JOHN-BAPTISTE INTERVIEW ON SKYSPORTS.COM
Young Guns: an exclusive Q&A with a top youngster
Alex John Baptiste
Look out for a new player each week on Sky Sportzine as we get the lowdown on the Young Guns.
Name: Alex John Baptiste
Current club: Mansfield Town
What club did you support growing up?
What are your aims for this season?
Where do you see yourself (playing) in 2010?
Hopefully Championship or Premiership
Who is the most difficult opponent you have played against?
Who is the most skilful player you have played with?
If you could change one thing about football what would it be?
Clear up the offside rule
What is your opinion on the youth system in this country?
Yes I think it is good
What would your best piece of advice be for young footballers?
Don't give up
What would you say your strengths and weaknesses in football are?
Strengths is that I am quick and I read the game well, while my weakness is probably my height
Describe what type of footballer you are in three words
Mobile, athletic, quick
What would you say your best position is?
Who would you say is your biggest influence in the game?
Paul Holland and Tony Vaughan
Have you achieved any international honours?
I have been on stand-by for England's Under-20s
Does speculation bother you?
No, try not to
Did you captain a school team? Do you excel at any other sports?
No I didn't - but I was quite good at cricket and tennis
Which of these options motivates you more, money or medals?
Who will win the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany?
What car do you drive?
Latest | October 2005