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English, Sports, 2 seasons, 76 episodes, 2 days, 18 hours, 52 minutes
Join Alexandra Ibaceta (@alexibaceta23) and Jessy Parker Humphreys (@jessyjph) as they catch up on the Women's Super League, Liga F, Frauen Bundesliga and D1 Arkema, as well as the UWCL. Your one stop shop for all things European women's football
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UWCL FINAL REVIEW: Barcelona come from behind to beat Wolfsburg

Alex and Jessy decamp to Alex's bedroom for a live and unfiltered episode reviewing the Champions League final as Barcelona overturn a two goal deficit to win their second ever UWCL title. From Ewa Pajor's rocket of an opener to Fridolina Rolfo's scrappy winner, they talk about how Jonatan Giraldez tweaked things whilst Tommy Stroot failed to, and how ultimately that helped Barcelona come back to win.
6/6/202354 minutes, 31 seconds
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UWCL Final Preview with Marc Andrés and Annika Becker

Jessy and Alex are joined by Catalan journalist Marc Andrés to discuss Barcelona as they aim to win a second UWCL title on Saturday before talking to German journalist Annika Becker about Wolfsburg's chances of spoiling the party.
6/1/20231 hour, 59 seconds
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Wolfsburg get last gasp winner to set up UWCL final against Barcelona

Our UWCL finalists have been decided after Chelsea were unable to push Barcelona far enough at Camp Nou before Wolfsburg broke Arsenal hearts in the final minute of extra time. Alex and Jessy discuss Chelsea's tactics and whether they were too negative, Barcelona getting rattled, Wolfsburg's strange set up, and Arsenal's valiant effort.
5/3/20231 hour, 15 seconds
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Getting stuck in the elevator with Lena Oberdorf

*this was recorded before Alexia Putellas was set to make her return to Camp Nou Jessy and Alex take on what happened in the first leg of the UWCL semi-finals in London and Wolfsburg. Alex got stuck in an elevator with Lena Oberdorf, Chelsea didn't concede four goals, Jessy ran a marathon and Arsenal went against all odds and cameback from being 2-0 down. Listen to all the analysis on both matches and a preview to the second leg matches at Camp Nou and Emirates Stadium.
4/26/202351 minutes, 16 seconds
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Live Laugh Love #UWCL

The semi-finals are upon us so Alex and Jessy hop on to preview this weekend's ties. Do Arsenal have enough players to make a team? Can Chelsea surprise Barcelona? Or will the favourites prevail? And of course, some predictions thrown to make everyone look silly.
4/20/202346 minutes, 18 seconds
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I'm wearing black for Lyon's funeral

"I'm wearing black for Lyon's funeral" said Alex before we reached Stamford Bridge. And so it proved! Alex and Jessy talk through the drama of the second-leg quarter-finals as Chelsea, Arsenal, Wolfsburg and Barcelona all reached the last four of the UWCL
4/1/202348 minutes, 40 seconds
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Football inside the binary

There were four 1-0 wins to kick off the UWCL quarter-finals so Alex and Jessy are back to discuss everything that happened this week. From Roma's heroic performance against Barcelona to the Lena Oberdorf catfish via Reiten's right foot and a Lea Schuller header, all four of these matches are finely poised heading into the second leg.
3/24/202355 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Lena Oberdorf Asterisk

Recorded a little bit early, Alex and Jessy preview the UWCL quarter-finals prior to Lena Oberdorf getting injured. Can Roma cause an upset? Which of Bayern's and Arsenal's midfield will come out on top? Will Sam Kerr leave Wendie Renard in the dust? Analysis and, of course, predictions on all four of this week's matches.
3/20/202346 minutes, 16 seconds
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A derby draw in London and new contracts aplenty

Alex and Jessy are back for 2023 with a quick look at the weekend match between Arsenal and Chelsea before touching on each of their January moves in the market. There's also time to discuss new contracts at Barcelona and land on a controversial move for Magda Eriksson and Pernille Harder...
1/18/202341 minutes, 16 seconds
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The Return of the Out of Form Striker

The UWCL group stages are complete with all eight quarter-finalists now confirmed. Alex and Jessy catch up about the last set of group stage matches, consider Arsenal's January transfer targets, question whether people are sleeping on Bayern Munich, and celebrate all their favourite and least favourite strikers scoring goals.
12/23/202254 minutes, 58 seconds
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What's happened to Lieke Martens?

