Five Things We Learned From France v Netherlands

by Nathan Edwards (25/7/22). Above: France show their delight at making the Euro 2022 Semi-Finals. Photo: Euro 2022. It took until extra time for this end-to-end heavyweight clash between France and the Netherlands to reach its conclusion when Ève Périsset converted her penalty in the 102nd minute to put an end to the Dutch’s titleContinue reading “Five Things We Learned From France v Netherlands”

France Bury The Hoodoo At Last

France 1-0 Netherlands by Jean-Pierre Thiesset (24/7/22) Above: Ève Périsset dispatches the winning goal from the penalty spot. Photo: Equipe de France Feminine. France finally ended their run of defeats at the quarter-final stage of major tournaments by seeing off the Netherlands after extra-time in Rotherham. France were dominant from the opening whistle. They monopolisedContinue reading “France Bury The Hoodoo At Last”

Euros Preview: Netherlands

by Kris Goman (1/7/22) Above: Netherlands lift the trophy at the end of the 2017 European Championship Final. Photo: AFP. The defending champions and World Cup runners-up go into the tournament with a coach facing his first major international tournament and on the back of a chastening 5-1 loss to hosts England. Yet, if anyContinue reading “Euros Preview: Netherlands”

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”

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”

France Retain Title On Home Soil

Photo: The French squad pictured with the trophy after their final match against the Netherlands. Photo: @equipedefrancef Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 2022 France Tournament (23/2/22). France played and won their three games in France Tournament and kept their title for the second consecutive year. February 16, 2022: France won 5-0 against Finland. It was anContinue reading “France Retain Title On Home Soil”

Ballon d’Or: Contenders & Predictions

We highlight the contenders for this year’s FIFA Women’s Ballon d’Or and then four members of the Impetus writing team – Ben Gilby, Jean-Pierre Thiesset, Kieran Yap, and Kris Goman discuss who they think deserves the award this year and who they suspect will win. Above: The Ballon d’Or. Photo: FIFA FIFA recently announced theContinue reading “Ballon d’Or: Contenders & Predictions”

The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final

Impetus presently sponsor seven players and have a further four content partner clubs at grassroots level. Here, for the first time, each of the players, clubs and our editorial team come together to each predict who will win the Gold medal and who they thought was the best player in Tokyo. Above: Olympic Medals areContinue reading “The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final”

Olympics QF Preview with Wroxham’s Harriet Meers

Ahead of tomorrow’s Quarter-Finals ties, Harriet Meers from Wroxham Women, one of Impetus’ partner clubs, previews all of the games. Canada v Brazil Canada have started this tournament solidly, but haven’t demonstrated the danger that they could possess with the talent they have within the squad. With players such as Allysha Chapman, Christine Sinclair andContinue reading “Olympics QF Preview with Wroxham’s Harriet Meers”

Olympics Preview: Netherlands

The Netherlands (pictured above via @oranjevrouwen) have reached their last two major finals and many suspect they pose the biggest threat to the USA at the Olympics. Abi Ticehurst previews the Dutch side. Squad News: This squad is unlikely to have raised too many eyebrows with selection. Danielle Van de Donk often goes under theContinue reading “Olympics Preview: Netherlands”