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The North Carolina Football Club had a press call today with new club president Francie Gottsegen and chief soccer officer Curt Johnson. I asked them about the Courage's re-signing of Jaelene Daniels. Full transcript threaded below. #NWSL A question about the Courage re-signing Jaelene Daniels. Got
Part 2 of my questions to NCFC president Francie Gottsegen and chief soccer officer Curt Johnson #NWSL Follow up question on Daniels' hiring causing harm to fans.
Part 3/3 of my questions to NCFC president Francie Gottsegen and chief soccer officer Curt Johnson #NWSL Follow-up asking if the club a player being talented amelior
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is this a good time to post my thread on jill ellis being the worst person in the world
omg i’ve been waiting months to compile everything on this hellacious monster 🤣 please lmk what i’m missing #ussf #ussoccer #woso #uswnt #nwsl
punishing pinoe for kneeling in support of BLM ImageImage
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Notes on sexual harassment, discrimination, & soccer. A thread inspired by #NWSL, @itsmeglinehan's fierce reporting & @nwsl_players. (This thread isn't totally linear bec. my head is still SPINNING.)
Harassment loves a structure in which folks at bottom of pyramid have few resources & are easily exiled. Double where movement “up” comes w/ mystical rewards. Double again where structure is sexualized (gender segregated, ruled by men): University, Military, Church, SPORTS.
Harassment ecologies require silent complicity of majority. Disavowing what is right in front of you is a job requirement. Capacity for gaslighting is rewarded.
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Let’s talk about Gavin Wilkinson and @MerrittPaulson, shall we? (1/?) #rctid #baonpdx
This? This here? I have absolutely NO trouble believing this is exactly how it went down.
You know how I know that’s the truth? Because the aggressive, defensive, and categorical denial they give is TEXTBOOK abuser shit.
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11:41 p.m. ET, and away we go.

First up, #USWNT players opposition to U.S. Soccer's motion for summary judgement.
First section has six points of rebuttal — including ones against the equal work concept, and also FIFA prize money determining #equalpay. #USWNT
It's a lot of the same arguments we've already seen before — especially in the February filings asking for summary judgments, just tweaked as a response, which makes sense.

Pushing back here against the concept that the #USWNT and #USMNT are "operationally distinct."
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