ParaMatildas: Georgia Biekhoff & Kelly Stirton On A “Surreal” Week

Ahead of today’s inaugural CP Women’s World Cup Final, Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from top scorer Georgia Biekhoff and head coach Kelly Stirton (17/5/22). Above: Outstanding Para-athlete Georgia Biekhoff speaking ahead of the ParaMatildas’ World Cup Final today. Photo: Football Australia. Georgia Biekhoff is not just an incredible footballer. She is a true inspirational allContinue reading “ParaMatildas: Georgia Biekhoff & Kelly Stirton On A “Surreal” Week”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the France Cup 2022 Final. Above: Paris St. Germain lift the France Cup after their 8-0 win over Football Féminin Yzeure Allier Auvergne. Photo: PSG Feminines. Paris Saint-Germain (D1) won 8-0 against Football Féminin Yzeure Allier Auvergne (D2). This final took place in Dijon in front of a crowd of 7 000 spectators,Continue reading “The View From France”

England Announce Provisional Euros Squad

This afternoon, the Lionesses revealed the long list of players from whom their squad of 23 for this summer’s European Championships will be drawn from. We find out who is in and hear the views of head coach Sarina Wiegman (17/5/22). Above: England head coach Sarina Wiegman. Photo: FA. Sarina Wiegman has named a 28-playerContinue reading “England Announce Provisional Euros Squad”

Kerr Clincher Seals FA Cup After Raso’s Late Rally

Chelsea 3-2 Manchester City By Darrell Allen at Wembley Stadium (16/5/22) Chelsea made it a League and Cup double on Sunday with a dramatic extra-time win in the FA Cup Final. In front of a record crowd of 49,094, Emma Hayes’ side came out on top in a high-quality contest that ebbed and flowed fromContinue reading “Kerr Clincher Seals FA Cup After Raso’s Late Rally”

“The Women’s Game Wins Again”

Ahead of tomorrow’s FA Cup Final at Wembley, Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from the head coaches of both teams for us – Emma Hayes of Chelsea, and Manchester City‘s Gareth Taylor (14/5/22). Manchester City and Chelsea have a strong mutual respect, and both managers are predicting a high-quality match in front of a potentially record-breakingContinue reading ““The Women’s Game Wins Again””

Katelyn Smith: Living The Dream At The World Cup

With the ParaMatildas now midway through the group stage at their inaugural World Cup, goalkeeper Katelyn Smith answered Impetus editor Ben Gilby’s questions. It’s an inspirational story of bravery and overcoming barriers to join her heroes Sam Kerr and Ellie Carpenter as the list of female Australians who have represented their country at a WorldContinue reading “Katelyn Smith: Living The Dream At The World Cup”

Norfolk Wrap

by Darrell Allen. With contributions from John Barrett, Charnelle Riggall, and Stuart Terry (12/5/22). Above: Wymondham Town celebrate after their League Cup success over Wroxham. They also received their league trophy after the game. Photo: Wymondham Town. The big game of the weekend in Norfolk was the Eastern Region League Cup Final between two-tier fiveContinue reading “Norfolk Wrap”

Mexican Wrap

Impetus’ Jorge Ceron rounds up all the latest action from the Quarter-Finals of Mexico’s top flight play-offs (12/5/22). Above: Chivas fans gather at the University Olympic for the first leg of their quarter-final against UNAM Pumas. Photo: @rojiblancas_nal. The semi finalists of Mexican women’s soccer are known. Monterrey, Chivas, and Tigres as expected progressed intoContinue reading “Mexican Wrap”

Kelly Stirton on Leading The ParaMatildas

ParaMatildas head coach Kelly Stirton answered Impetus’ Ben Gilby‘s questions ahead of the team’s opening World Cup match today (11/5/22). Above: ParaMatildas head coach Kelly Stirton. Photo: Ann Odong – Football Australia. We want to now show that the barrier is broken for women in this sport. Women who have CP, ABI, and have hadContinue reading “Kelly Stirton on Leading The ParaMatildas”