On this week’s episode we hear from Orlando Pride team mates Ali Riley and Toni Pressley. The pair talk about their transition to veganism and the effects it has on their performances on and off the pitch. And listen out for a musical cameo from Toni’s fiancé, (one of the worlds best footballers) Marta!
PawedCast Episode 240: Ali Riley Interview, Another Orlando City Homegrown, Pride Set for Challenge Cup, and More
The Mane Land: for Orlando City SC fans
Orlando City played one and a half preseason games this week and although there isn’t much info on them, we’re here to discuss them just the same. At least we can talk about the goal scorers. The Lions added another Homegrown Player this week as Raul Aguilera signed a first team deal. Orlando City and the Pride both went through their first round of COVID-19 vaccinations, and we’ll tell you why the timing was right for it.We’re joined by Orlando Pride defender Ali Riley, who was a very calming influence for Dave after the team’s preseason scrimmage loss to Florida State. She told us what the 2021 Pride have in store, how the team is preparing to face a club that’s never played a competitive match, the newer players that fans should keep their eyes on, her numerous activities off the field, and how she’s been helping lead the fight against anti-Asian racism. Ali was an absolute blast to talk to and we thank her for her time in the lead-up to Saturday’s showdown in Louisville in the NWSL Challenge Cup opener.After the segment with Ali, we discuss the latest Pride news, including the scrimmage with FSU, the exciting kit launch (it was a literal launch!), the club’s new addition to the Challenge Cup roster, and Sydney Leroux’s parental nightmare of having two children with COVID-19.Daryl Dike is still playing in England and he’s still scoring goals. We discuss his most recent performance and continue to pontificate on what his future might hold. Then there’s some news I forgot from the first segment about Rio Hope-Gund that I shoehorn into this spot.This week’s mailbag wants to know about substitution rules (there’s a new one!) and is curiously obsessed with LeBron James. If there’s anything — and we do mean anything —you want us to address on next show, just ask by tweeting it to us at @TheManeLand with the hashtag #AskTMLPC.That’s all for this week.Stay safe and enjoy the show!Here’s how show No. 240 went down:0:15 - Orlando City won half a game and then drew in 1.5 preseason matches this week. Plus, a new Homegrown signing and a mini rant about what amounts to a bookkeeping issue.26:02 - Ali Riley joins us to tell us about her new show, the Pride’s style of play, some of the new faces on the team, and more.49:26 - The Pride’s preseason scrimmage, an otherworldly kit launch, Syd’s kids, Daryl Dike’s continued success, and our mailbag. Oh, and Sky Blue’s rebrand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On this episode, A.J. chats it up with Barrier Breaker and pro soccer player, Ali Riley. The two unpack why having representation is important to young athletes, how Ali learned to stop wanting a different body type and embraced her own body as is, and the two also dive into changing the narrative in which the media speaks about women in sports.
For this week's episode we were fortunate to speak with Ali Riley. She’s a professional soccer player and the team captain of the New Zealand National Team. She’s a 3x Olympian, has played in 4 World Cups and is currently playing for Orlando Pride in the NWSL. We speak about her soccer journey through college and also about how she moved to Europe to play when the entire women’s soccer league in the US was shut down. She shares a lot of her thoughts on equality and women’s soccer, and speaks about how she wants to use her position on the New Zealand National team and her online platform to make a change and inspire the next generation of female soccer players. Enjoy the episode! Ali's Instagram Ali's Twitter Ali's Facebook Girls With Balls podcast Empowerment & Courage's Instagram Empowerment & Courage's Twitter Empowerment & Courage's Facebook --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Ali Riley is the captain of the New Zealand women's national soccer team and she is set to play in the U.S. again for the first time in nearly a decade after signing with the Orlando Pride. Ali discusses her career and lessons from Europe, playing for New Zealand after growing up in California and fighting for the next generation of women's players. She also shares some of her favorite vegan recipes, as well as her choice for the best of the many videos she created back in the day.
Navigating Professional Women's Soccer with Ali Riley
Before the Lights
Ali Riley, Facing New Challenges New Zealand National Team Captain Ali Riley is no stranger to challenges, but the recent COVID-19 pandemic is a new obstacle we all must navigate. Along with discussing recent challenges and how she is dealing with them, Ali and I also discuss her soccer career including multiple Olympics and World Cup appearances. Ali describes her purpose and goals in soccer to continue to grow the game for everyone. I hope you enjoy the interview! If you do please re-post on any social media outlet and tag @rileythree and @Brittany1Wilson #BeforeTheLights Listen to Ali’s podcast “Girls With Balls” at girlswithballs.libsyn.com and her food page @love2eat2love *FOLLOW ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Brittany1Wilson/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Brittany1Wilson/ Snapchat: @Brittany1Wislon *FOLLOW ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA!* YOUTUBE► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClqjEDWudq8FAY2_o3Vcihw SPOTIFY ► https://open.spotify.com/show/0NrlFxiF5dcilQBXdPg3Ei?si=AfM1im4fT1CMDNboDt6xgw APPLE PODCASTS ► https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/before-the-lights/id1361806350 ABOUT: My name is Brittany Wilson and I am a D1 College Soccer goalkeeper at the University of Denver. My goals are to play professional soccer after college and pursue my dreams while meeting amazing people along the way. I believe in sharing your story and encouraging others to share theirs. I started Before the Lights as a podcast to share true stories behind high performers such as Olympians, NFL players, and so much more. Through being open, honest, and enjoying the journey I hope to share more of my story and inspire others and create an amazing community. Follow along and don’t forget to subscribe. I appreciate you so much! THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT!
We chat with Ali Riley who played collegiate soccer at Stanford University while at that same time playing on the New Zealand National Team. Just this week Ali announced she is now playing for the Orlando pride. Ali has played all over the world and has great advice for Lady Ballers at all levels of the game, about keeping an open mind, embracing new challenges and being a coachable player!
This episode looks into what Ali Discussed and gives a break down of some areas of interest in the 3 key themes; moving away from home, Coaching approaches and Technology. We give some advice from other players to help with moving away from home. We look into the literature and briefly discuss different coaching styles and approaches and also how these coaching styles work.Finally we take a whistle stop tour of the technologies out there to help you best inform your practice and improve your performance. This is by no means the definitive guide to sports technology but it gives you some ideas of places to start looking and also what the tech is trying to help you achieve. Thanks to our series sponsor PLAYR - playrsmartcoach.com Join our mailing list to be in with a chance of winning a PLAYR Smart Football Tracker and follow us on social media (Facebook/Instagram/Twitter) @CPPerformUK. Intro/Outro music credit to: NeOH! - Hollowed https://soundcloud.com/neohofficial https://www.facebook.com/neohofficial/ Download on SoundCloud: http://bit.ly/2rOdXUu
Guest Ali Riley is a Chelsea Womens FC player and captain of the New Zealand Football Ferns. She discusses her career path and playing in the USA, moving to Sweden and ending up in the UK. She also talks about challenges, using technology to your advantage as an athlete, and coaching styles and approaches she has encountered over the years. Ali also loves to cook, and has her own Podcast... http://girlswithballs.libsyn.com/Thanks to our series sponsor PLAYR - playrsmartcoach.com Join our mailing list to be in with a chance of winning a PLAYR Smart Football Tracker and follow us on social media (Facebook/Instagram/Twitter) @CPPerformUK. Intro/Outro music credit to: NeOH! - Hollowed https://soundcloud.com/neohofficial https://www.facebook.com/neohofficial/ Download on SoundCloud: http://bit.ly/2rOdXUu