Name: Aidan Martin

Age: 19

Occupation: Plumber


Team: Drumkeen United

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? I would invite Roy Keane. I’d say he’d be good craic with a bit of drink in him.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory? Rosie’s Bar, place be bouncing.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? Worst pitch has to be Drumbar, pitch was like a swamp.

Which character in any film are you most like? Mark Wahlberg.

Any odd items in your kit bag? No odd items in the kit bag just come with boots and shin pads and that’s me sorted.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for? Paul McCauley is the biggest joker some of the stories you hear about nights out are hilarious.


Which team mate has the best looking other half? Has to be Jason McDaid, he has that many of them.

Who is the worst/best trainer? Best trainer is Odhran Grant. That man’s like a terrier in training. Worst is Keelan Kelly. Hamstring always plays up in the warm-up.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room? Gary Patton 100%. His hair has to be perfect heading on to the pitch.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Best to sit beside is Gary Sweeney. Always get a good chat, worst is Shanks never stops talking.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include? Best diet would be Gavin Sweeney. I’d say he’s in good shape. Worst would be McCauley. He lives on a diet of Chinese takeaways and jambons.

Toughest opponent you have faced? Faced Raymond Foy in my first season playing Premier Division football and he was the toughest to play against.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? Being 6-0 up against Ballybofey underage and scoring the 7th and hearing “come on boys we’re running our luck here.”

Best manager you’ve ever played under? Best manager is Benny Bonner, he had the confidence to start me in the first team when I was 16 knowing I’d do a job for him.

Best ever performance? Best performance was the play-off against Rathmullan two years ago

One to forget? Against Bonagee last season. It was my first time playing centre back and I scored an own goal and we lost.

Sporting ambition? Win the Premier Division with Drumkeen.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be? Used to be a ‘keeper so Van der Sar.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? In: Matthew McLaughlin, quality player. Out: I’ll say nothing or I’ll be in trouble.

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