Lionesses line-up Portugal World Cup send-off

9/6/23 Above: Chloe Kelly will be hoping to have more to celebrate for England in their friendly against Portugal – their final game at home before travelling to the World Cup. England’s final fixture on home soil before the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be a send-off match against Portugal on Saturday 1st JulyContinue reading “Lionesses line-up Portugal World Cup send-off”

Wiegman: There were some “really hard” decisions

Freya Ward was at Boldmere St. Michaels FC today to listen to England head coach Sarina Wiegman reveal her Lionesses squad for the World Cup for Impetus, and Suvadeep Biswas provides EXCLUSIVE photography from the event. (31/5/23). Above: Lionesses head coach Sarina Wiegman at today’s media conference to announce the England World Cup squad. Photo:Continue reading “Wiegman: There were some “really hard” decisions”

Dower announces Junior Matildas squad for Korea challenge

31/5/23 Above: The Junior Matildas, who will be off to Korea Republic next week. Photo: Football Australia. The Junior Matildas will continue their preparations for the 2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Round Two Qualifiers with a two-match international series against Korea Republic.  The U-17 Australian Women’s National Team will travel to Paju, north ofContinue reading “Dower announces Junior Matildas squad for Korea challenge”

Trixie Tagg: A pioneering legend of women’s football

Impetus EXCLUSIVE by Ben Gilby Above: Trixie Tagg pictured in a St. George Budapest shirt – her achievements with the club are historic. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Trixie Tagg. Trixie Tagg is one of the pioneering legends of Australian women’s football. She was a top player in the late 1960s and 1970s, part ofContinue reading “Trixie Tagg: A pioneering legend of women’s football”

Blayney names Young Matildas squad for Asian Cup Qualifiers

16/5/23 Above: Young Matildas head coach Leah Blayney, who named her squad for next month’s vital qualifiers today. Photo: Football Australia. Leah Blayney has named a 23-player squad as the Young Matildas continue their 2024 AFC U-20 Women’s Asian Cup qualifying campaign in Vietnam next month.  The Round Two Qualifiers have seen Australia drawn inContinue reading “Blayney names Young Matildas squad for Asian Cup Qualifiers”

Grainger: “We are hard for anyone”

Martin Townley reports from Cymru head coach Gemma Grainger‘s media conference after their UEFA Women’s Nations League draw (3/5/23). Above: Cymru boss Gemma Grainger. Photo: FAW. Cymru head coach Gemma Grainger told the media after the UEFA Nations League draw that her side will be hard for any opponent to face.  Grainger believes strongly thatContinue reading “Grainger: “We are hard for anyone””

Kelly Stirton: ParaMatildas are growing and aiming for Asian Cup glory

by Ben Gilby (19/4/23) Above: ParaMatildas head coach Kelly Stirton advises her squad during training. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Almost a year ago, the ParaMatildas reached the first-ever Women’s IFCPF World Cup Final and produced a heroic display in going down to the United States. Now, with her side ranked as theContinue reading “Kelly Stirton: ParaMatildas are growing and aiming for Asian Cup glory”

Renard’s reign starts with wins over Colombia & Canada

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes France international window performances against Columbia and Canada as Hervé Renard‘s reign gets underway (13/4/23). Above: France celebrate their success against Colombia. Photo: L’Équipe. France 5-2 Colombia Clermont-Ferrand, April 7th. For his first game as coach, with France ranked fifth and Colombia 26th in the FIFA standings, Hervé Renard put together aContinue reading “Renard’s reign starts with wins over Colombia & Canada”

Junior Matildas squad for Asian Cup qualifiers announced

13/4/23 Above: Ischia Brooking (in possession) part of the Hyundai NTC squad in the NPLW WA has been selected for the Junior Matildas. Photo: NPLW WA. Australia head coach Rae Dower has announced her squad for the Group B 2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Round One Qualifiers held in Mongolia from 24th–28th April 2023. Continue reading “Junior Matildas squad for Asian Cup qualifiers announced”

Matildas show continued signs of promise, but one concern remains

By Kieran Yap (12/4/23) Above: Charli Grant celebrates her goal for Australia against England. Photo: Football Australia Australia had mixed results over the two games in this international window, but fairly consistent performances. Overall, the international window should be seen as a successful one, despite some lingering concerns. Although a 1-0 loss to Scotland frustratedContinue reading “Matildas show continued signs of promise, but one concern remains”