Lionesses World Cup squad: Impetus’ team reflects

31/5/23 Above: WSL top scorer Rachel Daly’s selection as a striker was met with delight from the Impetus team of contributors. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. As England head coach Sarina Wiegman named her squad for the World Cup at Boldmere St. Michaels FC earlier this afternoon, 10 members of Impetus‘ writing and photography teamContinue reading “Lionesses World Cup squad: Impetus’ team reflects”

Tottenham Hotspur preview

Rachel Cohen looks ahead to Tottenham Hotspur’s final game of the WSL season today against West Ham United by profiling the rising influence of Eveliina Summanen and reporting for us from head coach Vicky Jepson‘s media conference (27/5/23). Above: Eveliina Summanen in action for Tottenham Hotspur. Photo: John Ward/PA. Tottenham Hotspur’s Finnish international Eveliina SummanenContinue reading “Tottenham Hotspur preview”

This one really matters for Tottenham Hotspur

Impetus’ Tottenham Hotspur correspondent Rachel Cohen looks ahead in depth to tomorrow’s huge game in the WSL relegation battle against Reading with both a match preview and her report from Spurs boss Vicky Jepson‘s media conference this afternoon (19/5/23). Above: Beth England – her influence on tomorrow’s game for Tottenham is potentially season-defining. Photo: SuvadeepContinue reading “This one really matters for Tottenham Hotspur”

Tottenham Hotspur In Focus

Impetus’ Tottenham Hotspur correspondent Rachel Cohen reports from head coach Vicky Jepson‘s media conference ahead of this weekend’s trip to Manchester United and also highlights why today’s announcement of a doubleheader home match with the Spurs men’s Premier League team is not necessarily the great piece of news that some may think (5/5/23). Above: TottenhamContinue reading “Tottenham Hotspur In Focus”

I don’t need to be inspired

by Rachel Cohen (27/4/23) Above: The crowd at Tottenham Hotspur home game at Brisbane Road this season. Photo: Spurs Women. The focus of women’s football on inspiring young girls limits the growth of the game. When Usain Bolt ran the 100 meters in 9.58 seconds. I was mesmerised. It was spectacular. It did not mean myContinue reading “I don’t need to be inspired”

Never Say Die Matildas end Lionesses’ unbeaten run

England 0-2 Australia by Rachel Cohen at the GTech Community Stadium for Impetus (12/4/23). Above: Charli Grant (second left) celebrates her goal last night with (left to right) Kyra Cooney-Cross, Cortnee Vine, and Mary Fowler. Photo: Football Australia. Tony Gustavsson’s buoyant Matildas ended England’s 30-game unbeaten run with a performance full of their trademark ‘NeverContinue reading “Never Say Die Matildas end Lionesses’ unbeaten run”

Celebrating Bethany England

by Rachel Cohen (2/4/23) Above: Tottenham Hotspur striker Beth England. Photo: Spurs Women. Some strikers score trophy-winning goals. Some strikers score goals that dig out their teams in difficult times. Perhaps in there is a future in which Bethany England wins trophies at Spurs, but right now, with six games remaining, it looks like herContinue reading “Celebrating Bethany England”

That winning feeling

by Rachel Cohen (19/3/23) Above: Tottenham Hotspur come together after their huge win over Leicester City in midweek. Photo: Spurs Women. Sometimes you have to lose a lot of games to properly relish a win. And Tottenham Hotspur fans waited a long time: nine games or 136 days. Spurs’ last win – that eight-goal falseContinue reading “That winning feeling”

The demise of a head coach in nine games

Rachel Lara Cohen reflects on the circumstances that led to Rehanne Skinner departing from the post of Tottenham Hotspur boss this week (16/3/23) Above: Rehanne Skinner who has left her post as Tottenham’s head coach. Photo: The Telegraph. Spurs lost their ninth straight game on Sunday at Liverpool. The next day head coach Rehanne SkinnerContinue reading “The demise of a head coach in nine games”

Spurs’ baffling injury silences

by Rachel Lara Cohen (9/3/23) Above: Beth England in action for Tottenham Hotspur at Aston Villa. The Lionesses striker is just one of several players who are ‘missing’ from the North London side’s squad without a full explanation. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. Working out which Spurs Women players are injured has been turning theContinue reading “Spurs’ baffling injury silences”