“The Women’s Game Wins Again”

Ahead of tomorrow’s FA Cup Final at Wembley, Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from the head coaches of both teams for us – Emma Hayes of Chelsea, and Manchester City‘s Gareth Taylor (14/5/22). Manchester City and Chelsea have a strong mutual respect, and both managers are predicting a high-quality match in front of a potentially record-breakingContinue reading ““The Women’s Game Wins Again””

“This Is A Joy” – Emma Hayes On Chelsea’s Must-Win Match

Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes and key player Millie Bright at today’s media conference ahead of Sunday’s huge game against Manchester United (6/5/22). Photo: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes was in positive form at today’s media conference. Photo: Sky Sports. Chelsea coach Emma Hayes is not feeling the pressure in theContinue reading ““This Is A Joy” – Emma Hayes On Chelsea’s Must-Win Match”

Emma Hayes on Sam Kerr, Ji, And Birmingham

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in the Chelsea head coach’s media conference for us yesterday and heard her talk about her Football Writers Player of the Year Sam Kerr, departing star Ji So-Yun and overcoming the threat of a Birmingham City side fighting for their FAWSL lives (30/4/22). Above: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes who spokeContinue reading “Emma Hayes on Sam Kerr, Ji, And Birmingham”

FAWSL Media Conferences: Chelsea and Reading News

Impetus was represented in FA Women’s Super League media conferences by Kieran Yap, who heard from Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes ahead of their game with Tottenham Hotspur, and Abi Ticehurst, who spoke to Reading boss Kelly Chambers as she prepares her team to face West Ham United (22/4/22). Above: Chelsea head coach Emma HayesContinue reading “FAWSL Media Conferences: Chelsea and Reading News”

Emma Hayes: Squad Selection, Fran Kirby & Focus on Wembley

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes at her media conference today ahead of their FA Cup Semi-Final against Arsenal on Easter Sunday (15/4/22). Above: Emma Hayes talking to the media this afternoon. Photo: Chelsea FC Women. Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes goes into Sunday’s semi-final at Boreham Wood against Arsenal unsure ofContinue reading “Emma Hayes: Squad Selection, Fran Kirby & Focus on Wembley”

Hayes And Bright Keep Focused On The Football…And Winning

Above: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes. Photo: Sky Sports. Ahead of tomorrow’s Conti Cup Final, Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes and captain Millie Bright (4/3/22). As Chelsea prepare to face Manchester City in Saturday’s Conti Cup Final, Emma Hayes and her players are remaining focused on football despite the changes involvingContinue reading “Hayes And Bright Keep Focused On The Football…And Winning”

Telford Leaves Chelsea For American Adventure

Above: Carly Telford in action for Chelsea. Photo: Sky Sports. Carly Telford’s stellar Chelsea career comes to an end following five hugely successful years with Emma Hayes’ squad in her second spell at the club. The Chelsea goalkeeper, who was named in the squad for the final time with the Blues yesterday against Brighton and Hove Albion in the Barclays Women’s SuperContinue reading “Telford Leaves Chelsea For American Adventure”

Hayes’ Achievements Recognized in New Year Honours

Above: Emma Hayes has received royal recognition for her incredible success at Chelsea. Photo: Getty Images via Oxford Mail (1/1/22). Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.Hayes was given an MBE for her services to football in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours in 2016 and will nowContinue reading “Hayes’ Achievements Recognized in New Year Honours”

Impetus 2021 Awards

It’s been another great year for women’s football and seven Impetus writers, Ben Gilby, Catherine Paquette, Darrell Allen, Jean-Pierre Thiesset, Kate Tigchelaar, Kieran Yap, and Kris Goman highlight their player, coach, moment, and unsung hero of the year. In true Impetus style, there are representatives from the top flight and grassroots levels of the women’sContinue reading “Impetus 2021 Awards”

Chelsea Announce Capture of Defender Abdullina

By Ben Gilby (22/12/21). Above: Chelsea’s new signing Alsu Adbullina. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Chelsea FC. Chelsea this afternoon announce the signing of Russian international left-back Alsu Abdullina on a two-and-a-half-year deal. The 20-year-old joins from Lokomotiv Moscow and will start the New Year as a Blue ahead of the second half of theContinue reading “Chelsea Announce Capture of Defender Abdullina”