If you like a little background noise with your Friday morning coffee or lunch, you’re in luck! I’ve got a couple of videos for you to check out today. Let’s get started!
Second, Trinity Rodman stat down with Craig Hoffman – formerly a Washington Spirit employee, now host of The Hoffman Show – for a rare interview. They discuss her play for the National Team and The Spirit and her feelings on brunch. We’ll get her on Hey Spirits! one day!
Napoli clinch first Serie A title in 33 years after draw with Udinese (ESPN)
Seeing a team bring one home after decades of falling short is always cool, (speaking as a Cleveland fan); although as a typical American, I feel like there’s something anticlimactic about winning on points with a draw. I found this longer form piece on what the win means to the city, also from ESPN, fairly interesting.
Arsenal: Laura Weinroither fourth player to suffer ACL injury this season (BBC)
ACL tears have been a problem across the women’s game, but with 4 players with the same injury in one year, it really feels like it’s time to ask what’s going on at Arsenal.
Late addition to the FKs: Loudoun United FC are supporting a Miles for Melanoma 5K in support of head coach Ryan Martin’s sister-in-law. The 5K takes place tomorrow at 9 a.m., starting in Yards Park in Washington, DC. If you’re interested, sign up or donate here.
Finally, here’s your schedule for the weekend. D.C. Defenders have played their last game at Buzzard Point for the year (and I’ve heard a rumor the field is being re-sod), so they won’t be making an appearance in the table for a while. I’m always open to including more teams, though, so let me know if there’s another local team I should add!
|Washington Spirit vs. San Diego Wave FC||Sat., May 6 at 1 p.m. EST||Audi Field||CBS|
|Loudoun United FC vs. Indy Eleven||Sat., May 6 at 7 p.m. EST||Segra Field||ESPN+|
|D.C. United vs. FC Cincinnati||Sat., May 6 at 7:30 p.m. EST||TQL Stadium||Apple TV|
|Old Glory DC vs. New England Free Jacks||Sat., May 6 at 8 p.m. EST||Choctaw Stadium||FS2, TRN|