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Side by Side

The final interviews have now been filmed. I flew to the Gold Coast – thanks to Xstrata Nickel – and met Kyah and Lydia while they were back in camp preparing for the Olympic qualifiers, which start next month. Not surprisingly the girls were still thinking of what might have been in Germany, and how […]

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One Out, All Out.

Sunday evening was a sad one for us one so many counts. The Matildas failed to play to the standards that they had set themselves against Sweden and as a result lost a game in which they should have been more competitive. Which in turn meant that our journey has almost come to an end […]

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Gold and More Green and Gold

It has been a frantic few days for the team, but very rewarding all around. Following the nerve-wracking win over Equatorial Guinea, where in truth two errors by the Matildas made it a closer game than it really was, we headed to Leverkusen to film some overlay shots. Whereas Bochum had turned out to be […]

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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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Bring on Brazil!

News that the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011 set new records in TV viewing is great news for the women’s game. In Germany, an average of 14.1 million viewers tuned in for the host nation’s opening match. Which represents nearly 20 percent of the German population. There is no doubt […]

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