Winners and losers from the Conti Cup Final

Arsenal 3-1 Chelsea by Nathan Edwards (6/3/23) Arsenal scored three goals all in the first half to overcome Sam Kerr’s early header, to run out deserved winners of their first trophy in four years in front of a record crowd for a Conti Cup Final at Selhurst Park yesterday. Kerr excellently controlled a long ballContinue reading “Winners and losers from the Conti Cup Final”

Four games to define Spurs’ season

by Rachel Lara Cohen (26/2/23). Above: Tottenham Hotspur’s Celin Bizet plays the ball in against Liverpool earlier this season. Photo: Spurs Women. Tottenham Hotpur are on a seven-game losing streak in the WSL. This is relegation form. Yet, ironically, with the addition of Mana Iwabuchi and Bethany England, plus Ashleigh Neville’s return from suspension, Spurs’Continue reading “Four games to define Spurs’ season”

Matildas can change the momentum of a match & strike when they have it

By Kieran Yap (23/2/23) Above: The belief is strong and the trust is there in the Matildas squad. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. The Matildas have won all three games in the latest international window. They scored 10 goals, while conceding just two. But not everything went exactly to plan, and this might be theContinue reading “Matildas can change the momentum of a match & strike when they have it”

Daly boosts claims for striker spot as newcomers shine

by Nathan Edwards (21/2/23) Above: Rachel Daly celebrates after scoring for England against Italy in the Arnold Clark Cup on Sunday. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. Rachel Daly’s headed brace overcame Italy’s second-half scare and maintained England’s flawless record in the Arnold Clark Cup. Daly scored either side of Sofia Cantore’s controversial finish, to keepContinue reading “Daly boosts claims for striker spot as newcomers shine”

Last gasp Kerr saves point for Chelsea at Arsenal

Arsenal 1-1 Chelsea by Darrell Allen at The Emirates Stadium. EXCLUSIVE photos from Hannah Parnell pitchside at The Emirates (16/1/23) Above: Sam Kerr makes her point to the Arsenal fans after scoring a late, late leveller at The Emirates. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. Big Crowd, Big Performance Arsenal are making a habit of thisContinue reading “Last gasp Kerr saves point for Chelsea at Arsenal”

Mid-Season rating of Spurs’ summer signings

In the second part of her analysis of Tottenham Hotspur’s start to the WSL season, Rachel Lara Cohen considers the influence of the club’s summer signings (3/1/23). Above: Drew Spence – one of Spurs’ key signings during the summer celebrates a goal with Molly Bartrip against Leicester City. Photo: Sky Sports. They’ve been at theContinue reading “Mid-Season rating of Spurs’ summer signings”

We Now Know What The Matildas Best Looks Like

by Kieran Yap (16/11/22) Above: Coming together – Australia are putting the performances and understanding together heading into World Cup year. Photo: Football Australia. The Matildas have finished 2022 off with two comfortable wins. More importantly, they have established an identifiable, repeatable, and effective game style. Tony Gustavsson’s side has now recorded four consecutive wins,Continue reading “We Now Know What The Matildas Best Looks Like”

Lionesses Finish Memorable Year On A High

by Holly Wright (16/11/22) Above: The ultimate team in women’s international football at the moment? England come together after their final game of 2022 against Norway. Photo: Lionesses England played their final match of 2022 in Spain against a Norway side now coached by former Lionesses interim manager Hege Riise. The last time the twoContinue reading “Lionesses Finish Memorable Year On A High”

10 Things We Learnt From Spurs’ Demolition of Brighton

by Rachel Lara Cohen (1/11/22) Above: Celebrations for Spurs during their sensational 8-0 win at Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday. Photo: Spurs Women. On Sunday, Tottenham Hotspur went on the road and beat Brighton and Hove Albion 8-0. To put that in context: Spurs scored three more goals than they have scored in theirContinue reading “10 Things We Learnt From Spurs’ Demolition of Brighton”

Matildas Performances Show Hints Of What Might Be

Impetus’ Kieran Yap sees reasons to be positive in Australia’s two games this international window (12/10/22). Above: Caitlin Foord celebrating her sensational goal in Denmark last night. The Arsenal star had a sparkling international window for Australia. Photo: Football Australia. The Matildas’ latest international window must be viewed as a success in many ways. Importantly,Continue reading “Matildas Performances Show Hints Of What Might Be”