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U18s questionnaire: Owen Foster

3 November 2021

We kick-off a feature where we get to know the Iron's current intake of academy scholars, starting with first year goalkeeper Owen Foster.

Date of birth: 07/01/2005.

Place of birth: Hull.

Position: Goalkeeper.

What school did you go to? St Mary’s College.

What was the first team you played for? Costello FC.

Do you have a nickname? Fozz/Fozzy.

How were you spotted by Scunthorpe? Playing in a tournament.

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

Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining the club?
Paul Musselwhite.

What are your strengths as a player? Fast, good feet and shot stopper.

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

What is the best piece of advice you've been given? Even when you think it’s over, never give up.

What boots do you wear? Nike Mercurials.

Are you any good at any other sports? Rugby and boxing.

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

Who are your best friends in football? Tyrell Sellars-Fleming, Jack Moore-Billam and Harry Elliott-Bell.

What is the best save you've ever scored and could you describe it?
A penalty save in the last minute of the national cup for school. We were 1-0 up and the striker stepped up to equalise but I denied him down to my right.

Who do you think is the best player in the world in your position? Allison Becker.

Which player did you look up to as a kid? Allan McGregor.

What is the most memorable match you have played in and why?
Playing against Manchester United with Scunthorpe, drawing 3-3 in the last minute and then scoring a winner after that.

Tell us something about yourself we might not know. I love boxing.

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