Female Focus 2020: Shannon Jade Jones (CPD Bethel)

Shannon Jade Jones (right) puts in a challenge for Bethel against Denbigh Town

Full Name

Shannon Jade Jones

Date of Birth

03/03/2001

First football memory

Shannon played for Holyhead Hotspur as a primary school youngster

Playing in primary school on a tiny grass pitch with a boys team

Football idol

Megan Rapinoe

Position

Holding/attacking midfielder

Most memorable game played in

For Bangor City when I got my first ever ladies goal playing against Amlwch

Biggest highlight of football career so far

Shannon (left) in action against Swansea

Going down to Swansea to play in the Welsh Cup this season for Bethel. It was such an experience playing against a Welsh Premier team

Best goal scored

I would say my first ever ladies goal, top corner against Amlwch… I remember how excited I was

Strengths to your game

My pace and my willingness going into a challenge

Shannon Jade

Weaknesses

My passing and aim needs working on😂

Best team-mate played alongside

Super action shot of Angharad Evans

Angharad Evans! We have been playing together since under-14s and have always stuck together even when moving teams

Hardest opponent faced

Cerys Gadd

Cerys Gadd and Lexi Crawley. I always found it difficult to train against them let alone play against them! They play lovely football together and when we played against them for Bethesda v Amlwch it was tough game

Lexi Crawley (blue)

Biggest influence in football

Shannon lines up with Bangor Under-14s

My dad. He used to play for a local team and I always wanted to join in, so he used to take me to the training session and everyone there would let me join in for the last 5 minutes of training 😂

Funniest team-mate

Jenna! I can always have a laugh with her and she is always so random, she is always smiling and always has something to say

Which team-mate is the best dancer

I have no idea I’ve never seen any of them dance

Favourite away ground

It has to be Airbus – I love playing on their pitch

Other sporting achievements

I have a few achievements in athletics with 3rd place in 100m hurdles and 2nd place long jump

Personal football ambitions

Honestly to me football is just a hobby and as long as I can keep playing I’ll be happy. I love the game and I love the sport

Best country visited

Has to be USA, Florida. I love all the theme parks there

Favourite chocolate

I don’t like chocolate 😂

Best film seen

Anything Marvel

Current favourite song

(L-R) Will Farquarson and Dan Smith of Bastille, Marshmello, Chris Wood and Kyle J Simmons of Bastille attend the MTV EMAs 2018 at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC) on November 04, 2018. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for MTV)

Any music by Bastille

Are you typical of your zodiac sign

I would say so yes! I’m a Pisces

Favourite TV show

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

TV show you dislike most

Any type of soap / reality shows

Best quality as a person

I’m energetic and always happy

Worst fault

I’m too shy

Best live show/concert seen

Never been to one!

Favourite female footballer

Megan Rapinoe of the USA celebrates after scoring her team’s first goal during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Quarter Final match between France and USA at Parc des Princes (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Megan Rapinoe, she was just won the golden boot award too!

Tell us something about you we might not know

I’m adventurous and i like to try a new thing every month, This month I’m flying a plane!

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