Getting to know - Luke Pepper
PUBLISHED: 11:10 02 November 2007 | UPDATED: 23:08 28 May 2010
1 Who are you? Luke Pepper 2 What do you do? I live in Mallard Way, March, and I work as a session trainer at Nacro in Wisbech. It s working with children and aiding their development. I consider myself as trainer and provider to young adults. 2 Why wou
1 Who are you?
2 What do you do?
I live in Mallard Way, March, and I work as a session trainer at Nacro in Wisbech. It's working with children and aiding their development. I consider myself as trainer and provider to young adults.
2 Why would people know you?
I guess some people would know me through football as Captain of March Town Utd. I went to school at Neale-Wade so people may know me from there as well.
2 On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest) how do you rate your sense of humour?
Definitely 10, I'm a big kid at heart and can be very immature at times. I'm always playing pranks and stitching people up in the changing room where I can. I never take myself seriously I don't think it's healthy.
3 What was your last text message you sent or received?
Nothing exciting really I don't think. I'm usually sending or receiving texts to and from my lovely girlfriend. Although saying that the last one I received was from the paper asking me to do this.
4 Give us at least five pet hates.
People with dirty finger nails; inconsiderate smokers who blow smoke in your face; elderly drivers who react to slowly; gobby kids with no respect; all referees and linesmen being busy during games, constantly stopping play for no reason.
5 Is it time for Britain to abolish the Royal Family?
No I don't think so. I don't really take a lot of interest in them. It's not something that bothers me.
6 What is the favourite item of clothing in your wardrobe, and why?
Well I'd have to say my 80s style March town tracksuit. Wearing it gives me so much pride and honour. Only joking, my favourite item is probably my Replay jeans.
7 Where is the capital of the Fens and why?
Do we have a capital of the Fens? My choice would be Coldham, it's a beautiful little place.
8 Which TV programme sends you to the off button?
Coronation Street.It's so boring. I only watch it because my girlfriend wants watch it, I'm nice like that. She loves it and I hate it.
9 If you had £1,000 to blow what would you do with it?
I'd take my girlfriend shopping. She's at university and works very hard. She deserves to be spoilt once in a while.
10 What football result do you look for first and why?
Even though I support Aston Villa I'd say I look for Arsenal first. With the players they have and the way they play I find them really entertaining.
11 Name a town or country you would never want to return to, and your reasons.
I was working on a cruise ship at the time and I hated Naples in Italy, too many people pester you. I walked straight off the cruise ship into the town centre and straight away everybody was hovering around me. It made me feel very uncomfortable.
12 Who would you most like to sit next to on an aeroplane and why?
Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas, I like to think we're similar types of players, so we could discuss football. Failing that I'd happily sit next to my girlfriend anytime.
13 Who would you cross the road to avoid?
There's no one I'd really ever cross the road to avoid to be honest. People always come up to me in town and talk to me about March Town football among other things. I'm always up for a chat with a friendly face.
14. What is the worst job you have ever had to do?
I had to ring about 900 phone numbers once. It was to organise people to attend a celebratory fun day. It took a couple days to do, it was a very repetitive task as you could imagine and I hated it.
15 Who was your childhood hero and why?
I've never really had a hero. If anyone I'd say my parents. They've always been there for me and supported me. They never hesitated in taking me wherever I've needed to go football wise when I was younger either.
16 If you weren't doing your current job, what else might you be doing?
I've always wanted to go into the Police Force. I'd still like to actually. Although I love what I do, I see my current job as a stepping stone to getting there.
17 Your claim to fame.
I don't really have a claim to fame but I do consider myself to be local celebrity of sorts.
18 What's your biggest regret in life?
My biggest regret would be when I quit Kettering Town Football Club. My dad worked so hard getting me to places and I ruined chances there by messing around, not training properly and not doing my best in games.