Seven of the eight UWCL quarter-finalists are set and Alex and Jessy are back to talk about it. They discuss Arsenal's injury issues, Real Madrid's lack of intensity, Barcelona's defensive issues as well as all the rest of the group games
12/17/202252 minutes, 44 seconds
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Barcelona and Chelsea fail to get qualification over the line but Wolfsburg reach the UWCL quarter-finals

Matchday four in the UWCL is complete as a shock loss for Barcelona means they have to wait a bit longer for qualification whilst Real Madrid manage to hold Chelsea to a draw as the Blues concede their first UWCL goal of the season. Jessy and Alex chat those games as well as the freezing cold meeting between Arsenal and Juventus, and look ahead to the matchday five fixtures
12/10/202235 minutes
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The Christmas Lights Call Up

Alex and Jessy are back after a little break to go through how some of the UWCL teams are looking. It is so far smooth sailing for Chelsea but Arsenal are looking a bit thin on the ground player-wise. They also chat Barcelona's best midfield, Wolfsburg's stutter over Roma and whether Lyon can get back to their best anytime soon.
11/29/202235 minutes, 32 seconds
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Score the goal, kiss the badge, tell them to f*** off

Jessy and Alex are back from their trip to Madrid where they watched El Clasico, so they chat about Real Madrid being poor before talking about Chelsea ending Manchester United's unbeaten run. There's also discussion of the chaos of West Ham 4 - Brighton 5, the coup against Lydia Bedford, Arsenal's injury troubles, French draws and previewing the international break.
11/8/202249 minutes, 29 seconds
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Barcelona hold on against Levante and there's a managerial casualty in the WSL

Jessy and Alex catch up with all the latest from European league football as Arsenal beat West Ham and it's the Lauren James show at Kingsmeadow. They also talk about Barcelona getting rattled by Levante, Hope Powell's resignation and tell you to go and watch the Frauen-Bundesliga
11/1/20221 hour, 46 seconds
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Late drama in Portugal whilst Juventus hold Lyon to a draw

UWCL Gameweek Two did NOT disappoint as Jessy and Alex talk through the shock draw for Lyon in Turin. A last minute Georgia Stanway rescue mission is required for Bayern Munich, whilst there's also a big win for Chelsea, a great goal for Mariona, and some deeply dubious goalkeeping.
10/28/202251 minutes, 30 seconds
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Frida Maanum Mysterium

No chance to catch a breath, league football is already back. Alex and Jessy have an in-depth chat on Wolfsburg vs Bayern, before discussing the 'Miedema Problem' at Arsenal and Chelsea's rotated win over Brighton. They also touch on West Ham, Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid, and Jessy even persuaded Alex that it was worth a quick look across the pond at the NWSL.
10/24/202248 minutes, 51 seconds
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Football Holidays: An Arsenal fan and a Chelsea fan head to France

Something a little bit different as Alex and Jessy head to France to watch Lyon vs Arsenal and Paris St-Germain vs Chelsea in the Champions League...
10/22/202221 minutes, 43 seconds
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Are Manchester United the best team in the WSL right now?

Alex and Jessy are back to wrap up some of the highlights from this weekend's WSL, but not before they touch on Alexia Putellas winning her second Ballon D'Or. There are tactical changes at Manchester City, enforced changes at Arsenal, and no need for changes at United. There is also some quick Barcelona and Hoffenheim chat because Alex and Jessy are nothing if not always on brand.
10/18/202242 minutes, 46 seconds
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Who on earth from the WSL decided to piss off UEFA?

