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Goodbye Gottingen

Yesterday was our last day in Gottingen a town in which we have been made very welcome, as have the Matildas. It also happened to be my birthday, and the local Police who have been escorting the Matildas gave me one of their berets as a gift. Thank you Christoph and Mandy, it was greatly […]

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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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Let The Games Begin

Yesterday the Westfield Matildas began their final preparations for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany and secured a superb 3-0 win over New Zealand in their first of two international friendly matches in Australia. This game being played behind closed doors. Coach Tom Sermanni fielded a fairly inexperienced side against the Football Ferns in […]

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 It has also over the years suffered terribly because of outdated stereotypical views often propagated by male players. Such outdated ill-informed comments as it is unfeminine, playing will harm a woman’s reproductive organs, women will be never be recognized as proper athletes, and their […]

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