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ACADEMY Q&A: Under 18s Midfielder Sam Pitts-Eckersall

2 April 2020


ACADEMY Q&A: Under 18s Midfielder Sam Pitts-Eckersall

2 April 2020

Name- Sam Pitts-Eckersall

DOB- 17/01/2003

Position- Centre Midfielder


How long have you been at the club?

Almost five years.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Andreas Iniesta.

What are your aspirations for the season?

For the team to reach 35 points and for myself to start a 23s game.

Which player do you base your game on?

Kevin De Bruyne/Frenkie De Jong

First football memory?

Kicking a ball behind my dad whilst he was mowing the lawn when I was 3 years-old.

What was the first football game you went to?

Manchester City vs Manchester United.

You are the captain of a 5-a-side team, who would you choose in your side?

Ederson, Aymeric Laporte, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi.

What is your best moment in football so far?

FA Youth Cup debut.

Favourite football kit of all time?

Manchester City 2011/12 home kit because it was the first time they won the Premier League.

Favourite meal?


Favourite Film?


Do you have any superstitions, if so what are they?

I don’t have any.

If you won, the lottery what’s the first thing you would buy?

A house.

Who is your inspiration why?

Cristiano Ronaldo because of his work ethic and passion for football.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Playing for Coventry City in the first team in the Championship.

What 3 things would you take to a desert Island?

Water bottle, phone and a boat to get home.


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