Kelly Stirton on Leading The ParaMatildas

ParaMatildas head coach Kelly Stirton answered Impetus’ Ben Gilby‘s questions ahead of the team’s opening World Cup match today (11/5/22). Above: ParaMatildas head coach Kelly Stirton. Photo: Ann Odong – Football Australia. We want to now show that the barrier is broken for women in this sport. Women who have CP, ABI, and have hadContinue reading “Kelly Stirton on Leading The ParaMatildas”

Matildas Announce Spain Challenge

10/5/22 Above: The Matildas will be gathering together once more next month and will face a major test in Spain. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Australia will head to Huelva to take on Spain on Saturday 25th June 2022 in the first of two international friendly matches for the June FIFA Window.  TheContinue reading “Matildas Announce Spain Challenge”

ParaMatildas and Young Matildas World Cup News

The ParaMatildas’ World Cup campaign opens next week and Impetus hears from head coach Kelly Stirton after this week’s training camp. The Young Matildas also found out their opponents for August’s U20 World Cup and we heard the views of head coach Leah Blayney (6/5/22). Above: The ParaMatildas pictures at their Sydney training camp thisContinue reading “ParaMatildas and Young Matildas World Cup News”

Matildas v Football Ferns Gallery

Impetus’ Kris Goman was pitchside for us in Canberra last week. In her third photo gallery from the game, she brings you the best of the match action (18/4/22). Above: Sam Kerr prepares to shoot. Photo: Kris Goman. Kris’ two other galleries from the match can be seen here: Post-Match photos: https://impetusfootball.org/2022/04/14/post-match-gallery-matildas-v-football-ferns/ Aivi Luik headContinue reading “Matildas v Football Ferns Gallery”

Aivi Luik Shaves Hair For Brain Cancer Research

Impetus’ Kris Goman was pitchside in Canberra on Tuesday and brings us an exclusive photo gallery from an extremely emotional event. (14/4/22) Above: Aivi Luik after the event. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. Australia defender Aivi Luik made a pledge a while ago. If she could raise $30,000 (just over £17,000) in support of herContinue reading “Aivi Luik Shaves Hair For Brain Cancer Research”

Perth Glory: Riding The Storm And Thriving

Impetus’ Ben Gilby has followed Perth Glory’s women’s team since they were formed in 2008 and now covers the team throughout the A-League Women season. He reflects on one of the toughest seasons in the club’s history and reveals the inside story of how the team overcame the challenges to experience one of the greatestContinue reading “Perth Glory: Riding The Storm And Thriving”

Junior Matildas Announce Squad For Training Camp

14/4/22 Above: Junior Matildas head coach Rae Dower making a point during a previous camp. Photo: Football Australia. Junior Matildas Head Coach Rae Dower has announced a squad of 30 players for their next training camp later this month in South Australia.  The second Training Camp of 2022 sees players from across the nation, includingContinue reading “Junior Matildas Announce Squad For Training Camp”

It’s Never Goodbye To ‘Never Say Die’

Impetus’ Kieran Yap reflects on Australia’s two friendlies with New Zealand over the past five days and hails the return of the team’s famed ‘Never Say Die’ spirit along with the faith to stick to the game plan (13/4/22). Above: Alex Chidiac in full flow in yesterday’s Australia v New Zealand game in Canberra. TheContinue reading “It’s Never Goodbye To ‘Never Say Die’”

Gustavsson and Klimková Reflect On Second Matildas v Football Ferns Clash

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was in the post-match media conference for us and heard from both Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and New Zealand counterpart Jitka Klimková (12/4/22). Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson saw positives and development points from his side in today’s game with New Zealand in Canberra. Photo: Football Australia. Reflecting on howContinue reading “Gustavsson and Klimková Reflect On Second Matildas v Football Ferns Clash”