Cardiff City F.C. (women)

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Cardiff City
Full nameCardiff City Football Club
Nickname(s)The Bluebirds
GroundCardiff International Sports Stadium[1]
Capacity4,953 (seated: 2,553; standing: 2,400)
ManagerIain Darbyshire
LeagueWelsh Premier Women's League
2019-203rd[2]
WebsiteClub website

Cardiff City FC Women is a women's football team based in Cardiff, Wales. It is the official Women's side of Cardiff City F.C.

The club won the Women's Welsh Premier League in 2012–13,[3] which qualified them for the 2013–14 UEFA Women's Champions League. The team started in the qualifying round and lost all of its three matches.

History[edit]

Until the 2011–12 season the team played in the South Wales Women's League Division 1, where also the Southern Premier League teams played too.[4] The team only entered the Premier League when the league was expanded for 2012–13 and went truly national. In its first Premier League season the team won the title on goal difference after beating Wrexham Ladies 5-2.[5]

Current squad[edit]

As of 11 April 2021.[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Wales WAL Ceryn Chamberlain
23 GK England ENG Charlotte Hastings
2 DF Wales WAL Lisa Owen
3 DF Wales WAL Ffion Price
4 DF Wales WAL Hannah Daley
5 DF Wales WAL Siobhan Walsh (captain)
16 DF Wales WAL Ellie Jones
21 DF Wales WAL Cerys Pinchard
- DF Wales WAL Daisy Connolly
6 MF Wales WAL Sophie Norman
8 MF Wales WAL Kanisha Underdown
10 MF Wales WAL Danielle Broadhurst
9 FW Wales WAL Alana Murphy
11 FW Wales WAL Danielle Green
14 FW Wales WAL Jasmine Simpson
18 FW Wales WAL Phoebie Poole
19 FW Wales WAL Catherine Walsh
20 FW Wales WAL Zoe Atkins

Titles[edit]

Record in UEFA Women's Champions League[edit]

Summary[edit]

Pld W D L GF GA Last season played
3 0 0 3 0 6 2013–14

By season[edit]

Season Round Opponent Home Away Agg
2013–14 Qualifying round Bosnia and Herzegovina SFK 2000 0–3[7] 4th of 4[8]
Bulgaria NSA Sofia 0–2[9]
Turkey Konak Belediyespor 0–1[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cardiff City FC Women Club Information - Welsh Premier Womens League". www.welshpremierwomensleague.co.uk. Archived from the original on 18 July 2019. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Summary - Welsh Premier Women's League - Wales - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Women Soccerway". int.women.soccerway.com. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
  3. ^ "WOMEN WIN WELSH PREMIER LEAGUE - News - Cardiff City". www.cardiffcityfc.co.uk.
  4. ^ "South Wales Womens Football League - Season Archive". www.leaguewebsite.com.
  5. ^ "Cardiff City Women win Womens Welsh Premier League title". BBC Sport. 19 May 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Women - Cardiff City". www.cardiffcityfc.co.uk. Archived from the original on 7 April 2019. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Sarajevo-Cardiff - UEFA Women's Champions League". UEFA.com. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Summary - UEFA Women's Champions League - Europe - Results, fixtures, tables and news - Soccerway". syndication.soccerway.com. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Cardiff-NSA - UEFA Women's Champions League". UEFA.com. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Konak-Cardiff - UEFA Women's Champions League". UEFA.com. Retrieved 7 August 2019.

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