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Ray Simpson / 5th August 2020

Meet the Academy lads -- Reece McMann

Meet the Academy lads -- Reece McMann

Profiles of our new intake

Our new academy starts in September -- circumstances permitting -- and we're checking out the new lads. Today it's winger Reece McMann.


What was the first club you supported?

The first team I supported was Man Utd



Who was your first favourite player?

My first ever favourite player was Wayne Rooney


Who is your current favourite player?

My current favourite player is between Mbappe or Sancho


Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

My dad has had the biggest influence on my career as he’s always pushing me



What’s been the biggest game of your career so far?

The biggest game so far was last season against Gateshead who were top at the time beating them 3-1




Which football ground would you most like to play on?

I would love to play at old Trafford


What was the first Darlington game that you saw?

I can’t remember exactly, but I think it was a cup game


What sort of music do you like?



What’s your favourite food?



Which countries in the world have you visited?

I’ve only visited Spain and Holland, Holland was for a football torno which we won.


Which stadium in the world would you most like to visit?


Who do you think is the best player amongst your team mates and why?

I don’t think I could pick one out of the team as we all bring or own individual things in which helps us as a team


What would be your best footballers XI?

GK: Peter Schmeichel

  Rb: Zanetti

  Cb: Ronald komen

  Cb: Vidic

  Lb: Roberto Carlos

 Cm: Kaka

 Cm: Paul Scholes

 Rm: Henry

 Lm: Figo

 St: Ronaldo

 St: Drogba