Beats & Rhymes FC

Tag Archives: Music And Football

Meleana Shim interview: Home in the islands, pride and purpose in Portland – Thorns’ kama’āina burning bright again

Photo: Craig MItchelldyer

Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer / Portland Thorns FC


One of the National Women’s Soccer League’s most intriguing young talents, Portland Thorns midfielder Meleana ‘Mana’ Shim has seen her form catch fire at the beginning of this season, and the song in the heart of the reinvigorated Hawaiian is sounding out loudly once more. Read more →

Leigh Ann Robinson interview: When scout’s honour met independence for US defender


The first season of the National Women’s Soccer League and an introduction to the US Women’s National Team last year were huge learning opportunities for defender Leigh Ann Robinson, but as she once discovered there is certainly still a place for a little something from way back in the day! Read more →

Jack McInerney interview: Union striker Mac firmly off the leash



The early signs are indicating that Philadelphia Union’s young striker and one of Major League Soccer’s ever-emerging prospects Jack McInerney is to make this his most impressive season yet, and just as his on-field composure has improved since his first year maybe his vocal arrangement is a little less rusty now too! Read more →