Sara Lacey once played in an FAW Women’s Welsh Cup Final.
To find out more about her, read on….
Sara Louise Lacey
Date of Birth
First football memory
I didn’t start playing football properly until I was 11 bar the odd kick about with the lads in primary school,
Always been a goal keeper
Most memorable game played
This has to be the Welsh Cup Final when I played for Pwllheli back in 2006. We lost 11-0 to Cardiff City, but was a fantastic experience playing against Jessica Fishlock and Lauren Dykes.
Highlight of your career
Starting off playing for Bangor City Girls with all the talented girls like Ceryl Jones, Nicky Davies and Ailsa Orlik
Saving the last penalty to win our schools Welsh Cup Final in Aberystwyth.
I can read the game well and my voice has to be heard from the back.
My timing – not knowing when to make a run for it.
Best team-mate ever
Has to be Cerys Gadd. We played alongside each other from the age of 11 right up until we were 16. Still best of friends to this day even though she plays against me now!
Lexi Crawley from Amlwch, She can always find the net.
Biggest influence in football
Funniest team mate
Sioned Bohana and Catrin Thomas – together they just bounce off each other in the changing rooms
Favourite away ground
Going back to the Rec in Pwllheli.
Other sporting achievements
I gained my black belt in karate when I was 16
Best country visited
Gibraltar, stunning place
Favourite song at present
Special D – Come With Me. This is a changing room classic
Are you typical of your zodiac sign?
Taurus – not really into this sort of thing!
Favourite TV show
I’m a sucker for Coronation Street
Worst TV show
I would say I’m an agony aunt or mother hen – lots of people confide in me.
My time keeping
Best concert visited
Favourite female footballer
Unknown fact about you
I’ve worked at McDonald’s since I was 16. Still there now, one of the best jobs I’ve had. And no I don’t know when we are reopening!!!