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A-Z | Stephen McLaughlin

21 April 2016

We got to know the Blues midfielder a little better with our A-Z feature

A: Away – What is your favourite away ground that you’ve played at?

Spurs - White Hart Lane.

B: Banter – Who has the best banter in the squad?

Noel Hunt can be quite funny, and a bit stupid at times.

C: Club – What football team do you support?

Manchester United.

D: Dining - What would be your last three course meal?

Vol-au-vents to start, then for the main it would have to be Turkey and ham with a bit of stuffing and roast potatoes, then chocolate fudge cake for dessert.

E: Evenings - Do you prefer a quiet night in or a night out with the lads?

Definitely a night out with the lads.

F: Foreign - What is your favourite holiday destination?

New York which I visited last year.

G: Game - What has been your favourite football game that you’ve ever played in?

The play-off final last May.

H: Hobbies – What do you like to get up to away from football?

I just like to relax, play a bit of golf and go to town and have a coffee.
I: Idol – Who was your favourite footballer growing up as a youngster?

Roy Keane.

J: Jobs - Have you worked as anything other than a footballer?

I have worked as a Greenkeeper.
K: Kid – What were you like as a young boy?

I was lively, very cheeky but with good manners. I always wanted to spend my time outdoors.

L: Loath – What annoys you the most?

People who eat with their mouth open.

M: Music – What sort of music are you into and what your favourite ever tune?

I like country music, so anything by the Wolfe Tones or Garth Brooks.

N: Nickname – What’s the best nickname you’ve ever come across in your footballing career?

There’s loads out there with too many to mention.

O: Optimism – What would you like to achieve in your career/life?

I would like to play as high and for as long as I can, and maybe get another promotion under my belt.

P:  Pets – Do you have any pets?


Q: Quality – Who’s the best player you’ve played with/against?

The best player I played against was Andros Townsend when he was at Spurs.

R: Rapid – Who’s the quickest player you’ve played with/against?

Kyle Walker who I played against.

S: Strange – What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen?

I don’t know that one.

T: Television – What do you like to watch on TV?

I like a good box set. I’m watching Homeland at the minute.

U: Unknown – Tell us something people wouldn’t know about you?

Maybe people didn’t know I was a Greenkeeper.

V: Video Game – Do you own a games console?

I have a PS4.

W: World – Where would you most like to visit in your life?


X: Xylophone – Can you play any musical instruments?


Y: Yikes – What is your biggest fear?


Z: Zodiac – What is your star sign?


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