Women’s World Football Show, Episode 177 features a special Australia spotlight with in-depth analysis by Beyond 90 Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief Cheryl Downes.
When FIFA announced that the Women’s World Cup 2023™ will be staged in Australia and New Zealand, elation was felt around the globe. Not only is this monumental event important to the two host countries, who have done so much for women’s football with their national teams and leagues, it will be fruitful for the women’s game all over the world.
On this special episode, we visit with Beyond 90 Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief Cheryl Downes to discuss the upcoming World Cup, what it means to the Australia, the Matildas playing abroad, and much more. Three years is not that far away, so let’s get the conversation started!!
Cheryl is the Co-Founder and Editor in Chief of Beyond 90. Having been involved in the coverage of women’s football for well over a decade, Cheryl has covered the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the AFC Women’s Asian Cup (2014, 2018) and more than seven seasons of the W-League.
Making her record-breaking 30th appearance on Women’s World Football Show (that’s a good thing, right?), Cheryl Downes provides us an inside look at the upcoming 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Her expert analysis brings us a close-up view of the tournament seen through the eyes of a Melbourne native. Plus, Cheryl gets us up to date with the Matildas playing abroad, some W-League news and more.
Did you know Cheryl got her start covering Field Hockey?? Well, we do now because Cheryl also shares her own personal football journey! It’s a side of Cheryl we never knew existed and after 6 years of appearances, it’s about time we got to know her! (6‘ & 37’)
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Photo Courtesy of: Cheryl Downes
Original Broadcast Date: September 2, 2020
Women’s World Football Show is hosted, written, edited & produced by Patty La Bella.
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