Let’s get proper to it: That is the primary episode of Kickin’ Again, a podcast hosted by means of me, Jeff Kassouf, and a part of The Equalizer community.
The objective of this podcast is to have informal, in-depth conversations with personalities from across the recreation about one of the largest and maximum defining moments of their careers up to now. We’ll speak about the whole thing from the existing to what were given them right here, and we’ll convey you a degree of get admission to you’ve come to be expecting from the web page that’s been surroundings the bar in girls’s football protection since 2009.
This primary episode is an hour-plus dialog with Jill Ellis about her time accountable for the United States girls’s nationwide workforce. We speak about 2015 and 2019 International Cup triumphs, studying from disasters just like the 2016 Olympics and the three-back machine which adopted, her relationships with different coaches and conversations with the likes of Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino, and sure participant picks she made in essential moments.
Pay attention to the entire podcast right here:
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We’ve been speaking about developing a brand new, interview-based podcast for a very long time, and we in any case made up our minds at the start of 2020 that it used to be time for motion. The objective used to be in-person sit-down interviews and we recorded precisely a type of sooner than the COVID-19 pandemic close down the sports activities international, however we’ve tailored and used era to stay the spirit and the conversations going.
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Thanks to Claire Watkins for modifying and generating this podcast, in addition to her imaginative and prescient in serving to it turn into fact.
Song: “Inspirational Outlook” by means of https://scottholmesmusic.com/.
Listed here are tough timestamps of the subjects Jill and I spoke about on this debut episode:
7:00 — PRO training license path and impressing colleagues within the room
13:50 — Inspiration from Klopp and Liverpool; Pep and Guy Town
21:22 — Understanding she would step down seven months sooner than she did
28:15 — Suffering on the 2015 International Cup, converting the lineup, ‘We’d like a whinge’ second
44:00 — Why the Spain recreation used to be the hardest of the 2019 adventure
50:00 — Going to a five-back vs. France, the failed three-back experiment
58:00 — Taking accountability for the 2016 Olympics
63:30 — Construction segment vs. efficiency segment, and conserving gamers satisfied
71:11 — Attacking vs. protecting form, Horan vs. Mewis, profile of a No. 9