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Jill Loyden interview: Three chords and the truth – U.S. stopper’s backbeat to now, then and forever

 

Last October may have brought the conclusion to Jill Loyden’s playing career but the former U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper’s link to the game goes on, and she also has an infinite amount of reasons why the lights will never go out on another one of her loves. Read more →

Amber Brooks interview: Flash forward with a little Carolina kickback for U.S. midfielder

Photo: @abrooks22

Photo: @abrooks22

 

With a first National Women’s Soccer League season behind her, recently-acquired Western New York Flash midfielder Amber Brooks is in the midst of another loan with FC Bayern Munich, and she is out to build on some success of yesteryear that provides reason for reminiscing. Read more →

Pia Sundhage interview: ‘Your time has come to shine’ – Sweden supremo the voice to the verses of change

Former U.S. Women's National Team Head Coach Pia Sundhage (right) with her ex-captain Christie Rampone. Photo: @christierampone

Sweden’s former U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Pia Sundhage (right) with her ex-captain Christie Rampone. Photo: @christierampone

 

One of Sweden’s greatest ever female footballers, Pia Sundhage is two years into her mission to lead her nation’s women’s team to the very top, and the 2012 FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year has many a melody to help guide the way. Read more →

Katie Stengel interview: Blues forward two-steppin’ out to the big league

Photo courtesy of LA Blues SC

Photo courtesy of LA Blues SC

 

A prolific goalscorer in the college game, LA Blues forward Katie Stengel last month agreed her first professional contract with FC Bayern Munich, and the U.S. Under-23 international can look forward to her soundtrack taking on a whole new beat. Read more →

Becky Sauerbrunn interview: The smooth undertones to the Blues’ rock

Photo: John Rieger / FC Kansas City

Photo: John Rieger / FC Kansas City

 

One of the most revered defenders in the women’s game, FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn has come to enjoy a fresh perspective on the sport she loves, and a mellow rhythm provides the perfect backdrop for the amiable U.S. international. Read more →