Player Profile – Niall Kelly
NAME: Niall Kelly
TEAM: Merton 7’s
BIRTH DATE: 07/08/1998
BIRTH PLACE: Kingston upon Thames
PREVIOUS CLUBS: Dewalt Dynamos (what a team!)
- Tell us who you are outside of the club. What do you do, how would you describe yourself?
Football Coach and student, i’m a positive and hardworking person. Football mad
- How did you end up at Merton FC?
I’ve known Billy and Dave Golding for most of my life. Played in their teams most my life as well.
- What do you like most about Merton FC?
I like how relaxed everyone is but at the same time everyone still wants to win. Like the competitive spirit.
- If you could play for a professional team,which would be it and why?
England! There would be nothing better than playing for your country.
- Do you have any pre-match rituals or superstitions?
My socks and sleeves always stay down during the warm up and just before kick off I pull them up. Been doing it as long as I can remember.
- Lastly, share us your goals/expectations for the season.
hopefully finish at a decent position in the league
Favourite Player (at Merton, or in professional football): Wayne Rooney
Childhood Team: Manchester United
Favourite team in the UK: Manchester United
Favourite team outside the UK: Real Madrid
Childhood Hero: Sir Alex Ferguson
Favourite Food: Tuna Pasta Sweetcorn
Favourite Drink: Irn Bru
Favourite Band: Westlife