International Women’s Day: Female Football Focus 2021 – Sophie Hodson (Corwen)

Sophie Hodson (left) of Corwen women

Full Name

Sophie Hodson

Date of Birth

26th April 2002

Teams played for

Marford & Gresford, Brickfield Rangers, Corwen FC, University of Liverpool 1st team

First football memory

Going to a pro skill soccer ‘camp’, I could barely kick a ball, I was just there for a good time

Football idol

Alex Morgan probably


Centre forward

Most memorable game played in

Sophie (front row – second left) with the Corwen quadruple winners of 2017

It must have been the final of a North Wales Cup and I scored the first goal, it was one of the only times I hadn’t skied the ball over the bar.

Biggest highlight of football career so far

Being selected as number 9 in the uni first team.

Strengths to your game

Probably my speed

Sophie (red) tackles Llandudno’s Stacey Tradewell. Pic: Sian Armstrong


Falling over 🤣

Best team-mate played alongside

Alaw Davies-Smith

There’s a couple to mention but got to be Alaw Davies-Smith

Hardest opponent faced

Kim Dutton (beast)

Biggest influence in football

When we still played, definitely my team mates and coaches.

Funniest team-mate

Amelia Evans

Amelia Evans

Which team-mate is the best dancer

Rachel Roberts does like a good boogie on bottom floor atik.

Favourite away ground

Probably Newtown, even though it was astro it felt really professional compared to some of the cow fields we’ve played on.

Personal football ambitions

To keep playing for the uni first team throughout my time there and improve my game altogether


Best country visited


Favourite chocolate

Ferrero Rocher

Best film seen this year

Shrek 2

Current favourite song

F for you – Disclosure

Are you typical of your zodiac sign

I don’t really follow it

Favourite TV show

Brooklyn Nine-Nine or Money Heist

TV show you dislike most

I can’t think of one to be honest

Best quality as a person

I can down a pint in one

Worst fault

Leaving uni work until last minute

Best live show/concert seen

Howard Lawrence and Guy Lawrence of English electronic duo Disclosure perform on stage during day 2 of Contact Winter Music Festival 2016 at BC Place on December 27, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images)

Disclosure or David Guetta

Tell us something about you we might not know

I study accounting in university

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