- Charlie Fagan
- 5ft 10in
- Current Team
- Clapton CFC men’s development, Clapton CFC men’s first team
Full Name: Charlie Antonio Fagan
Place of Birth: Homerton Hospital
Place where you live: Hackney
Day job: Project Manager, developing new schools
Favourite player: Ian Wright, Zidane, the original Ronaldo
Favourite team, apart from Clapton CFC: Arsenal
Most memorable match played in: Drawing the London Cup Final 2-2 after extra time with our Year 11 school team and having to share the trophy. I glanced a header against the post which would have won it in the final moments. Still think about it to this day…
Favourite ground played at: Highbury
Biggest high in football: Cup final win at Brisbane Rd, Leyton Orient’s ground.
Lowest point in football: Cup final loss on penalties in 2017.
Likes and hobbies: Cycling, good food, bad-mouthing the Tories in Irish pubs.
Favourite charity: Mind
Favourite country visited: Colombia
Favourite food: Seafood pasta
Favourite music/performers: Hip-Hop and Jazz mainly, but a bit of everything.
Favourite TV shows: The Wire, The Sopranos
Favourite film: Spotlight
What you love about football: Being part of a group all pulling in the same direction. And third man runs.
What you hate about football: The money at the top of the game. Martin Keown’s punditry.
Biggest influence on you: A selfless mum, enthusiastic dad and an opinionated brother.
Footballing ambition: Winning the league this year then helping the club climb the divisions.
Who you would most like to meet Guardiola…in the Scaffold after we’ve beaten Clapton FC in the cup.