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U18s questionnaire: Harry Elliott-Bell

1 December 2021


U18s questionnaire: Harry Elliott-Bell

1 December 2021

We resume a feature where we get to know the Iron's current intake of academy scholars, continuing with first year player Harry Elliott-Bell.

Date of birth: 13/12/2004.

Place of birth: Scunthorpe.

Position: Central defender/right-back.

What school did you go to? Baysgarth School.

What was the first team you played for? Barton Scorpions.

Do you have a nickname? HEB.

How were you spotted by Scunthorpe? Through playing for my local team.

How long have you been at the club for? Eight years.

Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining the club? Every coach that’s coached me.

What are your strengths as a player? My speed and range of passing.

If you could improve one part of your game, what would it be? My strength.

What is the best piece of advice you've been given? Doesn’t matter how good you are, if you don’t work hard you won’t make it.

What boots do you wear? Nike Phantoms.

Are you any good at any other sports? Not really.

What other non-footballing sports people do you admire? Tyson Fury.

Who are your best friends in football? Charley Strouther and Owen Foster.

What is the best goal you've ever scored and could you describe it? A half-volley for Scunthorpe against Rotherham from about 30-yards out into the far top corner.

Who do you think is the best player in the world in your position? Virgil van Dijk.

Which player did you look up to as a kid? Rio Ferdinand / Nemanja Vidic.

What is the most memorable match you have played in and why? My first game for Scunthorpe because I scored twice.

Tell us something about yourself we might not know. The first football game I went to was Scunthorpe v Grimsby.


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