Ben Gooden: How ‘Little Chorley’ Flew Under The Radar

In the final part of our series looking back over the season with Impetus’ sponsored players and partner clubs, Chorley head coach Ben Gooden speaks to Ben Gilby about the FA Women’s National League Division One North side’s successful campaign in both league and cup (14/7/22). Above: Chorley head coach Ben Gooden on the touchlineContinue reading “Ben Gooden: How ‘Little Chorley’ Flew Under The Radar”

Lisa Topping: Chorley’s Season Has Been On A Different Level

In this, the first of our post-season catch-ups with Impetus’ sponsored players and partner clubs, Lisa Topping of FA Women’s National League Division One North side Chorley spoke to Ben Gilby (2/6/22). Above: Lisa Topping (right) in action for Chorley against Newcastle United this season. Photo: John Shirras. For the second season running, Impetus sponsoredContinue reading “Lisa Topping: Chorley’s Season Has Been On A Different Level”

Aleesha Collins: Fairytale Start at Chorley

By Ben Gilby (13/1/22) Above: Aleesha Collins in action during Chorley’s incredible win over Middlesbrough in the FA Cup. Photo: Munro Sports Photography (13/1/22). Impetus is delighted to announce the sponsorship of Chorley’s Aleesha Collins as the latest extension of our partnership with the FA Women’s National League Division One North club. Collins, 16, madeContinue reading “Aleesha Collins: Fairytale Start at Chorley”

Chorley: “The Game Is Massive In Stature”

Ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup Third Round tie, Ben Gooden, head coach of Impetus partner club Chorley spoke to editor Ben Gilby about their win over Bradford City in Round Two and tomorrow’s home game tie against Newcastle United (10/12/21). Above: Chorley’s Aleesha Collins strides through purposefully against Bradford City in the FA Cup SecondContinue reading “Chorley: “The Game Is Massive In Stature””

Chorley’s Fairytale Cup Win Sets Up Bradford Test

After their sensational victory over higher league Middlesbrough in the First Round which saw them come back from 3-1 and 4-3 down, Impetus partner club Chorley host Bradford City in the Women’s FA Cup second round tomorrow. Head coach Ben Gooden spoke to Impetus editor Ben Gilby. Above: Chorley head coach Ben Gooden. Photo: MoorlandContinue reading “Chorley’s Fairytale Cup Win Sets Up Bradford Test”

Collins Creates Cup Chaos!

Chorley 4-4 Middlesbrough Chorley win 4-1 on penalties Above: Aleesha Collins, who put in a stunning performance on her FA Cup debut, drives at the Middlesbrough defence once more. Photo: Munro Sports Photography From Chorley Women FC The First Round Proper of the Vitality FA Cup saw fourth-tier Chorley drawn against third-tier Middlesbrough. After lastContinue reading “Collins Creates Cup Chaos!”

Hickson Header Sinks Leeds

Chorley 2-1 Leeds United Report supplied by Chorley FC. Above: Rachel Hindle equals the scores for Chorley from the spot. Photo: John Shirras. After a battling display last week saw Chorley take all 3 points away at Bradford City, this week they faced a Leeds side who are already fancied by most for promotion thisContinue reading “Hickson Header Sinks Leeds”

Euxton Girls: Lancashire Grassroots Club of the Year

Michael Taylor, secretary of Euxton Girls, based near Chorley, spoke to Impetus editor Ben Gilby about how the club have navigated their way through the pandemic and the successes they have celebrated since then. Above: Euxton Girls were named Grassroots Club of the Year by the Lancashire County FA. Photo: Euxton Girls. We last caughtContinue reading “Euxton Girls: Lancashire Grassroots Club of the Year”

The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final

Impetus presently sponsor seven players and have a further four content partner clubs at grassroots level. Here, for the first time, each of the players, clubs and our editorial team come together to each predict who will win the Gold medal and who they thought was the best player in Tokyo. Above: Olympic Medals areContinue reading “The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final”

Olympics Semi-Final Preview With Chorley’s Lisa Topping

Ahead of tomorrow’s Semi-Finals ties, Lisa Topping from Chorley Women (pictured above by John Shirras), who Impetus are proud to sponsor, previews both games. I’m gutted for Team GB that they had to bow out of the competition in the quarter finals. But, looking to the semi finals they’re going to be a great couple of gamesContinue reading “Olympics Semi-Final Preview With Chorley’s Lisa Topping”