Female Football Focus 2021 – Jess Jones (Llandudno)

Jess Jones lines up with the 2021-22 Llandudno squad. She is pictured in the front row, third from the right. Also in the photo is sponsor Rod Williams from Crest

Jess Jones has taken a leap forward in her football career this season by joining tier 2 Genero Adran North side Llandudno.

The 22-year-old midfielder had previously spent some impressive campaigns at Kinmel Bay, but is now helping the Seasiders in their quest for glory.

Grassroots North Wales chatted to Jess this week about how her season is going.

Full name

Jessica Jones

Place of birth

Bodelwyddan

Date of birth

31/01/1999

Height

5’4

How did you become interested in football?

Probably from constantly playing with my brothers in the back garden.

How long have you been playing football?

15+ years

Name all the teams you have played for

Colwyn Bay, Kinmel Bay and Llandudno

Jess Jones (facing – in stripes closest to player in red kit) in action for Llandudno at Llanfair United. Picture: Ian Francis

Have you always played in the position you play now?

Yeah

What is your training schedule like? Do you practice every day?

Train whenever I can.

If you are not playing football or not working, what do you do in your spare time?

Spend time with friends and family.

Jess Jones (light blue, nearest ball) in past action for Kinmel Bay

Do you like shopping? What are your favourite stores?

Mostly just shop online

Away from football, what female sportswoman/women do you admire?

Emma Raducanu

Which coach has influenced you the most?

They’ve all been great!

Do you practice a certain diet while you are training or during the football season?

No

Jess (right) in action for BT Hope United – a team formed to raise awareness of online hate

How have you found life at Llandudno FC so far?

Good, I’m looking forward to getting into it more when I’m available

What are your feelings on the women’s football pyramid changes in Wales? Are you in favour of an elite Tier 2 North?

Feeling positive about it all

Tell us about the greatest game you’ve played in

Playing in a semi final where we were 3-0 down at half time but came back to 3-3 and then I scored the winning goal during extra time.

What’s your finest achievement to date as a footballer?

Winning a final

Tell us about your favourite all-time kit you have worn

Jess Jones (back row – third left) in the fabulous BT Hope United kit worn by Kinmel Bay ladies

BT Hope United – to raise awareness to stop online hate.

What are your musical tastes?

Anything current

Do you watch TV soaps?

No haven’t watched any for a while

Do you have any plans for a holiday?

Absolutely!

Do you have any pets?

Unfortunately not

What is your dream job?

The job I am currently in

What do you hope to achieve in future as a footballer?

To win a league title

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