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+The A-Z of Andy Reid

Posted on 24 February 2005  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

A is for ACTOR…If you were an actor, who would your leading lady be?
Kirsten Dunst, who was in the Spiderman films and Wimbledon.

B is for BOREDOM…What do you take on a long journey to keep you occupied/amused?
I’ve got an iPod and a DVD player to while away the hours.

C is for CARTOONS…Who is your favourite cartoon character?
He-Man.

D is for DESTINATION…What is your favourite town/city and why?
It would have to be Dublin, it’s where I’m from, where I was raised and a lot of my family and friends are still there.

E is for ELECTRONIC…Are you a gadgets person and what is the most hi-tec piece of equipment you own?
I’m not really into gadgets, my iPod and PC are probably the most hi-tec things I have.

F is for FAMOUS…What’s the best/worst thing about being famous?
To be honest I wouldn’t really know because I wouldn’t say I was famous!

G is for GROUNDHOG…Which day would you like to repeat over and over again?
There are three really — my debuts for Ireland, for Forest and for Tottenham.

H is for HARASS…What annoys you, or winds you up?
People waking me up early when I’ve got a day off.

I is for ICON…Who is your all-time favourite sports person?
Probably George Best and Diego Maradona.

J is for JACKET POTATO…What filling would you have in a jacket potato
I don’t really like them.

K is for KARAOKE…If you had to sing a song, which one would it be?
I would choose Irish Rover by The Dubliners — I can sing a little bit.

L is for LUCKY…Do you have a lucky charm or a superstition?
No, not really.

M is for MOVIES…What’s the last film you saw?
I watched Million Dollar Baby recently, it was excellent.

N is for NERVOUS…What are you scared of?
Nothing really, although I don’t particularly like roller-coasters !

O is for ORIENT EXPRESS…What’s the best journey you’ve ever been on?
When I was playing for the Republic of Ireland’s Under-17s, we went on a tournament to South Africa and it was fantastic, South Africa is a beautiful place.

P is for PARANORMAL…Do you believe in ghosts? Have you ever seen a ghost?
Yes, I do believe in them but I haven’t seen one.

Q is for QUICK…Who’s the quickest player you’ve ever played against?
My former Forest team-mate Marlon Harewood, who’s now at West Ham.

R is for RECIPE…When did you last cook…and what did you cook?
Last week I tried to cook pasta and potatoes — it didn’t go too well though !

S is for SOUNDS…What did you usually listen to in the car on the way in today?
Dire Straits’ Sultans of Swing CD.

T is for TOMORROW…What do you always put off until tomorrow?
Whatever I can !

U is for UNEXPECTED…What’s the biggest surprise you’ve ever had?
I was given a surprise party for my 21st birthday. All my family came over from Ireland and all the lads from Forest were there — I’ve no idea how they kept it so quiet.

V is for VANILLA…What’s your favourite ice cream flavour?
Mint choc chip.

W is for WITHOUT…Is there anything that you just can’t live without?
My guitar.

X is for XYLOPHONE…Have you ever played a musical instrument?
I’ve been playing the guitar for about four or five years now, it’s just a bit of a hobby but I enjoy it.

Y is for YELLOW CARD…When did you last get a yellow card, and did you deserve it?
I think it was playing for Forest against Derby a couple of months ago — and I really did deserve it !

Z is for ZOO…What’s your favourite animal at the zoo?
Monkeys.