Alex West


Real age:


21 (I look 30)


Grindr age:




Home town:


Leigh, Lancashire... that’s in between Wigan and Bolton


When did you join VMFC:


September 2014


Former clubs, if any:




Greatest Village moment:


The first time I wore the captains armband 


What club do you support:


Manchester City... the only team in Manchester


Favourite Village bar:




What do you do for a living:


Failure Investigator for a Metallurgical Laboratory


Do you participate in any other sports:


Mixed martial arts (UFC, almost professional)


What else do you do to relax:


Read and listen to good music (not pop)


Current favourite song:


Kasabian - Bow


Current favourite TV show:


Simpsons (it always will be)


All time favourite film:


Too many to chose from... Shawshank/Green Mile/V for Vendetta/One flew over the cuckoos nest/shining... I could go on


Relationship status:


Practically married... and loving it! 


Favourite footballer (for football reasons):


Pablo Zabaleta


Favourite footballer (not for football reasons):


Joe Hart


Preferred position (on the pitch!):


Right Back


Describe your playing style:


Strong and attacking


Premiership player your style most matches:


Zabaleta (He copied me...)


What made you want to try VMFC out for the first time:


Gay sports are better than the gay bars!


Why should new players join VMFC: 


Because it’s fun, good exercise and what self respecting guy doesn’t want to play with balls with a load of gays?!

May 2015 featured player: Alex West

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