Matildas Announce Spain Challenge

10/5/22 Above: The Matildas will be gathering together once more next month and will face a major test in Spain. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Australia will head to Huelva to take on Spain on Saturday 25th June 2022 in the first of two international friendly matches for the June FIFA Window.  TheContinue reading “Matildas Announce Spain Challenge”

Matildas v Football Ferns Gallery

Impetus’ Kris Goman was pitchside for us in Canberra last week. In her third photo gallery from the game, she brings you the best of the match action (18/4/22). Above: Sam Kerr prepares to shoot. Photo: Kris Goman. Kris’ two other galleries from the match can be seen here: Post-Match photos: https://impetusfootball.org/2022/04/14/post-match-gallery-matildas-v-football-ferns/ Aivi Luik headContinue reading “Matildas v Football Ferns Gallery”

Aivi Luik Shaves Hair For Brain Cancer Research

Impetus’ Kris Goman was pitchside in Canberra on Tuesday and brings us an exclusive photo gallery from an extremely emotional event. (14/4/22) Above: Aivi Luik after the event. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. Australia defender Aivi Luik made a pledge a while ago. If she could raise $30,000 (just over £17,000) in support of herContinue reading “Aivi Luik Shaves Hair For Brain Cancer Research”

It’s Never Goodbye To ‘Never Say Die’

Impetus’ Kieran Yap reflects on Australia’s two friendlies with New Zealand over the past five days and hails the return of the team’s famed ‘Never Say Die’ spirit along with the faith to stick to the game plan (13/4/22). Above: Alex Chidiac in full flow in yesterday’s Australia v New Zealand game in Canberra. TheContinue reading “It’s Never Goodbye To ‘Never Say Die’”

Gustavsson and Klimková Reflect On Second Matildas v Football Ferns Clash

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was in the post-match media conference for us and heard from both Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and New Zealand counterpart Jitka Klimková (12/4/22). Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson saw positives and development points from his side in today’s game with New Zealand in Canberra. Photo: Football Australia. Reflecting on howContinue reading “Gustavsson and Klimková Reflect On Second Matildas v Football Ferns Clash”

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”

Gustavsson & Klimková Outline Aims Ahead of Matildas v Football Ferns II

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from the head coaches of Australia and New Zealand, Tony Gustavsson and Jitka Klimková ahead of tomorrow’s second game between the two nations in Canberra (11/4/22). Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson at today’s media conference. Photo: Football Australia. Tony Gustavsson has said that he is focussing on his team “convertingContinue reading “Gustavsson & Klimková Outline Aims Ahead of Matildas v Football Ferns II”

Australia v New Zealand: Media Conference Wrap

Impetus Ben Gilby was in the post-match media conferences and heard the views of Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and midfielder Emily van Egmond plus New Zealand’s head coach Jitka Klimková and goalkeeper Victoria Esson (8/4/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson, who saw plenty to be proud about in his Matildas team’s performance today. Photo: Football Australia.Continue reading “Australia v New Zealand: Media Conference Wrap”

Never Say Die Matildas Take It At The Death

Australia 2-1 New Zealand By Ben Gilby (8/4/22) Above: The Matildas celebrate Sam Kerr’s late winner against the Football Ferns in Townsvile today. Photo: Football Australia. Australia turned the game on its head with two goals in stoppage time at the end of 90 minutes to defeat New Zealand 2-1 in Townsville. The Matildas wereContinue reading “Never Say Die Matildas Take It At The Death”