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Quickfire questions with Mikey O’Brien


Quickfire Questions

Name:Mikey O’Brien
Club:Westport United 
Occupation: Student

Pre-match meal?
Porridge/scrambled eggs and toast.

Favourite player growing up?

Best away day room-mate?
Definitely not Ciller [Cillian McGlade] anyway with the amount of hairspray!

Who would headline your houseparty?
Kendrick Lamar.

First song they would play?

You win the Lotto, first thing you would buy?
Probably a new car.

Favourite TV show?
Match of the Day. Nothing better than having the feet up and watching a bit of footy.

Earliest football memory growing up?
Winning Player of the Tournament at the inaugural Duffy Cup.

Who is the joker in the camp?
Has to be Dave Hoban.

Favourite holiday destination?
Somewhere sunny where I can relax.

Most memorable sporting moment?
Winning the Super League with Westport United at 16 years-old.
Who is the best player you have played with?
Dave Cameron. Cool on the ball and runs so much he makes me look old!

Who is the best player you have played against?
Jason Hunt. Quick and impossible to tackle.

Best thing about being a Westport United footballer?
Great morale within the team – something you can’t teach.

Worst thing about being a Westport United footballer?
Having to listen to the ‘Auld Stocks’ in the changing rooms!

Can you tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
I’d say I’m one of the few West Ham fans in the town.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, chicken and peanut butter.

Best advice you ever got?
Keep the head up and keep working hard, even if things aren’t going your way.