A Philly Minute With...Lesley Stevenson
Name: Lesley Stevenson (Whitey)
Club: Young Ireland’s
Position: In my younger days midfield, but prefer 11 nowadays.
Sporting hero: Ciaran McDonald
Favorite song: "Chasing Cars"
Favorite movie: Braveheart
Favorite food: anything the wife cooks (brownie points)
Favorite drink: Coke, unfortunately Ideal Holiday Destination: Hawaii
Best GAA moment: Captain of the winning team in 2015, very proud day.
Ambition for 2020 season: To prove to managers and players I am not done yet, one big season in the old dog yet.
Any odd items in your football bag: Vaseline
Best player you have played with: Steven Donnelly - Aghaloo. The man doesn't miss
Best player you have played against: Sean Cavanagh
Best trainer in the squad: Anthony Daly
Worst trainer in the squad: 100% Caelen Butler .. but in his defense, he is off to flyer this year.
Worst training drill: the 11+
Your best performance: Intermediate North American Final
One to forget: Junior final 2018
Where do you like to go out and celebrate after a big win: Sona Harps
Who’s the biggest joker in the team: James Lowe
Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room: Wayne McNally
Who’s the best/worst person to share a room with on away trips: have to say the chairman Damien Butler
Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus: I'm likely the worst because I take two seats.
If there was a transfer market who’d be in and who’d be out of the team: Leave this one to the coaches.
Best piece of advice you were every given: Keep the head, you're only letting yourself down.
What’s the best part about being a member of your club: The family connection we all have. Once a YI, always a YI.