Australia v South Africa: All You Need To Know

Whilst the Matildas stars playing in England are well known to the local audience, Saturday’s clash at Kingsmeadow gives fans a chance to see a group of hugely exciting Australian football stars that may not be quite so well known. Impetus’ Kieran Yap, Ben Gilby, Jonathan Tay, and Kris Goman profile five players, plus ourContinue reading “Australia v South Africa: All You Need To Know”

The Swedish Scene

Ben Gilby rounds up all the latest action in the Damallsvenskan and Elitettan (24/5/22). Above: Hammarby celebrate Elsa Karlsson’s dramatic late winner in the Stockholm derby with Djurgården. Photo: Hammarby. DAMALLSVENSKAN Round Ten opened on Friday night at Tunavallen where Eskilstuna United hosted unbeaten league leaders Rosengård in front of an excellent crowd of 1,970. It took an hour for the firstContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

The Swedish Scene

Ben Gilby rounds up all the key action from Round Three of the Damallsvenskan and Round Two week of the Elitettan. (19/4/22). Above: Goal-line drama in the game between Hammarby and Piteå. Photo: BK Häcken. DAMALLSVENSKAN: Round Three kicked off on Friday night with AIK’s home game with BK Häcken at Skytteholms. The Solna-based side’sContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

A-League Grand Final: The View From Sydney FC & Melbourne Victory

Sunday sees the A-League Women Grand Final between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory. Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from the Sydney FC pair of Sarah Hunter and Charlize Rule along with Melbourne Victory’s Courtney Nevin, Alex Chidiac, and head coach Jeff Hopkins (23/3/22). Sydney FC’s 18-year-old star Sarah Hunter is just days away from playing inContinue reading “A-League Grand Final: The View From Sydney FC & Melbourne Victory”

The Swedish Scene

Above: Courtney Nevin (left) and Kyra Cooney-Cross (right) who both signed for Hammarby this week. Photo: Football Australia. Back for the new season and offering more content and features than before – it’s Impetus’ coverage of women’s football in Sweden. Ben Gilby rounds up some of the transfer news ahead of this weekend’s Svenska CupenContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

A-League Women Preview

Impetus kicks off our third season covering the top tier of women’s football in Australia with Kieran Yap (KY)’s assessment of each of the club’s best close-season signings and Ben Gilby (BG)’s predictions of where the teams will finish. ADELAIDE UNITED Key Signing: Shadeene Evans Adelaide have mostly tried to keep their team from lastContinue reading “A-League Women Preview”

How Prepared Are The Matildas For Tournament Mode?

After their back-to-back friendlies with World Champions USA watched by record crowds, Impetus‘ Kieran Yap considers how things stand after a tough 2021 for the Matildas. With the 2022 Asia Cup coming in January, he also looks at the depth in different positions ahead of the competition. Above: The Matildas group together after a runContinue reading “How Prepared Are The Matildas For Tournament Mode?”

Australian Football Round-Up

A week that contained the news of first confirmed home game for the Matildas since March 2020, the announcement of a new status for the top level of women’s football in the country, sixteen A-League Women signing announcements plus the news that Melbourne Victory have appointed a specific female health specialist. Ben Gilby rounds upContinue reading “Australian Football Round-Up”