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Benny Feilhaber interview: Brazil, bowling and Boyz II Men!


New England Revolution’s Rio de Janeiro-born US international midfielder has been to the Bundesliga, the English Premier League and the 2010 World Cup, and whether it’s conscious rap from his birthplace, college friends in a JoJo video or his own miming effort captured for YouTube, music is a significant component in the persona of Benny Feilhaber. Read more →

Shannon Boxx interview: Team playlist duties no easy task! – Cheney in charge is just fine for US midfield dynamo


In the US Women’s National Team, Lauren Cheney has been a mainstay as the player tasked with catering for all music tastes through her pre-game playlist, and with the Olympics in London fast approaching, her esteemed teammate, midfielder of 165 caps Shannon Boxx, is more than happy to leave the tricky responsibility to her! Read more →

Leslie Osborne interview: ‘DJ Alex, play me one more song!’ – Departed England stars still loved by high flying Breakers’ captain


Boston Breakers are enjoying a flawless start to the WPSL Elite League campaign, led by their captain, central midfielder and 61-cap USA international Leslie Osborne, who speaks of the lasting impact England international duo Alex Scott and Kelly Smith had before their return home this season. Read more →

Michael Nelson interview: ‘You never close your eyes anymore…’ – Killie defender’s display of Top Gun standard!


Centre-back Michael Nelson has endeared himself to supporters in his career with telling contributions in the promotions of Norwich City and Hartlepool United, as well as Kilmarnock’s Scottish League Cup success this year, and he also gave a performance of Maverick (and Goose) proportions away from the field last year. Read more →

Alexi Lalas interview: Solace in sound springs eternal for former US international


Ex-USA international defender Alexi Lalas was thrust onto the global stage in the 1994 World Cup and the ensuing tale has been more sustained, eventful and rambunctious than could ever have been foreseen, with Serie A, his own PlayStation game, the biggest signing in US soccer history and an undying music love providing just some of the sub-plots. Read more →