Dominant England retain Arnold Clark Cup

England 6-1 Belgium by Johnathan Stack at Ashton Gate for Impetus (23/2/23). Above: England lift the Arnold Clark at Bristol City FC last night after retaining the trophy they won last year. Photo: Lionesses. The Lionesses put out a message last night ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup as they comprehensively defeated BelgiumContinue reading “Dominant England retain Arnold Clark Cup”

Arnold Clark Cup Matchday Two Photo Gallery

Suvadeep Biswas was pitchside in Coventry to capture all the action from England v Italy and Belgium v South Korea yesterday (20/2/23) Above: Jordan Nobbs hurdles Italy goalkeeper Laura Giuliai yesterday. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. England 2-1 Italy Belgium 2-1 Korea Republic

Lionesses roaring start and Belgium see off Italy: Arnold Clark Cup Matchday One

Reports by Johnathan Stack in the Stadium MK press box, with EXCLUSIVE pitchside photographs from Hannah Parnell (17/2/23). England 4-0 Korea Republic by Johnathan Stack Above: Chloe Kelly celebrates after putting England 2-0 up over Korea Republic last night. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. The Lionesses kicked off 2023 with a bang as they comfortablyContinue reading “Lionesses roaring start and Belgium see off Italy: Arnold Clark Cup Matchday One”

Belgian Heartbreak But Swedes Are Better Than This

Impetus‘ Jean-Pierre Thiesset and Ben Gilby reflect on last night’s Quarter-Final tie at Leigh. Jean-Pierre rounds up the match action, whilst Ben sounds a warning to England fans stating that the Swedes are a far better team than the one we saw last night (23/7/22). Above: Linda Sembrant hits Sweden’s last gasp winner. Photo: SvenskContinue reading “Belgian Heartbreak But Swedes Are Better Than This”

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”

Group D Reflections

Impetus Jean-Pierre Thiesset looks back on yesterday’s opening round of matches in Group D at Euro 2022 and saw his own nation produce a statement-making start (11/7/22). Above: France’s first-half hat-trick hero Grace Geyoro. Photo: Euro 2022. Belgium 1-1 Iceland Iceland had just about the better of this match played at the Academy Stadium inContinue reading “Group D Reflections”

Euros Preview: Belgium

by Jean-Pierre Thiesset (3/7/22). Above: The Belgian team that started the match against England in Wolverhampton last week. Photo: Belgian Red Flames. The Belgium women’s national football team is known or nicknamed as the ‘Red Flames’ and currently stand in 20th place in FIFA Women’s World Rankings. The Squad: Goalkeepers: Nicky Evrard, Diede Lemey, LisaContinue reading “Euros Preview: Belgium”

Lionesses Patience Rewarded As Kelly Returns With A Bang

by Louise Wilkes at Molineux for Impetus (18/6/22) Above: Chloe Kelly celebrates her first Lionesses goal with Manchester City teammate Keira Walsh. Photo: Griffters World Photography. The Lionesses dominated Belgium 3-0 in their first European Championships warm-up fixture which saw Chloe Kelly get her first England goal on her return to international duty. Kelly continuesContinue reading “Lionesses Patience Rewarded As Kelly Returns With A Bang”

Lionesses Outline Pre-Euros Preparations

Above: Lauren Hemp in action for England in their recent Arnold Clark Cup match against Spain in Norwich. She will be a key part of the squad for the forthcoming friendlies announced today. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. (9/3/22) England’s final preparations before UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 will include two home internationals against fellow tournamentContinue reading “Lionesses Outline Pre-Euros Preparations”