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FIVE MINUTES WITH… Eamon McHugh

Name: Eamon McHugh


Age:
21

Occupation: Student

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Team:
Glenea United


If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
Conor McGregor seems like the man to get a party going


Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Start in Flynn’s and you wouldn’t know where you’d end up after a few pints.


What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
There’s a good few pitches about hard to say one really but Keadue Rovers on a windy day is brutal.

Which character in any film are you most like? I don’t have a clue I’ll go with Clint Eastwood

Any odd items in your kit bag? Strictly football gear

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for? Has to be Paddy Cannon overall funny man

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Which team mate has the best looking other half? Couldn’t pick one – they’re all punching

Who is the worst/best trainer? I can’t have much say here myself, but I know Mark Harley’s the worst – always has been!

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room? Ciaran McFadden likes a good look in the mirror. He has to keep the beard under control now


Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
Dean Gallagher – you always get a wee story out of him. Chris Cannon’s the worst waffles on.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include? I don’t think any man on the team has a good diet but Mark Harley seems to have a Chinese every night


Toughest opponent you have faced?
Hard to pick one player

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? No quote but Shaun ‘Turtle’ McGarvey once organised a Gaelic friendly against Fanad for us and we ended up playing the soccer team


Best manager you’ve ever played under?
John Quigg up at Derry great training and style of play.


Best ever performance?
Playing for Gweedore Celtic scored four in a game not sure who against

One to forget? Missing a penalty in the Under 12 semi finals against Dungloe, the lads are still upset


Sporting ambition?
Win a few more leagues with Glenea


When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?
It was Ryan Giggs for me legend


If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
Ciaran McGeady out anyway and bring Ryan McFadden back.

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