Exclusive Women’s football Player and Coach Interviews

Exclusive Women's football Player and Coach Interviews

Exclusive Women’s football Player and Coach Interviews

Women’s Soccer United interviews the biggest stars of the women’s game!

Click on the links below to read the EXCLUSIVE interviews with the stars of women’s football. The interviews are listed with the most recent at the top of the page.

Ingvild Isaksen – Juventus Women and Norway Women’s National Team

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.
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Linda Sällström – Vittsjö GIK and Finland Women’s National Team

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.
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Madison Schupbach – Detroit Sun FC

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.
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Sanne Troelsgaard – FC Rosengård and Denmark Women’s National Team

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.
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Emma Beynon – Swansea City Ladies and Wales Women’s National Team

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.
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Ashley Lawrence – PSG and Canada Women’s National Team

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Ashley Lawrence discussed her recent move to the top European club Paris Saint-Germain, her experiences representing her country including what it was like to play a World Cup on home soil and Canada’s Algarve Cup 2017 hopes.
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Leticia Santos – Brazil Women’s National Team

In an exclusive interview, the Brazilian right-back Leticia Santos spoke about her expectations at her new club, SC Sand, currently runner-up of the German Cup.
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Mariana Speckmaier – Venezuela U-20 Women’s National Team

Women’s Soccer United caught up with Mariana Speckmaier to discuss her recent experiences at the Under-20 Women’s World Cup, what it felt like to score that historic goal against Germany, her ambitions for the future as well as her tip to win the World Cup.
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Gaëlle Thalmann – AGSM Verona and Switzerland WNT

We caught up with Swiss national women’s team goalkeeper Gaëlle Thalmann to discuss her move to Italian Women’s Serie A club AGSM Verona, Switzerland’s historic year earning qualification for the EUROS and her expectations.
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Shura – Musician and former Manchester City player

On the week that her debut album will be released, Shura speaks to Women’s Soccer United about her exciting music career and playing for Manchester City.
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Katy Hosford – Swansea City Ladies and Wales (youth levels)

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Katy talks about what it is like to play for Swansea City Ladies, the challenge of their upcoming USA tour, how it feels to represent her country and what her ambitions are for the future.
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Randy Waldrum – Houston Dash head coach

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Randy Waldrum took time out of his pre-season training with the Dash to talk about his preparations ahead of the 2016 NWSL season, what needs to be done to grow the women’s game globally and to reflect on some of his fondest memories guiding the ‘Women Soca Warriers’.
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Vivianne Miedema – Bayern Munich and Netherlands

A quick glance at her achievements and it is easy forget that Bayern Munich striker Vivianne Miedema is still just 19. Ice-cold under pressure and endowed with the happy knack of making goalscoring look simple.
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Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir – FC Rosengård and Iceland

The talented Icelandic footballer Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir, who plays for Swedish champions FC Rosengård took time out of her busy schedule to discuss the 2016 Algarve Cup, UEFA EURO 2017 qualifiers and her hopes for the year ahead.
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Line Røddik Hansen – Olympique Lyonnais and Denmark

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, Line Røddik Hansen shared her thoughts on her new challenge with Lyon, why the Algarve Cup is an important tournament for Denmark to compete in and her thoughts on their EURO 2017 qualifying campaign so far.
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Tessa Wullaert – VfL Wolfsburg and Belgium

Still just 22-years old, Tessa Wullaert speaks exclusively to Women’s Soccer United about her achievements to date, including becoming champions of the BeNe League whilst finishing the season as top goalscorer, her transfer to one of the biggest clubs in Europe VfL Wolfsburg as well as her aspirations for the future.
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Nora Heroum – Fortuna Hjörring and Finland

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, the Fortuna Hjörring starlet – dubbed “a No10 with fantastic vision and technique” by respected Finland U-20 boss Marianne Miettinen – discussed her international experiences, her club’s fortunes in this season’s UEFA Women’s Champions League, and Finland’s chances of qualifying for EURO 2017.
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Elin Rubensson – Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC and Sweden

In an exclusive chat with Women’s Soccer United, the fast-rising 22-year-old discussed her new life in Gothenburg, this summer’s Canada 2015 adventure, Sweden’s 100 per cent start to UEFA EURO 2017 qualifying and another triumph for former coach Calle Barrling.
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Sophia Omotola Omidiji – FC Eindhoven and Nigeria U-20

