In an ongoing series we are highlighting the young players who are part of JD Club NI, the Irish Football Association’s elite development programme.
Name: Micheal Glynn.
Position: Left-back or left midfield.
School: St Michael’s College, Enniskillen.
Which JD Club NI team do you play for? 2002s (U16s).
Which club do you play for? Ballinamallard United.
Any previous clubs? Enniskillen Rangers (five years ago).
Favourite team/s? Liverpool/Enniskillen Town.
Favourite player/s – who inspires you? Everton’s Leighton Baines.
What’s the best goal you have scored? It was against Linfield in the league to put us one up.
Do you play/like any other sports apart from football? Ping-pong and watching Gaelic football.
What’s the best team you have played against? Belgium. I was in the Northern Ireland U17s team that played against them in Malta back in October. We lost 3-0.
What’s the best pitch you have played on? The pitch where we played Austria was unbelievable (Micheal is referring to a game between Austria U15s and Northern Ireland U15s at the Lindabrunn Stadium at Enzesfeld-Lindabrunn).
What’s the best stadium you have visited? Anfield.
Most difficult opponent – who is the best player you have come up against? A right winger who played for Norway.
Any other interesting facts about you that we should know? I once broke my arm during a game but played on.
Image: Micheal Glynn in action for County Fermanagh against Manchester United in last year’s SuperCup NI (Picture courtesy of John McVitty, Impartial Reporter).