Meet The Players: Niall Crilly

Our next Question and Answer session comes from recently appointed vice-captain Niall Crilly. Niall – who has also previously played for Newry, has high hopes of pushing the club forward to a level they would love to be at.



Name: Niall Crilly

Age: 27

Occupation: Personal Trainer

Previous Clubs: Midway United, Warrenpoint Town

Honours: IFA Championship 2 (With Warrenpoint Town)

Position: Right back/right midfield

Footballing Hero: Steven Gerrard

What are your interests outside of football? Shopping, shopping and shopping!

If you could take 3 celebrities to dinner who would they be and why? Steven Gerrard because he is my hero, Joey Essex because he’s possibly the dumbest person alive after Neil Barr & Peggy Mitchell because i’ve a secret crush on her!

What is the best ground you have played in? Windsor Park

What would you like to achieve by the time you hang up your boots? Possibly being part of taking Newry City AFC back to the top.

Who is the joker of the team? John Smyth

Who is the best at training? Myself (being honest)

Who is the worst at training? The two Dundalk lads, they never train!!

Who has the worst dress sense? Chris Hughes (those denim 3/4 lengths??)

One song that gets you pumped up for a match? Anything by JLS!!

Who is the best player you have ever played with? Robbie Casey

What one word would best describes you as a footballer? Committed

And finally…a word for the fans? Believe