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Jackie Groenen interview: The dime in the Dutch jukebox – Midfield marvel keeps ‘em spinning


Midfield gem Jackie Groenen was the fulcrum as it all crashed together in a perfect orange storm for the Netherlands at Euro 2017, and while she excels in the here and now, there’s more than just the iconic number 14 on her back cocooned in the warm glow of yesteryear.
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Mandy Islacker interview: ‘The one who is always learning’ – Germany striker’s happy belated hit parade

Photo: Carlotta Erler/Courtesy of 1.FFC Frankfurt


For years, Mandy Islacker featured high on the Frauen-Bundesliga scoring charts for various teams, although it is perhaps only now that the 2015 UEFA Women’s Champions League match-winning hero is having her talents projected to the audience she deserves, as the 1.FFC Frankfurt and Germany striker chases top speed on the international track. Read more →

Isabelle Linden interview: ‘Oh what a feeling, when we’re dancing *through* the ceiling!’ – Bella and the German roof-raisers


Taking her club football overseas for the first time in 2016, Birmingham City’s German forward Isabelle Linden has come to appreciate both the beauty and illusion the game holds. As she looks forward at recapturing the kind of form that took her to Euro 2013, she can think back to that tournament with a smile at how Germany were too much for the opposition, as well as the construction! Read more →

Dzsenifer Marozsán interview: Turn up for number ten – Germany’s smooth orchestrator and the sounds to stop the show

Photo: 1.FFC Frankfurt

Photo: 1.FFC Frankfurt


When it comes to the creative elite of the women’s game, Germany’s Dzsenifer Marozsán is always likely to be in the conversation, and as well as fuelling her inspiration, music takes the 1.FFC Frankfurt attacking midfielder back to facing the spotlight in a way she is somewhat less renowned for. Read more →

Colin Bell interview: A new dawn breaks for Champions League-winning coach

Photo: Huebner/Ulrich / Courtesy of 1.FFC Frankfurt

Photo courtesy of 1.FFC Frankfurt


After over three decades in Germany as both a player and coach, the lights have faded to black on Englishman Colin Bell’s time at UEFA Women’s Champions League winners 1.FFC Frankfurt to usher in the next act with Norway’s Avaldsnes IL, and it gives the former Leicester City youngster a platform for new narratives in a truly varied tale of football, music and life. Read more →