In an exclusive chat with Women’s Soccer United, the fast-rising 22-year-old discussed her new life in Gothenburg, this summer’s Canada 2015 adventure, Sweden’s 100 per cent start to UEFA EURO 2017 qualifying and another triumph for former coach Calle Barrling.
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Juliette Kemppi – AIK Fotball and Finland

Having stood out for Finland at U-19 and U-20 level thanks to her cool finishing and intelligent forward play, Juliette Kemppi’s next challenge is to become a regular senior starter for club and country.
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Ada Hegerberg – Olympique Lyonnais and Norway

In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United, the former Kolbotn IL, Stabæk IF and 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam front-runner discussed her blistering start to the season, Lyon’s Women’s Champions League hopes, Norway’s fresh style under new coach Roger Finjord and her experiences at this summer’s Women’s World Cup.
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Lieke Martens – Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC and Netherlands

Scorer of the Netherlands’ first goal on their debut appearance at a FIFA Women’s World Cup, Lieke Martens spoke exclusively to Women’s Soccer United.
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Calle Barrling – Sweden U-19 head coach

Victorious with his young charges at the UEFA European U-19 Women’s Championship in Turkey in 2012, his country’s first triumph in the competition, respected youth supremo Calle Barrling was at it again this summer – guiding a new generation of Swedish talent to glory at July’s final tournament on Israeli soil.
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Jorge Vilda – Spain head coach

Spain kicking off their qualifying campaign for the UEFA Women’s EURO Netherlands 2017 with away trips to Finland and Republic of Ireland. Clearly relishing the challenges of his new role, the 34-year-old coach, an ex-FC Barcelona and Real Madrid youth player, made time for a chat with Women’s Soccer United.
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Laura Coombs – Chelsea Ladies and England

In an interview with Women’s Soccer United, the intelligent midfielder discusses being a part of the historic FA Cup winning day with Chelsea Ladies, her international ambitions, the growth of women’s football in England and her hopes for the rest of the season.
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Iveta Bankova – Head of the International Football Department at the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU)

A central figure in women’s football development in the country, Iveta Bankova explains why Bulgarian women’s football is making progress.
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Katie Chapman – Chelsea Ladies and England

We catch up with Katie Chapman to ask her about her remarkable story the last couple of years, how she still manages to play at the very top of the game as a mother-of-three (something almost unique in the women’s game), and her thoughts on England’s chances and her own form in the World Cup that is underway in Canada as we speak.
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Tabea Kemme – 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam and Germany

In an interview with Women’s Soccer United, the multitalented Kemme discusses issues including the current state of women’s football in Germany, training to become a police commissioner, her international ambitions and the upcoming World Cup.
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Stephanie Roche – Houston Dash and Republic of Ireland

The Republic of Ireland and Houston Dash player made time to answer questions from Women’s Soccer United about the wonderful experiences her football career has taken her on so far.
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Wendie Renard – Olympique Lyonnais and France

Renard was hailed by Patrice Lair, her coach at Lyon between 2010 and 2014, as “the best central defender in France, by some distance”. During France’s run to the final of the annual Algarve Cup, and with the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada fast approaching, Renard made time for an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United.
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Dzsenifer Marozsán – 1.FFC Frankfurt and Germany

Now 22 and a key figure for Bundesliga heavyweights 1. FFC Frankfurt and the German senior side, she made time for an exclusive chat with Women’s Soccer United on the imminent Algarve Cup, her career ups and downs, and Germany’s aims for this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
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Carolina Mendes – FC Rossiyanka and Portugal

Next on the agenda for Mendes and her Selecção das Quinas colleagues is the prestigious annual Algarve Cup, running from 4 to 11 March, and the 27-year-old attacker kindly took time out from her team’s preparations to speak exclusively to Women’s Soccer United.
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Melanie Behringer – Bayern Munich and Germany

The tenacious midfielder spoke to Women’s Soccer United about her personal targets, Germany’s preparations for the World Cup and the strong opposition they will face at this year’s Algarve Cup which kicks off next week.
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Trine Rønning – Stabæk and Norway

