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Have Some Of That

History: Lisa Casagrande, Matildas Cap 79Lisa Casagrande was 14 years old when she debuted for the Matildas against Japan. The midfielder earned 64 caps, played in two World Cups (1995 & 1999) and at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, before retiring at the age of 22.Casagrande also attended the famous University of Portland from 1999 to 2001. She was inducted into the Football Australia Hall of Fame in 2015. Hot TopicsNewsFIFA match officials announced for 2022FIFA Best Awards MatildasAsian Cup this weekFinal squad announced with Holly McNamara and Cortnee Vine includedDub - Round 7 results Signings: Perth sign Leena Khamis on a short-term contractSeason 14 squad page Do Sydney FC, Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory have greater spending power, and will this trio of clubs leave the others behind?Around the World results Queens / Jokers of the WeekMaj - Teresa Polias gave birth to her daughter AthenaDale - Barcelona fans sold out their UWCL quarter final home leg at the Camp Nou in two daysEric - 1) Rhianna Pollicina produced some magic to score the only goal in Melbourne City's win over Adelaide United 2) lifelong West Ham fan Kate Longhurst scored a stoppage time equaliser in West Ham's 1-1 draw with Tottenham, and celebrated in front of the Tottenham fans like an absolute bossSteffen - 1) Wellington Phoenix's Alyssa Whinham for her goal (and celebration) against Brisbane 2) Canberra United's Hayley Taylor-Young for being named as the team's Player of the Match against Sydney FC, despite playing out of position as a left backCheryl - Joker of the Week to Michael Cain & the Melbourne Victory supporters who homophobically abused Josh Cavallo(Victory have until Tuesday 5pm to respond to the show cause notice). Queen of the Week to Lisa De Vanna for telling Michael Cain to delete his tweet about the Jets v Glory game. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 11mins

17 Jan 2022

Rank #1

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Put some chaos in there

History: Lizzy Claydon, Matildas Cap 78Hailing from Perth, Lizzy Claydon made 26 appearances for Australia (16 A internationals) and netted 6 goals. She played in the 1995 World Cup, hosted by Sweden, before hanging up her boots the following year.Read More: Lizzy Claydon's Unique Place in Matildas' HistoryHot TopicsNewsThe Best FIFA Football Awards Final nominees were announced with Sam Kerr, Jenni Hermoso and Alexia PutellasMatildas21 players have been confirmed as part of the squad, with four more players joining them for a pre-tournament camp in Dubai - two of those players will be added to the final squadAustralia's first game is against Indonesia on Friday 21 January Katrina Gorry declined her callupAivi Luik selected after coming back from international retirementTaylor Ray was going to be selected but she currently has COVIDThe list of match officials includes Australian referees Casey Reibelt, Lara Lee and Kate Jacewicz, while Joanna Charaktis has been announced as an Assistant RefereeCould the Matildas be heading to Algarve?Appeared in 1999 (5th), 2017 (4th) and 2018 (4th)DubShout out for Steffen's Imports article. Read it!Discussion on games from rounds 3 and 6Around the WorldUKListen in for our discussion on all the Aussies in the FAWSLQueens / Kings of the WeekNeil - what a week it's been for Cortnee Vine! Her first Matildas squad callup, a goal, an assist and an outrageous nutmeg on a defender whose identity we shall protectEric - Irish international Leanne Kiernan scored a six minute hat trick in Liverpool's 6-0 win over Blackburn RoversMaj - Wini Heatley scored her first Melbourne City goal and was also named in the Matildas squadSteffen - Karly Roestbakken, for making the latest Matildas squad as she continues her comeback from injuryCheryl - 1) Emma Checker, we love seeing defenders score, and 2) Tony Gustavsson for agreeing to be interviewed and being so generous with his time See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

10 Jan 2022

Rank #2

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Tony Gustavsson: Leadership & Accountability

In the lead up to the 2022 AFC Asian Cup, Cheryl chatted with Matildas Head Coach, Tony Gustavsson about Leadership and Accountability ... and a little bit about orchestras. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


