Meet

Sam

Name:

 

Sam Hardstaff.

 

Real age:

 

24.

 

Grindr age:

 

N/A

 

Home town:

 

Boston. The one in Lincs, not Massachusetts!

 

When did you join VMFC:

 

February 2015. 

 

Former clubs, if any:

 

None. 

 

Greatest Village moment:

 

Although I’ve only been playing for this season I’ve already had some great times with the club. The highlight is probably clinching promotion in our last game of the season in Cardiff.

 

What club do you support:

 

Arsenal.

 

Favourite Village bar:

 

The Molly House has the best selection of beers, but its not a weekend without a trip to Tommo’s.

 

What do you do for a living:

 

Data analyst for a professional services firm (more exciting than it sounds, honest…)

 

Do you participate in any other sports:

 

Nope, and have the body to prove it!

 

What else do you do to relax:

 

Run, drink, moan about Wenger to anyone who’ll listen, and tag people in memes on Facebook.

 

Current favourite song:

 

U-turn - Tegan and Sarah.

 

Current favourite TV show:

 

Archer.

 

All time favourite film:

 

Battle Royale.

 

Relationship status:

 

In one.

 

Favourite footballer (for football reasons):

 

Mesut Özil.

 

Favourite footballer (not for football reasons):

 

Olivier Giroud (until he shaves!)

 

Preferred position (on the pitch!):

 

Holding midfield.

 

Describe your playing style:

 

Run around a lot, committed, but don't expect anything fancy!

 

Premiership player your style most matches:

 

Francis Coquelin, but probably more back in the days when we lost 8-2 to Man Utd than this season…

 

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

 

Moving to a new city it was a great way to meet new people with a common interest and stay fit!

 

Why should new players join VMFC: 

 

Everyone at the club is so welcoming. This and the regular socials mean that very quickly you’ll have a new group of friends. The training sessions are also well organised and get the balance right between being fun and remaining competitive.

May 2016 featured player: Sam Hardstaff

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