Lionesses Roar As Football Comes Home

Impetus’ Darrell Allen and Johnathan Stack reflect on an incredible evening at Wembley Stadium, with Darrell bringing the Lionesses’ perspective and Johnathan the German view as he hears from key members of the Germany squad and coaching staff (1/8/22). Above: England lift the European Championship trophy amidst sensational scenes at Wembley last night. Photo: Lionesses.Continue reading “Lionesses Roar As Football Comes Home”

Record Equalling Popp Sends Germany To Wembley

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack, who has followed Germany for us from the very start of the tournament, reflects on their victory over France in last night’s semi-final (28/7/22). Above: Alexandra Popp shows her joy at providing Germany’s ticket to Sunday’s final. Photo: Euro 2022. Germany will face England in the final of Euro 2022 after beatingContinue reading “Record Equalling Popp Sends Germany To Wembley”

Austria Out But Leave Germany Rattled

by Johnathan Stack (22/7/22) Above: Lina Magull celebrates scoring Germany’s opening goal against Austria at Brentford last night. Photo: Euro 2022. Germany kept their hopes of a ninth European title alive, but they had to do it the hard way in West London. A 2-0 win secured a spot in the semi-finals of UEFA Women’sContinue reading “Austria Out But Leave Germany Rattled”

Germany Popp To Milton Keynes For Three More Points

by Johnathan Stack (17/7/22) Above: Germany celebrate after Nicole Anyomi scored her first international goal against Finland last night. Photo: @DFB_Frauen Alexandra Popp continued her rich vein of form as she scored her third goal in three games as Germany maintained their 100% record at UEFA Euro 2022. A great crowd of over 20,000 fansContinue reading “Germany Popp To Milton Keynes For Three More Points”

Germany Glide Past Spain And Into The Quarter-Finals

by Johnathan Stack (13/7/22) Above: Germany show their joy at Brentford last night after defeating Spain. Photo: Euro 2022. The Brentford Community Stadium was the scene for Germany’s second group game against Spain. Going into this Group B encounter, one goal split the sides in the table. Germany head coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg was forced intoContinue reading “Germany Glide Past Spain And Into The Quarter-Finals”

Euros Preview: Germany

by Johnathan Stack (27/6/22). Above: The Germany squad line-up for their Arnold Clark Cup match against Canada in Norwich earlier this year. Photo: De Fodi Images. The Germany squad was announced on the 18th June, and features eight players from Women’s Bundesliga champions VfL Wolfsburg and seven from Bayern Munich. Chelsea midfielder Melanie Leupolz willContinue reading “Euros Preview: Germany”

Lyon Take Decisive Step Towards Last Eight

Jean-Pierre Thiesset was pitchside in the stadium EXCLUSIVELY for Impetus at Olympique Lyonnais’ UEFA Women’s Champions League Group D tie with Bayern Munich. Above: Lyon’s players celebrate with the fans at the end of the game. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. There were 7 754 spectators in the Groupama Stadium for this UEFA Women Champions LeagueContinue reading “Lyon Take Decisive Step Towards Last Eight”

The Women’s Cup: Racing Louisville Mixing With The Big Guns

Racing Louisville started playing in the NWSL this year.  The club was built on ambition: the ambition to win, the ambition to raise standards and ultimately the ambition to be the best in the world.  This week they welcomed three of the world’s top teams for The Women’s Cup, proving that their ambition can beContinue reading “The Women’s Cup: Racing Louisville Mixing With The Big Guns”

FC St. Pauli: Inclusivity and Stability The Key.

Ben Gilby spoke to Inga Schlegel, the deputy head of women’s football at FC St. Pauli about how a club with a huge reputation for social inclusion are progressing in the third tier of German league system. Inga opened our conversation by detailing the history of women’s football at the Hamburg based club: “Our departmentContinue reading “FC St. Pauli: Inclusivity and Stability The Key.”