Birth year: 9th September 1957 – Montego Bay Jamaica
Migrated to the UK 1967 aged 10 as a young ‘ Windrusher ‘.
Family: 3 grown daughters and 3 grandsons, eldest age 9 and sporting mad!
Occupation: Retired pensioner.
Previous jobs: Worked at Manston Airport / KIA for 17 years as Manager Seabourne Shipping / Express / UPS. Emigrated back to Jamaica in 1992 and ran several owner Business.
Favourite team: Man U after watching the 1968 European Cup Final and the 1970 complete Brazil team.
Favourite player: The incomparable George Best as well as in cricket ‘Sir Viv’.
Hobbies: Travel Travel Travel. Enjoy Live West End and Broadway shows, playing and watching live sports especially Athletics, Live Music concerts, so many great ones over the year ! Involvement in Football Administration in Jamaica, and My Grand Kids.
Claim to Fame: Class mates of John MC and Jim at KESS.
Great Lifetime Sporting Moments:
Hitting a 6 and clearing the Frank Woolley Stands at St. Lawrence County Ground and landing over other side
Playing for Jamaica Masters Football 1999 at the iconic Sabina Park Cricket Stadium Kingston verses Brazil WC legends. Included for Brazil were Zico, Careca, Branco, Cereza to name a few . Lost 2 1
Jamaica Reggae Boyz qualifying for the 1998 WC in France, followed by the Women’s team again in France 2019. Went as part of Jamaican Delegation.
A hat-trick of penalties for Herne Bay Reserves in 1980 in 6 minutes, certified in the Guinness Book of records as the quickest in football history.
Playing in the WFA World Nations Cup Walking Football for the Caribbean over 60’s Select team.
Reached the Quarter Finals verses eventual winners England. Forfeited the game as a matter of Principle only to afterwards discover we had been lied to by the person we supported on the issue. Gutted !!
Other thoughts: Really enjoy playing Walking Football with Bay City Strollers and Minster, great team mates and camaraderie.