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”

Hunt rewarded by call up in latest Matildas squad

by Ben Gilby (2/2/23) Above: (Left to right): Cortnee Vine, Tameka Yallop, and Tony Gustavsson at today’s Australian national squad selection announcement in Sydney. Image: Football Australia. Western Sydney Wanderers defender Clare Hunt has been rewarded for her consistently high-performance levels in the A-League Women with a call-up to the Australian national side for theContinue reading “Hunt rewarded by call up in latest Matildas squad”

Leicester City’s Aussie recruits can make a difference

By Kieran Yap (27/1/23) Above: Courtney Nevin on international duty. Photo: Football Australia Leicester City’s push for survival in the FAWSL has seen them sign two Australian internationals. Here is what fans can expect from Remy Siemsen and Courtney Nevin. Australia had just lost 3-0 to the USA. Starting in central defence was an 18-year-oldContinue reading “Leicester City’s Aussie recruits can make a difference”

Katrina Gorry: Crafting a legacy of family and football

For this week’s Midweek Dub feature, Impetus’ Ben Carey grabbed an EXCLUSIVE chat with Brisbane Roar legend and Matildas star Katrina Gorry. In a hugely insightful in-depth interview, the pair discuss combining football with motherhood, playing overseas, the qualities of the A-League Women, and the national team (18/1/23). Above: Katrina Gorry balances her daughter HarperContinue reading “Katrina Gorry: Crafting a legacy of family and football”

Gustavsson: “I want it to mimic the group stage of the World Cup”

Ben Gilby reports on today’s announcement of the 2023 Cup of Nations where Australia, Spain, Czech Republic, and Jamaica (12/1/23) Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson sees the carefully constructed Cup of Nations as a major part of his team’s World Cup preparations. Photo: Damien Briggs, supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Australia today announcedContinue reading “Gustavsson: “I want it to mimic the group stage of the World Cup””

World Cup Training Bases Revealed

Ben Carey was at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre to hear the venue revealed as the Matildas World Cup training base. Plus all the news of the other qualifiers bases (12/12/22). Above: The Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre – Australia’s training base for the World Cup. Photo: Ben Carey for Impetus. The Matildas willContinue reading “World Cup Training Bases Revealed”

Charli Grant On 2022

Australian international defender Charli Grant spoke once more to Impetus’ Ben Gilby about a challenging club season, but one which has led to personal growth and regular international football (29/11/22). Above: Charli Grant in possession for Australia against South Africa in October. Photo: Justine Burch for Impetus. Charli Grant last spoke to me for ImpetusContinue reading “Charli Grant On 2022”

We Now Know What The Matildas Best Looks Like

by Kieran Yap (16/11/22) Above: Coming together – Australia are putting the performances and understanding together heading into World Cup year. Photo: Football Australia. The Matildas have finished 2022 off with two comfortable wins. More importantly, they have established an identifiable, repeatable, and effective game style. Tony Gustavsson’s side has now recorded four consecutive wins,Continue reading “We Now Know What The Matildas Best Looks Like”

Gustavsson: It’s Coming Together

Ben Gilby reports on Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson‘s media conference today as he reflected on Saturday’s superb win against Sweden and laid down his expectations ahead of tomorrow’s game with Thailand. Plus Kris Goman‘s EXCLUSIVE photos from today’s training session in Gosford (14/11/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson speaking today from Gosford. Image: Football Australia. Matildas’Continue reading “Gustavsson: It’s Coming Together”

In-Form Foord Fires Matildas To Superb Win

Australia 4-0 Sweden (12/11/22) Report by Ben Gilby with EXCLUSIVE photos from Kieran Chea at AAMI Park Above: Celebrations for Australia after Sam Kerr put them ahead. Photo: Kieran Chea for Impetus. Two goals from Caitlin Foord steered Australia to only their second-ever win over Sweden yesterday. The Arsenal attacker’s brace was added to byContinue reading “In-Form Foord Fires Matildas To Superb Win”