Women’s World Football Show, Episode 186 features an exclusive interview with Australia Women’s National Team defender Jenna McCormick; and Beyond 90 editor-in-chief Cheryl Downes
As a fan of women’s soccer, what fascinates you most about the players? No matter what attribute you admire about these amazing women footballers, Jenna McCormick embodies just about all of them. The Australia Women’s National Team and Melbourne City defender Jenna McCormick is here to share her remarkable football journey. Plus, our friend and Aussie expert Cheryl Downes is here to talk W-League!
Hailing from South Australia, Jenna McCormick made her national team debut in 2019 against a set of friendlies against Chile. She then made the Olympic qualifiers and on her way to Tokyo! But the journey to fulfilling a dream isn’t without it’s twists and turns. Jenna shares her experiences as a well-traveled player within the W-League and in foreign leagues throughout the world, including a challenging one in Spain.
Jenna also shares insights on her recent injury at Melbourne City and how she has dealt with seeking help to deal with the immense mental pressures the game deals even the strongest players. The embodiment of a footballer, Jenna allows us into her life and makes us proud to be fans of the women’s game! This is a Must Listen to interview! (7′)
Co-founder and editor-in-chief of Beyond90.com.au Cheryl Downes is here to talk about W-League! Who will end the season in the Top 4? Which teams surprised this season? And what did the league do right and wrong in the 2020/21 season? Plus, Cheryl gives her thoughts on the importance of Jenna McCormick to the future of the Matildas. (51′)
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Photo Courtesy of: Matildas.com
Original Broadcast Date: March 14, 2021
Women’s World Football Show is hosted, written, edited & produced by Patty La Bella.
Additional assistance for this episode by Jenna McCormick, Jack Kovicic, John Didulica & Holly Fowler, and of course our friend Cheryl Downes
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