Female Football Focus 2022 – Mia Roberts (Bangor 1876)

Mia Roberts on the ball

FULL NAME

Mia Roberts

PLACE OF BIRTH

Bangor

DATE OF BIRTH

28/6/2005

Mia (left) challenges Amlwch’s Joanna Bramwell,. Picture: GETHIN JONES

HEIGHT

5 ft 2

HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN FOOTBALL?

I became interested in football at a very young age due to my brothers playing. One of my brothers played for Wrexham. I had weekly trips there so I didn’t really have a choice!!

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PLAYING FOOTBALL?

Since I was 5

Mia (BLUE) tackles Amlwch midfielder Cerys Gadd. Picture: GETHIN JONES

TEAMS YOU HAVE PLAYED FOR

Cemaes Bay, Llannerchymedd, Bangor City, Bangor 1876 and the North Wales Performance Centre

HAVE YOU ALWAYS PLAYED IN THE POSITION YOU PLAY NOW?

No, I started off as a right back and I’ve also been a striker.

IF YOU ARE NOT PLAYING FOOTBALL OR NOT WORKING/STUDYING, WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?

Keeping fit by running or going to the gym. I also enjoy going to watch games.

WHICH FEMALE FOOTBALLER DO YOU ADMIRE MOST?

I really admire Lauren James and Tash Harding, so it’s hard to choose one.

WHICH COACH HAS INFLUENCED YOU THE MOST?

All of my coaches have had an impact on my game in different ways.

Mia (8) in action for Penrhyn Bay

TELL US ABOUT THE GREATEST GAME YOU HAVE PLAYED IN

For Penrhyn Bay in the 2020-21 Under-16 Welsh Cup Final against Barry Town United. Although we lost it was a really exciting game and a great experience.

WHAT’S YOUR FINEST ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE AS A FOOTBALLER?

Getting Manager’s Player and Players Player awards in the same season

HOW DO YOU FEEL THIS SEASON IS GOING FOR CPDM BANGOR 1876 SO FAR?

Mia (front row, second left) lines up with Bangor 1876

I feel like the season’s going very well and I’m looking forward for the next few games that are left with the under-19’s and seniors.

WHAT ARE YOUR FOOTBALL AMBITIONS FOR THE FUTURE?

Carry on enjoying football as much as I am now and to play at the highest level possible.

Mia (front row – furthest left) celebrates reaching the 2020-21 Under-16 Welsh Cup final with Penrhyn Bay

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAVOURITE ALL-TIME KIT

I am a great fan of every Manchester United kit, especially this season’s third kit.

WHAT ARE YOUR MUSICAL TASTES?

Ed Sheeran’s type of music

DO YOU HAVE ANY HOLIDAY PLANS?

My favourite type of holiday is a week in the Royal Welsh Show, so I’m definitely planning on going this July.

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB?

I’ve got no clue haha, but I’m studying PE as one of my subjects at school so probably something to do with sports

CHOOSE A CHOCOLATE – WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE?

Caramel Dairy Milk

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