Introducing Natty Coles

Nov 25, 2019 | Gas Girls, News

Central defender Natty Coles is captain of the Gas Girls first team.

Bristol Rovers Community Trust recently caught up with Natty to have a chat. This is what she had to say.

Skipper Natalie Coles has been an integral part of our squad from day one. Her experience has been invaluable for our younger player’s and the versatile centre-back has consistently demonstrated her qualities as a leader for the ‘Gas Girls’. We spoke to our Captain about her role and our start to the season. “We’ve had some fantastic results & I’m very pleased with
the performances”.

GG: Nat, thanks for taking the time to chat to us today. Clearly it’s been a successful start to the season. What’s your thoughts on the opening fixtures so far?

NC: We’ve had some fantastic results & I’m very pleased with the performances from all the girls. I can’t fault their efforts at all.
If these results continue I have no doubt we will go on to win the league playing our way.

GG: Despite the results, there are always areas for improvement. Have you noticed a progression from our opening game?

NC: There has definitely been improvements not just on the pitch but off it too. Everybody has bonded really well together & this also shows in our performances on the pitch. We know where we need to improve but that will come in time but considering we are a brand-new club I’m pleased with how we’ve progressed.

GG: What have you made of the fantastic support that we’ve received from the fans already?

NC: The support from our fans has been brilliant. It’s a great time for women’s football at the moment & it’s amazing to see so many fans getting behind us, even travelling to support us at our away games. It has been massively appreciated. It’s been so encouraging to see young girls at our games as well which is really important for us a club.

GG: How have you taken to the role of being our very first Captain?

NC: I’d like to think I’ve taken on the role well. Being one of the oldest players in the team I’d like to think I’m a positive role model for the younger players. The transition from youth football into senior can be daunting for some so I hope that my experience will be able to help them intergrate into the club a lot easier.

With thanks to Bristol Rovers Community Trust for their kind permission for us to re-produce this article.