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FIVE MINUTES WITH… Damien Glackin

Damien Glackin

Name: Damien Glackin

Age: 32

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Occupation: Electrician

Team: Ballybofey United

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Tupac

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Cheers Bar, Ballybofey.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Erne Wanderers Astroturf pitch.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Liam Neeson in Taken.

Any odd items in your kit bag?
Not that I know of.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
There’s a few: Marty Patton, Michael Lynch and Gary Dunnion.

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
That has to be me.

Who is the worst/best trainer?
Worst trainer: Ronan McMenamin. Best trainer: Niall McCloskey

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Wizzy McGowan

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Best: Mark Griffin. Worst: Christopher Patton.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
Best is Aaron McCauley and worst would have to be Niall McCloskey. He would have a bottle of Coke, a breakfast roll, and a mars bar before football.

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Hardest team we would have faced would of been Keadue in the cup semi-final last year.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
Worst quote would have to be from Marty Patton. He would say during a game “that’s my cousin” any time Alan Patton got near the ball.

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Brian Lafferty and John Gregg.

Best ever performance?
Castlefin Celtic in the Area final.

One to forget?
Probably a couple of weeks ago against Erne Wanderers. Missed a few chances in that.

Sporting ambition? Win the Premier League with Ballybofey United.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?
The real Ronaldo.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
We lost our midfield from last year with lads moving away, so I would take them back to make us stronger again.

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