The Far Post

The Far Post

An ESPN Australia & NZ women's football podcast from Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Sam Lewis, and Marissa Lordanic covering the W-League, Matildas, Aussies abroad and more.

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June 25, 2021 39 min
June 25th, 2020 (and the early hours of the 26th) were big for football in Australia and New Zealand. The two nations were awarded the rights to co-host the 2023 Women's World Cup. A year on from that announcement ESPN's The Far Post talks to Jane Fernandez, the woman who head up the bid and is now the Chief Operating Officer for the Australian part of 2023. We chat about her memories from that night and what's happened...
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ESPN's The Far Post reviews the Matildas draw against Sweden! Join Angela Cristian-Wilkes, Marissa Lordanic, Sam Lewis, and Anna Harrington as we discuss all the milestones achieved in the match (0:41). Answering your questions we also chat about the 'keeper spots for Tokyo (3:31) and the use of a back three (12:40). Plus the big midfield winners (25:30) and some disagreement about who gets a ticket to Tokyo (31:49). Follow...
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June 12, 2021 65 min
ESPN's The Far Post review the Matildas 3-2 loss to Denmark. Join Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Marissa Lordanic, and Sam Lewis as we share the things we loved to see from the match (1:06), chat about the young players (7:24), and dissect the defensive errors (23:42). We also pick out some positives (38:56) and talk about increasing the number of competitive matches for the team (45:03). Plus we discuss Clare Wheele...
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It's a new episode of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Sam Lewis, Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, and Marissa Lordanic as we pore over the Matildas squad for the upcoming June friendlies! We chat about which players we're excited to see (1:12), who missed out (13:48), and the expectations for these clashes (9:20). We then go in depth in each part of the field and discuss what we're expecting to see with the defen...
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May 27, 2021 56 min
It's a new episode of ESPN's The Far Post podcast! Join Marissa Lordanic, Sam Lewis, Anna Harington, and Angela Christian-Wilkes as we chat about the APL's new broadcast deal (5:17), the things we like, the things we don't, and some questions we have. We also discuss Perth Glory's W-League signings (34:37) and boot Liverpool's treatment of its women's team (again) (44:23). Plus some You Love To See Its (...
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May 23, 2021 72 min
With the conclusion of the 2020-21 season, ESPN's The Far Post look back at the Aussies in the FA WSL! Join Angela Christian-Wilkes, Marissa Lordanic, Sam Lewis, and Anna Harrington as we analyse Sam Kerr (8:04), the Aussies at Arsenal (17:15), Alanna Kennedy (48:36), Hayley Raso (43:10), the Matildas at West Ham (before Emily van Egmond announced she was leaving) (55:13), and Chloe Logarzo and Ella Mastrantonio's Bristol s...
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It's a new episode of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Marissa Lordanic, Sam Lewis, and special guest, Kathleen McNamee from ESPN UK and ESPN FC as we chat about the UEFA Women's Champions League Final. We dissect the best players, Barca's brilliance, and Chelsea's capitulation. We also talk about the bungled European Super League (27:44), Emma Hayes' future (44:36), and th...
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May 13, 2021 57 min
We're back for season 2 of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Sam Lewis, Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, and Marissa Lordanic for a review of the final day in the FA WSL. We gush over Kerr, Kirby, Hayes, and Berger as Chelsea lifted another trophy (0:52). Mackenzie Arnold was saving everything and West Ham fans are excited (20:55). We also discuss Man City (29:00), Arsenal (31:50), Man United and Everton (40:36). We wrap i...
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April 17, 2021 59 min
Bonus ep! ESPN's The Far Post reviews the Matildas first friendlies in over a year! Join Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Sam Lewis, and Marissa Lordanic as we dissect the Germany and Netherlands friendlies. We discuss the centre back frustrations (8:18), the midfield (17:21), and provide the context for which these games were played (1:36). We pick out the positives (21:55), chat about Mary Fowler (34:48), and look ah...
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April 16, 2021 67 min
