On and Off the Pitch | Jade Cross

  • Placement: Striker
  • Appearances: 197
  • Ambitions: 152
  • Joined Wolves: 2004
  • Career: Accounts assistant


Journey to Wolves

Wolves is the only team I have ever actually performed for. I applied to pay for my principal university along with all the boys, but apart from that, I just played a bit on the weekends at a form of action team.

Signing up for the club

I did not enjoy for a crew just before joining Wolves, I was just normally playing soccer at the group and it was there that a person stated that I need to demo for Wolves, which I did and, definitely, the rest is historical past.

Biggest impact

My dad and my brother utilized to engage in and every time they performed, me and my sister would go with them. My sister, Emma, also plays for Wolves so we went together and grew up with football. We had a kickabout when they have been actively playing and that is how our football journeys started out.

Currently being a Wolves player

It is constantly a privilege to don the Wolves shirt, in particular currently being a Wolves fan myself. It is been great and the journey so significantly, to come from currently being rock base, to now remaining genuinely superior – I’ve viewed it all actually.


Creating a residing

Outdoors of football, I’m an accounts assistant. My perform is pretty supportive with me playing soccer and it is going properly. 

Balancing occupation and football

The balance was hard when I initial commenced, but it’s received simpler and less difficult. Having function supporting me with it all will help really a lot.

Football discussions at perform

My colleagues know about my football and we discuss about it. When we had the FA Cup match previous time, they put out a information about it and despatched a hyperlink for men and women to which it. I got lots of emails back from persons all over perform, and I do get a great deal of messages about it occasionally.

Hobbies and downtime

It’s just the normal issues, expending time with my pals and loved ones. There’s not as well much time to be undertaking a lot else. I was executing my skilled accounting tests along with soccer and do the job as nicely, so that took up much more of my time.

What does getting a feminine footballer imply to you?

It’s terrific. The publicity now is huge in contrast to what it was. The Wolves men’s staff aid the women’s crew a great deal more now, which is very good, as I’ve been enjoying below for quite a few many years and I keep in mind when that guidance wasn’t there as substantially. The truth that it is rising and escalating reveals that it can only get improved. I’d like to think we’re inspiring more youthful ladies. You want them to aspire to be the best they can and with any luck ,, we can do that for them.