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 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”

Gustavsson: It’s Time To Draw A Line In The Sand

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson‘s squad announcement media conference for us yesterday as The Matildas prepare to play Canada next month (18/8/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson, pictured prior to the match with Spain in June, is narrowing his focus in terms of squad selection. Photo: Football Australia. Some familiar names returnContinue reading “Gustavsson: It’s Time To Draw A Line In The Sand”

Gustavsson: Post-Portugal I’ve Got Answers

Martin Townley and Ben Gilby heard from Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson after last night’s 1-1 draw with Spain (29/6/22). Above: Tony Gustavsson addresses the media from Portugal last night. Photo: Football Australia. Prior to the Matildas’ double header in this international window against Spain and Portugal, head coach Tony Gustavsson said that he neededContinue reading “Gustavsson: Post-Portugal I’ve Got Answers”

Gustavsson And Grant Reflect And Look Ahead

Ahead of tonight’s friendly in Portugal, Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from Australia’s head coach Tony Gustavsson and Charli Grant who put in an impressive performance in difficult circumstances against Spain on Saturday (28/6/22). Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson facing the media today. Photo: Football Australia. “It Surprises Me That People Are Surprised”: Gustavsson OnContinue reading “Gustavsson And Grant Reflect And Look Ahead”

Gustavsson: “This Is A Wake-Up Call For A Lot Of People”

Impetus’ Ben Gilby was in the post-match press conference which followed an experimental Australia squad’s 7-0 defeat to Spain. He heard the Matildas head coach Tony Gustavsson outline how initial plans to field his strongest squad went up in flames and how he believes that deeper investment is needed to bring the next tier ofContinue reading “Gustavsson: “This Is A Wake-Up Call For A Lot Of People””