HEGERBERG: GET UNCOMFORTABLE

When one of the best players in the world refuses to play for her nation, it’s not meant to make people comfortable. When arguably the best player in the world refuses to play at a World Cup it’s not meant to taste like a nice sweet cuppa hot chocolate. You say: “The world’s best need…

WORLD CUP TASTERS: GROUP F

It’s finally that time. No, not Christmas. THE WORLD CUP. It’s just around the corner, and if you squint real hard you can probably see the sleepless nights and heart-thumping contests already. But to warm you up, here’s your dose of group tasters. It’s where you’ll get to experience a taste of each side, before…

WORLD CUP TASTERS: GROUP E

It’s finally that time. No, not Christmas. THE WORLD CUP. It’s just around the corner, and if you squint real hard you can probably see the sleepless nights and heart-thumping contests already. But to warm you up, here’s your dose of group tasters. It’s where you’ll get to experience a taste of each side, before…

WORLD CUP TASTERS: GROUP D

It’s finally that time. No, not Christmas. THE WORLD CUP. It’s just around the corner, and if you squint real hard you can probably see the sleepless nights and heart-thumping contests already. But to warm you up, here’s your dose of group tasters. It’s where you’ll get to experience a taste of each side, before…

WORLD CUP TASTERS: GROUP C

  It’s finally that time. No, not Christmas. THE WORLD CUP. It’s just around the corner, and if you squint real hard you can probably see the sleepless nights and heart-thumping contests already. But to warm you up, here’s your dose of group tasters. It’s where you’ll get to experience a taste of each side,…

WORLD CUP TASTERS: GROUP B

It’s finally that time. No, not Christmas. THE WORLD CUP. It’s just around the corner, and if you squint real hard you can probably see the sleepless nights and heart-thumping contests already. But to warm you up, here’s your dose of group tasters. It’s where you’ll get to experience a taste of each side, before…

WORLD CUP TASTERS: GROUP A

  It’s finally that time. No, not Christmas. THE WORLD CUP. It’s just around the corner, and if you squint real hard you can probably see the sleepless nights and heart-thumping contests already. But to warm you up, here’s your dose of group tasters. It’s where you’ll get to experience a taste of each side,…

CRANKING NWSL – ROUND TWO

  This round was full of watching half matches and stunning displays. So here’s a quick break down of the bits and drabs I caught. Because who doesn’t love a scattered weekly wrap up??   North Carolina Courage 5 – 0 Orlando Pride Wednesday’s game. Death game. Literally. NCC turned it up in the second…

OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO

Today’s a day of celebration. My blog turns two. For me, continuing to do anything over the space of two years is a significant milestone. It’s huge. It means getting past the thrill of the initial punt, and somehow managing to keep things kicking through the rollercoaster of life. This past year I’ve had some…

CRANKING NWSL – ROUND ONE

The home away from home for our Matildas, the NWSL is BACK. Instead of giving the low down of all the matches, trying to preview and report on them, I’m going for a different tact here. So for each round I’ll be picking up on different things. Whether that’s the massive talking points of the…