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Monday 05 Feb 2018
In the spotlight: Micheal Glynn

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.

Age: 15.

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?

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).