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Danielle Colaprico interview: Number 24 to the floor – Chicago midfielder playing to a purer pattern


The 2015 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Rookie of the Year, Danielle Colaprico’s blend of attractive play, simplicity and a willingness to scrap ensured she stamped her mark as a first-year pro among the league’s best, and although she may not be the first you’ll find stepping up with the dance moves, the Chicago Red Stars midfielder is continuing to find her rhythm impressively in year two. Read more →

Michelle Lomnicki interview (Part Two): One sun sets for the Red Star that’ll never burn out

Chicago Red Stars favourite Michelle Wenino changing her jersey name to Lomnicki after her marriage to husband Wes (pictured).

Chicago Red Stars’ Michelle Wenino changing her jersey name to Lomnicki after her marriage to her husband, Wes (pictured).


In the second half of this feature, recently-retired Chicago Red Stars defender and fan favourite Michelle Lomnicki joins the dots of her journey as she goes back behind the scenes of music, life and love in Colorado, as well as college, coaches, and living in the promised land of the pros. Read more →

Michelle Lomnicki interview (Part One): ‘We were us’ – Ex-Chicago defender and the bonds that built a home

Photo: Christy Mehaffie

Photo: Christy Mehaffie


On the surface, a piece of Chicago Red Stars heritage was relinquished with the retirement of long-serving defender Michelle Lomnicki (née Wenino) this March, but to think that would mean underestimating an unconditional bond, born from a life’s love, driven on through devotion, and illuminated all the while by those around her. Read more →

Vanessa DiBernardo interview: Summer reloaded in deep purple for Glory’s Red Star

Photo: Perth Glory

Photo: Perth Glory


U.S. midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo can rightly consider herself one of the leading young creative talents in women’s soccer back home, with two professional seasons at Chicago Red Stars now to her name, and the on-loan Perth Glory star is gleaning much all around from her current stay in Australia. Read more →

Sofia Huerta interview: ‘Music sounds better with you’ – Chicago forward’s Red Star-dusted rookie rhythm

Photo: Daniel Bartel / Chicago Red Stars

Photo: Daniel Bartel / Chicago Red Stars


In her debut season of professional soccer, Chicago Red Stars forward Sofia Huerta has got to grips with the big league in commendable fashion, and one player who can relate to how she has felt as a newcomer in 2015 is somebody she has always been in step with. Read more →