10 Jan 2022

Rank #3

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Mini New Year

Our first podcast for 2022 - "Mini New Year" in honour of Katrina "Mini" Gorry - our player of the week! There's not a lot of international football happening at the moment so it's on to the Dub we go with Eric, Maj, Steffen and Cheryl.  History: Trena Youngblutt, Matildas Cap 77Trena Youngblutt debuted in 1994, one of seven Matildas to do so. She made 13 appearances.Hot TopicsNewsCovid again - A-Leagues providing some clarity on how they will manageMatildasAsian Cup is just 18 days awayDub - Round 5R5 Wellington Phoenix 0-5 Sydney FCR4 Adelaide United 4-2 Perth GloryR5 Wanderers v Canberra United POSTPONEDR5 Victory 2-4 BrisbaneR5 Melbourne City v Newcastle Jets POSTPONEDKyra Cooney-Cross vs Sarah Carroll tackle? (Red vs Yellow)Signings: Season 14 squad pageCanberra NPLWRegular recent Golden Boot Brittany Palombi and midfield engine Krista Hagen have re-signed for Canberra Croatia (Dec 23 and 26 announcements). Welcome news for the team given Grace Gill is making noises of not pulling on the boots in 2022.Queens of the WeekSteffen - Wellington Phoenix captain Lily Alfeld is surely the best keeper in the Dub right now. The Nix has been a breath of fresh air in the comp and have shown promise even in defeat. Alfeld impresses with her leadership and all could see in her post-match interview last week the passion she has for the team.Eric - Mackenzie Hawkesby had the best possible homecoming on Thursday, scoring a first half hat trick in Sydney FC's 5-0 win over Wellington in Wollongong. Hawkesby went to school almost next door to WIN Stadium, at St Mary Star of the Sea College.Cheryl - Melissa Maizels made her Melbourne Victory debut and her first A-League Women appearance since the 2017-18 season, when she was playing for PerthMaj - Natalie Tathem made her return from an ACL injury and set up Shea Connors' winning goal for Brisbane Roar against Melbourne VictoryPost Match Audio Wellington Phoenix Head Coach Gemma LewisWellington Phoenix Player - Chloe Knott See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


3 Jan 2022

Rank #4

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You Can't Have Christmas Without Holly

History: Sacha Wainwright, Matildas Cap 76Wainwright was the fifth Matilda (out of 13) to debut in 1994. She played 81 matches for the Matildas (65 A internationals), including appearances at two World Cups (1995, 2003) and two Olympics (2000, 2004).She was also the vice-captain of the Matildas between 2002 and 2004, and wore the armband for Canberra Eclipse in the Women’s National Soccer League.Wainwright was inducted into the ACT Sport Hall of Fame and the Capital Football Hall of Fame in 2010. An induction into the Football Federation Australia Hall of Fame followed in 2016.Sacha now works as a General Counsel.Hot TopicsNewsWe're back talking about biennial World Cups againSurvey says majority of fans in favourThe Australian Human Rights Commission, the New Zealand Human Rights Commission along with FIFA published a Human Rights Risk Assessment for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.MatildasMatildas Asian Cup boltersDubPerth Glory fixture update - they will play six games in the month of January, starting on New Years DayRound 4/14Thursday: Canberra United 3-3 Brisbane RoarSunday: Melbourne Victory 1-5 Melbourne CityMonday: Sydney 0-0 Western Sydney WanderersMonday: Wellington Phoenix 0-1 Newcastle JetsAdelaide v Perth has been moved to Saturday January 1Queens of the WeekEric - (provisional) Holly Caspers scored her first A-League Women goal to rescue a point for Canberra against BrisbaneCheryl - Haven't seen any games, but it has to be Hannah Wilkinson, although it was against Victory so I'm unhappy about that. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 4mins

