Newry City U-16s Meet the Players: Aaron Duke

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Recently Newry Times caught up with an upcoming Newry City Academy talent Aaron Duke: Name: Aaron Duke Age: 16 Position: Striker Previous clubs: Portadown youth and Lurgan Town. Greatest achievement so far in your career? Playing in the Milk Cup with the Co. Armagh team. Best player you have played against? John Doogley who plays with Cliftonville. Best ground you have played in? Dungannon Swifts- Strangmore Park. Who is your sporting hero? Wayne Rooney. If you were to throw a party which celebrities or sports people would you ask around? The ladies volleyball team and ladies swimming team and the Newry under 16s! What club would you like to play for in the future? Dollingstown FC and I would also like to get a run in the Newry City first team in the Premiership! What is one thing that you enjoy while playing football? Progressing as a player among my team mates. What inspires you to play football? The will to win and to be a better player What is your least favourite training drill? Ryan McConville’s 300 meter runs. Who has been the biggest influence in your career so far? My dad as he’s always supported me and been there for me. What brought you to play for Newry? James Feehan got in touch with my dad and asked me to come and play a match for the 16s, in that game I scored 3 goals and in the next I scored 4 and decided to sign because I felt it is a great team and the craic is good! Who is the biggest joker in the team? Myself or my partner in crime Ryan Quinn! Which team mate has the biggest bag of toiletries? Jamie Greenaway. Who is the best trainer at the club? Ryan Quinn or Jordan King aka Jordan Henderson! Who is the best/worst dresser in the team? Best has to be Lewis Thompson and the worst has to be Kyle Cian. Who has the worst taste in music in the team? Bill Morrow and Luke Adams. And finally…What’s your favourite thing about playing for Newry? Scoring goals and the craic is unbelievable!
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