Alex and Jessy catch up to talk about the UWCL Group Stage draw. There's a tough set of fixtures for injury-hit Arsenal, an even more demanding Group of Death for Chelsea, whilst Group B looks set to be super open (if you are looking to finish second). They discuss why you might have to take Rosengard seriously, who Jessy should support if Chelsea go out in the group stage, and which Champions League Group Stage take is hottest.
10/5/202243 minutes, 58 seconds
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Arsenal squeak through as UWCL qualifying wraps up

Alex and Jessy catch up as the UWCL group stage competitors are determined. Arsenal just about get past Ajax, whilst Bayern Munich's performance splits the panel and Athenea dazzles for Real Madrid. They also discuss potential Group of Deaths as well as the best group based on away days
9/30/202244 minutes, 6 seconds
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I Love Katie McCabe

Alex and Jessy are back to chat in depth about Chelsea vs Manchester City in the WSL before trying to figure out who on earth was supposed to be playing at right back for Tottenham in the North London Derby. Alex gives us the latest on what is going on with Jorge Vilda in Spain before they discuss Hoffenheim's heartbreak in the Frauen Bundesliga
9/26/202244 minutes, 52 seconds
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Shock losses for Chelsea and Manchester City as the WSL finally gets underway

Alex is away so Jessy is joined by analyst extraordinaire Carl Carpenter to talk through the opening weekend of the WSL with an in depth look at Manchester City and Chelsea. They also talk about whether we learned anything from Arsenal and Manchester United's wins, Barcelona's first league game of the season, if Wolfsburg have already wrapped up the title in Germany and France's late transfer window.
9/20/202250 minutes, 59 seconds
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From Paris to ...Wolfsburg? Alex and Jessy are back to talk through some of the main contenders in France, Germany and Spain this season. Can anyone get close to Barcelona in the Primera Iberdrola? How will Paris St Germain fair without Marie-Antoinette Katoto? And will Wolfsburg simply be too good for the Frauen Bundesliga? They also preview the fixtures for the second round of Champions League qualification and answer some listener questions.
9/7/202239 minutes, 33 seconds
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Alex and Jessy are back with Part 1 of their big European preview podcasts. With the WSL season under way, they look at who is best placed to win the league this year, answering important questions like will Chelsea get knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages again? What have Arsenal actually been up to this summer? And who is a better fullback: Leila Ouahabi or Julie Blakstad? They also touch on whether anyone can break into the top three, mention Rehanne Skinner (again), and drop the first hot take of the brand new season. 
9/6/202241 minutes, 46 seconds
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It came home...

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in going through the Euro 2022 final between England and Germany. Ella Toone and Chloe Kelly brought football home. 
8/5/202247 minutes, 42 seconds
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I'm a big Asda fan

We're down to a final two! England will face Germany in the Euro 2022 final. Alex, Jessy and Abdullah come live and direct to you from Milton Keynes to talk about the semi-finals and preview the big match at Wembley on Sunday
7/28/202242 minutes, 7 seconds
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Get off your high horse

The semi-finals are set! Join Alex, Abdullah and Jessy as they discuss the quarter-final matches and look ahead to the semi-finals of Euro 2022
7/24/202257 minutes, 31 seconds
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Predictions amnesty

Abdullah is flying to the UK to visit for the end of the Euro's so Alex and Jessy are joined by journalist Amee Ruszkai to discuss the final group stage games of Euro 2022. There are surprise quarter-final spots for Austria and Belgium, more thumping wins for England and Germany, and a lacklustre performance from Spain. 
7/19/202255 minutes, 34 seconds
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England smash Norway, Germany beat Spain and Group C is all to play for

Join Alex, Abdullah and Jessy as they talk through the second set of fixtures from the group stages of Euro 2022. England are record-breakers, Germany and France top their groups too, and Portugal bring the flair. 
7/15/20221 hour
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Disappointments and surprises