“Our main strength is the fact we treat every opponent with respect. We always put the same effort into our preparations, regardless of who we’re up against,” continued the Stabæk stalwart, speaking exclusively to Women’s Soccer United, on a qualifying campaign that saw the 1995 world champions finish top of Group 5 with nine wins from ten games – scoring 41 goals to just five conceded.
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Elin Rubensson – Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC and Sweden

“Of course there’s a better chance of getting picked for the Women’s World Cup when you play 90 minutes every week. That’s my goal and so I think this club change will improve my chances,” said Rubensson, speaking exclusively to Women’s Soccer United.
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Andrea & Adriana Rodrigues – Portugal

Women’s Soccer United caught up with 25-year-old Andrea, currently plying her trade in the US’ WPSL with Pinellas County United SC, and 22-year-old Adriana, of Swiss outfit FC Neunkirch, for a wide-ranging chat, including their sibling rivalry, international ambitions and potential divided loyalties come this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada.
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Mark Gatt – Malta head coach

Mark Gatt is the newly appointed national coach of Malta women’s senior football team and will lead the team in the UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 qualifiers and beyond.
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Irene Tobar – Rocafuerte FC and Ecuador

Women’s Soccer United spoke to Irene Tobar, the 25 year old goalkeeper who plays for Rocafuerte FC and Ecuador Women’s National Team.
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Vanesa Santana – Boca Juniors and Argentina

Women’s Soccer United spoke to Vanesa Santana, the 24 year old midfielder who plays for Boca Juniors and Argentina Women’s National Team.
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Bruna Benites – São José and Brazil

Bruna and the Brazil Women’s National Team are about to to compete in the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia against USA, China PR and Argentina. In an exclusive interview with Women’s Soccer United the São José defender discusses the success at club level, her recent experiences in Japan, and Brazil’s preparations for the Algarve Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015.
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Marianne Miettinen – Finland U-18, U-19 and U-20 head coach

Currently thriving in a wide-ranging role, taking charge of her country’s U-18, U-19 and U-20 squads, as well as being an assistant coach with the senior women’s team, the UEFA Pro License holder and member of UEFA’s Technical Study Group took time out of her busy schedule to speak exclusively to Women’s Soccer United.
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Cedella Marley – Ambassador to Jamaica Reggae Girlz

It was an honour to get an insight from Cedella Marley about her passion and dedication to support the Jamaica Women’s National soccer team ‘Reggae Girlz’ as they follow their dream to play at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015.
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Calderón and Amanda Sampedro – Atlético de Madrid and Spain

Key figures for Atleti yet not yet regular starters for La Roja’s senior side, can the talented young pair do enough this campaign to earn a place on the plane for next June/July’s Women’s World Cup in Canada?
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Alline Calandrini – Centro Olímpico and Brazil

Alline Calandrini ‘Calan’ is considered as one of the finest footballers in her country. The 26 year old made her debut with the Brazil women’s national team in 2009.
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Mónica Mendes – Washington Spirit Reserves and Portugal

In an exclusive chat with Women’s Soccer United, the former Beira-Mar Clube Atletico de Almada, S.U. 1º de Dezembro, DC United Reserves and Washington Spirit Reserves player spoke about her future at club level, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and Portugal’s EURO 2017 dream.
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Verónica Boquete – 1.FFC Frankfurt and Spain

Currently competing in the Allianz Frauen-Bundesliga with 1.FFC Frankfurt, Verónica Boquete spoke to Women’s Soccer United about making history with Spain by qualifying for the World Cup, her experiences at Tyresö FF and her trademark goal celebration.
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Alexia Putellas – FC Barcelona and Spain

Currently thriving at FC Barcelona, with whom she has claimed consecutive league-and-cup doubles since joining in 2012, Alexia spoke to Women’s Soccer United about succeeding for club and country, juggling football and university and her stunning individual goal against Zaragoza in the final of last year’s Copa de la Reina.
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Calle Barrling – Sweden’s U-19 and U-23 head coach

The dust having settled on July’s Women’s U-19 EURO in Norway – where Sweden exited at the group stage – and with preparations for September’s first qualifying round for next year’s edition in Israel beginning this week, the 61-year-old supremo took the time to speak to Women’s Soccer United.
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Hesterine de Reus – UEFA’s Technical Study Group

