International Round-Up

Impetus editor Ben Gilby brings you up to date with the host of international women’s football over the past week. Two further rounds of Euro 2021 Qualifiers have taken place. Last Friday in Group A, Netherlands were given a shock at the Fazanerija City Stadium when Slovenia took the lead through Mateja Zver. Despite VivianneContinue reading “International Round-Up”

Poles Apart: Forty Years of the Matildas

by Ben Gilby Yesterday marked the fortieth anniversary of the first recognised international for the Australian women’s national team when they took on New Zealand on 6th October 1979. The circumstances faced by these pioneer members of the Matildas are poles apart from their present day counterparts. It is important to emphasise that Australia isContinue reading “Poles Apart: Forty Years of the Matildas”

In My View

From the tweets of Impetus‘ Daisy Wildsmith. This week, Daisy turns her attention to the Lionesses’ game against Brazil at Middlesbrough yesterday. This was an afternoon which started with so much to be proud of – Lucy Bronze being given her World Cup award in front of a packed Riverside Stadium by Baroness Sue Campbell,Continue reading “In My View”

Magpies Rising Like A Phoenix From The Flames

Impetus editor Ben Gilby talks to Notts County Women manager Adam Dunleavy about the team’s incredible progress since they entered the league system for the 2018/19 after the heart-breaking loss of the original club. The original Notts County Ladies side were created in 2014 after the Lincoln Ladies team formed some nineteen years previously wereContinue reading “Magpies Rising Like A Phoenix From The Flames”

Super League Sunday

Impetus editor Ben Gilby reviews two of yesterday’s top Barclays FA Women’s Super League games. Arsenal 4-0 Brighton and Hove Albion Arsenal maintained their 100% start to their Barclays FA Women’s Super League defence with a comfortable win over Brighton & Hove Albion. Brighton with all behind the ball in opening period, with a veryContinue reading “Super League Sunday”

Exceptional Älvsjö: The Background to the Unlikliest of Champions

by Ben Gilby In this two part feature, Impetus editor Ben Gilby tells the story of women’s football club from one of the tiniest towns imaginable, and how they became Swedish and European heavyweights. The opening piece sets the scene on the town and what the team achieved. When it comes to women’s football teamsContinue reading “Exceptional Älvsjö: The Background to the Unlikliest of Champions”

Canaries Soar To Vital Win

Norwich City Women 6-2 Kent Football United FA Women’s National League Division One South-East by Connor Wroe Norwich City started off very quick early on getting a series of corners back to back. Despite gaining free headers each time, they failed to convert these chances. Newly promoted Kent showed promise early on finding space inContinue reading “Canaries Soar To Vital Win”

Welcome to Impetus

Impetus is a new website dedicated to the world of Women’s Football. Our team of contributors will be bringing you a full range of news, reports and features on the sport. From the quirky to the factual, Impetus will deliver the inspirational stories of the coaches, players, volunteers and supporters of Women’s Football in theContinue reading “Welcome to Impetus”