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Name Jessica Fishlock
Gender Female
Ethnic Welsh
Job Welsh Footballer
  Melbourne City Women captain
Desc Jessica Fishlock is Wales gay icon

Affiliation

Org Wales Women National Team
Club as Player Reign FC
  Melbourne City Women

2017 02 18 Retrieve

[Jessica Fishlock writes about winning consecutive Australian W-League titles with her club] When the final whistle went at the weekend, it made every second of the season worthwhile. The juice was definitely worth the squeeze

2017 04 08 Retrieve

[Jessica Fishlock speaks about Louis van Gaal before making her 100th appearance for Wales and becoming the first player, male or female, to reach the milestone for the country] Louis van Gaal took a couple of our training sessions. He was head coach of the [AZ Alkmaar] men’s team at the time and was very pro the women’s game. Both sessions he put on started with a basic passing routine but they lasted for ages because he was obsessed with them being perfect. He’d shout: ‘Stop, back to the beginning’, if someone did something that was not 100 per cent right. I’ve never seen attention to detail like it. It was awe-inspiring but also a little crazy, which tallies with the stories you hear about how he drilled the players at Manchester United. I spoke to him a few times and he was really nice. His knowledge of football is insanely good

2019 07 04 Retrieve

When you get injured it’s a terrible feeling anyway, but when you get injured and you’ve been playing well it’s a sucker punch. But with regards to my rehab and with regards to coming back, I’m not worried at all. I’ll be back early next year. It’s just my ACL. My other ligaments are fine, the rest of my cartilage is fine, so it’s a really straight forward in and out kind of job. I’ll only be on crutches for two weeks and then I’ll be walking