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Nicole Barnhart interview (Part One): Pocket Rocker to shot-stopper – The composing of FCKC’s steady hand

Photo: John Rieger/FC Kansas City

 

In a game so often filled with unnecessary noise and haste, the pace is altogether more mellow and sincere with FC Kansas City goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart, with special significance in the 54-cap U.S. international’s story hidden away in song so securely that even she was surprised to uncover it. Read more →

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

Houston Dash

 

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 →

Abby Erceg interview: Ferns captain bound by the beauty of the beat

Photo: Camw

 

A Championship-winning captain this year with the Western New York Flash, New Zealand skipper Abby Erceg has led a cultivated soccer life up to now, taking elements and lessons from each country her career has so far encompassed, and finding just the right chords to her soul’s song in the process. Read more →

Kristen Edmonds interview: Getting on up down in O-Town – Pride midfielder Orlando vibin’

Courtesy of Orlando Pride

Courtesy of Orlando Pride

 

With two years back in the U.S. following her European exploits, the time was right for Kristen Edmonds to kick a fresh groove in 2016, leading her to an Orlando Pride team where her class has shown through and the beat of her intensity has never played out. Read more →

Lindsey Horan interview: The beat magnifique to the Rose City rhythm – Thorns midfielder lighting the fuse and locking the flow

Thorns FC

Thorns FC

 

A well-documented decision to sign professionally with Paris Saint-Germain out of high school led U.S. international Lindsey Horan to three-and-a-half years of challenges, growth and magical memories, allowing her to produce a formidable clash of finesse and intensity on her return home with the Portland Thorns this season. Read more →