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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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Bochum here we come

The Matildas had their first training session in Bochum today – the next host town for their World Cup tournament. So, we’re heading off that way in the morning to check out a few sites (see map above and the notes against each ‘pin’) and film some location shots. Feedback we have had to date […]

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Glad to be back at the Monchen

Righty-o. We’re off to check out some sights and sounds of Monchengladbach tomorrow to get some location shots to intro each destination where the Matildas are playing. We visited the grounds of Barussia Monchengladbach on Saturday to collect Chris our cameraman’s accreditation and a had a mighty fine lunch at their club bar / bistro. […]

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Winning against England – oh so sweet

I was well pleased when the Matildas beat England the other day in Wolfsburg at a closed door friendly match. You can read Ashley’s post on the game here because this blog post is not about what happened on the pitch but rather what happened off the pitch. I’ll set the scene. Our crew of […]

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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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