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All things equal

In the past week I read the following fact in FourFourTwo magazine: Female footballers play through the pain barrier to prove their toughness, a study with England women’s football team has suggested. Players ignore injuries, claim scientists, and “tough it out” to oppose perceived sociological pressure. In truth it did not surprise me one little […]

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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea have qualified for their first world cup finals not without some controversy, with Nigeria accusing them of playing men masquerading as women; that storm blew over but there have been grave concerns that since qualifying they have been naturalizing women from other countries so they will have a stronger line up at the […]

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Norway

Australia’s last opponents in their group match are Norway, who made light work of the Macedonian team in qualifying, (14-0 here) however they will find the Matildas a far different challenge. Australia has met Norway on four occasions and lost the first three games. Their last outing saw them draw 1-1 at the last World […]

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Brazil v Australia 2007

For the 2011 Women’s World Cup Australia is placed in Group D alongside Brazil, Norway and Equatorial Guinea. We thought we would do a mini post with a video on each of the teams the Matilda’s are coming up against and the first team off the bench we look at is Brazil. The World Cup […]

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Footballing women

For many years women’s football was frowned upon around the globe. It has also over the years suffered terribly because of outdated stereotypical views often propagated by male players. Such outdated ill-informed comments as it is unfeminine, playing will harm a woman’s reproductive organs, women will be never be recognized as proper athletes, and their […]

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