Post-Euros Debrief: What To Look Forward To At The World Cup

by Jonathan Tay (4/8/22) Above: Scenes at Wembley Stadium after England’s European Championship Final on Sunday. Photo: Lionesses. With the culmination of an enthralling UEFA Women’s Euros, it is difficult not to look ahead with anticipation to the next big tournament – the Women’s World Cup in 2023. The Matildas kick off on home soilContinue reading “Post-Euros Debrief: What To Look Forward To At The World Cup”

Euros Team Of The Tournament

Like just everyone else who adores women’s football, Impetus’ Emmanuel Faith has been enthralled by Euro 2022. Here, he reflects on the best players in each position before selecting his team of the tournament (4/8/22). Above: England star Beth Mead with the player of the tournament, European Championship, and golden boot trophies on Sunday. Photo:Continue reading “Euros Team Of The Tournament”

Lionesses Roar As Football Comes Home

Impetus’ Darrell Allen and Johnathan Stack reflect on an incredible evening at Wembley Stadium, with Darrell bringing the Lionesses’ perspective and Johnathan the German view as he hears from key members of the Germany squad and coaching staff (1/8/22). Above: England lift the European Championship trophy amidst sensational scenes at Wembley last night. Photo: Lionesses.Continue reading “Lionesses Roar As Football Comes Home”

Georgia Stanway: There Was A Moment I Was Told I Wasn’t In

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was in the Lionesses pre-Euro 2022 media event yesterday and heard from England midfielder Georgia Stanway (30/7/22). Above: Georgia Stanway speaking to the media yesterday afternoon as she revealed there was a time several months ago when she was told that she wouldn’t be in the team. Photo: Ben Gilby for Impetus.Continue reading “Georgia Stanway: There Was A Moment I Was Told I Wasn’t In”

Jill Scott: It’s A Gamechanger If We Win

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was in the Lionesses pre-Euro 2022 Final media conference and heard from England legend Jill Scott, who played in the nation’s previous Euro Final in 2009 (29/7/22). Above: Jill Scott speaking to the media today at the Lionesses’ South-West London base. Photo: Ben Gilby for Impetus. “I’m actually gutted that on SundayContinue reading “Jill Scott: It’s A Gamechanger If We Win”

Record Equalling Popp Sends Germany To Wembley

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack, who has followed Germany for us from the very start of the tournament, reflects on their victory over France in last night’s semi-final (28/7/22). Above: Alexandra Popp shows her joy at providing Germany’s ticket to Sunday’s final. Photo: Euro 2022. Germany will face England in the final of Euro 2022 after beatingContinue reading “Record Equalling Popp Sends Germany To Wembley”

German Efficiency Stifles French Creativity

Impetus’ French editor Jean-Pierre Thiesset reflects on his nation’s semi-final against Germany last night (28/7/22). Above: The French team in a huddle last night – their first semi-final ended in disappointment. Photo: Euro 2022. Despite fighting to the end, it was Germany who were stronger and deservedly took their place in Sunday’s Euro 2022 FinalContinue reading “German Efficiency Stifles French Creativity”

The Perfect Night

by Darrell Allen (27/7/22) Above: The Lionesses celebrate after their incredible win against Sweden last night. Photo: Lionesses. After all the challenges and anxiety that were involved with the Lionesses’ Quarter Final against Spain, this Semi Final night in Sheffield against Sweden was a walk in the park in comparison.  A crowd just shy ofContinue reading “The Perfect Night”

Fran Kirby: Overcoming Huge Challenges To Make Euro 2022 Final

Last night, Fran Kirby produced a sensational performance in England’s 4-0 win over Sweden in the Semi-Finals of Euro 2022. It was just reward for a player who has overcome mental health challenges, injuries, and several bouts of debilitating illness to line up at Wembley on Sunday in one of the biggest games on theContinue reading “Fran Kirby: Overcoming Huge Challenges To Make Euro 2022 Final”

Five Things We Learned From France v Netherlands

by Nathan Edwards (25/7/22). Above: France show their delight at making the Euro 2022 Semi-Finals. Photo: Euro 2022. It took until extra time for this end-to-end heavyweight clash between France and the Netherlands to reach its conclusion when Ève Périsset converted her penalty in the 102nd minute to put an end to the Dutch’s titleContinue reading “Five Things We Learned From France v Netherlands”