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Norway international midfielder, Ingvild Isaksen embarks on Italian job

October 7, 2017 in Interviews, News

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Ingvild Isaksen Interview on Women’s Soccer United

Norway international midfielder, Ingvild Isaksen embarks on Italian job.

Ingvild Isaksen is a part of Italian women’s football history as a member of Juventus Women who recently joined the Italian Women’s Serie A, with the ambition to become the leading women’s team.

The talented midfielder made the move to Italy from the Norwegian Toppserien side, Stabæk. Isaksen is already experiencing the many benefits of the resources available at Juventus and is a part of a squad with a good mix of young talented girls as well as the more experienced national team players.

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Isaksen speaks about her new challenge, what lessons were learned by Norway WNT at Euro 2017 and her own personal career targets. Read the rest of this entry →

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Linda Sällström: I’m playing the best season of my career

October 3, 2017 in Interviews, News

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Linda Sällström Interview on Women’s Soccer United

Linda Sällström: I’m playing the best season of my career

Linda Sällström has had to fight back from three ACL injuries in three years, which she has done so in style, to become the current second leading goalscorer in the Swedish Damallsvenskan and a key player for her national team, Finland.

Sällström is mentally strong and an extemely talented striker with fantastic speed and a keen eye for goal.

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Linda opens up about her struggle with injury, this season’s progess with Swedish club Vittsjö GIK as well as the developments in the Finland WNT as they embark on their FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 qualifying campaign this month. Read the rest of this entry →

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Philippines coach Let Dimzon looks back on subpar Southeast Asian Games

September 26, 2017 in Blogs, Interviews, News

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Philippines coach Let Dimzon looks back on subpar Southeast Asian Games

Things were looking up for the Philippine women’s national football team at the start of the year when they bagged a historic qualification to the most prestigious Asian tournament, that is why many consider their recent campaign at the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur a letdown after managing only three points out of four games.

The Philippine football WNT intended to finish the Games on the podium, and appeared to be well on their way with a triumphant start over Malaysia, prevailing 2-1. However, they went on to lose all of their other games: 0-3 to Vietnam, 0-6 to Myamar and 1-3 to Thailand. Vietnam eventually took the gold, Thailand the silver and Myanmar the bronze. Read the rest of this entry →

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Megan Walsh: “The World University Games was an unbelievable experience”

September 15, 2017 in Interviews, News, Universiade

Megan Walsh: “The World University Games was an unbelievable experience"

Megan Walsh: “The World University Games was an unbelievable experience”

As she eagerly awaits news of England reselection, Yeovil Town Ladies goalkeeper Megan Walsh is hoping her World University Games appearances caught the eyes of national coaches.

Walsh was part of the Team GBR squad which finished ninth in the women’s football tournament in Chinese Taipei, at the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.

The side could not make it out of a challenging pool, which included eventual bronze medal play-off teams South Africa and Russia, but thrived in the ninth-12th classification rounds, beating Argentina 6-1 and Colombia 7-1. Read the rest of this entry →

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Ellie Wilson: “The whole competition was a real eye-opener. I’d love to do it again.”

September 13, 2017 in Interviews, News, Universiade

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Ellie Wilson: “The whole competition was a real eye-opener. I’d love to do it again.”

Bristol City’s Ellie Wilson has vowed to use her experience at the World University Games (WUGs) as the perfect springboard ahead of the new Women’s Super League (WSL) season.

The 20-year-old defender has recently returned from the event in Chinese Taipei, which saw her don the red, white and blue in a maiden appearance for Great Britain on the international stage.

The 2017 WUGs – the largest multi-sport event outside the Olympic Games – saw Team GBR’s final medal tally total three silver and six bronze across four different sports, seeing them finish an overall 45th on the medal table. Read the rest of this entry →

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Interview: Jordan Nobbs on Spain, Portugal and determination within England camp

July 25, 2017 in EURO 2017, Euro2017, Interviews, News

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Interview: Jordan Nobbs on Spain, Portugal and determination within England camp

Jordan Nobbs reflects on England’s win over Spain, the determination within the camp and looks ahead to Portugal clash.

