Dominant England retain Arnold Clark Cup

England 6-1 Belgium by Johnathan Stack at Ashton Gate for Impetus (23/2/23). Above: England lift the Arnold Clark at Bristol City FC last night after retaining the trophy they won last year. Photo: Lionesses. The Lionesses put out a message last night ahead of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup as they comprehensively defeated BelgiumContinue reading “Dominant England retain Arnold Clark Cup”

Daly boosts claims for striker spot as newcomers shine

by Nathan Edwards (21/2/23) Above: Rachel Daly celebrates after scoring for England against Italy in the Arnold Clark Cup on Sunday. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. Rachel Daly’s headed brace overcame Italy’s second-half scare and maintained England’s flawless record in the Arnold Clark Cup. Daly scored either side of Sofia Cantore’s controversial finish, to keepContinue reading “Daly boosts claims for striker spot as newcomers shine”

Gustavsson: If we stay true to our DNA we can succeed

by Ben Gilby (21/2/23) Above: Matildas boss Tony Gustavsson speaking earlier today. Image: Football Australia. Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson told the media today that he wants his team to experience lifting a trophy tomorrow, and that if they can stay true to their DNA, it is something that will stand them in good steadContinue reading “Gustavsson: If we stay true to our DNA we can succeed”

Arnold Clark Cup Matchday Two Photo Gallery

Suvadeep Biswas was pitchside in Coventry to capture all the action from England v Italy and Belgium v South Korea yesterday (20/2/23) Above: Jordan Nobbs hurdles Italy goalkeeper Laura Giuliai yesterday. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. England 2-1 Italy Belgium 2-1 Korea Republic

Lionesses roaring start and Belgium see off Italy: Arnold Clark Cup Matchday One

Reports by Johnathan Stack in the Stadium MK press box, with EXCLUSIVE pitchside photographs from Hannah Parnell (17/2/23). England 4-0 Korea Republic by Johnathan Stack Above: Chloe Kelly celebrates after putting England 2-0 up over Korea Republic last night. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. The Lionesses kicked off 2023 with a bang as they comfortablyContinue reading “Lionesses roaring start and Belgium see off Italy: Arnold Clark Cup Matchday One”

Leah Williamson: Promoting equality and togetherness

Ahead of the Lionesses’ opening Arnold Clark Cup game against South Korea tomorrow, captain Leah Williamson spoke to the media at St. George’s Park. Impetus’ Nathan Edwards was there (15/2/23). Above: England captain Leah Williamson in action during training yesterday. Photo: Ben Phillips for Impetus. Leah Williamson said she would wear the OneLove armband inContinue reading “Leah Williamson: Promoting equality and togetherness”

Inside The Lionesses

Impetus’ Ben Phillips was at England’s training session capturing an EXCLUSIVE photo gallery from St. George’s Park of the squad being put through their paces ahead of the Arnold Clark Cup kicking off on Thursday (15/2/23). Above: Georgia Stanway and Leah Williamson in relaxed mood at St. George’s Park yesterday (15/2/23).

Lionesses Squad Announcement

7/2/23 Above: Leah Williamson – the Lionesses captain is back in the England squad. Photo: BBC. Ahead of their Arnold Clark Cup defence, England head coach Sarina Wiegman today announced her 26-player squad for the round-robin competition. The headline announcements in the selection see captain Leah Williamson back in the squad after injury forced herContinue reading “Lionesses Squad Announcement”

Williamson: It’s all about prep for the summer

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack had an EXCLUSIVE chat with England captain Leah Williamson ahead of the Lionesses’ return to action in February’s Arnold Clark Cup (13/1/23). Above: Leah Williamson celebrating with England last summer. She is aiming to be doing it all over again this August. Photo: Lionesses. With the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup fastContinue reading “Williamson: It’s all about prep for the summer”

Impetus 2022 Awards

It’s been another great year for women’s football and eight Impetus writers, Ben Gilby, Johnathan Stack, Ben Carey, Emmanuel Faith, Kieran Yap, Darrell Allen, Nathan Edwards, and Kris Goman highlight their team, player, coach, and unsung hero of the year. In true Impetus style, there are representatives from the top-flight and grassroots levels of the women’s game (30/12/22). Team of the Year: BEN GILBY: England. It’s moreContinue reading “Impetus 2022 Awards”