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Maz Pacheco interview: Reds defender roaming with a homegrown harmony

Photo via Liverpool FC

Photo via Liverpool FC

 

Breaking through last year as Liverpool Ladies’ youngest debutant, England Under-19 Mayumi ‘Maz’ Pacheco has maintained her swift development this season, spending the past few months on loan with Doncaster Rovers Belles but all the while continuing to strike the notes in the name of the club she’s grown up bonded with. Read more →

Kristen Edmonds interview: Getting on up down in O-Town – Pride midfielder Orlando vibin’

Courtesy of Orlando Pride

Courtesy of Orlando Pride

 

With two years back in the U.S. following her European exploits, the time was right for Kristen Edmonds to kick a fresh groove in 2016, leading her to an Orlando Pride team where her class has shown through and the beat of her intensity has never played out. Read more →

Chloe Logarzo interview: Matildas midfielder’s front seat on the tour bus to anywhere

 

Australia midfielder Chloe Logarzo would love to be the archetypal dependable player for her team, although with a first shot at European football with Sweden’s Eskilstuna United DFF just the latest new entry in the Olympian’s ever-developing picture, predictability is generally becoming all the more unrecognisable to the 21-year-old. Read more →

Claudia van den Heiligenberg interview: Out of the shadows to catch an Oranje fire

Photo: Jürgen Scheere (with consent of FF USV Jena)

Photo: Jürgen Scheere (with consent of FF USV Jena)

 

After an unexpected introduction to international football, Claudia van den Heiligenberg was part of history as the Netherlands took their place for the first time at the top table of the women’s game at Euro 2009. Seven years on from that semi-final showing, the FF USV Jena left-sider is hoping a career in which she’s danced from inhibition to liberation could still hold a homecoming encore under those familiar lights of the tournament stage. Read more →

Juan Agudelo interview: ‘This business of art’ – Revs striker bringing back the knack

Photo: Jason Dalrymple / courtesy of New England Revolution

Photo: Jason Dalrymple/Courtesy of New England Revolution

 

The sparks of flair found in U.S. international Juan Agudelo’s early career have brought many to their feet, and after returning last season to the team who enjoyed arguably his most stunningly impudent piece of on-field showmanship in his first spell, the New England Revolution forward hasn’t lost that all-round taste for expression. Read more →