Liam Smyth

Liam Smyth
5ft 11in
Current Team
Clapton CFC men’s development, Clapton CFC men’s first team

Previous clubs: Stansted, Ilford and Waltham Forest


Full Name: Liam Smyth
Place of Birth: Hackney, London
Place where you live: Leyton
Day job: History teacher
Favourite player: As a kid Teddy Sheringham and now Harry Kane
Favourite team, apart from Clapton CFC: Spurs
Most memorable match played in: FA youth win against West Brom
Favourite ground played at: Griffin Park
Biggest high in football: Scoring for Clapton
Lowest point in football: Slipping two discs in my back and not playing football for a long time
Likes and hobbies: Cycling, Guinness, Orange
Dislikes: 52% of the country, littering, milk
Favourite charity: Alzheimer’s society
Favourite country visited: Vietnam (Northern Ireland being a close second)
Favourite food: Indian and Vietnamese
Favourite music/performers: The Streets
Favourite TV shows: Curb your enthusiasm, Band of Brothers, Vikings, The Wire, The Office
Favourite film: Monty Python’s Life of Brian
What you love about football: The build up, camaraderie and unpredictability (as my weekly accumulators show)
What you hate about football: The price of football (matches, shirts, Sky Sports), the ridiculous wages and people from London with no link to the north supporting Man United or Liverpool
Biggest influence on you: My parents
Footballing ambition: To win something with Clapton and score with my right foot
Who you would most like to meet: Muhammad Ali, Danny Dyer, Karl Marx