ESPN's The Far Post's present the W-League grand final and season review ep! Join Anna Harrington, Sam Lewis, Angela Christian-Wilkes, and Marissa Lordanic to look at Victory's championship win and the season as a whole. We dissect the grand final and the two competing teams' seasons (1:16), our You Love To See Its of the season (29:19), and one line reviews of every side (39:08). We offer up our team of the season ...
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Grand final preview bonus pod? You love to see it! ESPN's The Far Post chats to Sydney FC midfielder Clare Wheeler (0:29) and Melbourne Victory goalkeeper Gaby Garton (24:14) ahead of the W-League grand final! Follow The Far Post on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Check out espn.com.au or download the ESPN App.
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It's another week of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Sam Lewis, and Marissa Lordanic as we dissect two enormous W-League semi finals. We break down the Brisbane Roar v Melbourne Victory game (4:42), chat about the refereeing decisions (15:51), and how we feel about goal line technology (21:40). Our focus then turns to Sydney v Canberra (27:56) and the grand final (45:10). We run the rule ...
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April 3, 2021 41 min
It's W-League finals preview time! ESPN's The Far Post chat to Sydney FC captain Teresa Polias (0:40) and Canberra United midfielder Laura Hughes (21:10) ahead of their semi final. Follow The Far Post on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Check out espn.com.au or download the ESPN App.
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It's W-League finals preview time! ESPN's The Far Post chat to Brisbane Roar goalkeeper Georgina Worth (0:38) and Melbourne Victory captain Angie Beard ahead of their semi final (17:25). Follow The Far Post on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Check out espn.com.au or download the ESPN App.
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March 30, 2021 68 min
ESPN's The Far Post is back for another week! Angela Christian-Wilkes, Sam Lewis, Marissa Lordanic and Anna Harrington take you through the final round of the W-League. There's a whole lot of love for Rhali Dobson (57:38), Melina Ayres, Mindy Barbieri, and Victory's big win (27:47), and Viking Park (11:57). We discuss how Brisbane goes about replacing Clare Polkinghorne and Emily Gielnik (21:06) and briefly preview the ...
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March 26, 2021 46 min
The Matildas are back baby! No Angela Christian-Wilkes but join Anna Harrington, Sam Lewis, and Marissa Lordanic for this emergency pod discussing the Tillies first matches in over a year. We run through the defence options (5:29), explain the no Aussie-based players rule (2:38), discuss who is in Europe currently (13:55). We chat about how the Matildas exploits at club level will translate into the national team, particularly for ...
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March 23, 2021 69 min
It's a new episode of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Sam Lewis, Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, and Marissa Lordanic to dissect the penultimate round of W-League action. Sam offers another potential Matildas bolter with a special appearance from her dog, Bo! (4:01). We chat about players in commentary (17:07), and discuss Newcastle and Canberra's soggy encounter (13:49). Adelaide's record crowd gets a big wrap ...
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March 17, 2021 69 min
Welcome to another episode of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Marissa Lordanic, Sam Lewis, Angela Christian-Wilkes, and Anna Harrington to dissect all the bits and bobs from the week that was in Australian women's football. We talk about the tale of two Citys after Melbourne's loss to the Wanderers (5:12) and their win over the Jets (13:52). Michelle Heyman makes history as Canberra defeat Perth in a chaotic game (20:42) whil...
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March 9, 2021 71 min
Welcome to episode 26 of ESPN's The Far Post! Join Anna Harrington, Sam Lewis, Angela Christian-Wilkes, and Marissa Lordanic as we go through an enormous week in the W-League. We heap praise on Melbourne Victory's underrated defence, Polly Doran, and Annalie Longo (4:24), as well as chat about Sunny Franco's big night in Perth (39:08). We ask lots of questions about the Reds : was that game against Sydney their greatest...
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March 2, 2021 73 min
ESPN's The Far Post is back for another week! Marissa Lordanic, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Anna Harrington, and Sam Lewis discuss the Angela derby (Melbourne Victory v Canberra United) and what the 1-1 draw means for their respective seasons (4:37). There are big wraps for Adelaide's gritty win (13:39) and heaps of praise for Emily Condon (17:54). Sydney's attackers keep powering on with Princess Ibini and Clare Wheeler g...
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