Lionesses Squad Announcement

7/2/23 Above: Leah Williamson – the Lionesses captain is back in the England squad. Photo: BBC. Ahead of their Arnold Clark Cup defence, England head coach Sarina Wiegman today announced her 26-player squad for the round-robin competition. The headline announcements in the selection see captain Leah Williamson back in the squad after injury forced herContinue reading “Lionesses Squad Announcement”

Williamson: It’s all about prep for the summer

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack had an EXCLUSIVE chat with England captain Leah Williamson ahead of the Lionesses’ return to action in February’s Arnold Clark Cup (13/1/23). Above: Leah Williamson celebrating with England last summer. She is aiming to be doing it all over again this August. Photo: Lionesses. With the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup fastContinue reading “Williamson: It’s all about prep for the summer”

Impetus 2022 Awards

It’s been another great year for women’s football and eight Impetus writers, Ben Gilby, Johnathan Stack, Ben Carey, Emmanuel Faith, Kieran Yap, Darrell Allen, Nathan Edwards, and Kris Goman highlight their team, player, coach, and unsung hero of the year. In true Impetus style, there are representatives from the top-flight and grassroots levels of the women’s game (30/12/22). Team of the Year: BEN GILBY: England. It’s moreContinue reading “Impetus 2022 Awards”

Lionesses Finish Memorable Year On A High

by Holly Wright (16/11/22) Above: The ultimate team in women’s international football at the moment? England come together after their final game of 2022 against Norway. Photo: Lionesses England played their final match of 2022 in Spain against a Norway side now coached by former Lionesses interim manager Hege Riise. The last time the twoContinue reading “Lionesses Finish Memorable Year On A High”

Lionesses Out To Finish The Year On A High

by Johnathan Stack (1/11/22) Above: England head coach Sarina Wiegman has named her final Lionesses squad for 2022. Photo: Sky Sports. The Lionesses are looking to end 2022 in style to cap off what has been an incredible year for the England team.  Sarina Wiegman today named her squad for the November internationals as EnglandContinue reading “Lionesses Out To Finish The Year On A High”

Lionesses v Czech Republic Reflections

Holly Wright and Johnathan Stack reflect on last night’s international at the Amex Stadium. They consider what went right, what went wrong, and developmental points for Sarina Wiegman’s European Champions (12/10/22). Above: Beth Mead battling away for England last night against Czech Republic. Photo: Lionesses. James And Bronze The Headline Makers As Czechs Frustrate LionessesContinue reading “Lionesses v Czech Republic Reflections”

Lionesses VAR-y Happy After Win Over USWNT

England 2-1 United States of America (9/10/22) by Johnathan Stack at Wembley Stadium for Impetus With EXCLUSIVE photos from Hannah Parnell Above: Rachel Daly embraces Georgia Stanway (8) after her penalty, with Chloe Kelly (11) also showing her delight. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. It was a night of celebration on Friday at Wembley asContinue reading “Lionesses VAR-y Happy After Win Over USWNT”

Lionesses Announce Japan And Norway Tests To Round Off 2022

Impetus’ Ben Gilby hears from England head coach Sarina Wiegman as her team’s final opponents for this historic year are announced (29/9/22). Above: Norway’s Ada Hegerberg is one of the top stars that the Lionesses will face in the November international window. Photo: Olympique Lyonnais. England’s final matches of 2023 will see them meet fellowContinue reading “Lionesses Announce Japan And Norway Tests To Round Off 2022”

Wiegman: Hard Conversations & Choices Behind Squad Selection

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack was at St. George’s Park for us and heard England head coach Sarina Wiegman unveil her latest Lionesses squad and explain reasons for selections and those who missed out (28/9/22). Above: England head coach Sarina Wiegman has announced her latest Lionesses team. Photo: Sky Sports. Lionesses Head Coach Sarina Wiegman has namedContinue reading “Wiegman: Hard Conversations & Choices Behind Squad Selection”

Wiegman Hands Chances To Parker & Park As Euros Pair Return

27/9/22 Above: Chloe Kelly, seen here after her winning goal in the European Championship Final, is back in the squad for the first time since the summer. Photo: Lionesses. England head coach Sarina Wiegman has announced her squad for forthcoming games against World champions the United States and the Czech Republic next month. Euro winnersContinue reading “Wiegman Hands Chances To Parker & Park As Euros Pair Return”