England have arguably been the most impressive team at this UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 Championship, with great team spirit and determination on display and with one aim – bringing home the title!

Jordan Nobbs revealed that England are really enjoying being here [at the tournament] and as a team they believe. Read the rest of this entry →

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Interview: Jo Potter reflects on Euro 2017 Spain victory and upcoming Portugal clash

July 25, 2017 in EURO 2017, Euro2017, Interviews, News

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Interview: Jo Potter reflects on Euro 2017 Spain victory and upcoming Portugal clash

Jo Potter has warned Portugal that England will not rest on their laurels on Thursday night, with one point still required to secure their safe passage into the Euro 2017 quarter-finals.

The Lionesses are on a roll after they backed up their 6-0 thrashing of Scotland with a battling 2-0 win against Spain, but they still have some work to do if they are to extend their stay in the Netherlands.

Portugal are not expected to cause too many problems after they stumbled to a 2-1 win against Scotland, but if England take their eye off the ball then they could come unstuck. Read the rest of this entry →

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Madison Schupbach: “Detroit Sun FC has what it takes to win a National Championship”

July 3, 2017 in Interviews, News, UWS

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Madison Schupbach Interview on Women’s Soccer United

Madison Schupbach: “Detroit Sun FC has what it takes to win a National Championship”

It was with great pleasure to catch up with Madison Schupbach, one of Detroit Sun FC key players, to get a greater insight into the team’s successful season.

Detroit Sun FC, a first year Pro-Am Women’s Soccer team, are quickly becoming one of the top teams to watch in the United Women’s Soccer league – competing in the UWS Midwest conference and boasting the top goalscorer and goalkeeper!

How has this newly formed team found quick success? One thing that could be a strong contribution is how well the team has bonded together, with all players equally dedicated, hard-working and combining together a wealth of experience. This is highlighted when Madison Schupbach was asked who her role models are within the game, she revealed that one of them was her team-mate and captain Dani Evans, who she praised for her ability to push everyone to give their best.

During last night’s (2 July 2017) match against Fort Wayne Gryphons, Madison had two goals and two assists at Ultimate Soccer Arenas.

Madison Schupbach spoke to Women’s Soccer United about her season so far with the UWS club, Detroit Sun FC, her style of play, what she wants to achieve in her soccer career and more. Read the rest of this entry →

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Sanne Troelsgaard: “FC Rosengård has always been sort of a dream club for me”

March 10, 2017 in Interviews, News

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Sanne Troelsgaard: “FC Rosengård has always been sort of a dream club for me”

Fantastic opportunities ahead for Sanne Troelsgaard who recently signed to FC Rosengård from KoldingQ.

A move that will allow the opportunity for the Danish international to focus even more on her football career.

Among Troelsgaard’s many attributes is her precision in front of goal, Sanne has been a regular nominee and two-times winner of goal of the month, with her spectacular finishes.

Danish international Sanne Troelsgaard has just won bronze with her country at the 2017 Algarve Cup after beating Australia on penalties in the 3rd/4th Place Playoff match. The popular friendly tournament featuring some of the top women’s football teams in the world was used as part of preparations for this summer’s UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 Championship.

Sanne Troelsgaard kindly took time out of her busy schedule to chat exclusively to Women’s Soccer United about her recent move to the top Swedish club, FC Rosengård. Read the rest of this entry →

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Emma Beynon: “Every game will be a challenge”

February 23, 2017 in Interviews, News

Emma Beynon interview on Women's Soccer United

Emma Beynon interview on Women’s Soccer United

Emma Beynon: “Every game will be a challenge”

Hard-work, dedication and passion is certainly paying off for the young midfielder from Wales, Emma Beynon, who was recently selected to represent her country at next month’s Cyprus Cup.

Beynon is also having a positive impact on her club Swansea City Ladies, netting seven times this season and playing a huge role in their incredible success so far which sees them sit top of the Welsh Premier Women’s League.

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Emma Beynon shared her thoughts on receiving her first Wales senior international call-up, Cyprus Cup expectations and Swansea City Ladies’ impressive campaign in the Welsh Premier Women’s League this season. Read the rest of this entry →