Female Football Focus: Magi Elin Hughes (Pwllheli)

Magi Elin Hughes in action for Pwllheli

Full Name

Magi Elin Hughes

Date of Birth


First football memory

Playing my first ever game when I was seven years old for Nefyn – I was the only girl playing

Football idol

David Beckham


Centre Midfield

Most memorable game played in

It’s hard to think of one in particular, but the girls’ performance against Connah’s Quay this season was outstanding. Even though we lost 3-1, the team gave everything.

Biggest highlight of football career so far

Magi (right) meets famous Spain international Albert Ferrer

Participating in a training session by Albert ‘Chapi’ Ferrer in Barcelona at the beginning of this year (once in a lifetime opportunity that I’ll never forget)

Representative football played

Playing for Eryri U16s (Welsh Schools competitions)

Strengths to your game

Probably my passing and ability to read the game



Best team-mate played alongside

Magi (front row – second right) in an ‘unconventional’ team photo with Pwllheli. Lowri Hughes is back row, furthest right, looking decidedly unimpressed

Lowri Hughes (Pwllheli)

Hardest opponent faced

The impressive Connah’s Quay Nomads ladies. Pic: Nik Mesney, NCM Media

Connah’s Quay Nomads

Biggest influence in football

I have to say my team mates, they’re the best at encouraging and motivating!

Funniest team-mate

Hayley Williams

Which team-mate is the best dancer

I’m yet to see the Pwllheli Ladies dance

Favourite away ground

TNS, Oswestry

Personal football ambitions

To score some more goals

Best country visited


Favourite chocolate

Aero Mint

Best film seen this year

I’m a massive fan of films, the best I’ve seen this year has to be Joker

Current favourite song

Options are endless

Are you typical of your zodiac sign

I guess I am in some ways

Favourite TV show

Schitt’s Creek

TV show you dislike most

Mrs Brown’s Boys

Best quality as a person

I’d like to think that I’m good at giving advice

Worst fault

I’m terrible at dealing with sudden changes

Best live show/concert seen

I haven’t been to many, but attending one of the Capital Summer Ball concerts was brilliant!

Favourite female footballer

Alex Morgan

Tell us something about you we might not know

I was born with ‘talipes’ (right foot turned in) but with intense physio it was rectified within a year

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