Sacre Coeur Former Pupils Football Club
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personal information
full name Simon Furlong
date of birth 23/09/1975
place of birth Oxford Street, Liverpool
married Indeed, to Jenny since June 2000
children 2 girls, Emma and Leah
pets Not personally, but the kids have got 2 rabbits and a hamster called Nibbles and are getting two clown fish
car Nissan X-Trail and mini
occupation Computer Programmer
describe yourself
in 5 words
Fat, Ageing, Crocked, Reliable, Committed


football career and allegiances
team(s) played for Sacre Coeur (One Club Man)
honours Old Boys Division 3 Winner 05/06
Old Boys Bushell Cup Winner 04/05
Old Boys Division 3 Runner Up 04/05
Clubman of the Year 04/05 and 07/08
describe yourself as a player Fat Cat with dodgier knee and even dodgier hands
position Keeper (due to no alternative)
40 goal a season striker (only when asleep and dreaming)
shirt number Numero Uno.
boots Whatever is left in the big red bag after it has been raided by the ASBOs
changing room nickname Si or occasionally Gaffer (whilst picking the side)
debut Alsop away for Pete Blundell's old boys fifth team many moons ago
all time favourite sacre coeur player(s) Andy Rannard (Legend), Michael Carr (supremely talented), Craig Burns (for the showboating), Neil Shelley (seems to get an extra 20% out of the players around him), Garry Smith (funny lad to have in the changies and not a bad player either), Mike Smith (The electric mouse). The 9 lads who played at FC Salle (brilliant) and last but not least Dave Burgess (need I say anymore)
favourite sacre coeur memories Wiining the league and cup.
Any derby win against Waterloo, Bootech or St Mary's.
Seeing 9 and then 7 men perform heroics vs FC Salle
worst sacre coeur memories
Having to start with 9 men vs FC Salle.
Getting injured and missing 18 months.
Seeing Rannard disappear to the Vets.
Paul May's numerous pelvic fumigation sessions
Likes and Dislikes
team(s) supported
favourite professional player
Currently Martin Skrtel for his take no prisoners style and his ravishing good looks.
Other notible mentions go to Dalglish and John Barnes.
childhood hero
Number Eight Jimmy Case.
favourite musical artist
The Beatles
favourite album
Oasis - What's the Story (Morning Glory)
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last album you bought/downloaded
The Fratellis - Here We Stand.
Not had a chance to listen to it properly yet, so reserving judgement.

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favourite movie
Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back.
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last movie you bought/downloaded
In Bruges
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favourite actor/actress
Bill Murray - a very funny man
favourite tv show (recent)
Is Frank Gallagher, Paul May's role model?
favourite tv show (all time)
Jamie and the Magic Torch.
What a fantastic theme tune.
favourite holiday destination
Skiing, though it has been a while
favourite food
A decent curry
favourite drink
An ice cold pint on a sunny afternoon.
other likes/dislikes Likes: the smell of a BBQ, seeing the goals go up at Buckley for the start of a new season, PDC darts. Nick Barton-Hanson (bloke who fixed my knee)

Dislikes: cheap bog roll, Gary Neville, Old Xavs, the changies at Bluecoat (just like the bogs from Trainspotting)
5 guests for dinner
Bill Shankly Ian Botham Bill Hicks Richard Pryor Louise Redknapp
pet hates Taking a dump and running out of bog roll (schoolboy error, not checking first).
Country stickers (eg CYMRU) on the back of cars - why do we need to know where you are from?
Drivers who dont acknowledge you when you have let them out - Ignorant b@stards.
Kronenberg Women (they look 16 from behind and 64 from the front) - False advertsing.
pearl of wisdom
"If you have the ball in the box and aren't sure what to do with it, stick it in the back of the net and we'll discuss the options later"
"It's not about the LONG ball. It's not about the SHORT ball. It's about the RIGHT ball."
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