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Collette McCallum interview: Purple poise and playful deception for Glory captain

Photo: Football West

Photo: Football West

 

Throughout her career, Australia midfielder Collette McCallum’s reputation has been built on left-footed midfield wizardry, but you can add a moniker-worthy liking for music, and even an unintentional ability to fool the media, into the mix for the Perth Glory Women captain. Read more →

Luis García interview: Sounds behind the sparkle – The rhythm to Reds favourite’s mastery

Photo: Atlético de Kolkata

Photo: Atlético de Kolkata

 

Attacking midfielder Luis García remains instantly associated with Liverpool for his role in the unforgettable 2005 UEFA Champions League success, and with one last on-field adventure underway in India, the former Spain international reveals the significance of music throughout his voyage up to now. Read more →

Mikael Forssell interview: ‘Play that funky music, Miklu!’ – ‘To the Extreme’ with Bochum’s ex-Blues striker

Photo courtesy of VfL Bochum 1848

Photo courtesy of VfL Bochum 1848

 

Vividly remembered in England for his Premier League days with Chelsea and Birmingham City, Finnish striker Mikael Forssell is now with Germany’s VfL Bochum, but he still recalls how he was thrown in at the deep end as a teenager at Stamford Bridge, in more ways than one. Read more →

Amber Brooks interview: Flash forward with a little Carolina kickback for U.S. midfielder

Photo: @abrooks22

Photo: @abrooks22

 

With a first National Women’s Soccer League season behind her, recently-acquired Western New York Flash midfielder Amber Brooks is in the midst of another loan with FC Bayern Munich, and she is out to build on some success of yesteryear that provides reason for reminiscing. Read more →

Stephanie Labbé interview: One nation under a groove – The keeper and the Canucks

Photo: Ewan Nicholson

Photo: Ewan Nicholson

 

Canadian international goalkeeper Steph Labbé has hit the heights with KIF Örebro DFF over recent months, but as much as Sweden is in her heart, the sweet sounds of home strike a chord like no other. Read more →