Fans in focus: Brian Ferris

Name: Brian Ferris.

Age: 62 years old.

How long have you supported Newry? The first ever game I was at was when I was seven, but I’ve been following the club seriously about 40 years now.

How did you come about supporting the club?  My Father and Billy Cartmill started taking me to games.

Your favourite ever player? The genius that is Ollie Ralph.

Favourite current player? Chris McMahon.

Best memory supporting the club? Winning the Co. Antrim Shield.

Funniest moment supporting the club? Getting told to get down off  a tin roof over the tannoy at the Showgrounds, a long time ago.

Favourite ground you’ve visited and why? Ferney Park, Ballinamallard. Always nice and friendly.

How many games have you been to this season? All so far except for away to Coleraine Reserves.

What is it you like most about following Newry? All the friends I’ve made at the Club, plus knowing it is 100% cross community.

Hopes for the future? Promotion back to where we belong, the Premiership.