Welcome back to In The Spotlight, the website interview series where we get to know more about the players who don the Gladiator blue, today’s entry is The Gladiators number one Lewis King
Name: Lewis King
Date Of Birth: 08/05/1993
Former Clubs: Derby County, Sunderland AFC, Stockport County, Eastwood Town, Boston United, Stalybridge Celtic
Supporter of: Manchester United
Best Ground Played On: Stadium Of Light – Sunderland
Worst Ground Played On: Shildon AFC in the FA Cup
Favourite Goal Scored: N/A
Most Memorable Moment In Football: Turning up to Sunderland’s training ground at 16 years old and being asked to play in a training match with the first team. The likes of Bolo Zenden, Anton Ferdinand, Phil Bardsley, Fraiser Campbell, Craig Gordon, Jordan Henderson etc.
Worst Moment in Football: Rupturing my Anterior Cruciate Ligament for Stockport County.
Best Mate In Football: Ive got a couple. Liam Marrs who now plays at Boston United but played in the youth team at Sunderland and won the Youth league in our Second Year. The other, Matty Mainwaring, just retired to turn Pro in Boxing. He’s got a big career ahead of him in Boxing and also Godfather to my Son, Harley.
Best Moment At Matlock Town: None yet, but hopefully a lot to come.
Hobbies: Football, Cycling, Spending time with Family.
Favourite TV Programme: To be completely honest im a big Soap fan – Emmerdale, Corrie, Eastenders.
Favourite Choice Of Music: R ‘n’ B, Pop.
Favourite Song: Worlds Greatest – R Kelly
Favourite Clothing Label: Ralph Lauren
Favourite Food: Steak, Chips and Peppercorn Sauce.
Favourite Drink: Lemonade and Lime.
Favourite Video Game: Fifa