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”

Impetus 2021 Awards

It’s been another great year for women’s football and seven Impetus writers, Ben Gilby, Catherine Paquette, Darrell Allen, Jean-Pierre Thiesset, Kate Tigchelaar, Kieran Yap, and Kris Goman highlight their player, coach, moment, and unsung hero of the year. In true Impetus style, there are representatives from the top flight and grassroots levels of the women’sContinue reading “Impetus 2021 Awards”

“It Doesn’t Really Get Any Better…” Chelsea Ready For Wembley

Impetus‘ Kieran Yap was invited to Chelsea’s pre-Cup Final press conference and heard from Emma Hayes, Magda Eriksson, and Fran Kirby on the legacy of those who came before them, the priorities for further growth of the women’s game, and how preparations for the big day have gone (5/12/21). Above: The Women’s FA Cup. Photo:Continue reading ““It Doesn’t Really Get Any Better…” Chelsea Ready For Wembley”

Kerr-fect! Chelsea Teach United A Painful Lesson

Manchester United 1-6 Chelsea By Ben Gilby Chelsea gave Manchester United a lesson in the importance of flexibility, concentration and ruthlessness as the defending champions comfortably dispatched the north-western side at the Leigh Sports Village, with Sam Kerr scoring two and making one of her side’s six goals. The visitors made two changes for this game. Niamh Charles replaced Ji So-yun, who onlyContinue reading “Kerr-fect! Chelsea Teach United A Painful Lesson”