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ACADEMY Q&A: Under 18s Defender Callum Martin

We talk to the Sky Blues 18s left-back...

25 March 2020

The next defender in the Under-18s that we get to know, is left-back Callum Martin and here's what he had to say.

Name- Callum Martin

DOB- 21/10/2001

Position- Defender

 

How long have you been at the club?

Just under two years.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Neymar.

What are your aspirations for the season?

To earn myself a pro contract.

Which player do you base your game on?

Patrick Van Aanholt.

First football memory?

Playing for my local Sunday league side.

First football match you attended?

A Coventry City game, but can’t remember which one.

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

Neymar, Andrea Pirlo, Roberto Carlos and Rui Costa.

What is your best moment in football so far?

Getting offered my scholarship.

Favourite football kit of all time?

2003 Barcelona Home Kit because it was the first kit I remember seeing.

Favourite meal?

Salmon Parcells.

Favourite Film?

Great Gatsby.

What are your interests outside of football?

Spending time with my family.

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

Coventry City because I love the club.

Best piece of advice you have ever received?

Pivoting of your back foot when the attacker goes inside and to get your arms across.

Who is your inspiration why?

Andy Robertson because he’s so positive going forward and he’s a solid defender.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Hopefully a pro footballer.

What 3 things would you take to a desert Island?

Water, food, sun cream.


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