28 Dec 2021

Rank #5

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Oh Captain, My Captain

With just a few days until Christmas, the Beyond 90 podcast team discuss the week in football. Sadly COVID is still impacting the world, and while we see football sometimes as a relief from the challenges, for the players it must be remembered that they're away from family, friends and in somewhat difficult circumstances.  History: Cheryl Salisbury, Matildas Cap 75Salisbury debuted for the Matildas in 1994 and was capped 151 times. She captained the team for seven years, scoring 38 goals (as a defender) before retiring in 2009.Hot TopicsNews2021 FIFA FIFPRO Women’s World 11One month until the Asian CupSilver Lake investment in APL (33% $140m)Dub Round 3Results and signings: Season 14 squad page - Dylan Holmes to Adelaide, Roar sign youngsters Heidi Dennis and Isabella Shuttleworth, Victory sign Francesca Iermano as an injury replacementAround the WorldUWCL: Group stage - Matchday 6UKConti CupFAWSLEuropeNetherlands - EredivisiePSV Eindhoven (Amy Harrison) 2-1 ADO Den HaagNordicSweden(1) Perra Widén on Twitter: "A new agreement has been signed between the national teams for both men and women. This is the first time that a joint agreement has been negotiated. Equal compensation and also specific provisions linked to both insurance for injuries and support of parenthood.👫🎅 https://t.co/BkO5XvKScq" / TwitterDenmarkthe Championship group (comprising just 4 teams) commences 26/3/22.the Relegation group commences the day after, with 6 teams (including AGF) all starting on zero points. Capital Football (Canberra)Capital Football closes a $22 referee pay gap in Canberra's NPL and NPLW. Queens / Kings of the WeekRecommended viewing: 'We Were True Pioneers' - How Bayern Munich Changed Women's Football In Germany #WeAllRise - YouTube See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


21 Dec 2021

Rank #6

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Here's the Scoop

A big week in football with plenty to talk about. A couple of jokers and plenty of Queens of the Week. All the B90 podcast crew (Eric, Dale, Cheryl, Steffen and Maj) get together to spin around the world, plus a chat about Nanako Sasaki's scoop. History: Denie Pentecost, Matildas Cap 74Footballer, midfielder, filmmaker!Denie Pentecost debuted in 1994 and played 25 matches (14 A Internationals) for the Matildas. She competed at the 1994 OFC Women’s Championship and 1995 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Domestically, she played club football for Sydney Olympic.Post-football, Pentecost directed a short film titled 'Sexy Thing', which was in competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.Hot TopicsNewsFIFA and UN agency plan global network to tackle sexual abuse in sportRankings  Dub - Round 2Around the WorldUWCL: Group stage - Matchday 5AsiaWE League (Japan)UKFA WSLScottish WPL EuropeFrance - D1F (11 of 22) Italy - Serie A (11 of 22)Netherlands - Eredivisie (13 of 18)NordicJanuary 29thNorway: LSK Kvinner FK (Karly Roestbakken) v Denmark: Fortuna Hjørring (Indiah Paige Riley, Clare Wheeler, Angie Beard, Alex Huynh)Queens of the Week See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 14mins

13 Dec 2021

Rank #7

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Unpopular Opinions

History: Claire Nichols, Matildas Cap 73Hot TopicsMatildasBBC Women's Footballer of the Year - Vivianne MiedemaBallon d'orDub - including post-match press conference audio from Vicki Linton, Karly Roestbakken, Ante Juric, Cortnee Vine and Ash WilsonAround the WorldUWCL - Group Stage Matchday 5AsiaWE League (Japan) (11/20)Round 11 cancelled due to omicron related issues.Empress's Cup (Women's FA Cup) started last weekend and the 2nd round through the semifinals will take place through Jan. 5, with the final on Feb. 27 (thank you Dan Orlowitz).UK2020-2021 FA Cup FinalArsenal 0-3 Chelsea (Kirby 3', Kerr 57' 77')Continental CupSunderland 0-7 Aston Villa (Emily Gielnik)EuropeFrance - D1F (10/22)Italy - Serie A (10/22)Netherlands - Eredivisie (12/18)Queens of the WeekNeil - 1) Katrina Gorry played her first game since becoming a mum and was a late replacement, flying all the way across to Perth on the day of the game 2) 16 year old Poppie Hooks made her A-League Women debut against Brisbane, when she was 14 she won WA U23 Player of the Year 3) Morgan Aquino returned to Perth Glory and had a fine gameMaj - 1) Anna Margraf scored her first A-League Women goal 2) Phoenix coach Gemma Lewis led her team to a somewhat unexpected point against the WanderersDale - 1) Ellen White is now England's record goalscorer 2) Alex Epakis, for earning his first Perth Glory win and wearing white pants on a grass surfaceEric - 1) Holly Caspers made her A-League Women debut for Canberra, two years after suffering an ACL injury at the World Uni Games 2) Sydney FC's Cortnee Vine made a triumphant return from injury on Saturday, scoring once and recording two assists against Newcastle 3) Denise O'Sullivan scored a hat trick in the Republic of Ireland's 11-0 win over GeorgiaCheryl - 1) Sam Kerr for her FA Cup Final exploits 2) Kayla Morrison, get well soon 3) new Victory signing Lynn Williams See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 5mins

