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U18s questionnaire: Harry Lewis

9 February 2022

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

Date of birth: 09/01/2004.

Place of birth: Scunthorpe.

Position:
Left wing, left-back and left wing-back.

What school did you go to? St Bede’s.

What was the first team you played for? Appleby Frodingham.

Do you have a nickname? A few people call me H.

How were you spotted by Scunthorpe? Came on a trial day when I was 12.

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

Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining the club? Dale (Tonge), my youth team coach.

What are your strengths as a player? Running with the ball at speed and my on the ball end product.

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

What is the best piece of advice you've been given? If you aren’t winning, you are losing.

What boots do you wear? Blackout Nike Hypervenom.

Are you any good at any other sports? I’m pretty good at triple jump and bowling.

What other non-footballing sports people do you admire? Michael Jordan.

Who are your best friends in football? I’m good mates with all my youth teammates.

What is the best goal you've ever scored and could you describe it? It was against Burton Albion away, I ran from my own half, took the ball past a few players and stuck it in the top corner with my weaker foot from outside the box, but my goal against Manchester United is also up there.

Who do you think is the best player in the world in your position? Andy Robertson.

Which player did you look up to as a kid? Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard.

What is the most memorable match you have played in and why? Manchester United away at Old Trafford in the FA Youth Cup because of where we played and I scored.

Tell us something about yourself we might not know. I scored 113 goals in a season for my Sunday league club.

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