Female Football Focus 2020: Catrin Evans (Amlwch Town)

Catrin Evans in action for Ynys Môn

Full Name

Catrin Mai Evans

Date of Birth


First Football Memory

I used to roll my socks into a ball and kick it around the house when I was very young.


Left Wing

Football Idol

Steven Gerrard because of his attitude towards the game on and off the pitch.

Most Memorable Game Played In

The 2019 Island Games Final. Although losing this game was extremely devastating, having had the opportunity to play alongside the most welcoming and talented group of women was an incredible experience.

Biggest Highlight of Football Career So Far

Catrin (front row – furthest left) lines up with Wales Under-12s

Scoring my first goal (a header) for the Wales youth squad.

Best Goal Scored

The goal I scored in the Island Games final with it being the most memorable and meaningful goal I’ve ever scored.

Strengths To Your Game

My ability to read the game and my strong winning mentality.


Strength on the ball

Best Team-Mate Played Alongside

Ffion Owen (left)

Jordan Roberts / Ffion Owen

Hardest Opponent Faced

Hitra Women’s right-back Ida Johansen Bjørgan

Biggest Influence In Football

Catrin with best mate Ceri Slaney (right – 7 on shorts)

My Family as they always push me to perform at my best ability. And also my best mate Ceri Slaney who believes in me when I don’t believe in myself and always gives me the extra nudge I need

Funniest Team-Mate

Cer Gadd

Best Dancer

My dancing partner – Catrin Thomas

Favourite Away Ground

I don’t really have a favourite away ground but the best ground I’ve played on has to be the New Dragon Park down at Newport.

Other Sporting Achievements

I’ve competed in quite a few sprinting and hurdle competitions and won a few medals.

Personal Football Ambitions

To play professional women’s football.

Best Country Visited


Favourite Chocolate


Best Film Seen

Got to be Shrek

Current Favourite Song

Gerry Cinnamon – Where We’re Going

Are You Typical of Zodiac Sign

With most things, yes

Favourite TV Show

Match of the Day

TV Show You Dislike the Most

Don’t watch much TV so I can’t really dislike any show

Best Quality as a Person

Loyal and enthusiastic

Worst Fault

I often tend to put myself down

Best Live Show/Concert Seen

Paloma Faith

Favourite Female Footballer

Steph Houghton of England Women. (Photo by Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Steph Houghton

Tell Us Something We Might Not Know About You

I am secretly a Liverpool supporter but I hate admitting it🤭

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