Maria is the perfect person for a Christmas Female Focus.
She delivered me a perfect Christmas present recently when an article on her team, CPD Merched Llanystumdwy, scored more than 1,000 views for the website! Phenomenal!
Merry Christmas and a happy new year to Maria, her family and all the Llanystumdwy girls!
Maria Lloyd Morris
Date of Birth
Teams you have played for
Deiniolen when I was a child and Bethel when I was a teenager
Midfield and defence
Most memorable game played in
Llanystumdwy’s first friendly against Bethel at our home pitch
Biggest highlight of football career so far
Starting a new women’s team at Llanystumdwy
Strengths to your game
I’d say communicating with the team
Previous injuries affecting my play
Best team-mate played alongside
That’s a hard one as I’ve played along side many amazing players
Hardest opponent faced
Biggest influence in football
It’s been Roy Keane since I was a child
This one has got to be Rhi who plays for us in Llanystumdwy
Other sporting achievements
I don’t really have other achievements as such but I do enjoy boxing which hopefully I’ll get back in to once Covid eases again.
Hobbies and interests
My favourite hobbies and interest would have to be my family! Nothing brings me more joy than watching my children grow and achieve new things! I’m their No 1 fan!
Best country visited
Would have to be Belgium
Favourite chocolate bar
Best after-match venue
The Bryn Hir Arms, Criccieth
Best film seen
Current favourite song
I don’t really have a favourite song as I like all types of music and sing along to everything
Favourite TV show
I’m not a TV show kind of girl I prefer movies or series
TV show you dislike most
I’m a Celeb
Best quality as a person
Willing to help anyone
Would have to be time keeping
Best live show/concert seen
I’ve only been to one and I was 8 years old and that was to see Steps
Do you think we will play any league football this season
Hopefully we will, but it’s Covid depending isn’t it! would be nice to get some more friendlies in at least and develop more as a team and meet other teams.
Tell us something about you we might not know
That’s a hard one, the only thing I can think of is that I’m a qualified agricultural engineer and I love welding! Hopefully I’ll get back in to it one day!