The Swedish Scene

With UEFA Women’s Champions League action in midweek and important domestic league games last weekend, there has been a lot going on in Swedish women’s football. @DandalBs updates us. Above: Filippa Angeldahl grabbed two goals in her final appearance for BK Häcken before moving to Manchester City. Photo: BK Häcken. UEFA WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE NEWS:Continue reading “The Swedish Scene”

The Swedish Scene

@DandalBs brings us his Saturday morning round-up of all the week’s news from Sweden. This time, as well as the return of the Damallsvenskan and yet more drama at the top of the Elitettan, there is a record transfer fee paid for a Swedish star as Hanna Bennison’s move to Everton, first mentioned here manyContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

Djurgårdens IF: Building From The Academy Upwards

Impetus editor Ben Gilby spoke to Djurgårdens IF’s Linda Wijkström (board member and previously Head of Women’s Football) and Jean Balawo (Sports Director and Head of Girl’s Academy) about how the Stockholm based side, once one of the top sides in Europe are now aiming to consistently push higher up the Damallsvenskan table once more.Continue reading “Djurgårdens IF: Building From The Academy Upwards”

The Swedish Scene

It’s been another busy week in Swedish women’s football with Champions League action and the first post Olympics Damallsvenskan match. If that wasn’t enough, there’s some major transfer news. Above: Alice Nilsson celebrates after scoring for Kristianstad against Brøndby in the Champions League in midweek. Photo: SVT DAMALLSVENSKAN:    Kristianstad beat Brøndby 1-0 in their UEFAContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

The Swedish Scene

This week saw the transfer window close and the second tier Elitettan return along with some friendly matches between Damallsvenskan sides. @DandalBs rounds up all the action. Photo: Julia Olsson, newly signed by AIK. Photo: Jesper Zerman/Bildbyrån  NEWS ROUND-UP: AIK have continued their signing spree with the arrival of 24 year-old defender Julia Olsson, whoContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

The Swedish Scene

@DandalBs updates us on the week’s goings on in the Swedish domestic club game with lots of transfer activity. Above: Amanda Nildén unveiled by Juventus Women this week after joining from Eskilstuna United. Photo: Juventus. NEWS ROUND-UP: Eskilstuna United midfielder Amanda Nildén will be joining fellow Swedes Linda Sembrandt and Lina Hurtig at Serie AContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

Canada Get It Spot On

Sweden 1-1 Canada Canada win 3-2 on Sudden Death Penalties. Above: Canada’s players mob Julia Grosso after she scored the winning penalty in the sudden death shoot out. Photo: Reuters. By Ben Gilby Canada won their first ever major international women’s football competition with victory in an Olympic Gold medal match of quite staggering drama.Continue reading “Canada Get It Spot On”

Sinclair Verses Seger: A Battle of Legends

Catherine Paquette previews tomorrow’s Olympic Games Gold Medal match between Sweden and Canada by examining it through the lens of each nation’s most experienced players before looking at each side’s biggest threats and summarising what they need to do in order to win. Above: Canada celebrate their semi-final win over the USA. Will they be celebratingContinue reading “Sinclair Verses Seger: A Battle of Legends”

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”

Rolfö Earns Sweden Deserved Final Place

Australia 0-1 Sweden By Ben Gilby Above: Fridolina Rolfö (18) jumps for joy after scoring the winning goal for Sweden. Photo: Getty Images Sweden gained the place in the Olympic Final that they have so richly deserved for their performances across the Games with a 1-0 semi-final win over Australia in Yokohama. Whilst the MatildasContinue reading “Rolfö Earns Sweden Deserved Final Place”