Player Of The Month October 2009
EVERY MONTH WE WILL FEATURE AM INTERVIEW WITH A PLAYER
2ND IN THIS SERIES IS AN INTERVIEW WITH ARGYLE LEGEND DAVID WORRELL
WE ASKED DAVID 15 QUESTIONS HERE ARE HIS REPLIES
Q: What was your most memorable match?
A: On a personal level my last game against leicester at Home Park, I never expected the ovation and response I got from the fans and my team mates. But the games at rochdale and Darlington in the Div 3 promotion season stand out.
Q: Who was the best Argyle player you played with?
A: For pure ability probably Akos, but the most effective would have to be Micky Evans. He was a great outball to have as a defender and he gave people such a hard time.
Q: Who was your toughest opponent?
A: I hated playing against Peter Beagrie, two good feet and so strong in the air for a winger.
Q: You must have an amusing story you could share with us about your time at Argyle?
A: Most cant be repeated but we were in Magaluf at the end of the season we got promoted from Div 3. We were sitting outside a bar and Neil Heaney picked up an orange. He threw it at Lee Hodges(I think) who was about 20 yards away. It hit Hodgy on the back of the head and we were all in stitches. Poor Hodgy was a little dazed!
Q: Now you are no longer playing football how do you occupy yourself?
A: I joined a golf club this summer so trying to improve that and time with the family. Really enjoy having the weekends to myself.
Q: Can you recall your most embarrassing moment?
A: Probably when I scored an og against Cheltenham and the fact that I never scored a league goal in my career. I still take stick for that!
Q: How has football changed over the years?
A: Whatever level you play at, players have definitely got stronger and are fitter.
Q: Who was the best manager you ever played under?
A: The best coach I worked under was my youth team manager at Blackburn- Alan Irvine who is now manager of Preston. But I would have to say Paul Sturrock because it was the most enjoyable and successful time of my career.
Q: What was your pre-match routine? E.g. lucky item, superstitions.
A: Everything on the left handside got done first, socks, shinpads, boots etc.
Q: Do you keep in touch with any of your former Argyle teammates? If so, who?
A: Only two regularly- Brian McGlinchey and Marino Keith.
Q: Do you think PAFC will do well this season?
A: The Championshisp is such a competitive League and I think the club can say they are established in it now but as with all teams home form is going to be really important. If they can get that right then I think they should be ok.
Q: If you could choose any player in the world you would have liked to play with, who would it be?
A: Zidane was incredible as a player so it would be him for me.
Q: Do you follow Argyle's progress or attend any of their matches?
A: Always look out for their results. I live at the opposite end of the country now so difficult to get to games.
Q: Do you now have a day job outside of football?
A: I am a financial planning consultant with a company called Paul Kerr Associates. We have seven ex players as advisers and we have a lot of players, coaches and managers as clients.
Q: What would be the highlight of your time at Argyle?
A: The two title winning seasons obviously stand out. I really enjoyed my time at Plymouth as a player, its a great club.