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Blue kid on the block - Viv Solomon

Posted: Wed 04 Sep 2013

The latest Blues Academy product in the spotlight is winger Viv Solomon.

Name: Viv Solomon
Date of birth: 02/01/96
Position: Left/right winger

What school did you go to? Bishop Thomas Grant
What was the first team you played for? Hampton and Richmond
How long have you been at the club? A year
Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining the club? Gareth Holmes
What are your strengths as a player? Quick, powerful and skillful
If you could improve one part of your game what would it be? More goals
What would be a successful 12 months for you now? Signing a pro-contract
How much interaction do you have with the first team? I train with them sometimes
What is the best piece of advice you’ve been given? Stay on the right track
What boots do you wear? Nike Vapors
What other non-footballing sportsman do you most admire? Usain Bolt
Tell us something about you we wouldn’t know? I'm good at dancing
What is your favourite pre-match meal? Pasta, egg and toast
Who is the most skilful player you have played with? Ravel Morrison or Nathaniel Chalobah
Who are your best friends in football? I love all of them!
Do you use Twitter? If so, what is your Twitter name? Yes, it's @vivsolomon11
Which team did you support as boy? Manchester United
What is the best goal you have ever scored? It was a goal against Cardiff when I beat three or four men and scored from 25 yards out
Who do you think is the best footballer in your position? Cristiano Ronaldo
Describe yourself in three words? Relgious, calm, happy

Academy team-mates
Best trainer?  Reece Webb
Quickest? Me
Best banter? Me
Hard man? Nathaniel Kelly
Biggest joker? Me
Worst haircut? Dominic Bernard
Best dressed? Josh Cogley
Biggest moaner? Me
Future manager? Reece Webb