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Danielle Colaprico interview: Number 24 to the floor – Chicago midfielder playing to a purer pattern

 

The 2015 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Rookie of the Year, Danielle Colaprico’s blend of attractive play, simplicity and a willingness to scrap ensured she stamped her mark as a first-year pro among the league’s best, and although she may not be the first you’ll find stepping up with the dance moves, the Chicago Red Stars midfielder is continuing to find her rhythm impressively in year two. Read more →

Christine Nairn interview: Moving with the rhythm of the pacesetters – Spirit midfielder shooting to thrill and smoothing it out

Photo: Ashley J. Palmer / https://www.ashleyjpalmer.com/

Photo: Ashley J. Palmer / www.ashleyjpalmer.com

 

Sitting top of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) with Washington Spirit at this early stage of the season, Christine Nairn’s career so far has been as much about refining her thinking as learning to boss a midfield, with sounds around to step to in the haste, or heal to in the calm. Read more →

Natasha Kai interview: ‘Bring the beat back!’ – Sky Blue’s Hawaiian returns to rock the house

 

Stacked with pace, power and an irrepressible personality, Natasha Kai emerged as one of the most exciting players in women’s soccer before stepping away from the limelight over four years ago. Now the time has come for the Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. forward to return to the professional game and to familiar surroundings with New Jersey’s Sky Blue FC, and there are no plans to do it quietly. Read more →

Lindsay Tarpley interview: Embers of a familiar groove as former U.S. forward kicks a new step

Portage Soccer Club

Portage Soccer Club

 

A two-time Olympic gold medal winner, Lindsay Tarpley’s playing days ended far sooner than hoped, taking the former U.S. Women’s National Team forward’s focus down new avenues, although as an exciting new venture proves, she has never flown far from the game that always was a dream to her. 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 →