Wellington Phoenix announce Temple as new head coach

7/5/23 Above: Paul Temple, Wellington Phoenix’s new head coach. Photo: RNZ News. Academy technical director Paul Temple has been appointed coach of Wellington Phoenix for the next two A-League Women seasons. “I’m really excited because I’ve been at the club for a long time and I love the Phoenix,” Temple said. “Being part of theContinue reading “Wellington Phoenix announce Temple as new head coach”

Wellington Phoenix announce departure of Natalie Lawrence

5/5/23 Above: Natalie Lawrence, who has today stepped down as head coach of Wellington Phoenix. Photo: Hagan Hopkins. A-League Women side Wellington Phoenix have announced today that head coach Natalie Lawrence will leave the club following a review of the team’s 2022-23 campaign. Phoenix finished bottom of the A-League ladder despite picking up points inContinue reading “Wellington Phoenix announce departure of Natalie Lawrence”

A-League Women Weekly Awards

For the final time this season, the Impetus team of writers and photographers covering the A-League Women select their player, coach, and event of the week. This week’s votes will be tallied up with all of the others this season, and we’ll be announcing the player and coach who has received the most weekly votesContinue reading “A-League Women Weekly Awards”

Phoenix delay Victory party plans

Wellington Phoenix 2-2 Melbourne Victory By Denise Duffy (1/4/23). Above: Wellington Phoenix draw level with Melbourne Victory. Photo: Keep Up. In a thrilling encounter at the Sky Stadium, Wellington Phoenix’s never-say-die attitude allowed them to earn a hard-fought draw with Melbourne Victory, courtesy of a Grace Wiznewski goal eight minutes in to stoppage time atContinue reading “Phoenix delay Victory party plans”

A-League Women Media Conferences

Ben Gilby, Denise Duffy, and Ryan Miller-Woods combine three of this week’s media conferences ahead of the final round of the home and away season (30/3/23). Canberra United: by Ryan Miller-Woods Ahead of their crucial final match of the regular season against Melbourne City on Sunday which the capital city side need to win toContinue reading “A-League Women Media Conferences”

Jets launch incredible win over Phoenix

Newcastle Jets 3-2 Wellington Phoenix By Denise Duffy (24/3/23) Above: The Jets swarm Cass Davis after her goal against Wellington Phoenix. Photo: Liberty A-League Women. Cass Davis’ first-ever A-League Women goal in her 127th appearance, sealed a stunning victory for Newcastle Jets who twice came from behind to defeat Wellington Phoenix in the battle ofContinue reading “Jets launch incredible win over Phoenix”

A-League Women Wednesday Media Conferences

CANBERRA UNITED: by Ryan Miller-Woods Milivojević and Murray: We have the game to beat Western United Canberra United will be going into this weekend looking to not only keep their finals aspirations alive but get one over their opponents Western United after going down to a 5-0 defeat in their only previous encounter at McKellarContinue reading “A-League Women Wednesday Media Conferences”

A-League Women Thursday Media Conferences

Ben Gilby reports on today’s events hosted by Adelaide United and Wellington Phoenix (16/3/23). Adelaide United: Stenta: Attacking focus enabled return to form Adelaide United head coach Adrian Stenta told the media today that a specific focus on playing more attacking football was a major contributing factor in the team ending their run of nineContinue reading “A-League Women Thursday Media Conferences”

Milly Clegg: Full of appreciation & positivity amidst her rapid rise

Denise Duffy (DD) grabbed an EXCLUSIVE 1:1 chat with Milly Clegg (MC), Wellington Phoenix’s 17-year-old starlet (15/3/23). Above: Milly Clegg in action for Wellington Phoenix this season. Photo: stuff.co.nz. DD: So just tell us about little Milly. How you became the footballer you are. Where did it all start? MC: So I started when IContinue reading “Milly Clegg: Full of appreciation & positivity amidst her rapid rise”

A-League Women Weekly Awards

Each week during the home and away season, Impetus’ writing and photography team covering the competition 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 Finals, will announce our winners for 2022/23 (14/3/23). Player of theContinue reading “A-League Women Weekly Awards”