A familiar face to football nostalgia fans on Twitter, Giles Metcalfe becomes the latest person to step into the spotlight as The Football Attic finds out just what makes football fans tick...
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
6 ft 3 in
Engaged to Ailsa
Step-children James and Abbey
2004 Ford Ka
Football Attic; Got, Not Got, The Goldstone Wrap, Two Unfortunates, No Clash of Colour, A United View on Football
Bolton Wanderers, England, Bradford Park Avenue, Brighouse Juniors
Favourite football player ever:
Biggest thrill while blogging/podcasting:
First time Football Attic and GNG published my stuff
Biggest disappointment while blogging/podcasting:
Scammers and rip-off merchants promising the moon on a stick
Roast Beef dinner
Football, coats and jackets, trainers, shoes and boots, vintage and retro stuff, the 60s and 70s, Italian scooters, Mod, watches
Ignorance, prejudice, football hooliganism, liars and cheats, DIY
Favourite TV shows:
MOTD, The Football League Show (if Bolton have won), TOTP 78 (if post-punk bands on)
Michael Caine, Julie Christie, Clint Eastwood, Liam Neeson, Bruce Willis, Phil Daniels
Doves, The Jam/Weller, Small Faces, The Who, Neil Young, The Byrds, Love, Shack, Jake Bugg
My partner, Ailsa
Not getting published (hence set up my own blog)
To be discovered as a writer/blogger, play for BWFC
If not in your current career, which job would you do?
Which person in the world would you most like to meet?
Favourite activity on a day off:
Sleeping, jacket or trainer shopping, blogging
Our grateful thanks go to Giles Metcalfe for contributing to our Focus On feature, and don't forget, if you've got a football blog, podcast or other project, you can take part too. Just visit our info page and fill in all your details - we look forward to hearing from you!
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