Entering NWSL’s Second Decade

In episode #345 of the Mixxed Zone women’s soccer podcast, Jen “The Keeper” Cooper chats about the dawn of NWSL’s second decade as well as the continuing struggles of the Canadian WNT for equal treatment by their federation.

In the first segment, Jen talks with Equalizer Soccer founder and editor Jeff Kassouf about a variety of NWSL topics as the pro league is about to enter its second decade of play.

Then Jen talks with TSN producer Meaghen Johnson to get an overview of everything’s that happened this year with the Canadian team and Canada Soccer, including the recent hearings, and an idea of what’s going to happen next.

In this week’s Jensplaining segment, Jen reviews the February FIFA Women’s World Cup playoffs and where the three playoff winners end up in this summer’s group stage.


Shipping soon —  the 2022 Keeper Notes Almanac, the 400-page comprehensive guide to the first 10 seasons of NWSL. The latest edition is due to ship by March 20, 2023. The almanac features a complete player registry, stat leaders by season, color photos

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Founded by Jen Cooper, Keeper Notes has been spreading the love for the beautiful game since 2002 in Houston and beyond. The Mixxed Zone women’s soccer podcast has been covering women’s soccer (primarily NWSL, USWNT and Concacaf) since 2014. Check out more of the Keeper’s great content as well as the invaluable “WoSopedia” page at KeeperNotes.com. You can also follow Keeper Notes on Twitter and Instagram.