Female Football Focus 2020: Lia Roberts-Evans (CPD Merched Llanystumdwy)

Lia (left) enjoys combat sports as well as football

Lia Roberts-Evans is a sports enthusiast delighted to be part of the new Llanystumdwy women’s football team.

Her brothers, Aaron and Owen, are also talented footballers.

Full Name

Lia Wyn Roberts-Evans

Date of Birth

27/07/1998

Occupation

Support teacher in Ysgol Eifionydd

Teams you have played for

Bala Academy when I was younger and now for CPD Merched Llanystumdwy.

Position

Striker / Right Wing. I’d probably say I prefer being right wing.

Most memorable game played in

Bethel v Llanystumdwy – our first friendly game.

Strengths to your game

I’d say my pace.

Weaknesses

Most definitely heading!

Best team-mate played alongside

I would say Alaw Wood. Such a strong player and good attitude towards training and games.

Hardest opponent faced

Bethel

Biggest influence in football

My brothers, Aaron Roberts-Evans and Owen Whiteley. Aaron completed a football scholarship with TNS after leaving school and Owen currently plays for Bala Academy, Gwynedd Schools and Trawsfynydd football team.

Funniest team-mate

Definitely Millie Chloe! She always keeps the team motivated in games and in training.

Other sporting achievements

Dancing – performed in the World Championships in Glasgow.

Best country visited

Thailand and Australia

Favourite chocolate bar

Got to be Milky Bar. The way to my heart!

Best after-match venue

Bryn Hir Arms, Criccieth.

Best film seen

MATILDA!

Current favourite song

Get Out of My Head – Shane Codd

Favourite TV show

Love Island

TV show you dislike most

Keith Lemon

Best quality as a person

Sociable, adventurous, kind, helpful

Worst fault

I tend to worry about things often

Best live show/concert seen

When I went to watch Avicii in 2014.

Do you think we will play any league football this season

Yes, I really hope so after this Covid settles down.

Tell us something about you we might not know

I’ve done a Tandem Skydive from 7,500ft and I literally spend most of my life in the gym and probably… on social media

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