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Auf wiedersehen Germany

The weather has closed the loop on our trip here to Germany by returning to being drizzly, cold and wet as we leave Germany for our respective homes and countries. Looking back the weather appears to have mirrored the Matildas performance and the rain is almost symbolic of the tears countless fans (including us) have […]

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Ouch. That hurt.

The Matildas 2011 World Cup ends here in Augsburg. Pronounced Owsburg (as in ouch by the way). Rather apt as watching the Australian women’s side lose because of basic errors was painful and heartbreaking but we think the future for the Matildas looks bright given their talent, skills and fearless attitude. Our journey for No […]

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It’s pronounced owsburg – as in ouch

Augsburg is one of Europe’s oldest cities, founded by the Romans in 15 BC. It is also the next city for the Matildas who will play against Sweden in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinals. Our German journey started in Gottingen where the Matildas had a camp. Since then we have been based in […]

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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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