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Dominique Janssen interview: Nederhop on the London beat for Gunners’ Dutch international

A helping of compatriot and continental company has smoothed the transition for Dominique Janssen since her Arsenal Ladies arrival last year, with a little corner of home in the team culture always there to turn to for the Dutch defender/midfielder. 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 →

Daniëlle van de Donk interview: ‘Hup Hup’ to the big time – Dutch midfielder paints the track Oranje

Photo: Thomas Bakker / http://fototb.nl/

Photo: Thomas Bakker / http://fototb.nl/

 

The Netherlands are preparing for their very first FIFA Women’s World Cup this year, and with anticipation reverberating around the team, midfielder Daniëlle van de Donk has an extra way for the players to mark the occasion in style. Read more →

Lieke Martens interview: Dutch forward and the Oranje airwave takeover

Photo courtesy of Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC

Photo courtesy of Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC

 

Adapting to life with Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, Netherlands forward Lieke Martens has compatriots in the team to lean on, although the chances of them repeating their on-air antics from last summer may be slim! Read more →