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Meet the Player: Marc Wilson (CPD Y Fali)

Marc Wilson (right) in action for Ogwen Tigers against Bangor 1876 last season

Full Name

Marc Anthony William Wilson

Date of Birth

07/12/1987

Occupation

Tesco

Teams you have played for

Valley, Llanfairpwll, Llangefni Town, Holyhead Hotspur Res, Ogwen Tigers,

Position

Winger

Most memorable game played in

Probably the 2017 Elias Cup Final. Beat Holyhead Town on penalties, scoring in the shootout and was my last game as player-manager

Biggest highlight of football career so far

Managing Valley alongside Dan Jones (current manager) and not doing a bad job in my opinion considering we didn’t really know what we were doing 😂

Best goal scored

I’d say my first competitive goal for Ogwen Tigers, the ball was played down the left side and I lobbed the goalkeeper from quite far out. One of them that looked good but not expecting to do it again

Marc (right) with former Valley boss Barry Rowlands

Strengths to your game

I think it used to be pace, but as I’m getting older it’s not what it used to be

Weaknesses

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Best team-mate played alongside

Casey and Shane Boylan. Both quality players

Hardest opponent faced

Ibrahim Fazeel or Jackie Welsh, their footballing brain were different class

Biggest influence in football

Although he’s more of a rugby man, my dad has helped me a lot

Funniest team-mate

Jack Peters.

Favourite away ground

I like Glantraeth’s pitch, but I played a friendly at Rhyl and that was a lovely surface with the old school stands so probably there

Other sporting achievements

I represented North Wales schools in cross country and as a team we came second in the senior boys category

Marc on the ball for Valley

Personal football ambitions

To play on for as long as possible, maybe go back into management one day

RANDOM QUESTIONS

Best country visited

Lanzarote

Favourite chocolate bar

Not a lover of chocolate but crisps are my thing. Doritos are my favourite

Best after-match venue

The Bull, Valley

Best film seen

Scarface or Hacksaw Ridge. (West Side Story is another favourite)

Current favourite song

Calma by Pedro Capó at the moment

Favourite TV show

The Dream Team cast

Used to Love Dream Team

TV show you dislike most

Programmes like The Only Way is Essex.

Best quality as a person

Helping people (or so I’m told In work 😂)

Worst fault

Not thinking before I say things. Said some things makes me look so daft over the years 🙈

Best live show/concert seen

I’ve never been to a actual concert, but I did see Billie Piper and B-witched sing in a Cardiff parade when I was younger

How do you see CPD Y Fali’s prospects for the new season?

Marc displays some acrobatic skill for Valley

It’s going to be all new as we don’t know much about the opponents in the league , but think we’ll do our best and see what that brings

Tell us something about you we might not know

I once found 3 and a half grand in a bag in work and handed it in

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