Nix ALW Stars In NZ Squad As Ferns Return Home At Last

From Wellington Phoenix (31/10/22) Above: The Football Ferns are heading home to play internationals for the first time in four years. Photo: Friends of Football. Five Wellington Phoenix players have been named in the New Zealand squad for the two homecoming internationals against South Korea during the November international window. Betsy Hassett, Paige Satchell, KateContinue reading “Nix ALW Stars In NZ Squad As Ferns Return Home At Last”

Wales And Ferns Share The Spoils

Wales 0-0 New Zealand (in Pinatar, Spain) by Martin Townley (29/6/22) Above: Combative action between Wales and New Zealand yesterday. Photo: PhotoSport NZ. Wales and New Zealand played out a goalless draw on a sunny evening in Spain.  In a competitive encounter, both teams created chances despite not being at their best.  Indeed, the Football FernsContinue reading “Wales And Ferns Share The Spoils”

Grainger And Ingle: Wales Are Going In The Right Direction

Impetus’ Martin Townley was in today’s Wales media conference and heard from head coach Gemma Grainger and captain Sophie Ingle (27/6/22). Above: Gemma Grainger at today’s media conference. Photo: FAW. Wales manager Gemma Grainger spoke to the media ahead of her side’s friendly international against New Zealand. The match on Tuesday will take place inContinue reading “Grainger And Ingle: Wales Are Going In The Right Direction”

Wales Announce New Zealand Friendly

The Welsh will be taking on the Football Ferns next month. We hear all the details and the views of Wales head coach Gemma Grainger (5/5/22). Gemma Grainger’s Wales will take on New Zealand, next year’s joint World Cup hosts, in an international challenge match on Tuesday 28th June (KO 18:00 BST) in the PinatarContinue reading “Wales Announce New Zealand Friendly”

Matildas v Football Ferns Gallery

Impetus’ Kris Goman was pitchside for us in Canberra last week. In her third photo gallery from the game, she brings you the best of the match action (18/4/22). Above: Sam Kerr prepares to shoot. Photo: Kris Goman. Kris’ two other galleries from the match can be seen here: Post-Match photos: https://impetusfootball.org/2022/04/14/post-match-gallery-matildas-v-football-ferns/ Aivi Luik headContinue reading “Matildas v Football Ferns Gallery”

Aivi Luik Shaves Hair For Brain Cancer Research

Impetus’ Kris Goman was pitchside in Canberra on Tuesday and brings us an exclusive photo gallery from an extremely emotional event. (14/4/22) Above: Aivi Luik after the event. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. Australia defender Aivi Luik made a pledge a while ago. If she could raise $30,000 (just over £17,000) in support of herContinue reading “Aivi Luik Shaves Hair For Brain Cancer Research”

It’s Never Goodbye To ‘Never Say Die’

Impetus’ Kieran Yap reflects on Australia’s two friendlies with New Zealand over the past five days and hails the return of the team’s famed ‘Never Say Die’ spirit along with the faith to stick to the game plan (13/4/22). Above: Alex Chidiac in full flow in yesterday’s Australia v New Zealand game in Canberra. TheContinue reading “It’s Never Goodbye To ‘Never Say Die’”

Gustavsson and Klimková Reflect On Second Matildas v Football Ferns Clash

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was in the post-match media conference for us and heard from both Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and New Zealand counterpart Jitka Klimková (12/4/22). Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson saw positives and development points from his side in today’s game with New Zealand in Canberra. Photo: Football Australia. Reflecting on howContinue reading “Gustavsson and Klimková Reflect On Second Matildas v Football Ferns Clash”

Matildas Ease To Second Football Ferns Win

Australia 3-1 New Zealand By Ben Gilby (12/4/22) Above: The Matildas celebrate with two goal Sam Kerr tonight in Canberra against New Zealand. Photo: Football Australia. Australia produced a dominant first-half performance, scoring three goals in a 17 minute spell to see off New Zealand in Canberra. That opening 45-minute showing saw the Matildas convertContinue reading “Matildas Ease To Second Football Ferns Win”