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U18s questionnaire: Jamie Moore

26 January 2022

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

Date of birth: 09/09/2003.

Place of birth: Sheffield.

Position: Right-back.

What school did you go to? Penistone Grammar School.

What was the first team you played for? Sheffield Rangers.

Do you have a nickname? Jay.

How were you spotted by Scunthorpe? Recommended to the club by Jake Balme’s dad.

How long have you been at the club for? One-and-a-half years.

Who has been the biggest influence on you since joining the club? Dale Tonge and Glen Boden.

What are your strengths as a player? My tackling and passion to win games.

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

What is the best piece of advice you've been given? If in doubt, kick it out.

What boots do you wear? Adidas X.

Are you any good at any other sports? Basketball, rugby and golf.

What other non-footballing sports people do you admire? Michael Jordan and Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Who are your best friends in football? All the lads are my friends.

What is the best goal you've ever scored and could you describe it? Volley from my own half over the ‘keeper who was off his line.

Who do you think is the best player in the world in your position? Trent Alexander-Arnold.

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

Tell us something about yourself we might not know. I once scored 73 goals in a season when I was young.

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