Kyra Cooney-Cross: A player with the vision and talent to star at the World Cup

by Genevieve Henry (7/6/23) Above: Kyra Cooney-Cross (23) dances her way through the South Africa midfield in October last year. Photo: Justine Burch for Impetus. When facing Australia, defences know who to watch out for – Sam Kerr. Teams will do everything within their power to mark the Matildas superstar out of the game. ThisContinue reading “Kyra Cooney-Cross: A player with the vision and talent to star at the World Cup”

Australia v South Africa: All You Need To Know

Whilst the Matildas stars playing in England are well known to the local audience, Saturday’s clash at Kingsmeadow gives fans a chance to see a group of hugely exciting Australian football stars that may not be quite so well known. Impetus’ Kieran Yap, Ben Gilby, Jonathan Tay, and Kris Goman profile five players, plus ourContinue reading “Australia v South Africa: All You Need To Know”

The Swedish Scene

Above: Courtney Nevin (left) and Kyra Cooney-Cross (right) who both signed for Hammarby this week. Photo: Football Australia. Back for the new season and offering more content and features than before – it’s Impetus’ coverage of women’s football in Sweden. Ben Gilby rounds up some of the transfer news ahead of this weekend’s Svenska CupenContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

Impetus Achievers Awards

The weekend’s Round 11 of the Liberty A-League Women was, arguably one of the greatest in the competition’s history. There was the historic first-ever win for Wellington Phoenix and a record defeat for Brisbane Roar. If that wasn’t enough there were 23 goals in five matches. Impetus’ writing team for the competition, Kieran Yap, KrisContinue reading “Impetus Achievers Awards”

Victory’s High Five

Melbourne Victory 5-0 Western Sydney Wanderers By Kris Goman (13/2/22) Above: Melinda Barbieri (30) celebrates with Catherine Zimmerman during Melbourne Victory’s win over Western Sydney Wanderers. Photo: Melbourne Victory. Melbourne Victory delivered the Western Sydney Wanderers a lesson they’d rather forget with their biggest defeat of the season. For a team that was noted forContinue reading “Victory’s High Five”

Champions First Victory With Room For Improvement

Melbourne Victory 5-1 Adelaide United (6/12/21) By Kieran Yap Above: Lia Privitelli, who contributed two of Melbourne Victory’s five goals, in celebratory mood. Photo: @gomvfc Melbourne Victory were 4-0 up at halftime but head coach Jeff Hopkins had been furiously scribbling in his notebook for much of the game. Despite the scoreline, he had seemedContinue reading “Champions First Victory With Room For Improvement”

Matildas Wrap: Confidence & Swagger Returns

Impetus’ Kieran Yap analyses Australia’s two games against Brazil over the past five days and asserts that whilst it wasn’t perfect, there are some positive signs from Tony Gustavsson’s team. Photo: Football Australia. Marta is one of the best players the world has seen. Brazil is consistently one of the world’s most dangerous teams. Yes,Continue reading “Matildas Wrap: Confidence & Swagger Returns”