Introducing our first partnership club: Penryn Athletic Ladies FC.

Impetus are hugely excited to announce an official partnership between ourselves and Penryn Athletic Ladies FC, who play in the seventh tier Earthbound Electric Cornwall Women’s Football League. The partnership involves regular features with key members of the squad and officials about how the club and players are progressing. Impetus founder Ben Gilby launched theContinue reading “Introducing our first partnership club: Penryn Athletic Ladies FC.”

W League Announces Full Fixture Schedule For 2020/21

After last week’s announcement of two blockbuster fixtures over the Christmas and New Year period, the full Westfield W League fixture schedule for the 2020/21 season was announced yesterday. Ben Gilby picks out the key games and dates. Last week we discovered that on the opening day of the new season, 27th December there willContinue reading “W League Announces Full Fixture Schedule For 2020/21”

France Qualify for Euro 2022 but problems continue behind the scenes

It’s been a tough period for the French national side on and off the pitch with all sorts of issues being made public. However, as Jean-Pierre Thiesset writes, at least the team have finally made it to the European Championship finals even if the Corinne Diacre/Amandine Henry row rumbled on. During the last game ofContinue reading “France Qualify for Euro 2022 but problems continue behind the scenes”

The One Goal – Helping Communities Through Women’s Football

Impetus founder Ben Gilby was invited to speak exclusively to The One Goal Organisation’s Daniela Porcelli about their fantastic campaign with various star international women footballers to raise money to help organisations to use sport to aid communities. The One Goal was founded in 2018 by Swedish international goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl and Daniela Porcelli, aContinue reading “The One Goal – Helping Communities Through Women’s Football”

Exceptional Älvsjö Revisited: A Year On

In Impetus‘ very first feature article back in September 2019, Ben Gilby looked at the incredible achievements of Älvsjö AIK FF Dam in Sweden. It seems only fitting that the last feature article on the site before its’ total revamp this coming weekend sees him return to the tiny town outside Stockholm to update usContinue reading “Exceptional Älvsjö Revisited: A Year On”

W League Showstopper To Open New Season

Ben Gilby opens our most comprehensive coverage yet of a Westfield W League season with news of some blockbuster games to open the campaign. The Westfield W League season is going to be quite different for 2020/21. Last year, pretty much all of the Matildas apart from Sam Kerr took part and we had anContinue reading “W League Showstopper To Open New Season”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset rounds up all the action in Week Nine of the French top flight of women’s football, the D1 Arkema. The main headline of the weekend came with Olympique Lyonnais‘ defeat at Paris St. Germain (for our report of the game, click here: https://impetus885775742.wordpress.com/2020/11/20/battle-of-the-big-guns-goes-psgs-way/). Not only did Lyon lose first place to PSG, theirContinue reading “The View From France”

Rovers Return Home With The Points

Coventry United 0–1 Blackburn Rovers by Ben Gilby Blackburn Rovers moved into fifth place in the FA Women’s Championship after a hard-earned 1-0 win at Coventry United in an entertaining game at Butts Park Arena. The home side came into the game on the back of a four game losing run, during which they hadContinue reading “Rovers Return Home With The Points”

The View From France

Last night saw Paris St. Germain bring to an end Olympique Lyonnais’ four year unbeaten run in D1 and potentially cause a major change in the destination of the French title for the first time in fifteen years. Jean-Pierre Thiesset gives his opinion on the big game. Last night, Lyon lost 1-0 to Paris St.Continue reading “The View From France”

Battle of the Big Guns Goes PSG’s Way

Paris St. Germain 1–0 Olympique Lyonnais by Ben Gilby Paris St. Germain stuck a symbolic blow in the D1 Arkema title race with a deserved victory over perennial top of the table rivals Olympique Lyonnais at the Parc des Princes – a result which condemned the visitors to their first league defeat in four years.Continue reading “Battle of the Big Guns Goes PSG’s Way”