I’m Alice Griffiths, 19 years old and a Centre midfielder for Charlton Athletic Women. My dad introduced me to football when I was quite young and I’ve loved it ever since. I started out as a striker but now play as a holding midfielder. I have also played as a centre back internationally, but my favourite position is in centre midfield because I can get on the ball much more. Mia Hamm was, and still is, a big inspiration to me. She plays in the same position and although she retired before I started playing I watch so many videos of her game.
My names Chelsea Weston and I currently play for Coventry United in the WSL Championship. When I was younger I was a centre forward and I used to go and watch Worcester City every week home and away. The CF at the time and my favourite player was Sam Bowen! He was a clinical goal scorer and a legend! I think when I started to train with the first team I was very young so the difference was a lot. I think I was 15 at the time and then going to train with the likes of Jo Potter and Kaz Carney was a massive step up then.
I love football and have been playing since the age of 4 years old. I only really went to college and university just to keep playing at a high level and ended up with a BSc & MSc as well as representing England & Great Britain. I also love to sing, makes sense coming from a family of singers. I was a proper tomboy as a kid and loved anything active, played every and any sport but I was really good at football, and who doesn’t like footy?
Hi, I’m Liv a 19 year old uni student and footballer for Nottingham Forest Women. I’ve been playing football since I was 5 years old, and have loved every second!! As a centre-back I have to have the aggressive edge to my game- I love putting in a big challenge when its needed!! But, I would say that I’m maybe more of a technical player, when i was little I played midfield and I think that ‘get the ball down and play’ mentality is something that permeates my game at times.
Hello, I’m Megan and I play for Hull City Ladies FC. I think I’ve had quite a mixed football career so far. I started playing for a local boys team in Hay-on- Wye before moving to a female team called Hereford Lads Club Vixens.
From there I played for Herefordshire County Payer Development centre where I was spotted and asked to play for Gloucester Centre of Excellence. When I was 13 I went for trials at West Brom. I played there for 2 years as well as still playing for Lads Club and Herefordshire County.
Hello, I’m Rosie- I play for Derby County Women! I work at a hotel and bar, which I also enjoy as it fits in perfectly with my football, meaning I have time also to get to the gym and go out for runs too. Football is very important to me, as I have played since 9 years old, it has always been first priority for me. I think the enjoyment side of it, is why it is so important to me, as I always have something to look forward to during the week (Game Day.) it is everything to me. The feeling you get when you are on that pitch is amazing…