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the first round of the UEFA 2022 Women's Euro group stage matches. Spain get the job done over Finland in honour of Alexia Putellas. Grace Geyoro gets a first half hattrick, Jill Roord scores the equaliser against Sweden, Germany unleash havoc over Denmark and more at the Euros.
7/11/20221 hour, 41 seconds
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The Big Euro 2022 preview

A summer rebrand! Box To Box WSL becomes Box To Box Euros for the month of July. Join Alex, Abdullah and Jessy as they preview the four Euros groups ahead of the tournament kicking off. Can France get over their off-field dramas? Will Spain actually score goals? it coming home?
7/5/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 26 seconds
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Never write off Lyon

Old triumphs over new as Lyon comprehensively beat Barcelona 3-1 in the UEFA Women's Champions League final. Alex (tearfully), Abdullah (joyfully), and Jessy (neutrally) break down how Lyon managed a big UWCL final win as well as answering some listener questions.
5/25/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 35 seconds
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FC Barcelona vs Lyon....again

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the UEFA Women's Champions League semi-finals and previewing the big final between FC Barcelona and Olympique Lyonnais. Football manager and pundit, Willie Kirk, joins Box to Box to preview the UWCL final providing insights into players and overall tactics. 
5/20/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 7 seconds
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Defensive disasters in the UWCL

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the semi-final first legs of the UEFA Women's Champions League. Barcelona put 5 through Wolfsburg in front of another record breaking crowd and Jill Roord scored her birthday goal at Camp Nou. PSG and Lyon had bad games but still managed to score 5 goals. We talk through and analyse each match as well as answering listener questions at the end of the episode.
4/27/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 55 seconds
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Camp Nou history and semi-finals

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the UEFA Women's Champions League second leg quarter-finals and previewing the semi-finals. Were there any doubts in Barcelona beating Real Madrid, Ramona Bachmann and PSG break Bayern Munich hearts, Juventus were unable to keep the score in their favour against Lyon and Arsenal crash and burn against Wolfsburg.
4/20/20221 hour, 1 minute, 13 seconds
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Many thoughts and emotions

Join Jessy, Alex and Abdullah as they analyse the first legs of the Champions League quarter-finals. Was Caroline Graham Hansen diving? What is Marie-Antoinette Katoto's middle name? And did Tobin Heath mean it? Plus we find out about Alex's fun trip to Munich for the Bayern-PSG game, Abdullah gets his football therapy on Lyon's loss to Juventus, and Jessy reviews their first match supporting Arsenal
3/25/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 8 seconds
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The UWCL is back

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in previewing the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-finals with an analysis on each match-up. Arsenal vs. Wolfsburg, Real Madrid vs. Barcelona, Bayern Munich vs. PSG and Juventus vs. Lyon.
3/17/20221 hour, 1 minute, 32 seconds
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Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Woman

Jessy, Alex and Abdullah break down the latest happenings in the Women's Super League as Chelsea leave it late at Aston Villa, Arsenal brush aside Brighton and Manchester City gain an important three points in their race for Champions League football next season
3/15/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 10 seconds
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Vivstenius the new Kerrby?

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing all that's been happening in the FA Women's Super League world. Conti Cup final analysis, end of a cycle for Chelsea? Arsenal are refreshed and we love Vivstenius. Will Spurs survive March after facing Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City? Can Manchester United secure a Women's Champions League spot?
3/11/202253 minutes, 30 seconds
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A title race in the balance

Alex to about to jet off to Chile so Jessy, Abdullah and her quickly hop on Zoom to break down Chelsea and Arsenal's 0-0 draw at Kingsmeadow on Friday night and discuss which team will be happier with the result
2/15/202238 minutes, 34 seconds
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Absent centre backs and nervous fans

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in summarising Arsenal and Chelsea's last few weeks in the FA WSL including draws and scrappy wins. We analyse and breakdown how Chelsea vs. Arsenal can go and where each time might get joy over the other. We also talk about Leicester's big win over Birmingham City and Tottenham's 4-0 over Hope Powell's Brighton. 
2/10/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 29 seconds
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New year, same us, same Arsenal disappointment

