Today’s Youngsters, Tomorrow’s Rockstars

Five Talents You Should Watch Out For From The U-20 World Cup by Emmanuel Faith (2/9/22) Above: The new U20 World Champions, Spain. Artwork: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup. Although the FIFA under-20 World Cup wrapped up on Monday, a lot of football fans are still basking in the array of exhilarating moments of theContinue reading “Today’s Youngsters, Tomorrow’s Rockstars”

Post-Euros Debrief: What To Look Forward To At The World Cup

by Jonathan Tay (4/8/22) Above: Scenes at Wembley Stadium after England’s European Championship Final on Sunday. Photo: Lionesses. With the culmination of an enthralling UEFA Women’s Euros, it is difficult not to look ahead with anticipation to the next big tournament – the Women’s World Cup in 2023. The Matildas kick off on home soilContinue reading “Post-Euros Debrief: What To Look Forward To At The World Cup”

Summer’s Campaign For Equality

Back in June, the then nine-year-old Summer Hoofe went into her local branch of Sports Direct to buy a new pair of football boots. When she saw that the store had labelled football boots as being for boys, she was rightly shocked. Summer began a social media campaign highlighting the crazy situation and called forContinue reading “Summer’s Campaign For Equality”

Fran Kirby: Overcoming Huge Challenges To Make Euro 2022 Final

Last night, Fran Kirby produced a sensational performance in England’s 4-0 win over Sweden in the Semi-Finals of Euro 2022. It was just reward for a player who has overcome mental health challenges, injuries, and several bouts of debilitating illness to line up at Wembley on Sunday in one of the biggest games on theContinue reading “Fran Kirby: Overcoming Huge Challenges To Make Euro 2022 Final”

One Year Milestone Marked By World Cup Hosts

by Kieran Yap (20/7/22) Above: The Women’s World Cup – the tournament starts in a year’s time today. Photo: USA Today. Australia and New Zealand have started the 365-day countdown to the Women’s World Cup with the unveiling of the Unity Pitch in Sydney, along with some other big announcements for football fans. Landmarks acrossContinue reading “One Year Milestone Marked By World Cup Hosts”

Journeying To Watch Some Of World’s Best

Darrell Allen started attending FAWSL games regularly for the first time this season, making 300+ mile round-trips to Kingsmeadow. He shares his experiences from the campaign below (30/5/22). Above: Chelsea lift the FA Cup at Wembley to cap the end of Darrell Allen’s first season watching them at Kingsmeadow. Photo: Vitality Women’s FA Cup. ThatContinue reading “Journeying To Watch Some Of World’s Best”

No Jonas, Football Was Not “The Winner”

By Rachel Lara Cohen (9/5/22) Above: Things get tasty in Wednesday night’s North London Derby. Photo: Arsenal WFC. Following the North London Derby at the Emirates, Arsenal Manager Jonas Eidevall, stated that his team beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 meant that “football was the winner”. It’s a tired cliché, but there are lots of tired clichésContinue reading “No Jonas, Football Was Not “The Winner””

Busselton City: A Proud History And Building For A Big Future

As an extension of Impetus’ coverage of the Western Australian women’s football scene, Sharon Cowley from WA’s South-West Soccer Association Premier League club Busselton City spoke to Ben Gilby for this week’s WA On Wednesday feature (4/5/22). Above: Busselton City FC. Photo: Sharon Cowley. Busselton City, located in the South-West of the state are celebratingContinue reading “Busselton City: A Proud History And Building For A Big Future”

Master Magician Ji To Depart Chelsea

Impetus brings you news of the imminent departure of one of the FAWSL’s outstanding players. Ben Gilby ends the article with his own personal tribute to the South Korean star – one of his stand out players in three years covering Chelsea Women (29/4/22). Above: Ji So-Yun pictured hitting a trademark shot from outside theContinue reading “Master Magician Ji To Depart Chelsea”

Liskeard Athletic: Pushing For Promotion In Cornwall

Lee Mann is the manager of tier six club Liskeard Athletic. He spoke to Ben Gilby about the club’s great progress, and high hopes for the future (28/4/22). Above: Liskeard Athletic FC. Photo: Janina Augustynowicz. Liskeard Athletic are a big part of a growing successful women’s football scene in Cornwall. Manager Lee Mann came inContinue reading “Liskeard Athletic: Pushing For Promotion In Cornwall”