7 Dec 2021

Rank #8

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I Think You're Dreaming

Well, that wasn't exactly the result many of us were hoping for, but at the very least we broke a record. Eric saw it all from the media box, Steffen enjoyed a drive from Canberra, Maj watched it with a burger at the pub and Cheryl did a 24-hour trip to Sydney.History: Jackie Hadden, Matildas Cap 72Following a three year period without any Matildas debutants, Jackie Hadden made her debut in 1994 against Russia. Jackie played for Blacktown in her pathway to representative football and won the Dana Cup in 1993 (U19).Jackie played twice for the Matildas (1 A international) and went on to the USA, playing college football for Central Connecticut State University.Hot TopicsMatildas 0-3 USADub (ALW) four sleeps until it starts(Public) Voting is open for The Best FIFA awardsAround the WorldInternational Matches(13) Japan 0-2 (16) Iceland(18) South Korea 2-1 (23) New Zealand(28) Mexico 2-1 (6) CanadaComing Up(4) Netherlands v (13) Japan(11) Australia v (1) USA(18) South Korea v (23) NZ(28) Mexico v (6) CanadaQueens of the WeekMaj - Tameka Yallop, she was the captain in her 100th game for the MatildasEric - Blacktown's own Jessika Nash, the woman who captained Australia at the age of 13 in Kyrgyzstan made her senior Matildas debut on Saturday, hopefully it's the first of many!Cheryl - The Fans - all 36,109 of you for turning up and supporting the Matildas. Plus a big shoutout to Matildas Active Support ... we could hear you everywhere!Steffen - Ash Sykes, she's returned to Canberra United and is back to terrorise A-League Women defences See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


29 Nov 2021

Rank #9

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Easily Entertained

Molly makes a triumphant return, with Dale, Steffen and Cheryl on board to talk about all things football this week with special guest Catherine Zimmerman. Guest - Melbourne Victory's Catherine ZimmermanHistory Cap 71 – Tracey JenkinsHot TopicsMatildas & more news Around the WorldUWCL - Matchday 4AsiaWE League (Japan) - Matchweek 10UKFAWSL - Matchweek 8/22Scottish WPL (10/27)EuropeFrance - D1F (9/22)Italy - Serie A (10/22)Netherlands - Eredivisie (11/18)NordicDenmark Round (14/14)USANWSL - FinalOrlando Pride (Emily van Egmond)Washington Spirit 2-1 Chicago Red StarsQueens of the WeekEric - Our own Bella Sewards (from Football Victoria Emerging) is training with Melbourne City!Cheryl - Jess Fishlock from OL Reign was named as the NWSL MVP. Credit to Fishlock for lifting the professionalism of the game in Australia with Melbourne City (3 seasons, 38 matches, 3 championships). Also shoutout to Jess and Watford's Helen Ward, who were both selected for Wales' upcoming World Cup qualifying matches.Dale & Zim send shoutouts to Kelley O'Hara and Steffen has to pivot quickly to change his Queen. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


22 Nov 2021

Rank #10