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in discussing the first two WSL weeks of the new year. Arsenal start the year off with a loss against Birmingham City and Chelsea haven't lost because they haven't played yet. Kate Longhurst killed Tottenham's chance to go second in the table with a last minute equaliser. Both Manchester sides are off to a strong start to the WSL, but their biggest challenges are still to come. Leicester City pull off a huge win over a struggling Brighton. The WSL is off to an interesting start...
1/20/202249 minutes, 27 seconds
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Sh*ts & giggles of the UWCL group stage

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah as they go through the final standings in the UEFA Women's Champions League group stages. Juventus and Wolfsburg qualify over last year's finalists, Chelsea. Though losing three matches in the group, Arsenal qualify alongside Barcelona. PSG finish a perfect group stage and Real Madrid progress. Bayern Munich and Lyon progress after tasty group stage clashes. We analyse everything that happened in the group stages and we discuss the quarter-final draw. 
12/23/202157 minutes, 52 seconds
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Trouble in paradise for the Blues

*Apologies for some of the audio quality in this episode, wifi did not feel like co-operating* Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in discussing and analysing last weekend's FA WSL. Reading and Deanne Rose pulled off a HUGE win over Chelsea. Arsenal didn't mess up against Leicester City and they're not four points clear at the top of the WSL. Spurs pull off a comeback against Aston Villa to stay in the top three and Birmingham City ran Manchester City close. And the rest of all the WSL action...
12/18/202158 minutes, 14 seconds
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Anything can happen

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in discussing all that happened in matchweek 8 of the FA Women's Super League. Is Arsenal's honeymoon stage over? and their win over Manchester United. It was a routine win for Chelsea, let's talk about Lauren James. Olli Harder gets the better of Rehanne Skinner and West Ham beat Spurs 1-0. Manchester City get a goos win over Aston Villa, but how telling is it of them being back? Will Brighton stay up top and get a Champions League spot? And it's a proper battle in the mid table this season that we can't talk about enough.
11/24/202155 minutes, 55 seconds
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Hope your week is going better than Man City's

Alex and Abdullah are joined by Goal's women's football correspondent, Ameé Ruszkai, to talk all about what went down during the FA Women's Super League Women's Football Weekend. Spurs shocked Arsenal, but Vivianne Miedema and her new ponytail came to the rescue at the last minute to save a draw. Chelsea inevitably beat a poor Manchester City and they need a change. Everton and Manchester United held each other to a fought out 1-1 draw and Anita Asante got the winner for Aston Villa over Birmingham City. And more...
11/18/202157 minutes, 27 seconds
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Maren Mjelde is BACK, some clubs can't say the same

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing WSL action. Arsenal keep winning and we analyse a few key points in players and Eideball tactics. Chelsea keep on with the back three even with Maren Mjelde back, but what's the best solution to complement the ever so good attacking front? Manchester United and Tottenham drew, does this result say more about where they are in the WSL table? Jean-Luc Vasseur is at Everton and his first match was a loss, was this the right choice? and more...
11/12/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 19 seconds
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Back threes and bangers in the UWCL

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the first two matchweeks of the UEFA Women's Champions League. Barcelona outplayed Arsenal for a 4-1 win and Abdullah describes the Catalans as "poetry in motion." Can anyone beat Barcelona in this form? Pernille Harder saved Chelsea again, but again the focus is on the defence, is Chelsea's back three working? Juventus exploited this weakness well and focred Hayes into a back four, but is it permanent? PSG look promising and Lyon are back to some of their best form....and more. We also look forward to the matchday 3 and 4 which features Bayern Munich v Lyon, Juventus v Wolfsburg and PSG v Real Madrid.
10/21/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 11 seconds
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Confidence like Katie McCabe

