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Bobby Convey interview: Hahnemann’s tunes too vicious for match day!


Sporting Kansas City winger Bobby Convey and Everton goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann made history together as Reading’s first ever World Cup players in 2006, although music is an area in which the two former teammates go their separate ways. Read more →

Khari Stephenson interview: Marley record reflects Reggae Boyz midfielder’s quest


Sometimes music provides perfect symmetry for occasions in life and the concept of a Ky-Mani Marley album is a case in point regarding San Jose Earthquakes and Jamaica international midfielder Khari Stephenson’s career ventures. Read more →

Jay DeMerit interview: US star’s colossal rise backed by archetypal soundtrack

While there was nothing typical about Vancouver Whitecaps captain Jay DeMerit’s staggering rise from the English Sunday league to the World Cup, the USA defender and former Watford star does derive inspiration from a song universally associated with triumphing against the odds. Read more →

Kyle Beckerman interview: The kitman reigns supreme in the US team!


Alongside the premier names in the USA international squad, it is Jesse Bignami who is combining his role as kitman with a stint in charge of the team’s sound system, as Real Salt Lake captain and national team midfielder Kyle Beckerman explains. Read more →

Andy Najar interview: Devotion in the music for D.C. starlet

Photo: Ben Keller


D.C. United’s Honduran international winger Andy Najar is a name seemingly destined to be planted in the minds of football fans the world over in the near future and faith is certainly a key character trait of the gifted 18-year-old. Read more →