With the Women’s Football competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games just a couple of weeks away, Impetus unveils its team of writers for the event and outlines our in-depth coverage of the event.
The forthcoming Olympic Games is the first major international women’s football competition since Impetus‘ founding in September 2019. We are delighted to be able to reveal a strong team of writers based in five different countries to bring you the best possible coverage of the action.
Ben Gilby is Impetus‘ founder and editor. Based in Surrey, UK, Ben will be using his extremely strong links and contacts to Australian women’s football to provide feature articles on The Matildas ahead of the Games and be involved in match reports and previews for the Australian national team. He will additionally be assisting with our coverage of Team GB.
Darrell Allen will be leading our coverage of Team GB throughout the Games. Darrell is the media officer of Wroxham Women and is well known around the Norfolk women’s football scene for his devotion and passion for the sport.
Kris Goman played a major part of our hugely successful coverage of the W-League. Based in Sydney, Kris provided some outstanding reports and exclusive photos for Impetus directly from W-League matches in the Harbour City. Passionate about the women’s game, Kris will be providing previews, reports and analysis of the games involving Australia and New Zealand.
Catherine Pacquette is Impetus’ go-to expert on the North American scene. Living in Canada, Catherine launched her own women’s football platform, HerBeautifulGame. Since joining Impetus recently, Catherine has been providing some hugely insightful and knowledgeable articles on the NWSL. Therefore, we could not have anyone better to provide us with detailed coverage of the USA and Canada throughout the Games. If that is not enough, she will be leading our coverage of the FA Women’s Super League next season.
Jean-Pierre Thiesset, is based in Lyon and has been providing interviews and round-ups from the French women’s game all season long. For the Olympics, Jean-Pierre will be focusing on the Chilean national team for us.
Abi Ticehurst, from Berkshire has recently begun covering Irish Women’s Football for Impetus. She’ll be further broadening her horizons during the Olympics by providing previews, reports and analysis on the Netherlands. Abi is well known for her coverage of women’s football in Berkshire, presenting the Matchfixx podcast and next season will be leading our coverage of the FA Women’s National League.
Kieran Yap, based in Melbourne was a major part of our hugely successful coverage of the W-League last season. Kieran produced match reports and some exceptionally insightful analysis. His review of the W-League Grand Final won plaudits on social media in Australia and the UK. Kieran has a great knowledge of women’s football and contacts within the Australian game and so will be playing a key role in our coverage of The Matildas.
@DandalBs, located in Lund, provides Impetus with weekly news from the Swedish women’s game. Throughout the Games we’ll be hearing all the important news from the Swedish camp both on and off the pitch.
Impetus Olympic Coverage:
Starting this weekend, we will be providing team previews of the competing nations plus features on players. During the competition, there will be previews, reports and post match analysis from many of the group games and then throughout the knock-out stages. Keep your eyes peeled for daily coverage as the Impetus increases for the Tokyo Olympic Games.