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”

Lionesses Finish Memorable Year On A High

by Holly Wright (16/11/22) Above: The ultimate team in women’s international football at the moment? England come together after their final game of 2022 against Norway. Photo: Lionesses England played their final match of 2022 in Spain against a Norway side now coached by former Lionesses interim manager Hege Riise. The last time the twoContinue reading “Lionesses Finish Memorable Year On A High”

Lionesses Out To Finish The Year On A High

by Johnathan Stack (1/11/22) Above: England head coach Sarina Wiegman has named her final Lionesses squad for 2022. Photo: Sky Sports. The Lionesses are looking to end 2022 in style to cap off what has been an incredible year for the England team.  Sarina Wiegman today named her squad for the November internationals as EnglandContinue reading “Lionesses Out To Finish The Year On A High”

Lionesses v Czech Republic Reflections

Holly Wright and Johnathan Stack reflect on last night’s international at the Amex Stadium. They consider what went right, what went wrong, and developmental points for Sarina Wiegman’s European Champions (12/10/22). Above: Beth Mead battling away for England last night against Czech Republic. Photo: Lionesses. James And Bronze The Headline Makers As Czechs Frustrate LionessesContinue reading “Lionesses v Czech Republic Reflections”

Lionesses VAR-y Happy After Win Over USWNT

England 2-1 United States of America (9/10/22) by Johnathan Stack at Wembley Stadium for Impetus With EXCLUSIVE photos from Hannah Parnell Above: Rachel Daly embraces Georgia Stanway (8) after her penalty, with Chloe Kelly (11) also showing her delight. Photo: Hannah Parnell for Impetus. It was a night of celebration on Friday at Wembley asContinue reading “Lionesses VAR-y Happy After Win Over USWNT”