Calgary Foothills WFC
Calgary Foothills WFC is a Canadian soccer club based in Calgary, Alberta that currently plays in United Women's Soccer. The club was founded as a youth club in 1972 and in 2017 as a UWS franchise. The team plays its home games at the Calgary Soccer Centre.
|Full name||Calgary Foothills Football Club|
|Stadium||Calgary Soccer Centre|
|Head Coach||Troye Flannery|
|League||United Women's Soccer|
The Calgary Foothills Soccer Club was founded in 1972 as a youth soccer club. The club formed a a PDL franchise in 2014 for the men's side, prior to forming a women's side the following year. Calgary Foothills WFC had initially intended to begin play in the USL W-League starting in 2016, however, the W-League would fold after the 2016 season. In 2015 they played a series of 7 friendlies, including a 1-0 victory over the W-League West-leading Seattle Sounders Women, and played in the AMSL for 2016 after the W-League folded.
The club's inaugural UWS game was played on May 26, 2017 against Real Salt Lake Women, with Foothills suffering a 3-0 defeat.
Players and Staff
- Michelle Jarvie (February 16, 2017). "Foothills WFC to compete in United Women's Soccer league". Calgary Herald. Archived from the original on March 26, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
- "RSL Women vs. Calgary Foothills: Match Preview". RSL Soapbox. May 26, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
- "Press Release: Foothills FC Brings Canada's Highest Level of Female Club Soccer to Calgary". Calgary Foothills Soccer Club. February 14, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
- "UWS Week III Roundup: West Conference". UWS Soccer. May 29, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
- "Foot Soldiers - Who Are We". Retrieved April 14, 2015.
- "Calgary Foothills WFC Roster". Calgary Foothills. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
- "Calgary Foothills WFC Roster". UWS. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
- "UWS Standings". UWS Soccer. Retrieved June 3, 2017.