History Makers & Record Breakers: Wales Make Play-Offs For First Time

Wales 0-0 Slovenia by Martin Townley at the Cardiff City Stadium (7/9/22) Above: Post-match scenes of delight among the Welsh players. Photo: FAW. It was an historic night in Cardiff as Gemma Grainger’s Wales side made history making it to the World Cup play-offs for the first time.  Needing just a point in front ofContinue reading “History Makers & Record Breakers: Wales Make Play-Offs For First Time”

Wales Prepare to Make History

by Martin Townley (5/9/22) Above: Wales are hoping for plenty of celebrations tomorrow night when they could clinch a first-ever World Cup Play-Off spot. Photo: FAW. Wales will face Slovenia on Tuesday at Cardiff City Stadium in their final World Cup Qualifier needing just a draw to secure a place in the World Cup Play-offsContinue reading “Wales Prepare to Make History”

Grainger Announces Welsh Squad For Final World Cup Qualifiers

25/8/22 Above: Wales head coach Gemma Grainger, who today announced her squad that she hopes will take her team towards a World Cup spot. Image: FAW. Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad for her side’s key 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers against Greece and Slovenia. Four points in the two matches will guaranteeContinue reading “Grainger Announces Welsh Squad For Final World Cup Qualifiers”

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”

Sophie Ingle & Gemma Grainger: Wales Are Ready For France

Impetus’ Jean-Pierre Thiesset was in Wales’ pre-game media conference with captain Sophie Ingle and head coach Gemma Grainger for the game against France for us. Ben Gilby reviews the key points that were raised (8/4/22). Above: Wales captain Sophie Ingle speaking to the media yesterday. Photo: FA Wales. Wales captain Sophie Ingle sees tonight’s gameContinue reading “Sophie Ingle & Gemma Grainger: Wales Are Ready For France”

Grainger Names Strong Squad For Qualifiers

Ben Gilby heard Wales head coach Gemma Grainger announce Wales’ squad for their World Cup qualifiers. Above: Wales head coach Gemma Grainger. Photo: FAW. Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad for Wales’ key 2023 World Cup qualifiers against France and Kazakhstan. Wales go into the international window with an almost full-strength squad to chooseContinue reading “Grainger Names Strong Squad For Qualifiers”

Wales: We’re Well Prepared & Ready To Impose Our Strengths

Impetus was represented at Wales’ media conference prior to departure to France for Tuesday’s World Cup Qualifier by Jean-Pierre Thiesset. He and Ben Gilby summarise the views of head coach Gemma Grainger and Chelsea’s Sophie Ingle ahead of their trip over the Channel. Above: Wales head coach Gemma Grainger pictured in her media conference beforeContinue reading “Wales: We’re Well Prepared & Ready To Impose Our Strengths”

Wales and Northern Ireland Annouce Squads

With the approach of the next International Window, both Wales and Northern Ireland have unveiled their squads for their two matches. We bring you all the news: Photo: Wales will be looking for further celebrations in their next two games. Photo: Kunjan Malde/FAW. Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad as Wales look to continueContinue reading “Wales and Northern Ireland Annouce Squads”