W League Preview 2019/20

The Westfield W League begins its 2019/20 campaign when Round One takes place over four days from tomorrow night to Sunday. With the women’s game more popular than ever following a World Cup where Sam Kerr confirmed her status as one of the superstars of the global game, the Matildas have just broken their all-timeContinue reading “W League Preview 2019/20”

In My View

From the tweets of Daisy Wildsmith, the Impetus contributor offers her opinion on last night’s Lionesses’ game with Germany in front of a record breaking Wembley crowd. The accuracy of Steph Houghton, that pass from Keira Walsh and the finish from Ellen White – the high spot of a historic night at Wembley. White’s trademarkContinue reading “In My View”

Sizzling Sam Scorches Chile

Impetus editor Ben Gilby reports on The Matildas’ win over La Roja. Australia 2-1 Chile Australian superstar Sam Kerr grabbed a brace as The Matildas beat Chile in front of a record crowd for a stand alone women’s match Down Under. Despite the East Fremantle born striker’s two goals, a fantastic debut from 25 year-oldContinue reading “Sizzling Sam Scorches Chile”

Rovers Rollercoaster Ride Takes Upward Curve

In this first of a two part interview, Impetus editor Ben Gilby talks to Blackburn Rovers’ Head of Women’s and Girl’s Football/First Team Manager Gemma Donnelly about how the club have progressed in recent years and the relationship between the men’s and women’s sides at Ewood Park. Blackburn Rovers are an example that hard work,Continue reading “Rovers Rollercoaster Ride Takes Upward Curve”

Famous Night For Glorious Glasgow City

Glasgow City 0-2 Brondby IF Aggregate: 2-2. After Extra Time, Glasgow City win 3-1 on penalties. by Ben Gilby Glasgow City gained a famous victory over a side who reached the semi-finals of the Women’s Champions League as recently as 2014/15, but they had to do it the hard way. Goalkeeper Lee Alexander was inContinue reading “Famous Night For Glorious Glasgow City”

Glasgow City: Inspiring Girls & Women

Laura Montgomery co-founded Glasgow City in 1998 and they have become arguably the most successful women’s football in Britain. With the team just sealing a thirteenth consecutive Scottish title and tonight hosting Danish side Brondby for a place in the Quarter-Finals of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, we are delighted that she agreed to talkContinue reading “Glasgow City: Inspiring Girls & Women”

Super League Sunday

Impetus editor Ben Gilby gives his views on two of this afternoon’s clashes in the Barclays FA Women’s Super League as Arsenal clinched a huge win over Manchester City and Everton defeated Brighton & Hove Albion: Arsenal 1–0 Manchester City Arsenal condemned Manchester City to their first Super League defeat after a deserved victory atContinue reading “Super League Sunday”

Wilson Sees Bright Future For Shropshire’s Saints

Impetus editor Ben Gilby spoke exclusively to TNS Women’s manager Lawrence Wilson about his side who are linked to the perennial Welsh champions, but who are based in Oswestry and play in the English women’s football pyramid. The New Saints (TNS) Ladies play in the FA Women’s National League Division One Midlands. The club, basedContinue reading “Wilson Sees Bright Future For Shropshire’s Saints”

W League Announces 2019/20 Schedule

by Ben Gilby The Westfield W League has released its fixtures ahead of the 2019/20 season which kicks off between 14-17th November. With reigning champions Sydney FC, minor premiers Melbourne Victory and star-studded Perth Glory recruiting well plus renewed hope around the nation’s other sides, excitement is building as a what looks like a thrillingContinue reading “W League Announces 2019/20 Schedule”

In My View

From the Tweets of Daisy Wildsmith. This week, Daisy reviews the Manchester derby clash in the Continental Cup. The glorious irony of chants at football matches. United fans began chanting how Mary Earps was “England’s Number one” just seconds before an outstanding save from Ellie Roebuck. They also pressed for Katie Zelem to take DemiContinue reading “In My View”