Chris Cannon

Name: Chris Cannon

Age: 31


Factory Worker

Dunlewey Celtic

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? George Best, and I would have to ask Donal (fuzzy) Curran too.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
The local Mc Geady’s Bar.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Our own pitch would be up there, and Copany Rovers on a wet day.

Which character in any film are you most like?

Any odd items in your kit bag?
One of my twins’ feeding bib


Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for? Mannie Cannon and Daniel Cannon couldn’t watch them when together.

Which team mate has the best looking other half? After my own, probably Hugo Cannon. We still don’t see her so she must be good looking.

Who is the worst/best trainer? Worst: Mark Roarty. Best: Keith Sweeney

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Ciaran Scanlon checking the guns.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Best: Brendan McGeady. Worst: Lorcan Gallagher takes up two seats.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
Best: Roycee. Worst: Jimmy and Tiger – wild men for kebabs

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Denis Boyle.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work.

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Hughie Cannon.

Best ever performance?
Under 17 schools All-Ireland semi-final

One to forget?
Under 17 schools All-Ireland final

Sporting ambition? Win a few things with Dunlewey and play for as long as I can.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?
Eric Cantona.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
Eamonn Cannon would be in, and Mark Roarty would be out if he doesn’t start training. I’ll give him a chance first.


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