Sam Kerr: We’re proud of ourselves but wanted the clean sheet

Impetus’ Ben Gilby reports on the media conferences held by Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and Spain counterpart Jorge Vilda, plus The Matildas captain Sam Kerr (19/2/23). Above: Australia captain Sam Kerr at the post-match media conference today. Image: Football Australia. Matildas captain Sam Kerr spoke of the immense pride she had in the teamContinue reading “Sam Kerr: We’re proud of ourselves but wanted the clean sheet”

Could Chelsea’s lack of depth impact trophy hunt?

by Dean Mears Above: Chelsea have a lot to work out over the coming months. Photo: 90min In the summer of 2022, Chelsea Women brought in six new signings ahead of the defence of their third consecutive league title. Their unspoken main goal, however, has always been to win the Champions League. In the finalContinue reading “Could Chelsea’s lack of depth impact trophy hunt?”

Journeying To Watch Some Of World’s Best

Darrell Allen started attending FAWSL games regularly for the first time this season, making 300+ mile round-trips to Kingsmeadow. He shares his experiences from the campaign below (30/5/22). Above: Chelsea lift the FA Cup at Wembley to cap the end of Darrell Allen’s first season watching them at Kingsmeadow. Photo: Vitality Women’s FA Cup. ThatContinue reading “Journeying To Watch Some Of World’s Best”

Kerr Clincher Seals FA Cup After Raso’s Late Rally

Chelsea 3-2 Manchester City By Darrell Allen at Wembley Stadium (16/5/22) Chelsea made it a League and Cup double on Sunday with a dramatic extra-time win in the FA Cup Final. In front of a record crowd of 49,094, Emma Hayes’ side came out on top in a high-quality contest that ebbed and flowed fromContinue reading “Kerr Clincher Seals FA Cup After Raso’s Late Rally”

Chelsea Second Half Super Show Seals Title

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was at Kingsmeadow to see Chelsea lift their third straight Barclays FA Women’s Super League title. But it needed a major second-half comeback. He captures the drama in words and photos (8/5/22). Above: Chelsea lift the FAWSL title. Photo: Chelsea FC. Chelsea have lifted the Barclays FA Women’s Super League title forContinue reading “Chelsea Second Half Super Show Seals Title”

Emma Hayes on Sam Kerr, Ji, And Birmingham

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in the Chelsea head coach’s media conference for us yesterday and heard her talk about her Football Writers Player of the Year Sam Kerr, departing star Ji So-Yun and overcoming the threat of a Birmingham City side fighting for their FAWSL lives (30/4/22). Above: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes who spokeContinue reading “Emma Hayes on Sam Kerr, Ji, And Birmingham”

Matildas Ease To Second Football Ferns Win

Australia 3-1 New Zealand By Ben Gilby (12/4/22) Above: The Matildas celebrate with two goal Sam Kerr tonight in Canberra against New Zealand. Photo: Football Australia. Australia produced a dominant first-half performance, scoring three goals in a 17 minute spell to see off New Zealand in Canberra. That opening 45-minute showing saw the Matildas convertContinue reading “Matildas Ease To Second Football Ferns Win”

Rampant Second Half Sees Chelsea Go Top

Chelsea 5-0 Reading Words and EXCLUSIVE photos by Ben Gilby (4/4/22) Above: Deanne Rose (right)’s battles with Jess Carter was one of the highlights of the first half. Photo: Ben Gilby for Impetus. Chelsea moved one point clear at the top of the Barclays FA Women’s Super League thanks to a dominant second-half performance againstContinue reading “Rampant Second Half Sees Chelsea Go Top”

Second Half Blitz Sees City Lift Conti Cup

Chelsea 1-3 Manchester City Above: Manchester City lift the Conti Cup at Plough Lane last night. Photo: FAWSL. By Darrell Allen (6/3/22) For the first time ever Chelsea and Manchester City went head to head in a major final. The 2022 Conti Cup final was played at a sold out Plough Lane, the home ofContinue reading “Second Half Blitz Sees City Lift Conti Cup”

Hayes And Bright Keep Focused On The Football…And Winning

Above: Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes. Photo: Sky Sports. Ahead of tomorrow’s Conti Cup Final, Impetus’ Kieran Yap heard from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes and captain Millie Bright (4/3/22). As Chelsea prepare to face Manchester City in Saturday’s Conti Cup Final, Emma Hayes and her players are remaining focused on football despite the changes involvingContinue reading “Hayes And Bright Keep Focused On The Football…And Winning”