Hull & East Yorkshire PFC would like to introduce you to Callum who is the next player to star in the meet our players' series. Callum is an academy player and has only been playing for nearly a year. He knows and reads the game very well for despite only playing for nearly a year. Callum plays in the Yorkshire League Development and North East League 1. We introduce you to Callum.
How long have you been playing powerchair football?
Nearly a year.
What do you enjoy the most about powerchair football?
I enjoy playing games and supporting my team winning goals. I love the people I meet and I get to go to Leeds which is awesome.
Why should someone who has a physical disability, and uses a wheelchair on a daily basis try powerchair football?
Everyone can join in and it's fun and interesting because when I first came I was not very confident but I am now playing all the games and I love it.
How has powerchair football changed your life?
I am more confident, happier and interested to see what the future brings.
What’s your favourite memory of the club?
At home playing a game and I scored my first goal, I was delighted.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
I will be nearly 17 in 5 years and nearly leaving school. I will be hopefully playing powerchair Football until I’m too old to play it.
How did it feel when you first tried powerchair football?
I was a bit nervous then I knew I had come to the right place at the right time.
Tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
I play FIFA on the Xbox. I support Grimsby Town Football Club and Arsenal and I have met Ollie and he signed a program for me.
What are your hobbies away from powerchair football?
I normally horse ride, swim and do disability Karate and Disability Sailing and play Xbox.
What have you been doing during the lockdown?
I have been doing lots of school work, trampolining, playing Xbox, doing karate on zoom and watching Marvel films.
We would like to thank Callum for answering our questions during the lockdown. It's clear to see that Callum has a great passion for the game and aims to continue playing until he can no longer.
On Wednesday, we will be meeting one of our first team players.