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing this weekend's FA WSL action. The Manchester Derby ended 2-2 but with big disappointments for both sides, but for different reasons. Katie McCabe's confidence is oozing all over Arsenal and it is growing to be a very tough task to contain Arsenal's football and confidence on the pitch. Chelsea beat Leicester 2-0 but even though the Blues dominated it definitely wasn't a comfortable win, and who is our preferred central player in the back three. Tottenham and Rehanne Skinner lost their first WSL match this season in disappointing fashion against Hope Powell's Brighton. And more analysis on the rest of the matches...
10/14/20211 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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All Hail Guro Reiten

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah as they break down the fourth weekend of the WSL, including Manchester City's third consecutive loss, Chelsea's Seagull revenge, and Arsenal's glut of gorgeous goals. As well as discussing whether anything other than winning the league would be a failure for Arsenal, next week's Manchester derby, and all the other games from the weekend.
10/6/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Chaaaaampiooooooons Part 2

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analaysing all the UEFA Women's Champions League group stage. In this episode they are joined by Marc Andres i Sanz, Spanish and Barcelona journalist, and Arianna Scavetti, Lyon blogger, to talk and analyse how each team will fare in this new group stage. The biggest match up on Match day 1 will definitely be Barcelona hosting Arsenal at the Johan Cruyff Stadium, will Miedema score a couple or will Alexia's attack be too much for the Arsenal defence? Lyon (finally) lost in the UWCL last season, how will they bounce back this year with a new manager and players? Can Bayern continue their winning momentum into the UWCL this year? Who will finish first and who will settle for second? Sponsorships: off for this episode
10/3/202156 minutes, 20 seconds
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The Chaaaaampiooooooons Part 1

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analaysing all the UEFA Women's Champions League group stage. In this episode they are joined by Jasmina Schweimler, Wolfsburg journalist, and Om Arvind, Real Madrid analyst, to talk and analyse how each team will fare in this new group stage. Real Madrid managed to knock out Manchester City to get to this stage on their European debut. Last season, Wolfsburg were sent home in the quarter-finals by Chelsea, who they now have to face twice in this group stage. Who will finish first and who will settle for second? 
9/30/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 21 seconds
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Is Rehanne Skinner making you eat your words?

Join Alex and Jessy in analysing the third weekend of the WSL, which featured 22 goals, including Arsenal's stunning 5-0 win over Manchester City. We break down Chelsea's 6-1 victory over Manchester United as well as West Ham's first home win since February 2020, Everton's first points of the season, and the end of Brighton's winning run. We also send our congratulations to Rehanne Skinner for Tottenham's 100% record.
9/29/20211 hour, 18 seconds
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Hands up like Rosella Ayane if you love the WSL

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the second weekend of the WSL which features a shocking 2-1 Tottenham win over Manchester City in the Academy Stadium and a Brighton 5-0 goaleada over Birmingham. Arsenal won and Vivianne Miedema scored, Chelsea won and Sam Kerr scored. Aston Villa equalised late to steal a point from West Ham and Manchester United win comfortably over Leicester City. We also preview the UWCL group stage, which features Arsenal and Chelsea.
9/16/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 25 seconds
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Never a dull moment

Join Jessy and Abdullah in their breakdown of the first weekend of the WSL, with Alex off on her holiday this week. From Arsenal's win over Chelsea to Manchester City's dominant performance at Everton, find out what Jessy and Abdullah made of the opening fixtures. Keep up to date with all things Box To Box WSL via our Twitter, @boxtoboxwsl
9/8/202135 minutes, 31 seconds
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Gold for Canada...who predicted that?

oin Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the knock out stage of women's football at Tokyo 2020. Australia outdid themselves and USA did also. The Dutch had everything but they couldn't close the match over the Americans. Canada came out of nowhere and Jessie Fleming knocked out the Americans and saved Canada in the final vs Sweden. Our analysis of all matches and we throw it forward to the next upcoming international tournaments, Euro 2022 and the 2023 World Cup.
8/14/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 40 seconds
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Manifesting vibes all the way to Tokyo

