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.[1]

Calgary Foothills
Full nameCalgary Foothills Football Club
Founded1972
StadiumCalgary Soccer Centre
Head CoachTroye Flannery
LeagueUnited Women's Soccer
WebsiteClub website

History

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.[2][3] 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.[4]

Supporters' Groups

The Foot Soldiers were founded in February 2015 with the intention of bringing a passionate atmosphere to Calgary Foothills FC games.[5]

Players and Staff

As of May 30, 2018[6][7]

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Sarah Dilling  Canada
2 Midfielder Sydney Gummerson  Canada
3 Defender Tristan Corneil  Canada
4 Forward Jessica Jones  Canada
5 Defender Talia White  Canada
6 Midfielder Rehana Murani  Canada
7 Forward Lauren Raimondo  Canada
8 Midfielder Amanda Pak  Canada
9 Forward Joelle Gosselin  Canada
10 Midfielder Sarah Kinzner  Canada
11 Midfielder Yvonne Northover  Canada
12 Midfielder Tori Martyn  Canada
14 Forward Christabel Oduro  Canada
15 Defender Caleigh Boeckx  Canada
16 Forward Jordan Smith  Canada
17 Forward Alex Lamontagne  Canada
18 Defender Grace Stordy  Canada
19 Forward Mya Jones  Canada
20 Forward Camilla Shymka  Canada
21 Forward Sofia Mondaca  Canada
22 Goalkeeper Emily Burns  Canada
23 Midfielder Sienna Prince-McPherson  Canada
24 Forward Maddison Fritze  Canada
29 Forward Mollee Ramsay  Canada
30 Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé  Canada

Year-by-year

As of July 22, 2019 [8]

Season League Record GF GA Pts Regular Season Playoffs
2017 UWS 4-3-1 14 13 13 2nd, West Did not qualify
2018 UWS 7-1-2 22 8 23 1st, West National Semifinals
2019 UWS 6-1-1 20 5 19 1st, West Championship Final

References

  1. 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.
  2. "RSL Women vs. Calgary Foothills: Match Preview". RSL Soapbox. May 26, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  3. "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.
  4. "UWS Week III Roundup: West Conference". UWS Soccer. May 29, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  5. "Foot Soldiers - Who Are We". Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  6. "Calgary Foothills WFC Roster". Calgary Foothills. Retrieved April 11, 2018.
  7. "Calgary Foothills WFC Roster". UWS. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  8. "UWS Standings". UWS Soccer. Retrieved June 3, 2017.


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