Players of the Carnbane, with Ben Treanor

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Friday, January 27th, 2012
Name:Ben Treanor.

'Players of the Carnbane'

Age: 35. Occupation: Sales representative. Club: Bessbrook United. Previous Club(s): Newry Town, Armagh City, Newry Celtic, Spartak United and Camlough Rovers. Position: Centre Forward or Midfield. Favourite player: Diego Maradona. Favourite drink: Coors Light. Favourite food: Thai Curry. What team do you support? Tottenham Hotspur. What are your interests outside of football? Modern philosophy and charity work. How long have you been with your current club? Five years. What is your proudest moment in the game? Playing in the last 16 of the Irish Cup with Bessbrook in 1999.

Ben in action for Bessbrook United.

What do you think of the facilities for soccer in Newry and Mourne? Very poor, when you travel to other parts of the province to play games you see the facilities in the likes of Derry, Belfast and Lurgan and our own appear extremely inadequate in comparison. What would you liked to have achieved by the time you hang your boots up? I’ve won everything that I can with Bessbrook United. How would you like to be remembered as a footballer? Entrance fee. Is there any local player (past or present) that you would like to emulate? Ciaran Feehan. He will be always known as a Bessbrook great. What word best describes you as a football player? Heskey. You’re stranded on a desert island, what are your three essential items? IPod, Jennifer Aniston calendar, and a “How To Get Off A Desert Island” manual. If you were down to your last £20, what would you spend it on? A round of drink for my closest friends.
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