Orlando Pride Rise To Play-Off Contention

by Blaise Ogutu (6/9/22). Above: Orlando Pride players huddle after a game. Photo: ORLPride/Twitter. Teams in the NWSL this season have been riddled with their own storylines. Whether good, bad or ugly, there is no denying the fact that the league has gotten a lot of attention in recent months. One team that caught people’sContinue reading “Orlando Pride Rise To Play-Off Contention”

Lydia Williams: Influential Matilda & Indigenous Role Model

In the third of our special features for our charity partners John Moriarty Football’s Indigenous Football Week, Kieran Yap profiles Lydia Williams, Arsenal’s hugely experienced goalkeeper who is well worth keeping an eye on both on and off the pitch. Above: Lydia Williams pictured in typical pose whilst playing for Australia. Photo: Sky Sports. Australia’s goalkeeper is waitingContinue reading “Lydia Williams: Influential Matilda & Indigenous Role Model”

Jada Whyman: An Inspirational Player With A Big Future

In the second of our special features for our charity partners John Moriarty Football’s Indigenous Football Week, Ben Gilby profiles Jada Whyman, Sydney FC’s young and highly talented goalkeeper who is a fabulous role model for female indigenous Australian football players. Above: Jada Whyman training with the Matildas during the October international window this year. Photo supplied toContinue reading “Jada Whyman: An Inspirational Player With A Big Future”

Partick Thistle: Hard Work Rewarded After Late Promotion

Craig Walker, media officer for Partick Thistle Women spoke to Ben Gilby about the journey that the club has been on, their successes last season, and the challenges that they faced having gained promotion to the top flight in Scottish Women’s football at the eleventh hour. Above: Partick Thistle group together for a positive startContinue reading “Partick Thistle: Hard Work Rewarded After Late Promotion”

Djurgårdens IF: Building From The Academy Upwards

Impetus editor Ben Gilby spoke to Djurgårdens IF’s Linda Wijkström (board member and previously Head of Women’s Football) and Jean Balawo (Sports Director and Head of Girl’s Academy) about how the Stockholm based side, once one of the top sides in Europe are now aiming to consistently push higher up the Damallsvenskan table once more.Continue reading “Djurgårdens IF: Building From The Academy Upwards”

The Women’s Cup: Racing Louisville Mixing With The Big Guns

Racing Louisville started playing in the NWSL this year.  The club was built on ambition: the ambition to win, the ambition to raise standards and ultimately the ambition to be the best in the world.  This week they welcomed three of the world’s top teams for The Women’s Cup, proving that their ambition can beContinue reading “The Women’s Cup: Racing Louisville Mixing With The Big Guns”

Kyah Simon: Spurs Sign The Ultimate Fighter

Above: Kyah Simon after being unveiled as Tottenham Hotspur’s latest signing. Artwork: Tottenham Hotspur. Kyah Simon’s road to the FA Women’s Super League has not been an easy one.  After all, this is a player some people wrote off when she was 15 years old.  Despite her setbacks though, Simon has come back time and time again,Continue reading “Kyah Simon: Spurs Sign The Ultimate Fighter”

Sam Kerr: “Pretty Handy at Soccer”

Ben Gilby profiles one of the biggest stars in Australian sport, never mind Australian women’s football. A player he has been lucky enough to see develop since her mid teenage years, Sam Kerr (pictured above via insider.com). “Ya know Daniel’s got a little sister who’s pretty handy at soccer!” It was 2008, and I wasContinue reading “Sam Kerr: “Pretty Handy at Soccer””

Scottish Women’s Football Launches Championship Tier

Impetus‘ new coverage of Scottish Women’s Football continues with all the news about the launch of the new Championship level which sits at the third tier of the game. The fixtures for the first full Scottish Women’s Football (SWF) Championship season have been announced. SWF Championship North & South sit under the Scottish Women’s PremierContinue reading “Scottish Women’s Football Launches Championship Tier”

Ellie Carpenter: Cowra Born Superstar Smashing It In Lyon

Ahead of the Olympics which start tomorrow, Impetus’ Ben Gilby profiles Australia’s young star Ellie Carpenter (pictured above via Football Australia) who was raised in the small town of Cowra, with a population of less than 10,000 and is now part of Olympique Lyonnais’ superstar team. With additional reporting from Impetus’ French editor Jean-Pierre ThiessetContinue reading “Ellie Carpenter: Cowra Born Superstar Smashing It In Lyon”