Blue is the colour and winning is their aim

Darrell Allen provides a fans-eye perspective on Chelsea’s WSL winning victory at Reading on Saturday (29/5/23). Above: Millie Bright (left) and Sam Kerr celebrate with the WSL trophy at the SCL Stadium on Saturday. Photo: Andy Wicks for Impetus. As comfortable as it gets Days shouldn’t come more high-pressured than a title-deciding final day awayContinue reading “Blue is the colour and winning is their aim”

Champions League Quarter-Finals

Emmanuel Faith looks back at last week’s first-leg action in the UEFA Women’s Champions League Quarter-Finals before previewing the second legs which begin tonight (29/3/23). Above: Salma celebrates her goal for Barcelona against Roma. Photo: UEFA. When four different matches end in a 1-0 scoreline, you can imagine the difficulty, intensity, and quality of theContinue reading “Champions League Quarter-Finals”

Lionesses Roar As Football Comes Home

Impetus’ Darrell Allen and Johnathan Stack reflect on an incredible evening at Wembley Stadium, with Darrell bringing the Lionesses’ perspective and Johnathan the German view as he hears from key members of the Germany squad and coaching staff (1/8/22). Above: England lift the European Championship trophy amidst sensational scenes at Wembley last night. Photo: Lionesses.Continue reading “Lionesses Roar As Football Comes Home”

Record Equalling Popp Sends Germany To Wembley

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack, who has followed Germany for us from the very start of the tournament, reflects on their victory over France in last night’s semi-final (28/7/22). Above: Alexandra Popp shows her joy at providing Germany’s ticket to Sunday’s final. Photo: Euro 2022. Germany will face England in the final of Euro 2022 after beatingContinue reading “Record Equalling Popp Sends Germany To Wembley”

The Perfect Night

by Darrell Allen (27/7/22) Above: The Lionesses celebrate after their incredible win against Sweden last night. Photo: Lionesses. After all the challenges and anxiety that were involved with the Lionesses’ Quarter Final against Spain, this Semi Final night in Sheffield against Sweden was a walk in the park in comparison.  A crowd just shy ofContinue reading “The Perfect Night”

Lionesses Have Answers For Spanish Inquisition

by Darrell Allen (21/7/22) Above: England joy after the sensational comeback win over Spain in Brighton last night. Photo: Lionesses. Following the total breeze of Group A which saw three wins, 14 goals, and none conceded, the Lionesses faced their first major test for some time. What a test it was as Spain were outstandingContinue reading “Lionesses Have Answers For Spanish Inquisition”

Germany Popp To Milton Keynes For Three More Points

by Johnathan Stack (17/7/22) Above: Germany celebrate after Nicole Anyomi scored her first international goal against Finland last night. Photo: @DFB_Frauen Alexandra Popp continued her rich vein of form as she scored her third goal in three games as Germany maintained their 100% record at UEFA Euro 2022. A great crowd of over 20,000 fansContinue reading “Germany Popp To Milton Keynes For Three More Points”

Focussed Lionesses Have Only One Aim

by Darrell Allen (16/7/22) Above: England see a chance go narrowly wide against Northern Ireland at Southampton last night. Photo: Lionesses. There was talk in the build-up to this Group A finale against Northern Ireland about how many changes Sarina Wiegman would make to her team. Wiegman, of course, was struck down herself with CovidContinue reading “Focussed Lionesses Have Only One Aim”

No Fireworks, Just Progress On La Fête Nationale Française

by Jean-Pierre Thiesset, Impetus French Editor (15/7/22). Above: Belgium goalkeeper Nicky Evrard saves at the feet of France’s Ouleymata Sarr (18) last night as Julie Biesmans attempts to intervene. Photo: Euro 2022. France did what they needed to in edging past Belgium to qualify for the Quarter-Finals in Rotherham last night. It was not aContinue reading “No Fireworks, Just Progress On La Fête Nationale Française”