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”

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””

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”

Matildas & Sweden Media Conferences

by Ben Gilby Ahead of tomorrow’s friendly in Melbourne, Impetus hears from Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson and Sweden chief Peter Gerhardsson (11/11/22). Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson speaking to the media today. Image: Football Australia. It’s All About “Pressing Attacking Football” Matildas’ head coach Tony Gustavsson outlined in his media conference the keyContinue reading “Matildas & Sweden Media Conferences”

Gustavsson Reacts To World Cup Draw

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard the Australia head coach give his reactions to yesterday’s World Cup draw (23/10/22). Above: Matildas boss Tony Gustavsson speaking yesterday from Auckland. Image: Football Australia. Australia will commence their World Cup campaign against the Republic of Ireland on Thursday, 20 July 2023 at Sydney Football Stadium, following the completion of theContinue reading “Gustavsson Reacts To World Cup Draw”

Gustavsson: Wary Of South African Threat Whilst Building Midfield Cohesion

Impetus’ Ben Gilby spoke to Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson at Kingsmeadow this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s friendly with South Africa (7/10/22). Above: Matildas head coach Tony Gustavsson. Image: Football Australia. Whilst Australia are shorn of a number of first-choice players for their game with South Africa tomorrow, head coach Tony Gustavsson feels that hisContinue reading “Gustavsson: Wary Of South African Threat Whilst Building Midfield Cohesion”

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”