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Jasmine Pereira interview: Ferns starlet kicking the interlude with retrospective shine

Photo: Enzo Giordani / http://in-the-back-of-the.net/

Photo: Enzo Giordani / http://in-the-back-of-the.net/

 

Regardless of age, certain qualities in players and in people will always have their value, and it is a sentiment that rings true with New Zealand international Jasmine Pereira, just like the vintage vibe running through the soundtrack to the young forward’s journey to date. Read more →

Fabienne Humm interview: ‘One for the treble, two for the bass’ – Beyond the record and beneath the surface with Swiss hat-trick hero

Photo: Peter Ganser

Photo: Peter Ganser

 

A small segment of the FIFA World Cup history book was rewritten by Switzerland’s Fabienne Humm this year as she hit the fastest hat-trick ever scored in the tournament, and as the FC Zürich captain uncovers some of the hidden edges to the national team and to her own story, the details may not be quite as expected. Read more →

Emilie Haavi interview: Walls of sound painted in red, white and blue for Norway forward

 

This summer’s FIFA World Cup gave Norway forward Emilie Haavi another chance to link up with someone she shares a finely-tuned understanding with, whether they are breaking through an opposition defence, or maybe just making themselves heard away from the noise and tension of game day. Read more →

Jlloyd Samuel interview: A switch straight out of left field for ex-Villa full-back – How former Bolton man turned the beat around

 

Featuring in 11 Premier League seasons, former Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers left-back Jlloyd Samuel amassed 240 games in the top flight and even once earned a place in the England squad, although the surroundings in which the past few years have played out for him would have taken quite some predicting. Read more →

Lindsay Tarpley interview: Embers of a familiar groove as former U.S. forward kicks a new step

Portage Soccer Club

Portage Soccer Club

 

A two-time Olympic gold medal winner, Lindsay Tarpley’s playing days ended far sooner than hoped, taking the former U.S. Women’s National Team forward’s focus down new avenues, although as an exciting new venture proves, she has never flown far from the game that always was a dream to her. Read more →