The View from France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 14th round of 2022-2023 D1 Arkema season. Plus, a photo gallery of the game Rodez versus Olympique Lyonnais from pitch side. (7/2/23). Above: Alice Sombath crosses the ball in for Lyon at Rodez. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Bordeaux 0-2 Montpellier Montpellier won this important game in the race for the third place. With this loss,Continue reading “The View from France”

Ellie Carpenter’s return: Exclusive photo gallery

Jean-Pierre Thiesset was pitchside in Rodez for Impetus on Saturday as Olympique Lyonnais’ Australian international Ellie Carpenter made her eagerly awaited return from ACL injury after almost nine months out (5/2/23). Above: Ellie Carpenter back in a familiar pose – charging along the right flank for Olympique Lyonnais at Rodez yesterday. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset forContinue reading “Ellie Carpenter’s return: Exclusive photo gallery”

Ellie Carpenter EXCLUSIVE!

Impetus Jean-Pierre Thiesset, who holds accreditation with European Champions Olympique Lyonnais for us and produces our weekly round-up of French women’s football action, was present at the club’s training session today and brings exciting news and photos on Australian international Ellie Carpenter‘s recovery from an ACL injury (25/1/23). Jean-Pierre Thiesset was at the Groupama TrainingContinue reading “Ellie Carpenter EXCLUSIVE!”

Olympique Lyonnais v Juventus Photo Gallery

Jean-Pierre Thiesset was pitchside at the Groupama Stadium for Impetus last night to capture all the action from the vital UEFA Champions League Group C tie between Olympique Lyonnais and Juventus (23/12/22). Above: Selma Bacha gets away down the wing for Olympique Lyonnais against Juventus. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Olympique Lyonnais 0-0 Juventus InContinue reading “Olympique Lyonnais v Juventus Photo Gallery”

Eidevall & Catley speak ahead of Lyon showdown

Ahead of their Champions League clash with reigning champions Olympique Lyonnais, head coach Jonas Eidevall and Steph Catley spoke to the media about the challenge posed by the French side, and covering unfamiliar defensive positions. Johnathan Stack reports for Impetus (15/12/22). Above: Action from Olympique Lyonnais’ home clash game with Arsenal when the two sidesContinue reading “Eidevall & Catley speak ahead of Lyon showdown”

Champions League Group C Review

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack was in Arsenal’s post-match media conference for us following their draw with Juventus in Lyon, and Jean-Pierre Thiesset reflects on Olympique Lyonnais’ 3-0 win at FC Zürich (26/11/22). Above: Vivianne Miedema and Lotte Wubben-Moy celebrate after the Dutch star levelled the scores. Photo: Arsenal Women. Miedema To The Rescue As Gunners StayContinue reading “Champions League Group C Review”

Olympique Lyonnais v Arsenal Photo Gallery

Impetus’ Jean-Pierre Thiesset was pitchside at the Groupama Stadium last night for Arsenal‘s stunning 5-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais and he brings us an EXCLUSIVE photo gallery from the match (20/10/22). Above: Arsenal celebrate Caitlin Foord’s opening goal on a momentous night in Lyon. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus.

Foord & Eidevall Prepared For Toughest Test

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack was in Arsenal‘s media conference ahead of tonight’s Champions League opener at defending champions Olympique Lyonnais. Both Caitlin Foord and head coach Jonas Eidevall are expecting the hardest possible challenge, but are looking forward to analysing where they stand in comparison to Europe’s best (19/10/22). Above: Caitlin Foord (left) and Katie McCabeContinue reading “Foord & Eidevall Prepared For Toughest Test”

Chelsea To Take On World’s Best & Announce Big New Signing

It’s been a busy day of announcements from the FAWSL champions. We hear from Blues boss Emma Hayes on her team’s summer showdowns with top European and North American sides plus the arrival of Ève Perisset (8/6/22). Above: Ève Perisset signs on the dotted line after joining Chelsea from Paris St. Germain today. Photo suppliedContinue reading “Chelsea To Take On World’s Best & Announce Big New Signing”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset summarizes the 22nd and final round of D1 Arkema where he was at the Groupama Training Centre for us to watch Olympique Lyonnais lift the title (3/6/22). Above: Olympique Lyonnais celebrate their fifteenth D1 title success. Photo: Jean-Pierre Thiesset for Impetus. Olympique Lyonnais lifted the D1 championship trophy for the fifteenth time afterContinue reading “The View From France”