Liskeard Athletic: Pushing For Promotion In Cornwall

Lee Mann is the manager of tier six club Liskeard Athletic. He spoke to Ben Gilby about the club’s great progress, and high hopes for the future (28/4/22). Above: Liskeard Athletic FC. Photo: Janina Augustynowicz. Liskeard Athletic are a big part of a growing successful women’s football scene in Cornwall. Manager Lee Mann came inContinue reading “Liskeard Athletic: Pushing For Promotion In Cornwall”

Marine Academy Plymouth: Giving Opportunities To Showcase Passion

Samantha Drewery fulfils many roles at Tier Five South-West Women’s Regional Premier side Marine Academy Plymouth, whether it be player, treasurer, and social media officer. She spoke to Impetus’ Ben Gilby about the club, player pathway and aims of FA Women’s National League football (21/4/22). Above: Marine Academy Plymouth players gather together prior to theirContinue reading “Marine Academy Plymouth: Giving Opportunities To Showcase Passion”

AFC St. Austell: Big Progress In Cornwall

Ben Cooper, assistant coach at tier five AFC St. Austell spoke to Impetus’ Ben Gilby about the team’s rapid development over the past three years and how they are building towards a place in the FA Women’s National League (14/4/22). Above: AFC St. Austell 2021/22. Photo: Ben Cooper. Whilst women’s football in the Cornish townContinue reading “AFC St. Austell: Big Progress In Cornwall”

The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final

Impetus presently sponsor seven players and have a further four content partner clubs at grassroots level. Here, for the first time, each of the players, clubs and our editorial team come together to each predict who will win the Gold medal and who they thought was the best player in Tokyo. Above: Olympic Medals areContinue reading “The #ImpetusFamily Previews The Olympic Final”

Impetus Announces Sponsorship of Sasha Sparkes

In the latest hugely exciting player sponsorship and club partnership move, Impetus are proud to announce that we will be sponsoring Helston Athletic’s goalscorer supreme, Sasha Sparkes for the new season. Impetus editor Ben Gilby spoke to Sasha. Sasha Sparkes is a player with a quite phenomenal scoring record for Helston Athletic. A tally ofContinue reading “Impetus Announces Sponsorship of Sasha Sparkes”

Impetus Announce Sponsorship of Smara Sparkes-Bond

Impetus are proud to announce the sponsorship of Helston Athletic’s Smara Sparkes-Bond, a defender who is a key member of their squad. To launch the sponsorship, Ben Gilby spoke to Smara about her career. Graphic supplied by Helston Athletic. Smara has been part of the women’s footballing scene in Cornwall for a while. “Where doContinue reading “Impetus Announce Sponsorship of Smara Sparkes-Bond”

2020 – The Year The Impetus Increased

In this second part of his review of the year on Impetus, site founder Ben Gilby focuses on October to December, months when the influence of one article on an Australian international transformed the site from one with a small but loyal UK based readership to one with a large global one. It was aContinue reading “2020 – The Year The Impetus Increased”

Helston’s Return: High Hopes For Growth in Cornwall

Impetus editor Ben Gilby spoke to Helston Athletic Women manager Paul Parfitt about the return of women’s football in the Cornish town and how the sport is becoming ever stronger in the Duchy. Helston originally had a women’s club ​from 2016-2019 but changes to management and player availability meant that there wasn’t a senior team atContinue reading “Helston’s Return: High Hopes For Growth in Cornwall”

Plymouth Warriors: Outstanding Efforts and Achievements

Impetus editor Ben Gilby spoke to Melissa Curtis, coach of Plymouth Warriors Ladies, a club who are doing extraordinary things with a group of extraordinary players. Melissa began our conversation by outlining the incredible story of the club. “Plymouth Warriors was founded in 2018. One of our Co-Directors Luke Childs, who formed the club alongContinue reading “Plymouth Warriors: Outstanding Efforts and Achievements”