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GILES COKE INTERVIEW
17th September 2005 10:54


Young Guns: an exclusive Q&A with a top youngster

From Sky Sportzine:

Name: Giles Coke
Current club: Mansfield Town

What club did you support growing up?
Arsenal

What are your aims for next season?
To play as many games as I can

Where do you see yourself playing in 2010?
Hopefully at a higher level

Who is the most difficult opponent you have played against?
Simon Davies when he was at Tottenham

Who is the most skilful player you have played with?
Dennis Oli from when I was at QPR

If you could change one thing about football what would it be?
Bring in video referees

What is your opinion on the youth system in this country? Does is allow youngsters to gain experience and nurture their talent?
It is very good, it gives people an opportunity

What would be your best piece of advice for young footballers?
Work hard and you can fulfil what you want

What would you say are your strengths and weaknesses in football?
My strength is my composure on the ball, while my weakness is that I can take criticism to heart

Describe what type of footballer you are in three words?
Nice and simple

What would you say is your best position?
Centre midfield

Who would you say is your biggest influence in the game?
My brother

Have you achieved any international honours?
No

Does speculation bother you?
Not at all

Did you captain a school team? Do you excel at any other sports?
Yes I did, and I was just a good all-round athlete.

Which of these options motivates you more, money or medals?
Medals

Who will win the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany?
England

What car do you drive?
Audio A2

 

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