Emma Hayes Previews Chelsea’s Huge Clash With City

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes‘ media conference today looking ahead to Sunday’s big game against Manchester City at Kingsmeadow (23/9/22). Above: Emma Hayes – the Chelsea head coach is confident her team can bounce back from an unexpected opening day reverse at Liverpool. Photo: The Times. Following a surprise openingContinue reading “Emma Hayes Previews Chelsea’s Huge Clash With City”

Calder Clinch NPLW Victoria Glory

Calder United 2-0 Bulleen Lions by Kieran Yap (14/9/22) Above: Calder United celebrate with the trophy after winning the NPLW Victoria Grand Final against Bulleen Lions. Photo: Jack Dilks/171819. Calder United have capped off a remarkable NPLW season by winning Victoria’s Grand Final 2-0 over Bulleen Lions. It was Calder’s third trophy of the seasonContinue reading “Calder Clinch NPLW Victoria Glory”

Calder and Bulleen Prepare For NPLW Victoria Showdown

Impetus’ Kieran Yap looks ahead to Sunday’s NPLW Grand Final as two teams stacked full of top players go head to head (8/9/22). Above: Calder United (green) overcame FV Emerging in the semi-final last week. They face the challenge of Bulleen Lions in Sunday’s Grand Final. Photo: Jack Dilks/171819. Victoria’s NPLW Grand Final is uponContinue reading “Calder and Bulleen Prepare For NPLW Victoria Showdown”

Canada Loss Underlines The Importance of Building Depth

Impetus’ Kieran Yap reflects on Australia’s defeat to Canada yesterday. With EXCLUSIVE photos by Kris Goman at Allianz Stadium (7/9/22). Above: The Matildas come together in the huddle before their impressive first half showing against Canada yesterday. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. “How it looked is how it felt for us” said Caitlin Foord afterContinue reading “Canada Loss Underlines The Importance of Building Depth”

NPL Victoria Women Round 21 Wrap

Kieran Yap provides his weekly round-up of all the action from the Victoria NPL Women’s competition along with photos (31/8/22). Above: South Melbourne (white) look to get away during their final game of the season at Box Hill United. Photo: Passion Creations.  The Senior NTC Side Emerge As Surprise Title Contenders The Victorian NPLW has been thrilling from theContinue reading “NPL Victoria Women Round 21 Wrap”

NPL Victoria Women Round 20 Wrap

Kieran Yap provides his weekly round-up of all the action from the Victoria NPL Women’s competition. As usual, there is a detailed report on one game and a wrap of all the other matches along with photos (24/8/22). Above: Calder United celebrate after lifting the NPLW Victoria Premiers Plate. Photo: Jack Dilks/171819. Heidelberg United 3-1 Box Hill United A second-half surgeContinue reading “NPL Victoria Women Round 20 Wrap”

Gustavsson: It’s Time To Draw A Line In The Sand

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson‘s squad announcement media conference for us yesterday as The Matildas prepare to play Canada next month (18/8/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson, pictured prior to the match with Spain in June, is narrowing his focus in terms of squad selection. Photo: Football Australia. Some familiar names returnContinue reading “Gustavsson: It’s Time To Draw A Line In The Sand”

NPL Victoria Women Round 19 Wrap

Kieran Yap provides his weekly round-up of all the action from the Victoria NPL Women’s competition. As usual, there is a detailed report on one game and a wrap of all the other matches along with photos (17/8/22). Above: Box Hill United (blue) look to get away against FV Emerging. Photo: Passion Creations.  Football Victoria’s Youngsters Emerge as Finals Contenders BoxContinue reading “NPL Victoria Women Round 19 Wrap”

Young Matildas Pair Assess U20 World Cup To Date

In the aftermath of the Young Matildas‘ loss to Brazil on Sunday, Impetus‘ Kieran Yap heard from Bryleeh Henry whilst Ben Gilby listened to Hana Lowry‘s take on the game and thoughts ahead of tomorrow’s must-win final group game with Spain (16/8/22). Above: Bryleeh Henry in action for the Young Matildas in their opening gameContinue reading “Young Matildas Pair Assess U20 World Cup To Date”

Leah Blayney’s Young Matildas Ready For Brazil

by Kieran Yap (13/8/22) Above: Young Matildas head coach Leah Blayney, who believes her team are well prepared for the challenge of Brazil tomorrow. Photo: Ann Odong/Football Australia. It was a great result after an impressive performance when Australia defeated Costa Rica 3-1. But for Young Matildas coach Leah Blayney, work began almost immediately forContinue reading “Leah Blayney’s Young Matildas Ready For Brazil”