Focus On: Brian Roderick Alderson

Brian Alderson faces a Shoot! interrogation from 1976…

focus on brian alderson

Full Name: Brian Roderick Alderson.
Birthplace: Dundee.
Birthdate: 5th May 1950. Height: 5 ft 7 ins.
Previous Club: Coventry City.
Married: Yes.
Children: One due any time now.
Car: Ford Cortina 1600 Estate.
Favourite Player: Colin Todd.
Favourite Other Team: Celtic.
Most Difficult Opponent: Colin Todd.
Most Memorable Matches: Two League Cup ties for Coventry City against Manchester City in 1973-74.
I scored twice in each game but still ended up on the losing side.
Biggest Thrill: Signing for Leicester City.
Biggest Disappointment: Not being picked for Scotland’s 1974 World Cup squad.
Best Countries Visited: Singapore and Malaysia.
Favourite Food: Curried Beef, Spaghetti Bolagnaise.
Miscellaneous Likes: Taking my Old English Sheepdog, Casey, for a run.
Miscellaneous Dislikes: Anything to do with gardening.
Favourite TV Show: Anything Interesting.
Favourite Singers: Barry White, Elvis Presley.
Favourite Actors: Paul Newman and Robert Redford.
Best Friend: Nobody in Particular.
Biggest Influence on Career: My father and Gordon Milne, the Coventry manager, helped me a lot.
Biggest Drag in Soccer: Travelling.
International Honiours: Under 23s.
Personal Ambition: To win a full Scotland cap.
Professional Ambition: To do well with Leicester City.
If You Weren’t a Footballer What do you think you’d be?: No idea.
Which Person in the World would you most like to meet?: Elvis Presley.

He’s not giving too much away under pressure is he? “No one in particular…”, “Anything Interesting…”, “No idea…”

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  1. wints

    Biggest Thrill… Signing for Leicester City. Understandable, especially seeing as he was at Kov before.

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