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SoccerGrlProbs interview (Part One): A love less ordinary – The soundtrack to The Soccer Girl Story

SoccerGrlProbs, from left to right: Carly Beyar, Shannon Fay, and Alanna Locast.

SoccerGrlProbs, from left to right: Carly Beyar, Shannon Fay, and Alanna Locast.

 

From social media beginnings, Alanna Locast, Carly Beyar and Shannon Fay grew their own women’s soccer brand and community, with fans from far and wide captivated by Soccer Girl Problems, and like many great stories, music has often marked the moment in this one. Read more →

Leroy Lita interview: ‘The rose that grew from concrete’ – The meaning beyond the beat for Reds striker

Twitter: @LeroyLita8

Barnsley’s Leroy Lita in his Swansea City days. Photo: @LeroyLita8

 

With over 100 career goals, as well as experience at English football’s highest level, Barnsley striker Leroy Lita made a success of the hand he was dealt, and music offers a gateway into his persona, as well as revealing one source of inspiration in particular. Read more →

Melissa Henderson interview: From Houston to Hjørring, with devotion, for Dash forward

Photo: Bigshots Snapshots

Photo: Bigshots Snapshots

 

In soccer and in life, faith has always been paramount for Houston Dash forward Melissa Henderson, and she is preparing for more breathtaking twists to the tale from the game she loves as she puts down the first markers of her Danish chapter with Fortuna Hjørring.
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Taryn Hemmings interview: The notes that nurtured Red Stars defender

Photo: Chicago Red Stars / James Smith

Photo: Chicago Red Stars / James Smith

 

This year has seen the end of the long road back from injury for the Chicago Red Stars’ Taryn Hemmings, and as the defender embarks on a loan adventure with Danish champions Fortuna Hjørring there is a tuneful reminder of home to turn to, should she ever need it. Read more →

Rory Delap interview: Shamrocks, shenanigans and Stokies – Back through the track with ex-Ireland midfielder

Photo courtesy of The Sentinel

Photo courtesy of The Sentinel

Over twenty years as a player brought Rory Delap international caps, 14 Premier League seasons, and a clutch of soundtrack-worthy moments that will live long in the memory for the former Republic of Ireland midfielder. Read more →