Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Football In Northern Ireland Opens

Supplied to Impetus by Irish FA Photo: Irish FA. An exhibit focusing on the history of women’s football in Northern Ireland has been officially launched at the Education and Heritage Centre within the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park.  The display contains several pieces of memorabilia linked to women’s football here and the Northern IrelandContinue reading “Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Football In Northern Ireland Opens”

Focussed Lionesses Have Only One Aim

by Darrell Allen (16/7/22) Above: England see a chance go narrowly wide against Northern Ireland at Southampton last night. Photo: Lionesses. There was talk in the build-up to this Group A finale against Northern Ireland about how many changes Sarina Wiegman would make to her team. Wiegman, of course, was struck down herself with CovidContinue reading “Focussed Lionesses Have Only One Aim”

Lionesses Bare Their Teeth Whilst Austria Set Up Final Game Decider

Impetus’ Darrell Allen and Jorge Ceron round-up on a dramatic evening of action in Group A. Darrell reviews England’s sensational demolition of Norway whilst Jorge’s reflects on Austria’s game with Northern Ireland which sets them up with a chance of a Quarter-Final berth (12/7/22). Above: The sheer joy of the Lionesses was reflected around theContinue reading “Lionesses Bare Their Teeth Whilst Austria Set Up Final Game Decider”

Euros Preview: Northern Ireland

by Abi Ticehurst (5/7/22). Above: Northern Ireland celebrate qualifying for the Euros. Photo: CNN. Northern Ireland are set to make their debut in the Euros this summer, they are ranked 47th and nicknamed The Green and White Army (#GAWA). Their squad was unveiled on 27th June on Twitter with the hashtag #ANewDream and an impressiveContinue reading “Euros Preview: Northern Ireland”

Northern Ireland Unveil Euros Kit

It’s the first-ever design solely for the national women’s team as Northern Ireland’s preparations for the European Championships take a step up. (7/4/22) Above: Northern Ireland players model their new kit. Photo: Irish FA. Adidas has created a brand new kit for the Northern Ireland senior women’s team to wear at UEFA Women’s Euro 2022Continue reading “Northern Ireland Unveil Euros Kit”

Irish FA Mark International Women’s Day

Above: Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey with Northern Ireland international players Nadene Caldwell, Toni Leigh Finnegan, and Julie Nelson after announcing she has made £100,000 available to help promote female sport through football. Photo: Irish FA. With thanks to Irish FA (8/3/22). Northern Ireland’s Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced funding of £100,000 for the Irish FootballContinue reading “Irish FA Mark International Women’s Day”

NI To Host Lionesses at National Stadium

Above: Abbie Magee of Northern Ireland battles with England’s Lauren Hemp during a friendly between the two sides in February 2021. Photo: Belfast Telegraph. Supplied to Impetus by Irish FA (10/2/22) Northern Ireland’s World Cup qualifier against England in April will be staged at the 18,500 capacity National Football Stadium at Windsor Park. It willContinue reading “NI To Host Lionesses at National Stadium”

Northern Ireland News Round-Up

From the Irish FA (9/1/22) Above: Northern Ireland’s European Championship preparations have stepped up a notch this week. Photo: Irish FA. A seven-month training camp to prepare the Northern Ireland team for the UEFA Women’s European Championships this summer kicked-off this week. The creation of the camp means players in Kenny Shiels’ squad who doContinue reading “Northern Ireland News Round-Up”

NI: Fully Focused On Another Three Points

Ahead of tonight’s game with North Macedonia, Northern Ireland head coach Kenny Shiels outlined what he is looking for from his side. Copy kindly provided by the Irish FA (29/11/21). Above: Rachel Furness, who levelled Northern Ireland’s all-time international goalscoring record with a hat-trick in Skopje last week. Photo: Presseye/William Cherry. Kenny Shiels insists onContinue reading “NI: Fully Focused On Another Three Points”

Wales and Northern Ireland Annouce Squads

With the approach of the next International Window, both Wales and Northern Ireland have unveiled their squads for their two matches. We bring you all the news: Photo: Wales will be looking for further celebrations in their next two games. Photo: Kunjan Malde/FAW. Gemma Grainger has announced a 26-player squad as Wales look to continueContinue reading “Wales and Northern Ireland Annouce Squads”