Cheryl Foster is a former International footballer for Wales and FIFA Women’s Referee for 2016. In her club and International playing career, Cheryl played for Liverpool Ladies for 10 years including playing in the Women’s Super League. Cheryl also represented Wales, gaining 63 senior international caps before retiring from playing in 2013 when she took part in the Laws of the Game course completing it in December 2013. Cheryl started refereeing in the Flintshire junior leagues and then took part in the NEWRA mentoring programme as well at the development team. Cheryl now referees in the Women’s Welsh Premier league and the Huws Gray Alliance whilst also officiating in the Welsh Premier league as an assistant referee. Cheryl also received her women’s FIFA badge in 2016 and has been promoted to FIFA women’s Category 2 in June 2017.