Wales women's national football team

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Wales
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Football Association of Wales
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Jayne Ludlow
Captain Sophie Ingle
Most caps Jessica Fishlock (101)
Top scorer Helen Ward (39)
FIFA code WAL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 29 Increase 5 (22 June 2018)[1]
Highest 29[2] (June 2018)
Lowest 57[2] (May 2006)
First international
 Wales 2–3  Republic of Ireland
(Llanelli, Wales; May 13, 1973)
Biggest win
 Wales 15–0 Azerbaijan 
(Newtown, Powys, Wales; August 21, 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 12–0  Wales
(Bielefeld, Germany, 31 March 1994)
 Wales 0–12  Germany
(Swansea, Wales, 5 May 1994)

The Wales women's national football team represents Wales in international women's football. They have yet to qualify for the final stages of the World Cup or European Championships and are currently ranked 35th in the world[1] and 20th in Europe.[2] The team is run by the Welsh FA.

Tournament performances

FIFA World Cup record

World Cup Finals
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
France 2019 To Be Determined - - - - - - -
Total 0/8 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship

  • Unofficial competitions:
  • European Competition for Women's Football:
  • UEFA Women's Championship:

Algarve Cup

Algarve Cup

Complete this table with details

The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women's soccer hosted by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football.

  • ||colspan=7|did not enter
  • |- style="background:gold;" Champions
  • |- style="background:silver;" Runners-Up
  • |- style="background:#cfaa88;" Third Place
  • |- style="background:#9acdff;" 4th Place
Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Portugal 1994 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 1995 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 1996 did not enter
Portugal 1997 did not enter
Portugal 1998 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 1999 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2000 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2001 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2002 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2003 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2004 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2005 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2006 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2007 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2008 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2009 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2010 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2011 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2012 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2013 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2014 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2015 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal 2016 did not enter
Portugal 2017 did not enter
Portugal 2018 did not enter
Total 11/25 0 0 0 0 0 0

Players

Up-to-date women's caps and goals statistics are not published by the Football Association of Wales (FAW).

Current squad

The following players were named to the squad for 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification matches against  Kazakhstan and  Bosnia and Herzegovina on 24 and 28 November 2017.[17]

Manager: Wales Jayne Ludlow

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Claire Skinner (1997-02-17) 17 February 1997 (age 21) England Oxford United
1 1GK Laura O'Sullivan (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 26) Wales Cyncoed Ladies

2 2DF Loren Dykes (1988-02-05) 5 February 1988 (age 30) England Bristol City
3 2DF Gemma Evans (1996-08-01) 1 August 1996 (age 21) England Yeovil Town
14 2DF Hayley Ladd (1993-10-06) 6 October 1993 (age 24) England Birmingham City
5 2DF Rhiannon Roberts (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 27) England Doncaster Rovers Belles
13 2DF Rachel Rowe (1992-09-13) 13 September 1992 (age 25) England Reading
16 2DF Alice Griffiths (2001-01-22) 22 January 2001 (age 17) Wales Cyncoed Ladies
15 2DF Amina Vine (2001-03-19) 19 March 2001 (age 17) England Bristol City
2DF Shaunna Jenkins (1999-08-27) 27 August 1999 (age 18) Wales Cardiff City Ladies

4 3MF Sophie Ingle (captain) (1991-09-02) 2 September 1991 (age 26) England Liverpool
10 3MF Jess Fishlock (1987-01-14) 14 January 1987 (age 31) United States Seattle Reign
8 3MF Angharad James (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 24) England Everton
3MF Chloe Lloyd (1996-10-04) 4 October 1996 (age 21) England Yeovil Town
3MF Kylie Nolan (1998-06-27) 27 June 1998 (age 20)
23 3MF Gwen Davies (1999-08-02) 2 August 1999 (age 18) Wales Cardiff City Ladies