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the group stage of women's football at Tokyo 2020. We take this analysis into our knock out stage predictions. Can Sweden go all the way? Will the Dutch get their World Cup revenge on the USWNT in the quarter-finals? Can Australia push Team GB enough? and will Canada be able to show up on the day to stop a Marta-led Brazil side? Listen and find out! PS: Apologies for any audio glitches you hear, there was wifi problems during the recording of this episode.
7/29/20211 hour, 20 seconds
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No one has the answers to Olympic football

Join Alex, Jessy, Abdullah to preview women's football in the Olympics. USA's downfall? Just how much do we expect from Team GB? Can top European nations push through and be the best in the world for a second consecutive Olympic games? Underdogs can be the ultimate gamechangers in each group. Listen and find out our medal predictions. 
7/20/202155 minutes, 50 seconds
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The new champions of Europe

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah is analysing Barcelona's dominant 4-0 win over Chelsea in the UEFA Women's Champions League final. For the first time in five years there is a new name engraved in the trophy. Lluis Cortes set his team up flawlessly against a naive Emma Hayes side who were down 4-0 within 35 minutes of the match. Listen to hear out full analysis. 
5/19/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 4 seconds
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All to play for in the UWCL final

Join Alex, Jessy, Abdullah and special guest, Marc Andres Sanz to preview the UWCL final between Barcelona and Chelsea. How are Emma Hayes and Lluis Cortes going to line up their sides? Where are Chelsea and Barcelona's strengths and weaknesses? And, does Barcelona have an advantage? Listen to get our starting XIs and talk about...kits?
5/15/202151 minutes, 15 seconds
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WSL finale

The WSL is done! Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah to talk about what went down on the final day of the WSL, how the season panned out for each club and analysis of what each club did right and what they need to do over the summer. Chelsea are back to back WSL champions and Bristol City got relegated into the Women's Championship; and Arsenal and Manchester City secured Champions League football. 
5/12/202153 minutes, 13 seconds
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And then there were two

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the UWCL semi-finals, Barcelona vs PSG and Chelsea vs Bayern Munich. Barcelona advanced through to their second UWCL final in front of 1,000 fans in Barcelona and Chelsea overcame a tough Bayern Munich side to book their ticket to their first ever Champions League final. What did both sides do so well? and we give a little preview to what we think will happen in the final. Thank you to everyone who sent in listener questions, listen to the end and find out what we said!
5/7/202157 minutes, 27 seconds
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Everybody needs a Magda Eriksson in their lives

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing UEFA Women's Champions League semi-final action. Two entertaining first leg ties saw PSG draw 1-1 with Barcelona and Bayern Munich managed a 2-1 win over Chelsea. A well fought match in Paris and more brilliant Christiane Endler saves denied Barcelona to take a lead back to Spain. Chelsea's only goal in Munich was bizarre, but the home side managed the match well and are heading to London with a big lead over Emma Hayes' side. Listen to find out who has the edge in Barcelona in the second leg and Chelsea's biggest weakness that Bayern exploited so well.  
4/27/202129 minutes, 57 seconds
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Penalties, history and Rachel Daly

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing the latest international break. Spain defeated the Netherlands brilliantly in what can be a sneak peak into the 2022 Euro. The Dutch then went on to score another five goals on Australia who lost to Germany 5-2 prior. Sweden were unlucky not to beat the USWNT after a late Megan Rapinoe penalty saved the day...again. The Swedish and the Americans went on to win their second match against Poland and France. England only scored one goal in this international break, a Fran Kirby penalty against the French. Hege Riise's Lionesses lost their matches against France and Canada. Here's our say on what teams did so well and what weaknesses to keep an eye out for ahead of three back to back major tournaments. 
4/19/202148 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Final Four

Alex, Jessy and Abdullah are joined by German journalist, Jasmina Schweimler (@JasSchweimler) to analyse all UWCL quarter-final ties and look forward to the semi-finals. Chelsea beat Wolfsburg 5-1 on aggregate, but stats are more telling than the storyline. Bayern Munich is one of the most successful teams in Europe so far this season, how will they deal with Chelsea and will the Blues deal with them? Manchester City's UWCL tough task is over as they fell to Barcelona 4-2 on aggregate. Will Barcelona face PSG or Lyon? And what are our semi-final and final predictions. 
4/7/202145 minutes, 31 seconds
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Frappucinos and the final frontier

