Female Focus 2020: Lisa Gannon (Llanfairfechan)

Lisa Gannon loves her football – and this photo proves it!

Full Name

Lisa Marie Gannon

Date of Birth


First football memory

Going to watch my first Everton game when I was about 9. We lost against Coventry but it really sparked my love for the game.

Football idol

Everton legend Duncan Ferguson in 1998. Photo: Ben Radford /Allsport

Duncan Ferguson



Most memorable game played in

Urm it’s a tie between two. Our first game and win against Llysfaen was epic but my favourite game was the mudbath 4-4 draw against Eglwysbach

Biggest highlight of football career so far

All of it! Love playing!

Describe your best save so far

To be honest they’re all just a blur and I’m amazed I save any at times!

Strengths to your game

Positive team player

Lisa (back row – furthest left) lines up with Llanfairfechan


Lack of confidence and my goal kick 😂

Biggest influence in football

My step dad and step brothers, virtually brainwashed as a kid and no turning back!

Funniest team-mate

I can’t name myself so, Kelsey Hughes

Which team-mate is the best dancer

I’ve only actually seen one dance so it has to be Dona.

Lisa (green) in action between the posts

Other sporting achievements

Trained with North Wales Hockey team as a teen and used to compete as part of school’s gymnastics team.

Personal football ambitions

To be able to take my own goal kicks with confidence.

Best country visited


Favourite chocolate


Best film seen

Too many to name one

Current favourite song

Bad Guy

Are you typical of your zodiac sign

I have no idea!

Favourite TV show

Gus Kenworthy (C) joins the cast of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 10 for a photo. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)

RuPaul’s Drag Race

TV show you dislike most

Love Island, can’t even bring myself to watch it!

Best quality as a person

Sense of humour

Worst fault

My potty mouth!

Best live show/concert seen

Blink 182, hands down!

Favourite female footballer

All of the Llanfairfechan ladies team

Tell us something about you we might not know

I can still do the splits at aged 32!

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