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 | Most Valuable | Oct. 14, 2021
Meg and Steph Yang catch up to discuss both the fall-out across the NWSL (including the relocation of the NWSL Championship) but also the games and the playoff picture — plus discuss some candidates for NWSL MVP, and what we consider “most valuable.” Plus: thinking about the NWSL commissioner role and the USWNT roster drop, and Meg might accidentally start a barbeque war at the end.
Last week on Full Time | "This guy has a pattern" | Sep. 30, 2021
Meg and Katie Strang discuss their reporting on Thursday’s story: ‘This guy has a pattern’: Amid institutional failure, two former NWSL players accuse prominent coach of sexual coercion at The Athletic.
Read the story here.
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:
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 covered the 2019 Women's World Cup from France, and travel to cover the USWNT and NWSL, and will cover the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. I also host a digital show, The Fixture by WICC, and am the author of a forthcoming book on Megan Rapinoe and her leadership to be released on June 1, 2021 and now available for preorder.