Adran Premier Wrap Week Two

Impetus’ Martin Townley brings us the first of his weekly round-up of all the action from the top flight of women’s football in Wales with Round Two of the season taking place (22/9/22). Above: Stacey John-Davis scores the winning goal for Swansea City against Barry Town United. Photo: Swansea City. Both Swansea City and CardiffContinue reading “Adran Premier Wrap Week Two”

History Makers & Record Breakers: Wales Make Play-Offs For First Time

Wales 0-0 Slovenia by Martin Townley at the Cardiff City Stadium (7/9/22) Above: Post-match scenes of delight among the Welsh players. Photo: FAW. It was an historic night in Cardiff as Gemma Grainger’s Wales side made history making it to the World Cup play-offs for the first time.  Needing just a point in front ofContinue reading “History Makers & Record Breakers: Wales Make Play-Offs For First Time”

Wales Prepare to Make History

by Martin Townley (5/9/22) Above: Wales are hoping for plenty of celebrations tomorrow night when they could clinch a first-ever World Cup Play-Off spot. Photo: FAW. Wales will face Slovenia on Tuesday at Cardiff City Stadium in their final World Cup Qualifier needing just a draw to secure a place in the World Cup Play-offsContinue reading “Wales Prepare to Make History”

Grainger Announces Welsh Squad For Final World Cup Qualifiers

25/8/22 Above: Wales head coach Gemma Grainger, who today announced her squad that she hopes will take her team towards a World Cup spot. Image: FAW. Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad for her side’s key 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers against Greece and Slovenia. Four points in the two matches will guaranteeContinue reading “Grainger Announces Welsh Squad For Final World Cup Qualifiers”

Wales And Ferns Share The Spoils

Wales 0-0 New Zealand (in Pinatar, Spain) by Martin Townley (29/6/22) Above: Combative action between Wales and New Zealand yesterday. Photo: PhotoSport NZ. Wales and New Zealand played out a goalless draw on a sunny evening in Spain.  In a competitive encounter, both teams created chances despite not being at their best.  Indeed, the Football FernsContinue reading “Wales And Ferns Share The Spoils”

Grainger And Ingle: Wales Are Going In The Right Direction

Impetus’ Martin Townley was in today’s Wales media conference and heard from head coach Gemma Grainger and captain Sophie Ingle (27/6/22). Above: Gemma Grainger at today’s media conference. Photo: FAW. Wales manager Gemma Grainger spoke to the media ahead of her side’s friendly international against New Zealand. The match on Tuesday will take place inContinue reading “Grainger And Ingle: Wales Are Going In The Right Direction”

Roberts Reflects And Relishes Opportunities With Wales

Impetus welcomes Martin Townley who will be covering Welsh women’s football at both club and international levels for us. He was in Wales’ media conference yesterday to hear from Rhiannon Roberts ahead of the game against New Zealand in Spain (25/6/22). Above: Rhiannon Roberts in yesterday’s media conference. Photo: FAW. After a fantastic season withContinue reading “Roberts Reflects And Relishes Opportunities With Wales”

Wales Announce New Zealand Friendly

The Welsh will be taking on the Football Ferns next month. We hear all the details and the views of Wales head coach Gemma Grainger (5/5/22). Gemma Grainger’s Wales will take on New Zealand, next year’s joint World Cup hosts, in an international challenge match on Tuesday 28th June (KO 18:00 BST) in the PinatarContinue reading “Wales Announce New Zealand Friendly”

France Qualify For World Cup But Concerns Ahead of Euros

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes France’s last two games for Women’s World Cup qualification (13/4/22). Above: Delphine Cascarino pictured after scoring France’s winner against Slovenia yesterday. Photo: Equipe de France Feminine. Wales 1-2 France – April 8, 2022 France won away from home 2-1 against Wales at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli in front of a recordContinue reading “France Qualify For World Cup But Concerns Ahead of Euros”

Sophie Ingle & Gemma Grainger: Wales Are Ready For France

Impetus’ Jean-Pierre Thiesset was in Wales’ pre-game media conference with captain Sophie Ingle and head coach Gemma Grainger for the game against France for us. Ben Gilby reviews the key points that were raised (8/4/22). Above: Wales captain Sophie Ingle speaking to the media yesterday. Photo: FA Wales. Wales captain Sophie Ingle sees tonight’s gameContinue reading “Sophie Ingle & Gemma Grainger: Wales Are Ready For France”