WSL Special

This weekend, Impetus covered two WSL matches. Ben Phillips was pitchside at Victoria Road as West Ham United hosted Arsenal to provide us with a photo gallery, and Nathan Edwards was in the press box for Aston Villa’s home game with Brighton and Hove Albion (6/2/23). Above: A battle for possession between West Ham UnitedContinue reading “WSL Special”

Skinner: Women’s team a “key focus” of Manchester United amidst takeover

Nathan Edwards reports from Manchester United head coach Marc Skinner‘s media conference ahead of their game with Reading on Sunday (19/1/23). Above: Manchester United boss Marc Skinner, who spoke to the media yesterday. Photo: Manchester United Women. Marc Skinner still believes Manchester United women will remain a “key focus” despite the rumours of new ownershipContinue reading “Skinner: Women’s team a “key focus” of Manchester United amidst takeover”

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”

Eidevall underlines “human need” for player rest as fixture calendar grows

Ahead of tonight’s UEFA Champions League tie at FC Zürich, Impetus’ Nathan Edwards was in Arsenal head coach Jonas Eidevall‘s media conference and reports on the Swede’s views on the need for player welfare with the women’s calendar looking set to grow further (21/12/22). Above: Arsenal players come together. Head coach Jonas Eidevall believes thatContinue reading “Eidevall underlines “human need” for player rest as fixture calendar grows”

Green & Chelsea Hail Lauren James

Impetus’ Nathan Edwards was in Chelsea’s media conference today and heard the club’s General Manager Paul Green praise Lauren James highly ahead of her return to the LSV to face previous club Manchester United (4/11/22). Above: Lauren James after scoring against Aston Villa last weekend. Chelsea General Manager Paul Green recognised her huge efforts thisContinue reading “Green & Chelsea Hail Lauren James”

Carla Ward: Villa Can Take Confidence Into Chelsea Clash

Impetus’ Nathan Edwards was in Aston Villa head coach Carla Ward‘s media conference ahead of today’s visit to Chelsea (30/10/22). Above: Aston Villa head coach Carla Ward is in a buoyant mood ahead of today’s trip to Kingsmeadow. Photo: Aston Villa Women. Carla Ward believes Aston Villa “are playing some of the best football sheContinue reading “Carla Ward: Villa Can Take Confidence Into Chelsea Clash”

Chelsea “Know How Tough Villa Are”

Impetus’ Nathan Edwards was in Chelsea’s media conference this afternoon ahead of Sunday’s game with Aston Villa and reports on how General Manager Paul Green is expecting an exceptionally tough tussle at Kingsmeadow (28/10/22). Above: Paul Green, Chelsea’s General Manager fully expects a hard battle on Sunday against Aston Villa. Photo: Flora McLean Chelsea GeneralContinue reading “Chelsea “Know How Tough Villa Are””

Laura Blindkilde: Villa’s Newest Star

Impetus’ Nathan Edwards was in the pressbox for us at the Bescot Stadium to watch Aston Villa take on Everton in the Barclays Women’s Super League. He saw firsthand the super talent of Laura Blindkilde – one of the country’s top teenage talents (24/10/22). Above: Laura Blindkilde – Aston Villa’s young gun. Photo: Aston VillaContinue reading “Laura Blindkilde: Villa’s Newest Star”

Emma Hayes: Building On Momentum Going Into Hammers Clash

Impetus’ Nathan Edwards heard from Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes ahead of tonight’s Women’s Super League clash with West Ham United at Kingsmeadow (28/9/22). Above: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes is expecting her team to build on Sunday’s second half performance against Manchester City when they take on West Ham United tonight. Photo: Sky Sports.Continue reading “Emma Hayes: Building On Momentum Going Into Hammers Clash”

Carla Ward: Leicester Game Offers A “Different Type Of Pressure”

Impetus’s Nathan Edwards was in Aston Villa head coach Carla Ward‘s media conference today ahead of her side’s trip to the King Power Stadium on Sunday (23/9/22). Above: Aston Villa boss Carla Ward knows that despite beating Manchester City last week, nothing can be taken for granted when they face Leicester City on Sunday. Photo:Continue reading “Carla Ward: Leicester Game Offers A “Different Type Of Pressure””