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Welsh National Football Team World Cup qualification

EDM (Early Day Motion) 132: tabled on 06 June 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Welsh National Football team on qualifying for the World Cup for the first time since 1958; celebrates the meteoric rise of Welsh football over the last 11 years which has seen the men’s side climb from 117th to 18th in the Fifa world rankings; further celebrates the FAW’s inclusive outlook which includes strong support for and use of the Welsh language; recognises the importance of maintaining free-to-air Welsh language coverage of Welsh international football matches for the health of both the language and the game; gives special acknowledgement to the fantastic Red Wall supporters who have played a major role in the team’s success; and looks forward to Wales playing in a World Cup for the first time in 64 years.