Settle the Score

Settle the Score

Latest Episodes

Four Stars :(
August 08, 2023

On today's show Allyson and Madalyn discuss the USWNT's loss to Sweden in their first knockout match of the World Cup. We talk Vlatko replacements, that nail-biting penalty shootout, and all about what needs to change before the Olympics. Let us know wh

All the USA v. Portugal Hub-hub
August 05, 2023

We're on the eve of the USWNT v. Sweden match, and we're finally able to talk about that Portugal draw. We go into tomorrow's match with some pretty grim predictions, and discuss all of the discussion around Carli Lloyd's comments about the team. Let us

Horan de Donk
July 30, 2023

Allyson and Madalyn, tragically, both agree that the USA is not winning the World Cup after their 1-1 performance against The Netherlands. They discuss DeMelo's surprising start, Horan's header of revenge, and what the chances look like against Portugal.

Julie Ertz Soothes Our Souls
July 23, 2023

It's the World Cup!!! On today's episode we talk about the USWNT's 3-0 win over Vietnam in the first group stage game. Julie Ertz and Savannah DeMelo had surprising starts, Trinity Rodman almost went down in the first minute, and Sophia Smith was involv

Are You An Optimist or An Optimistic Pessimist?
July 16, 2023

On today's episode we discuss the USWNT's 2-0 win over Wales. Was it the perfectly bland send-off game that you're looking for right before a major tournament? Or a medicore harbinger of things to come? We discuss Trinity's two goals, our preferred fo

It's Cupping Season!!!!
June 27, 2023

We're baaaack!!! The World Cup roster has dropped and Allyson and Madalyn are here for it. And frankly, they have more World Cups under their belts than most of these call-ups. Will our backline survive without Becky? Does Savannah DeMelo deserve the n

But What About That Midfield?
February 23, 2023

On today's show we talk about the three USWNT victories in the She Believes Cup. Mallory Swanson is on fire, Crystal Dunn and Naomi Girma are bringing us hope, and Lindsay Horan is...confusing. Overall, we think the team is trending in the right directi

World Cup Dress Rehearsal
January 23, 2023

On today's show we discuss the two USWNT wins versus New Zealand! What was the difference between the uninspiring first and pretty good second halves of the first match? Who made a better case for themselves for making that World Cup squad? Does Vlatko

USWNT Live at Wembley
October 14, 2022

On today's episode we discuss two disappointing matches- or were they? Was the 2-1 USWNT loss to England at Wembley really deserved? What was up with that off-sides call? Were there some bright spots to be found, despite the dismal second game against

Dick, Kerr Ladies FC and Abby Wambach's Sister
August 25, 2022

Today Settle the Score brings you a very special episode! We recently read a new graphic memoir by Kelcey Ervick called The Keeper and fell in love with it! It explores everything we love to talk about on the show- the intersection of soccer and feminis