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A show about women's soccer

Full Time with Meg Linehan is a weekly soccer podcast expanding The Athletic’s coverage of the USWNT and NWSL. Meg tackles the culture, context, and conversations about the sport here in America and beyond. Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts; new episodes on Thursday.

Our current episode | Staying on Theme | Jan. 27, 2022

It’s 2022, and Full Time is back! Meg and Steph catch up on the major events of the year so far, especially the ongoing collective bargaining negotiations between the players’ association and the NWSL, plus the ongoing ownership saga of the Washington Spirit and plenty more.

Last time on Full Time | Solidarity and Support | Dec. 15, 2021

NWSL Players Association executive director Meghann Burke and former player Mana Shim join Full Time to discuss a new initiative designed to support NWSL players: an emergency fund that will assist current and former players with financial hardships, from car repairs to mental health resources, by putting money directly in their pockets.

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The Athletic Best of 2020

In December 2020, Full Time with Meg Linehan was named as a selection to The Athletic's Best of 2020 collection.

About the podcast

Full Time with Meg Linehan is a weekly podcast, with new episodes released every Thursday. The show includes weekly news updates, interviews with players, administrators, fellow journalists and other insiders and occasionally, listener mailbags that address all sorts of topics.

Guests in 2020 included:

  • Crystal Dunn

  • Ali Krieger

  • Lindsey Horan

  • Christen Press

  • Tobin Heath

  • Kristie Mewis

  • Rachel Daly

  • Shea Groom

  • Becca Roux

  • Brooke Elby

  • Lori Lindsey

  • Angela Hucles

  • Sandra Herrera

  • Steph Yang

  • Bria Felicien

  • & more.

About Meg

I'm a national staff writer at The Athletic covering the NWSL, U.S. women's national team and more from the world of women's soccer.

I also host a weekly digital show, The Fixture by WICC, brought to you by the Women's International Champions Cup. I wrote "Secrets of Success," a book about Megan Rapinoe and her leadership, available now.

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