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Blue kid on the block – Reece Webb

Posted: Wed 09 Oct 2013

Reece Webb

The latest Blues Academy product in the spotlight is midfielder Reece Webb.

Name: Reece Webb.
Date of birth: 26/09/95.
Position: Central midfielder.

What school did you go to? Great Barr secondary  School.
What was the first team you played for and were they any good? Castlefield Athletic and yes.
Do you have a nickname? If so, what is it? No.
How were you spotted by Blues? My manager was a scout.
How long have you been at the club? Ten years.
Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining the club? Kevan Broadhurst.
What are your strengths as a player? My passing, tackling and communication.
If you could improve one part of your game what would it be? My shooting.
What would be a successful 12 months for you now? To play for the U18s and development squad.
How much interaction do you have with the first team? A little bit.
What boots do you wear? Puma Kings.
Are you any good at any other sports? Yes, cricket.
What other non-footballing sportsman do you most admire? Sir Alex Ferguson.
What is your favourite pre-match meal? Chicken and pasta.
Who is the most skilful player you have played with? Nathan Redmond.
Who are your best friends in football? Bobby Moseley, George McGee and Josh Cogley.
Do you use Twitter? If so, what is your Twitter name? Yes, it’s @webby1995
What is the best goal you have ever scored? It was against Nottingham Forest U14s.
Who do you think is the best footballer in your position? Steven Gerrard.
What is the most memorable match you have played in? It was a 3-2 win against Manchester City.

Academy team-mates
Best trainer? Josh Cogley.
Quickest? George McGee.
Best banter? Me!
Hard man? Nathan Kelly.
Biggest joker? Bobby Moseley.
Most skilful? Reece Brown.
Worst haircut? Callum Preston.
Best dressed? Josh Cogley.
Biggest moaner? Charlie Cooper.
Future manager? Connal Trueman