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Blue kid on the block - Kyle McFarlane

Posted: Wed 13 Nov 2013

Kyle McFarlane

The latest Blues youngster in the spotlight is striker Kyle McFarlane.

Name: Kyle McFarlane
Date of birth: 28/12/1996
Position: Striker

What school did you go to? Aston Manor.
Nickname? Yes, it's Macca.
How were you spotted by Blues? In the park.
How long have you been at the club? Seven years.
Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining? My family.
What are your strengths as a player? Pace and finishing.
If you could improve any part of your game what would it be? Hold-up play.
What would be a successful 12 months for you now? To be in and around the first team.
What boots do you wear? Mercurial Vapors.
Are you any good at other sports? Yes, athletics.
Tell us something about you we wouldn't know. I'm quite shy.
What is your favourite pre-match meal? Chicken and pasta.
Who is the most skilful player you have played with? Demarai Gray.
Who are you best friends in football? Dominic Bernard and George O’Neill.
Which team did you support as a boy? Manchester United.
Who do you think is the world's best footballer in your position? Falcao (who plays for AS Monaco).
What is the best goal you have scored? A volley against Aston Villa.
What is the most memorable match you have played in? 7-5 v Coventry.

Academy team-mates

Best trainer? Dominic Bernard.
Quickest? George McGee.
Best banter? George O'Neill.
Hard man? Nat Kelly.
Most skilful? Demarai Gray.
Worst haircut? Dominic Bernard.
Biggest moaner? Charlie Cooper.
Future manager? Reece Webb.
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