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”

Too Close For Comfort For Leicester

Blackburn Rovers 2–3 Leicester City by Ben Gilby Leicester City remain a point clear at the top of the FA Women’s Championship after victory over Blackburn Rovers at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium in Bamber Bridge. The Foxes were dominant for the vast majority of the game, but their head coach Jonathan Morgan will beContinue reading “Too Close For Comfort For Leicester”

Rovers Return Home With The Points

Coventry United 0–1 Blackburn Rovers by Ben Gilby Blackburn Rovers moved into fifth place in the FA Women’s Championship after a hard-earned 1-0 win at Coventry United in an entertaining game at Butts Park Arena. The home side came into the game on the back of a four game losing run, during which they hadContinue reading “Rovers Return Home With The Points”

Coventry United: Great Support, Positive Future.

Ben Gilby spoke to Jay Bradford, General Manager of Coventry United Women about how a relatively new club have battled their way up to the FA Women’s Championship and are now determined to stay there and thrive. Coventry United Women can trace their history back to 2013 when they were formed as Coventry City Ladies.Continue reading “Coventry United: Great Support, Positive Future.”