Sunday afternoon at the football in the North-East

Impetus welcomes Matt Appleby to our team of regular photographers. On Sunday, he spent the afternoon at two matches in the North-East of England and shares the best of the action with us (24/1/23). Above: Durham (blue) and Southampton battle for possession at Maiden Castle on Sunday. Photo: Matt Appleby. Durham 0-0 Southampton Barclays ChampionshipContinue reading “Sunday afternoon at the football in the North-East”

Southampton Announce Major Sponsorship With Starling Bank

27/10/22 Above: Southampton unveil their kit with new sponsors Starling Bank on the front – left to right: Lucia Kendall, Lexi Lloyd-Smith, Ashleigh Ward, Paige Peake, and Rosie Parnell. Photo supplied by: Southampton FC Women. Barclays Championship side Southampton have announced that Starling Bank will be the club’s official principle partner for this season. From thisContinue reading “Southampton Announce Major Sponsorship With Starling Bank”

Skinner: Manchester United Know What To Expect At Durham

Holly Wright was in Manchester United head coach Marc Skinner‘s media conference ahead of tomorrow’s Conti Cup game at Durham for us. She heard the Red Devils chief reveal his huge respect for the Championship side and how he recognises the pressure that comes with being in charge of the Red Devils (25/10/22). Above: ManchesterContinue reading “Skinner: Manchester United Know What To Expect At Durham”

Saints See Off Unbeaten Palace

Crystal Palace 1-2 Southampton EXCLUSIVE photos from Hannah Parnell for Impetus at Selhurst Park. Above: Aerial battle at Selhurst Park in Sunday’s Championship clash. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. Newly promoted Southampton won their first ever Barclays Championship match, spoiling Crystal Palace’s big day at Selhurst Park. A record crowd of just under 2,000 gatheredContinue reading “Saints See Off Unbeaten Palace”

Southampton Secure Championship Place

Southampton 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers By Darrell Allen at Edgeley Park (22/5/22) Above: Southampton celebrate after their win against Wolverhampton Wanderers, securing Championship football next season. Photo: Saints FC Women. Southampton secured promotion to the Tier Two FA Women’s Championship with a narrow victory over a Wolves side reduced to ten players in the FA Women’sContinue reading “Southampton Secure Championship Place”

Reds Double Denies Durham In Table Topping Clash

Durham 0-2 Liverpool Above: Leanne Kiernan celebrates after finally breaking the deadlock in the battle of the top two in the Championship. Photo: @LiverpoolFCW By Ben Gilby Liverpool gained a hugely important win in their bid to return to the Barclays FA Women’s Super League at the second attempt after winning the battle of theContinue reading “Reds Double Denies Durham In Table Topping Clash”

Women’s Football Weekend Is Back!

Photo: Fans are encouraged to attend their local women’s game – and there is plenty of action to watch in grounds or on TV. Photo: Chloe Knott/The FA The weekend of 14th/15th November will see the return of Women’s Football Weekend in England with coverage across Sky Sports, the BBC and The FA Player. NotContinue reading “Women’s Football Weekend Is Back!”

Catching Up With Bristol City Vixencast

Impetus‘ Ben Gilby (BG) spoke to D-M Withers (D-M), Shahan Miah (SM) and Nat Brown (NB) from Bristol City Vixencast – the weekly podcast featuring all things Bristol City Women – about their thoughts on a tough season last time round and their thoughts about the new Championship campaign. BG: Last season was tough, obviously.Continue reading “Catching Up With Bristol City Vixencast”

2020 – The Year The Impetus Increased

In this second part of his review of the year on Impetus, site founder Ben Gilby focuses on October to December, months when the influence of one article on an Australian international transformed the site from one with a small but loyal UK based readership to one with a large global one. It was aContinue reading “2020 – The Year The Impetus Increased”

Connor Wroe Reviews 2020

An original writer for Impetus, Connor Wroe begins a two part in depth review of the year 2020 in women’s football. This first part covers the FA Women’s Super League, UEFA Women’s Champions League, FA Women’s Championship and FA Women’s National League Southern & Northern Premier. His reviews of the four regional FA Women’s NationalContinue reading “Connor Wroe Reviews 2020”