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Julia Šimić interview: Dancing under the green and white lights – How Wolfsburg midfielder got her keys to the show

 

Moving up through Germany’s youth national teams and becoming one of the Frauen-Bundesliga’s foremost midfielders over a number of years meant that Julia Šimić’s 2016 entrance to the full international show was almost as long-awaited as it was welcome. However, feeling eager anticipation with a stage in her sight is not all that unfamiliar for the current VfL Wolfsburg performer. Read more →

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 →

Selina Wagner interview: ‘Let’s get loud’ – Freiburg midfielder turns it back to the max

Courtesy of SC Freiburg

Courtesy of SC Freiburg

 

A two-time UEFA Women’s Champions League winner, former VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Selina Wagner has felt the glow of glory and the chill of desolate frustration in her career, but the volume is up again and the harmony feels right for the 26-year-old at SC Freiburg. 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 →