Meet

JB

January 2016 featured player: John Bridges

Name:

 

John 'JB' Bridges.

 

Real age:

 

54.

 

Grindr age:

 

Occasionally they synced! Not on anymore. 

 

Home town:

 

Welwyn Garden City.

 

When did you join VMFC:

 

1997.

 

Former clubs, if any:

 

None. 

 

Greatest Village moment:

 

Personally, scoring a goal against Hamburg in Cologne in 2000. For the club, becoming European Champions in Dublin in 2013.

 

What club do you support:

 

Manchester City.

 

Favourite Village bar:

 

Thompson's. Is it Thompson's o'clock yet?

 

What do you do for a living:

 

Polititian with the Lib Dems.

 

Do you participate in any other sports:

 

Tennis.

 

What else do you do to relax:

 

Reading. Drinking, of course!

 

Current favourite song:

 

Not a song, but currently listening to Tosca a lot. 

 

Current favourite TV show:

 

War and Peace.

 

All time favourite film:

 

The Blues Brothers. 

 

Relationship status:

 

In one. 

 

Favourite footballer (for football reasons):

 

Sergio Aguero.

 

Favourite footballer (not for football reasons):

 

Sergio Aguero.

 

Preferred position (on the pitch!):

 

Central defence.

 

Describe your playing style:

 

Committed. 

 

Premiership player your style most matches:

 

Kolo Toure - past his best!

 

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

 

A mate at work suggested I go along as he was already going. I liked football and decided to give it a go. Still here 19 years later!

 

Why should new players join VMFC: 

 

You'll have an instant group of mates, a lot of fun, and will enjoy playing football in a great atmosphere. 

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