Beats & Rhymes FC

Tag Archives: Damallsvenskan

Sif Atladóttir interview (Part Two): Through the fire, for Ísland – Back to the chorus and beyond for the warrior dóttir

Kristianstads DFF

 

The sight of Sif Atladóttir cannoning long throws at one end before racing to halt the opposition at the other for Iceland in Euro 2017 would easily convince most that she had enjoyed years of uninterrupted top-level competition. In reality, the unflinching, athletic defender had completed an arduous climb to even be there this summer, though the rhythm driving the mother-of-one and eternal locker-room hotstepper is only gathering pace now. Read more →

Sif Atladóttir interview (Part One): Iceland’s steady rock roaring beneath the thunder’s rumble

Knattspyrnusamband Íslands

 

Spotlight has been shone from countless directions upon Iceland’s respective national teams in recent times, although the intimate Nordic nation’s international footballing progress is no overnight story. The UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 was the third major tournament for the ‘dóttirs’ and for their defender Sif Atladóttir, an individual who personifies the patriotic valour and vibrancy on which her team runs. Read more →

Hannah Wilkinson interview (Part Two): Jamming with the voice within – The Football Fern striking smooth to the soul

 

When Hannah Wilkinson spoke on here back in March 2014, the University of Tennessee standout had a World Cup and Olympic tournament on her record but was very much still finding her feet, with music a guiding hand for her thousands of miles from home. If that initial interview essentially cast the New Zealand striker in the midst of her demo track, you now find the first-year pro with much more of a full-length release to share, packed with meaning, discovery and a voice able to far surpass simply soothing the senses. Read more →

Hallbera Guðný Gísladóttir interview: ‘DJ Razzberry’ racks ‘em up – Iceland defender scorching the beat

 

Even with an internal tussle for playlist power, the Icelandic women’s national team are pulsing toward this summer’s European Championship in fine voice, and with the excitement of a new club to go with the prospect of another major tournament, experienced left-back and resident team DJ Hallbera Guðný Gísladóttir is happily locked into the rhythm. 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 →