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Ray Simpson / 2nd August 2020

Meet the academy lads -- Tyler Kirk

Meet the academy lads -- Tyler Kirk

Profiles of our new intake

We're continuing our look at the new Academy intake -- today it's midfielder Tyler Kirk.


What was the first club you supported?



Who was your first favourite player?

Steven Gerrard

Who is your current favourite player?

Sadio Mane


Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

Cristiano Ronaldo


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

Every game whilst I’ve been at Darlington



Which football ground would you most like to play on?



What was the first Darlington match you went to?

The Legends game

What’s your favourite food?

Pasta, Pizza


Which countries in the world have you visited?

Spain, France


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

Borussia Dortmund


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

They’re all very good, it’s hard to choose

What would be your best footballers XI?

Oblak, Van Dijk, Varane, Robertson, Trent, Kante, De Bruyne, De jong, Messi, Mbappe, Mane