Sports Spotlight – Reece Watmore

Our first spotlight series of the new academic year is with Farnborough Academy learner Reece Watmore.

Name: Reece Watmore

Nickname: Watty

Academy: Farnborough

Time at Academy: 2nd year

Favourite Club: Chelsea


Q: What isn you favourite part of the programme and why?

“It has to be that we get to train full time during the week. The enjoyment to train and play 5 days a week is great.”

Q: How well do you think you can do this year?

“I would like to captain the side through to the first round proper of the FA Youth Cup, it would be great to get there and face a Football League club. I’d also personally like to break into the first team.”

Q: What are your top 3 highlights of your time so far with us?

“Our last FA Youth Cup game vs Poole was a highlight, the character we showed as a team and the fight throughout was brilliant. Becoming academy captain for this season as well is something that I am proud of. Also getting my first team call up and getting minutes for Farnborough during this pre season!”

Q: If you could host a dinner party with 3 guests, who would they be and why?

” I would have to chose Ronaldinho because he is my favourite all time footballer. I would also choose Rigondeux as he is an amazing boxer and also an Idol of mine. My final invite would go to Adolf Hitler as I would like to ask him questions about why he done what he done.

Q: If you could be captain of a world football 5 a side team, who would you include (past and present)?

” I’d have Cech in goal, Ramos at the back, Me and Ronaldinho in midfield with Drogba in attack.”