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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 →

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 →

Lara Dickenmann interview: ‘Stand by the jams’ – Swiss star rewinds the rhythm

Photo: VfL Wolfsburg

Photo: VfL Wolfsburg

 

Before starting afresh with VfL Wolfsburg last year, Switzerland’s Lara Dickenmann checked out at Olympique Lyonnais having excelled during seven trophy-filled seasons in France in which she cemented her name at the highest level, although there once was an era when it was someone else’s beat the two-time UEFA Champions League winner played to. 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 →

Sophie Schmidt interview: Same strings in a new city – Canada international finding the flow in Frankfurt

Photo: Alfred Harder

Photo: Alfred Harder

 

Although more than familiar with the language of her new surroundings, Sophie Schmidt’s move to UEFA Champions League holders 1.FFC Frankfurt represents an undoubted change in picture for the Canadian international, and the midfielder has already brought her own pitch to the team harmony. Read more →