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MY FIVE-A-SIDE: Coventry City's Cian Harries reveals his best five-a-side teams, one of all time and one of current stars!

11 June 2015

The Sky Blues defender gives his all-time and current favourite five-a-side teams...

Just one of the features we ran in our matchday programme PUSB from your Sky Blues squad is our five-a-side feature, where we ask a member of your City squad who they would pick in their best five-a-side teams!

We asked Cian Harries who his best five-a-side teams would be, one being current players in the world and the other being his favourite of all time! This feature is previously unseen and didn't make PUSB, but don't forget we want your ideas for PUSB next season, so email with any ideas you may have!

Thibaut Courtios

The Chelsea stopper has had an excellent season and the pick was an easy one to make according to Harries.

Mats Hummels

The Borussia Dortmund centre-back has been heavily linked with a move away from the club and Harries says he is one of the most dominant centre-backs in the world.

Ivan Rakitic

Rakitic makes Harries' five as an influential member of the Barcelona treble winning side this season. "I watched him at Sevilla and he was really good, but he's taken his game to another level at Barca."

Moussa Dembele

Being a Spurs fan probably influenced Harries' pick of Dembele, but the defender likes the Belgian midfielder as he will "always retain the ball."

Diego Costa

The Spaniard has had an excellent first season in the Premier League, winning both the League Cup and the League title.

Best five-a-side of all time


Having grown up watching Dida win the Champions League and make 91 appearances for Brazil between 1995-2006, Harries believes the keeper is under-rated and has a real presence between the sticks.

Franz Beckenbauer

The legendary German is someone Harries has watched on video and is an inspiration for the young defender. It's easy to see why as Beckenbauer's playing career is one of the most distinguished in history, with a World Cup and European Championship win each for Germany.

Alan Hansen

"I've been told all about Hansen by my family and I've watched him so much. He was massive in that dominant Liverpool era." A quirky pick for this feature but a justified one.

Diego Maradona

Maradonna makes Harries' team over the likes of Messi and Ronaldo. Being welsh, he probably isn't biased about a certain handball...

Hernan Crespo

"A proper number nine, a real poacher," Harries says about Crespo. The Argentinian was one of the best strikers in the world in Serie A while Harries was growing up and ended up with 35 goals in 67 games for Argentina.

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