Meet the players: Mark Patton

Name: Mark Patton

Age: 26

Occupation: I work in Norbrook.

Previous Clubs: Bessbrook United

Honours: 2 x Carnbane League titles, 4 x Bessbrook cups, 2 x Mid Ulster shields, about 5 x AOH and 5 x Fr.Davies cups and also 1 x Kennedy cup.

Position: Striker

Footballing Hero: Ryan Giggs

What are your interests outside of football? Playing Gaelic, going for a few beers & chilling with family and friends.

If you could take 3 celebrities to dinner who would they be and why?  Ryan Giggs because he’s a Man Utd legend, Kevin Bridges for a good laugh and Steven Gerrard to serve us food and drink. I’d get Bridges to take the mick out of him!

Tell us something about yourself not many people know! I’m a bit of a geek. I secretly love a soppy movie!

What is the best ground you have played in? Stangmore Park in Dungannon.

What would you like to achieve by the time you hang up your boots?  To try and help Newry climb as many Leagues as I can.

Who is the joker of the team? Niall ‘creepy man’ Crilly.

Who is the best at training? Graeme ‘I’d play anywhere’ Edgar.

Who is the worst at training? Jimmy ‘always late’ Walker.

Who has the worst dress sense? Niall Crilly – too much One direction going on there!

One song that gets you pumped up for a match? Any type of dance music.

Who is the best player you have ever played with?  Jab Feehan from my time with Bessbrook United.

What one word would best describes you as a footballer? Determined.

And finally…a word for the fans? Loyal.