ParaMatildas: Georgia Biekhoff & Kelly Stirton On A “Surreal” Week

Ahead of today’s inaugural CP Women’s World Cup Final, Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from top scorer Georgia Biekhoff and head coach Kelly Stirton (17/5/22). Above: Outstanding Para-athlete Georgia Biekhoff speaking ahead of the ParaMatildas’ World Cup Final today. Photo: Football Australia. Georgia Biekhoff is not just an incredible footballer. She is a true inspirational allContinue reading “ParaMatildas: Georgia Biekhoff & Kelly Stirton On A “Surreal” Week”

Katelyn Smith: Living The Dream At The World Cup

With the ParaMatildas now midway through the group stage at their inaugural World Cup, goalkeeper Katelyn Smith answered Impetus editor Ben Gilby’s questions. It’s an inspirational story of bravery and overcoming barriers to join her heroes Sam Kerr and Ellie Carpenter as the list of female Australians who have represented their country at a WorldContinue reading “Katelyn Smith: Living The Dream At The World Cup”

“This Is A Joy” – Emma Hayes On Chelsea’s Must-Win Match

Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes and key player Millie Bright at today’s media conference ahead of Sunday’s huge game against Manchester United (6/5/22). Photo: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes was in positive form at today’s media conference. Photo: Sky Sports. Chelsea coach Emma Hayes is not feeling the pressure in theContinue reading ““This Is A Joy” – Emma Hayes On Chelsea’s Must-Win Match”

Tahlia D’Opera: Inspiring The Young And Aiming For Finals At Balcatta Etna

In the concluding second part of her chat with Impetus’ Ben Gilby, Balcatta Etna defender Tahlia D’Opera outlines why the Western Australian NPL club is so special to her, discusses coaching the next generation, and outlines her aims for this season. Above: Tahlia D’Opera (3) celebrates with her team-mates after winning the 2021 NPL WAContinue reading “Tahlia D’Opera: Inspiring The Young And Aiming For Finals At Balcatta Etna”

Australia v New Zealand: Media Conference Wrap

Impetus Ben Gilby was in the post-match media conferences and heard the views of Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and midfielder Emily van Egmond plus New Zealand’s head coach Jitka Klimková and goalkeeper Victoria Esson (8/4/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson, who saw plenty to be proud about in his Matildas team’s performance today. Photo: Football Australia.Continue reading “Australia v New Zealand: Media Conference Wrap”

Sophie Ingle & Gemma Grainger: Wales Are Ready For France

Impetus’ Jean-Pierre Thiesset was in Wales’ pre-game media conference with captain Sophie Ingle and head coach Gemma Grainger for the game against France for us. Ben Gilby reviews the key points that were raised (8/4/22). Above: Wales captain Sophie Ingle speaking to the media yesterday. Photo: FA Wales. Wales captain Sophie Ingle sees tonight’s gameContinue reading “Sophie Ingle & Gemma Grainger: Wales Are Ready For France”

Tash Allderidge: Pride Park Through And Through

Pride Park captain and record appearance holder Tash Allderidge spoke to Impetus‘ Ben Gilby about her footballing journey and life at the Derbyshire Ladies League Division One club (7/4/22). Above: Tash Allderidge (left) strides forward with the ball for Pride Park. Photo: Shaun Hardwick. Tash Allderidge first played for Pride Park in December 2006 andContinue reading “Tash Allderidge: Pride Park Through And Through”

Tameka Yallop: “What You See Is What You Get” With Us

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Australia and West Ham United midfielder Tameka Yallop at today’s Matildas media conference from their Townsville training base (6/4/22). Above: Tameka Yallop and daughter Harley at today’s Matildas media conference. Photo: Football Australia. Queenslander Tameka Yallop is delighted to be back in her home state. “Yeah, the weather’s certainly aContinue reading “Tameka Yallop: “What You See Is What You Get” With Us”

Helen Ward And Tash Harding Preview Wales’ Clash With France

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Helen Ward and Tash Harding at Wales’ media conference ahead of their World Cup qualifier with France (6/4/22). Above: Helen Ward speaking to the media yesterday ahead of Wales’ game with France. Photo: FA Wales. Helen Ward could win her hundredth cap for Wales against France this week, but the WatfordContinue reading “Helen Ward And Tash Harding Preview Wales’ Clash With France”