Five Star England Destroy Dutch

England 5-1 Netherlands by Darrell Allen at Elland Road for Impetus (25/6/22). Above: Beth Mead in celebration mode after scoring against the Netherlands at Elland Road. Photo: Lionesses. The Lionesses overcame an early setback to come from behind and see off the Netherlands in superb style at Elland Road. The Dutch took the lead throughContinue reading “Five Star England Destroy Dutch”

England Women’s Blind Team: The Newest Lionesses Are Ready To Roar

Catherine Gilby, the FA’s Head of Para Performance spoke to Impetus’ Ben Gilby (no relation) about the launch of the newest Lionesses team, how the game is played and the existing aims for the squad as they look ahead to their first international competition (19/6/22). Above: The Lionesses inaugural Blind Team. Photo: Getty Images, suppliedContinue reading “England Women’s Blind Team: The Newest Lionesses Are Ready To Roar”

Lionesses Patience Rewarded As Kelly Returns With A Bang

by Louise Wilkes at Molineux for Impetus (18/6/22) Above: Chloe Kelly celebrates her first Lionesses goal with Manchester City teammate Keira Walsh. Photo: Griffters World Photography. The Lionesses dominated Belgium 3-0 in their first European Championships warm-up fixture which saw Chloe Kelly get her first England goal on her return to international duty. Kelly continuesContinue reading “Lionesses Patience Rewarded As Kelly Returns With A Bang”

Wiegman Stresses Importance of Players Being Ready To Compete

Impetus‘ Jonathan Tay heard from England head coach Sarina Wiegman as she announced the Lionesses squad for next month’s European Championships (16/6/22). Above: Fran Kirby – back to her best and in the Lionesses’ Euros squad. Photo: Lionesses. England head coach Sarina Wiegman has named her 23-player squad for the upcoming European Championships. There isContinue reading “Wiegman Stresses Importance of Players Being Ready To Compete”

Ashleigh Neville’s Exclusion From The England Squad Is A Bad Look

Rachel Lara Cohen highlights the case of Ashleigh Neville, one of the players omitted from the Lionesses’ provisional Euro 2022 squad this week, and argues that the wider ramifications of a national team selected from such a small pool of clubs is far from positive (20/5/22). Above: Ashleigh Neville of Tottenham Hotspur – Rachel believesContinue reading “Ashleigh Neville’s Exclusion From The England Squad Is A Bad Look”

England Announce Provisional Euros Squad

This afternoon, the Lionesses revealed the long list of players from whom their squad of 23 for this summer’s European Championships will be drawn from. We find out who is in and hear the views of head coach Sarina Wiegman (17/5/22). Above: England head coach Sarina Wiegman. Photo: FA. Sarina Wiegman has named a 28-playerContinue reading “England Announce Provisional Euros Squad”

Lionesses Announce Final Pre-Euros Friendly

Impetus has all the news of England’s final piece in the jigsaw for their European Championships preparations (27/4/22). Above: Ellen White and the Lionesses will be off to Switzerland ahead of the Euros. Photo: The Telegraph. It was announced today that England’s trio of warm-up internationals before UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 will conclude with aContinue reading “Lionesses Announce Final Pre-Euros Friendly”

Williamson To Captain Lionesses At Euros

5/4/22 Above: Leah Williamson speaking as Lionesses captain at the pre-Arnold Clark Cup media event. Photo: The FA. Leah Williamson has been confirmed as the England captain for the 2022 UEFA Women’s European Championships. Williamson was told the news yesterday by head coach Sarina Wiegman on the first full day of the camp at St.Continue reading “Williamson To Captain Lionesses At Euros”

Lionesses Outline Pre-Euros Preparations

Above: Lauren Hemp in action for England in their recent Arnold Clark Cup match against Spain in Norwich. She will be a key part of the squad for the forthcoming friendlies announced today. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. (9/3/22) England’s final preparations before UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 will include two home internationals against fellow tournamentContinue reading “Lionesses Outline Pre-Euros Preparations”

Lionesses Look To Step It Up Again

Above: Millie Bright and Sarina Wiegman pictured at the Lionesses’ media conference today. Photo: FA. Ahead of the England v Germany Arnold Clark Cup match tomorrow, Impetus’ Kris Goman heard the views of Lionesses head coach Sarina Wiegman and defender Millie Bright (22/2/22). England go into their final Arnold Clark Cup match tomorrow with GermanyContinue reading “Lionesses Look To Step It Up Again”