Paige Satchell: Connecting and growing with Wellington Phoenix

In the latest of our weekly Midweek Dub series of interviews with A-League Women players, Wellington Phoenix’s Paige Satchell speaks about her footballing journey, experiences in Europe, and her pride at being able to represent her country’s first professional women’s team (1/2/23). Above: Paige Satchell (right) in action for Wellington Phoenix in their first-ever gameContinue reading “Paige Satchell: Connecting and growing with Wellington Phoenix”

Glory strengthen with arrival of Football Fern Blake

31/1/23 Above: Hannah Blake (white) in action for her university. Photo: Friends of Football. Perth Glory have confirmed that New Zealand international forward Hannah Blake has joined the club on an injury-replacement contract for the remainder of the A-League Women season. The 22-year-old has been brought on board to replace Rylee Baisden whose season wasContinue reading “Glory strengthen with arrival of Football Fern Blake”

A-League Women Weekly Awards

Each week during the home and away season, Impetus’ writing and photography team covering the A-League Women will nominate a player, coach, and event of the week. We’ll keep a tally of the player and coach votes as the weeks go by, and just before the Finals, will announce our winners for 2022/23 (30/1/23). Player of the WeekContinue reading “A-League Women Weekly Awards”

Phoenix rising and Roar after dramatic clash

Brisbane Roar 3-3 Wellington Phoenix by Ben Carey (29/1/23) Above: Paige Satchell tries to work her way past the Brisbane Roar defence. Photo: Wellington Phoenix. Wellington Phoenix staged one of the comebacks of the season against Brisbane Roar on a hot Saturday afternoon. Natalie Lawrence’s team suffered some early setbacks but weathered the storm toContinue reading “Phoenix rising and Roar after dramatic clash”

Phoenix overcome tough week full of positivity for Brisbane test

by Denise Duffy, Impetus New Zealand correspondent (26/1/23). Above: Mackenzie Barry speaking to the media today. Image: Wellington Phoenix. It’s been a big week for Wellington Phoenix. They recorded their first win of the season on Sunday afternoon against Canberra United and several in the squad battled the United States Women’s National Team not justContinue reading “Phoenix overcome tough week full of positivity for Brisbane test”

A guide to how to be a fan when your team isn’t winning

Denise Duffy is a big fan of Wellington Phoenix in the A-League Women. It’s been a challenging time for all sorts of reasons since the ‘Nix’ entered the competition at the start of the 2021/22 season. Here she offers advice to fellow fans on what to do when your team is finding life tough (24/1/23).Continue reading “A guide to how to be a fan when your team isn’t winning”

A-League Women Weekly Awards

Each week during the home and away season, Impetus’ writing and photography team covering the A-League Women will nominate a player, coach, and event of the week. We’ll keep a tally of the player and coach votes as the weeks go by, and just before the Finals, will announce our winners for 2022/23 (23/1/23) Player of the Week:Continue reading “A-League Women Weekly Awards”

Nix to take on Sydney FC in Auckland

by Denise Duffy, New Zealand correspondent (22/1/23) Above: North Harbour Stadium, where Wellington Phoenix will host Sydney FC next month. Photo: Auckland Stadiums. Wellington Phoenix have announced that their women’s team will be playing their A-League Women round 15 match against Sydney FC at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau’s, New Zealand onContinue reading “Nix to take on Sydney FC in Auckland”

Phoenix take flight with stunning win

Wellington Phoenix 5-0 Canberra United By Kieran Yap Above: Wellington Phoenix celebrate their fourth goal against Canberra United. Photo: Keep Up. “It really has been coming for us,” said Chloe Knott after Wellington Phoenix’s 5-0 defeat of Canberra United. It is safe say that very few people outside of the club could have predicted it.Continue reading “Phoenix take flight with stunning win”

Football Ferns break NZ attendance record as USA dominate

New Zealand 0-5 United States of America by Denise Duffy at Eden Park for Impetus (21/1/23) Above: New Zealand’s Ali Riley wins a header against the USA’s Ashley Sanchez. Photo: NZ Football. It was a historic day for women’s football in Aotearoa / New Zealand. For their second match against the USWNT, a record-breaking 12,721Continue reading “Football Ferns break NZ attendance record as USA dominate”