11 4FW Nadia Lawrence (1989-11-29) 29 November 1989 (age 28) England Yeovil Town
9 4FW Kayleigh Green (1988-03-22) 22 March 1988 (age 30) England Yeovil Town
7 4FW Natasha Harding (vice-captain) (1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 29) England Liverpool
19 4FW Grace Horrell (2001-11-25) 25 November 2001 (age 16) Unattached
4FW Chloe Chivers (1999-04-29) 29 April 1999 (age 19) England Oxford United
18 4FW Helen Ward (1986-04-26) 26 April 1986 (age 32) England Watford

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Emma Gibbon (1999-02-06) 6 February 1999 (age 19) Australia Eastern Suburbs v.  Portugal, 11 June 2017

DF Hannah Miles (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 20) England Yeovil Town v.  Kazakhstan, 17 September 2017
DF Amelia Ritchie (1999-05-09) 9 May 1999 (age 19) England Brighton & Hove Albion v.  Portugal, 8 June 2017 PRE

MF Charlie Estcourt (1998-05-27) 27 May 1998 (age 20) England Bristol City v.  Russia, 24 October 2017
MF Emma Beynon (1996-03-04) 4 March 1996 (age 22) Wales Swansea City v.  Kazakhstan, 17 September 2017
MF Georgia Evans (1995-10-16) 16 October 1995 (age 22) England Yeovil Town v.  Kazakhstan, 17 September 2017
MF Elise Hughes (2001-04-15) 15 April 2001 (age 17) England Everton v.  Kazakhstan, 17 September 2017
MF Bronwen Thomas (2000-02-10) 10 February 2000 (age 18) England Brighton & Hove Albion v.  Netherlands, 9 July 2017

FW Peyton Vincze (2000-10-19) 19 October 2000 (age 17) United States Oklahoma v.  Russia, 24 October 2017
FW Melissa Fletcher (1992-01-28) 28 January 1992 (age 26) England Reading v.  Netherlands, 9 July 2017
FW Ffion Morgan (2000-05-11) 11 May 2000 (age 18) Wales Cardiff City Ladies v.  Netherlands, 9 July 2017
FW Cassia Pike (2000-12-27) 27 December 2000 (age 17) England Liverpool v.  Netherlands, 9 July 2017
FW Lily Woodham (2000-09-03) 3 September 2000 (age 17) England Bristol City v.  Netherlands, 9 July 2017
FW Lauryn Lyons (1999-11-09) 9 November 1999 (age 18) Wales Cardiff City v.  Portugal, 8 June 2017 PRE
FW Emily Hollinshead (1995-09-13) 13 September 1995 (age 22) Unattached v.  Northern Ireland, 7 April 2017

Notes:

  • PRE = Preliminary squad

References

  1. ^ a b "FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. Retrieved 2014-06-21. 
  2. ^ a b c "Wales". FIFA. Retrieved 2014-06-21. 
  3. ^ Erik Garvin. "Inofficial European Women Championship 1979". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  4. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1982–1984". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  5. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1985–1987". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  6. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1987–1989". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  7. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1987–1989". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  8. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1991–93". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  9. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1993–95". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  10. ^ Bernd Timmermann. "European Women Championship 1995–97". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  11. ^ Bernd Timmermann. "European Women Championship 2001". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  12. ^ Sébastien Duret; Todd Roman; Lars Aarhus; Sturmius Burkert. "European Women Championship 2005". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  13. ^ Todd Roman. "European Women Championship 2009". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27. 
  14. ^ Roberto Di Maggio. "16th Algarve Cup 2009 (Women's Tournament)". RSSSF. Retrieved 2011-04-28. 
  15. ^ "World – Algarve Cup – 7th Place". Soccerway. Retrieved 2011-04-28. 
  16. ^ "Wales ends with defeat to Norway". The Football Association of Wales. 5 March 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  17. ^ https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/41994577

External links

  • Official website
  • FIFA profile
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