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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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Hat trick Hattingen

It was still light following the Mathilda’s game against Equatorial Guinea yesterday at Bochum so we decided to venture to Hattingen to a) see what there was and b) find some dinner. We had heard that it was a medieval town so programmed it in into our GPS (or rather the main train station there […]

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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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