Analysis: Lyon’s Joy Tinged With Carpenter Agony

By Kieran Yap (22/5/22). Above: Olympique Lyonnais celebrate their win over Barcelona in Turin last night. Photo: OL Feminin Barcelona had scored 148 goals and conceded just 11 this season. They were the holders of the trophy, having dismantled a star-studded Chelsea side last time. The Ballon D’or winning Alexia Putellas was in the line-upContinue reading “Analysis: Lyon’s Joy Tinged With Carpenter Agony”

Matildas Trio Speak After Opening Asia Cup Win

Above: Holly McNamara, who spoke about her Australia debut on Friday’s Asia Cup opener against Indonesia. Photo: Football Australia. Ben Gilby hears from debutant Holly McNamara, two-goal Ellie Carpenter, and Clare Wheeler who started her first Matildas match on Friday (23/1/22). It has been a fairytale few months for Holly McNamara. The Melbourne City youngsterContinue reading “Matildas Trio Speak After Opening Asia Cup Win”

Ellie Carpenter: A Brilliant Player And Getting Better

Last week, Ellie Carpenter was announced as both the Australian PFA’s Player of Year and Young Player of the Year. Impetus’ Kieran Yap outlines the continued growth of this outstanding 21 year-old from Cowra. Above: Ellie Carpenter went toe-by-toe with Megan Rapinoe at the Olympics and came out on top. Photo: Getty Images. Sam KerrContinue reading “Ellie Carpenter: A Brilliant Player And Getting Better”

Ellie Carpenter: Cowra Born Superstar Smashing It In Lyon

Ahead of the Olympics which start tomorrow, Impetus’ Ben Gilby profiles Australia’s young star Ellie Carpenter (pictured above via Football Australia) who was raised in the small town of Cowra, with a population of less than 10,000 and is now part of Olympique Lyonnais’ superstar team. With additional reporting from Impetus’ French editor Jean-Pierre ThiessetContinue reading “Ellie Carpenter: Cowra Born Superstar Smashing It In Lyon”