:20) Reading 0-4 Arsenal (8:30) Chelsea 4-0 Everton (16:20) Leicester City 1-3 Manchester United (26:00) Birmingham City 0-5 Brighton & Hove Albion (29:40) West Ham 1-1 Aston Villa (42:30) Get an Athletic subscription here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Have we had purring on the podcast before?

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    Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper are back and joined by BBC Women’s Sport Reporter Jo Currie to reflect on an eventful opening weekend in the WSL. On the podcast today, we run the rule over all six opening fixtures including Arsenal’s impressive win over Chelsea, fantastic debuts for Man City, VAR controversy and a tribute to Lance Hardy. RUNNING ORDER Arsenal 3-2 Chelsea (2:10) Everton 0-4 Man City (15:45) Spurs 1-0 Birmingham (22:30) Manchester United 2-0 Reading (25:05) Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester (32:40) Brighton 2-0 West Ham (36:05) Get an Athletic subscription here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    The 2021/22 WSL Preview Show

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    Kait Borsay and Lynsey Hooper are back and joined by She Kicks editor Jen O'Neil to get you in the mood for the upcoming WSL season. On the show you'll hear from not one, not two, but FOUR players from across the league. We'll be talking you through our contenders, ones to watch, and those who we think will be slightly treading water this season. So stop reading this and get listening! RUNNING ORDER PART 1 - Contenders feat Arsenal’s Katie McCabe (05.00) PART 2a - Ones to watch with Man United’s Ella Toone (26.00) PART 2b - Newbies with Leicester’s Hannah Cain (37.00) PART 3 - Middlers with Spurs’ Shelina Zadorsky (45.00) PART 4 - Relegation worriers (55.00) Get an Athletic subscription here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    A gold medal winning show

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    It's Canada who become gold medal winners at the Olympics after they beat Sweden on penalties to become champions. Joining Lynsey Hooper to go through the final and the tournament as a whole is Kait Borsay and Tim Stillman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    It's bronze for the USA as Matildas waltz out of Tokyo

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    Join Kait Borsay, broadcaster and Former Matilda Alicia Ferguson and Jen O'Neil from She Kicks for a full debrief of the bronze medal goal fest at Tokyo 2020. RUNNING ORDER PART 1a - Australia 3-4 USA (1.30) PART 1b - Meg Linehan on USA (17.00) PART 2 - Gold medal match preview (24.45) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Historic win for Canada as cautious Sweden get the job done

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    Lynsey Hooper, Kait Borsay and former Matilda Alicia Ferguson are here with the latest following the conclusion of the semi finals from Tokyo 2020. It wasn't the goalfest of the group stages and quarter finals, but Canada and Sweden came through in tense semi finals. RUNNING ORDER PART 1a - Canada - USA (04.00) PART 1b - Steph Yang on Canada - USA (17.00) PART 2a - Australia - Sweden (27.00) Part 2b - Mia Eriksson on Sweden (39.00) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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