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Don’t Believe All You Read

Everything we read before we left Australia and nearly everything we heard once we arrived in Germany was disparaging about Bochum, the city that will host the Matildas’ game against Equatorial Guinea. Yesterday we were able to form our own opinions and they were very different. Friday the wonderful – not – German summer deprived […]

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The Final Camp.

On Wednesday the Westfield Matildas entered their final camp in Australia in preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 in Germany. Head Coach Tom Sermanni took a reduced squad into the final camp following the withdrawal of Sarah Walsh and Kylie Ledbrook, leaving him just 24 players to choose from. Walsh, who was fighting […]

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T – Sock It To Me!

I have a new found love of Aretha Franklin’s hit “Respect,” no longer is it just a good dance track, and a great singalong track but it has a meaning in a sporting sense. Preparing for this documentary has been a real education. Having grown up watching women competing at Wimbledon and the Olympics I […]

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