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Wales women's national football team

Wales
AssociationFootball Association of Wales
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachJayne Ludlow
CaptainSophie Ingle
Most capsJess Fishlock (113)
Top scorerHelen Ward (42)
FIFA codeWAL
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 34 Steady (26 June 2020)[1]
Highest29[2] (June–September 2018)
Lowest57[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[3] and 20th in Europe.[2] The team is run by the Football Association of Wales.

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 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
AustraliaNew Zealand 2023 To Be Determined - - - - - - -
Total 0/9 - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

European Championship

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

Algarve Cup

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.

Year Result Matches Wins Draws Losses GF GA
Portugal 1994
to 2001
did not enter
Portugal 2002 12th 4 1 0 3 1 9
Portugal 2003 12th 4 0 2 2 4 8
Portugal 2004 10th 4 2 0 2 6 8
Portugal 2005
to 2008
did not enter
Portugal 2009 12th 4 1 0 3 8 6
Portugal 2010 did not enter
Portugal 2011 8th 4 2 0 2 6 7
Portugal 2012 8th 4 2 1 1 3 4
Portugal 2013 12th 4 1 2 1 3 4
Portugal 2014
to 2018
did not enter
Total 7/25 28 9 5 14 31 47

Players

Current squad

The following 24 players were named to the squad for the friendly against  Estonia on 6 March 2020.[15]

Manager: Wales Jayne Ludlow

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Laura O'Sullivan (1991-08-23) 23 August 1991 (age 28) 33 0 Wales Cardiff City Ladies
1GK Claire Skinner (1997-02-17) 17 February 1997 (age 23) 7 0 Wales Cardiff City Ladies
1GK Olivia Clark (2001-08-30) 30 August 2001 (age 18) 0 0 England Huddersfield Town

2DF Sophie Ingle (captain) (1991-09-02) 2 September 1991 (age 28) 97 2 England Chelsea
2DF Hayley Ladd (1993-10-06) 6 October 1993 (age 26) 56 3 England Manchester United
2DF Loren Dykes (1988-02-05) 5 February 1988 (age 32) 103 3 Retired
2DF Lily Woodham (2000-09-03) 3 September 2000 (age 19) 0 0 England Charlton Athletic
2DF Rhiannon Roberts (1990-08-30) 30 August 1990 (age 29) 26 1 England Liverpool

3MF Anna Filbey (1999-10-11) 11 October 1999 (age 20) 0 0 England Tottenham Hotspur
3MF Angharad James (1994-06-01) 1 June 1994 (age 26) 76 2 England Reading
3MF Jasmine Turner Wales Cardiff City Ladies
3MF Josie Green (1993-04-25) 25 April 1993 (age 27) 11 0 England Tottenham Hotspur
3MF Nadia Lawrence (1989-11-29) 29 November 1989 (age 30) 38 1 Wales Cardiff City Ladies
3MF Georgia Walters (1993-04-06) 6 April 1993 (age 27) 0 0 England Blackburn Rovers
3MF Rachel Rowe (1992-09-13) 13 September 1992 (age 27) 30 0 England Reading
3MF Natasha Harding (vice-captain) (1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 31) 80 16 England Reading
3MF Megan Wynne (1993-01-21) 21 January 1993 (age 27) 12 0 England Bristol City
3MF Chloe Williams (2000-12-22) 22 December 2000 (age 19) 0 0 England Manchester United

4FW Helen Ward (1986-04-26) 26 April 1986 (age 34) 88 42 England Watford
4FW Kayleigh Green (1988-03-22) 22 March 1988 (age 32) 42 11 England Brighton & Hove Albion
4FW Grace Horrell (2001-11-25) 25 November 2001 (age 18) 3 0 Wales Cardiff City Ladies
4FW Maria Francis-Jones (2003-04-01) 1 April 2003 (age 17) 0 0 Wales Cardiff City Ladies
4FW Ffion Morgan (2000-05-11) 11 May 2000 (age 20) 2 0 England Coventry United
4FW Charlie Estcourt (1998-05-27) 27 May 1998 (age 22) 29 3 England Charlton Athletic

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
DF Gemma Evans (1996-08-01) 1 August 1996 (age 24) 24 0 England Bristol City v.  Northern Ireland, 12 November 2019
DF Ella Powell (2000-02-01) 1 February 2000 (age 20) 2 0 Unattached v.  Northern Ireland, 3 September 2019

MF Carrie Jones (2003-09-04) 4 September 2003 (age 16) 1 0 England Manchester United v.  Northern Ireland, 12 November 2019

FW Kylie Nolan (1998-06-27) 27 June 1998 (age 22) 12 0 Wales Cardiff City Ladies v.  Northern Ireland, 12 November 2019
FW Elise Hughes (2001-04-15) 15 April 2001 (age 19) 8 0 England Everton v.  Northern Ireland, 12 November 2019
FW Emma Jones (1994-10-10) 10 October 1994 (age 25) 5 1 England Lewes v.  Belarus, 8 October 2019

References

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. 26 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Wales". FIFA. Retrieved 2014-06-21.
  3. ^ "FIFA/Coca-Cola Women's World Ranking". FIFA. Retrieved 2014-06-21.
  4. ^ Erik Garvin. "Inofficial European Women Championship 1979". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  5. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1982–1984". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  6. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1985–1987". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  7. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1987–1989". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  8. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1987–1989". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  9. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1991–93". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  10. ^ Erik Garvin. "European Women Championship 1993–95". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  11. ^ Bernd Timmermann. "European Women Championship 1995–97". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  12. ^ Bernd Timmermann. "European Women Championship 2001". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  13. ^ Sébastien Duret; Todd Roman; Lars Aarhus; Sturmius Burkert. "European Women Championship 2005". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  14. ^ Todd Roman. "European Women Championship 2009". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-08-27.
  15. ^ [www.faw.cymru]

External links

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