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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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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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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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Winning is a Habit

There is an old saying in sport that winning is a great habit to get into and no doubt Tom Sermanni will be saying that to his Westfield Matildas, after their 2-1 victory over New Zealand in Gosford on Sunday. They have now gone 17 games unbeaten and there is obviously a great belief amongst […]

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