Matildas Lock In Details For Final Games of 2022

Above: The Matildas team that faced Thailand in the AFC Asian Cup at the start of this year. Photo: Football Australia. 28/9/22 Australia will complete their 2022 international calendar in Gosford as they meet Thailand in the second match of the Seven Consulting International Series on 15 November at Central Coast Stadium in New South Wales. Continue reading “Matildas Lock In Details For Final Games of 2022”

Consistency The Key In Gustavsson’s Latest Selection

27/9/22 Above: The Matildas gather together once more ahead of two friendlies in the coming weeks. Photo: Football Australia. A 23-player Matildas squad has been named to take on South Africa and Denmark for two international friendlies in London and Viborg, respectively.    Australia will host a ‘home’ match against the reigning Women’s African CupContinue reading “Consistency The Key In Gustavsson’s Latest Selection”

Matildas In The WSL: The Curious Case Of Caitlin Foord

Ahead of this weekend’s big North London derby in the WSL, Impetus’ Jonathan Tay profiles Arsenal’s Australian star Caitlin Foord (22/9/22). Above: Caitlin Foord on the move against Brighton and Hove Albion last week. Photo: @ArsenalWFC. Chest flat on the ground, Caitlin Foord looked skyward with arms outstretched, searching for the payoff which never arrived.Continue reading “Matildas In The WSL: The Curious Case Of Caitlin Foord”

Matildas Announce Denmark Friendly

19/9/22 Above: The Matildas’ October international schedule is now locked in. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. Australia will close out the October FIFA Women’s International Window with a trip to Midtjylland to face Denmark at Viborg Stadium on Tuesday, 11 October 2022.  Kicking off at 6.00pm local time, it will be the second meeting betweenContinue reading “Matildas Announce Denmark Friendly”

Canada Loss Underlines The Importance of Building Depth

Impetus’ Kieran Yap reflects on Australia’s defeat to Canada yesterday. With EXCLUSIVE photos by Kris Goman at Allianz Stadium (7/9/22). Above: The Matildas come together in the huddle before their impressive first half showing against Canada yesterday. Photo: Kris Goman for Impetus. “How it looked is how it felt for us” said Caitlin Foord afterContinue reading “Canada Loss Underlines The Importance of Building Depth”

Gustavsson: It’s About Momentum

Impetus’ Ryan Miller-Woods heard from Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson ahead of the Matildas’ second friendly against Canada tomorrow (5/9/22). Above: Matildas head coach Tony Gustavsson has a lot to ponder ahead of tomorrow’s second game with Canada. Image: Football Australia. Tony Gustavsson admitted today that he is still not sure on the availability ofContinue reading “Gustavsson: It’s About Momentum”

Conversion Rate An Issue As Canada Defeat Matildas

Impetus’ Kris Goman reports on Australia’s friendly against Canada earlier today and joined the post-match media conference with both Tony Gustavsson and Bev Priestman in Brisbane for us (3/9/22). Above: Canada celebrate Adriana Leon’s goal. Photo: Canada Soccer. Australia 0-1 Canada The Matildas haven’t played in Brisbane for some time and 25,016 people turned outContinue reading “Conversion Rate An Issue As Canada Defeat Matildas”

Gustavsson On Moving To Australia And Moving Australia Forward

Impetus’ Kris Goman heard from Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson in his Brisbane media conference ahead of tomorrow’s first of two friendlies with Canada (2/9/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson speaking to the media earlier today. Image: Football Australia. The Matildas are back in Australia after their northern hemisphere summer break to play reigning Olympic Champions Canada.Continue reading “Gustavsson On Moving To Australia And Moving Australia Forward”

Yallop: Being Versatile Back On Queensland Soil

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Tameka Yallop in Australia’s Queensland training camp ahead of the first of their two friendlies against Canada (1/9/22). Above: Tameka Yallop speaking from the Matildas training camp earlier today. Image: Football Australia. The Matildas were back at Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre this morning for a second full team sessionContinue reading “Yallop: Being Versatile Back On Queensland Soil”

Catley: Canada Pose A Great Challenge

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Australia’s Arsenal defender Steph Catley as she looked ahead to the Matildas’ two games with Canada during the international window (31/8/22). Above: Steph Catley speaks today from Australia’s Queensland training base. Image: Football Australia. The final members of the Matildas squad arrived this morning as the full 23-player roster assembledContinue reading “Catley: Canada Pose A Great Challenge”