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Lydia Williams interview: Keeper of the Matildas’ magic keys – Sounds like team spirit to Australia’s number one

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The sunniest of personalities, the last warrior at the defensive gates and an eternal team DJ, Australia goalkeeper Lydia Williams has been at the heart of the anthem-worthy moments for the Matildas in recent times, adding a few more notes of nostalgia to her life’s playlist. Read more →

Denise O’Sullivan interview: Dash is the word – Houston midfielder dreaming with Irish eyes wide open

Photo: Keeper Notes

Photo: Keeper Notes

 

Over half of 2016 is still to be crafted, but Ireland midfielder Denise O’Sullivan has scarcely had chance to draw breath during a year which has dealt both personal pain and incredible enchantment. The 22-year-old is living out a long-held ambition of playing professionally in the U.S. as she represents the Houston Dash, and the sights and sounds so far have been every bit as evocative as she could have wished. Read more →

Andressinha interview: The verses in waiting for Brazil’s young artista at work

 

A FIFA World Cup starter and full professional at 20, Brazil’s Andressa ‘Andressinha’ Machry has already shown just how she can orchestrate in midfield, playing with a verve that represents possibility in various forms for a prospect completely devoted to the game. Read more →

Jessica McDonald interview: Soul beneath the step – Deeper than the dance for Dash forward

Photo: Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

Photo: Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

 

Over time it has become standard practice for the goals to flow almost as freely as the dance moves for Jess McDonald, giving the Houston Dash forward an enhanced reputation in recent years which have also seen her become a wife and mother, resulting in a new outlook on and off the field. Read more →

Meghan Klingenberg interview: The rhythm of our lives – Stripes earned, now U.S. defender shoots for the stars

Photo: Brittany Alvarado

Photo: Brittany Alvarado

 

The U.S. Women’s National Team inspired a nation with their 1999 FIFA World Cup win, and as one of the kids watching at home that afternoon – defender Meghan Klingenberg – prepares to step onto the same stage, some notes still play on in the key of unashamed nostalgia from that special day. Read more →