Alex, Jessy and Abdullah analyse this weekend's WSL action. West Ham put 5 past Reading and Everton edged Aston Villa 3-1. A first half hattrick for Sam Kerr in Chelsea's 6-0 win over Birmingham City and Spurs fell 3-0 to Man City. A big development in the Champions League race. Brighton upset Manchester United 1-0 from the penalty spot, but Arsenal thrived yet again in their 4-0 win over Bristol City. Just four matchdays left in the WSL, how will things end?
4/6/202141 minutes, 27 seconds
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Unconvincing wins and waltzing

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah to discuss all FA WSL action. Lauren James became the first Manchester United women's footballer to score at Old Trafford in a 2-0 win over West Ham. Arsenal waltzed around elegantly around Tottenham in a 3-0 win. Manchester City with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Reading ahead of a big week. Chelsea's full-back try outs against Aston Villa ahead of facing Wolfsburg in the UWCL. Birmingham City and Bristol City shared points in what was a big game in the relegation battle. Music by Tom Moore. 
3/29/202136 minutes, 49 seconds
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'Tough tasks' ahead for some

Alex, Jessy and Abdullah go in-depth to analyse the first leg of the UWCL quarter-finals. They are joined by expert analyst, Michael Cox, to analyse Barcelona's superb 3-0 win over Manchester City. Chelsea scraped a 2-1 win over Wolfsburg, Lyon got a big 1-0 over PSG from a dodgy penalty call and Bayern cruised by Rosengård. Listen and find out what to expect from the second leg fixtures.
3/26/202151 minutes, 21 seconds
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Big wins and late goals

Alex, Jessy and Abdullah are joined by Tim Stillman (@stillberto) to analyse Arsenal's 2-0 win over Manchester United in what was a crucial game for Champions League qualification. We then analyse Chelsea's 3-0 win over Everton and give our best Chelsea starting XI and formation ahead of facing Wolfsburg in the Champions League. The FA WSL relegation keeps getting better and Birmingham City salvaged a point with a late equaliser against West Ham United, what does this mean for the Hammers? Music by Tim Moore
3/21/202142 minutes, 28 seconds
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Champions League revenge tour begins

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing all UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final draws. Barcelona v Manchester City, Chelsea v Wolfsburg, Lyon v PSG and Bayern Munich v Rosengard. We break down each team's recent performances, stand out players and give our semi-final predictions. Music by Tim Moore
3/16/202153 minutes, 18 seconds
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Confidence and luck

Join Alex, Jessy and Abdullah in analysing this past weekend's WSL action. Manchester United banged out a 3-0 win over Aston Villa and their next rivals, Arsenal, displayed a confident game against Birmingham City with new tactics around Vivianne Miedema. Everton nearly stopped Manchester City's attack, but unlucky not to and Tottenham got their fourth consecutive defeat against Hope Powell's Brighton. Music by Tim Moore
3/9/202142 minutes, 21 seconds
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Behind the scenes of Lionesses' social media

Louise Selsby, Lionesses' social media producer, comes on the pod to talk about her work during lockdown. We explore the planning behind different campaigns seen on socials, the players' influences on the content, 2019 World Cup (with a little behind the scenes story) and what an important role social media plays to the growth of women's football.  Music: Feelin Good by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
7/6/202017 minutes, 55 seconds
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WSL + Coronavirus, what will be of Phil Neville's reign?

Here's the first episode of Box to Box: WSL with host, Alexandra Ibaceta. She's joined with Tim Stillman, Arseblog writer, and Kieran Theivam, formerly FIFA and The Athletic. We cover the FAWSL + coronavirus, how the pandemic will affect and hopefully not affect women's football. Inevitably we talk Phil Neville's reign and can be done next for the Lionesses. Music:
5/13/202024 minutes, 35 seconds