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ACADEMY Q&A: Under 18s Defender George Burroughs

We move onto the defenders in the youth set-up...

20 March 2020

We sit down with the Sky Blues Under 18s for a Q&A to find out more about City's youngsters - this time it's the defenders and we start with George Burroughs.

Name- George Burroughs

DOB- 21/09/02

Position- Centre-Back


How long have you been at the club?

12 years.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Frank Lampard.

What were your aspirations for the season?

To win the league.

Which player do you base your game on?

John Stones.

First football memory?

Being a goalkeeper for Brinklow.

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

De Gea, Ronaldo, Van Dijk and Messi.

What is your best moment in football so far?

My Scotland debut vs Hungary.

Favourite football kit of all time?

Coventry City black and gold away kit from 2008-2010, really liked the look of it.

Favourite meal?

Spag Bol.

Favourite TV Series?


What are your interests outside of football?

Golf, Rugby and PlayStation.

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 and why?

Coventry City, I love the club!

Who is your inspiration why?

Cristiano Ronaldo because he shows what is possible with hard work.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Hopefully play for Coventry City.

What 3 things would you take to a desert Island?

My three dogs.

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