Her 15-month spell with the Matildas having come to an end back in April 2014, UEFA Pro License holder De Reus is currently preparing to put her extensive qualifications and experience to good use in women’s football development, as part of a joint program between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and UEFA. On all this and more, including how women’s football has evolved and the benefits of playing the beautiful game, she spoke to Women’s Soccer United
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Julian Dicks – West Ham Ladies manager

Julian Dicks talks to Women’s Soccer United about his new challenge as West Ham Ladies’ manager, the commitment he expects from his players and his ambitions for the club.
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David Parker – Birmingham City Ladies’ Manager

David Parker talks to Women’s Soccer United about the upcoming UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-final against Tyresö, being the only English representative at this stage in the top European club competition and why Birmingham City are always considered the underdogs.
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Tom Sermanni – Former USWNT head coach

Tom Sermanni speaks exclusively to Women’s Soccer United about US Soccer’s decision to terminate contract
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Christen Press – Tyresö FF and USA

Christen Press became the third player in USWNT history to score twice in her debut! Last night she helped USA earn a 4-1 victory over Scotland. Women’s Soccer United were excited to catch up with the versatile US International striker.
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Jordan Nobbs – Arsenal Ladies and England

We spoke to Jordan about the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier against Wales on Saturday 26 October 2013 and her views about the qualifying campaign so far. We wondered if Jordan had any concerns about playing the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 on artificial turf should England’s qualifying campaign be successful.
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Kylie Davies – Chelsea Ladies and Wales

Wales Women’s National Team face England in their next FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 qualifier on Saturday, Women’s Soccer United caught up with Welsh defender Kylie Davies whilst she was speaking at an event for Vauxhall, the sponsor of home nations football.
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Keith Boanas – Estonia head coach

What were Women’s Soccer United guaranteed from an interview with manager Keith Boanas? Honesty, respect and a genuine love for the women’s game, as highlighted in Keith’s responses…
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Tom Sermanni – USA head coach

Tom officially started his role as USWNT head coach in January 2013, having previously enjoyed eight successful years with Australia in which he transformed the football programme, led the Matildas to two World Cup quarter-finals and earned them a place into the world’s top ten ranked teams.
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Carli Lloyd – USA

The USWNT midfielder Carli Lloyd tells Women’s Soccer United what it felt like to win Gold at the London 2012 Olympics, and to score the match winning goals. The tenacious midfielder speaks about ‘seizing her moment’ at the games when she replaced injured Shannon Boxx in the group stage.
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Pia Sundhage – USA head coach

Women’s Soccer United caught up with US Women’s National Team Head Coach Pia Sundhage for an exclusive interview. One of the most recognisable and successful names in women’s football, Pia needs little introduction.
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Alex Morgan – Western New York Flash and USA

Women’s Soccer United caught up with US International and WPS star Alex Morgan, the scorer of the opening goal in the women’s World Cup Final 2011 against Japan.
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Christie Rampone – Sky Blue FC and USA

Christie has had many amazing career achievements to date, including taking on the position as head coach for Sky Blue FC and taking them on to win the 2009 Women’s Professional Soccer Playoffs. One week later, Rampone was named WPS Sportswoman of the Year.
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Laura Harvey – Arsenal Ladies manager

Women’s Soccer United were delighted when Laura Harvey, the manager of Arsenal Ladies one of the most successful women’s football club’s England have produced, agreed to take part in our interview.
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Viviana Schiavi – Brescia and Italy

Class and location. Grit, smile and availability. These are the right words to describe the character Viviana Schiavi, on and off the field. In summary: the strongest defender of the Italian Serie A.
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Ellen White – Arsenal Ladies and England

Women’s Soccer United caught up with England International Ellen White, the scorer of that spectacular lob at the women’s World Cup 2011 against Japan. Ellen is enjoying a successful career with Arsenal Ladies in the WSL as well as representing her country.
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Rosana dos Santos Augusto – Centro Olímpico and Brazil

We were very excited when Brazil National team member Rosana spoke to WSU ahead of the women’s World Cup 2011. Rosana currently plays for Centro Olímpico in Brazil and previously played as a midfielder for Sky Blue FC of Women’s Professional Soccer League (WPS) in USA.
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Caroline Seger – WNY Flash and Sweden

We were very excited when WPS star and captain of the Swedish National team, Caroline Seger agreed to take part in the WSU interview.
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