What They're Saying: Rachel Daly

“The humidity is what gets you the most. And with heat as well, it’s not the best — especially midday. Three o’clock kickoffs is something I think should be avoided because it’s not safe. The temperatures rise so high there and, from personal experience, it’s not a safe place to be. Hopefully, they can take the times into account.”

-- English international Rachel Daly, who spent seven seasons in the NWSL with the Houston Dash, on how heat and humidity could make it unsafe to play matches in the afternoon during the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada. (The Athletic)
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