Team mates: Newport County defender Matt Taylor

Best mate at the club?

I’ve got a couple, Scott Boden and Danny Holmes. We all signed for Newport at the same time and we’re pretty close now.

Last to buy dinner?

No-one is particularly bad, but Andrew Hughes can be a little bit tight.

The Fifa king?

Medy Elito. He goes on about it a lot. When we’re on away trips, the rest of the lads will have a game of poker, but he’ll just go and play FIFA.

Worst dressed?

Joe Day is massive, so everything is tight on him. It’s all about tight T-shirts for Joe and it just doesn’t look right.

Dressing room DJ?

Tom Owen-Evans is all over the music on away trips. He puts some music on and I’ve got no idea what it is – it’s youngsters’ music. I presume it’s whatever is in the chart at the moment. He probably mixes it himself.

Most skilful?

Tommy O’Sullivan is a talented young lad. On the ball, he’s technically very good and he demonstrates that in training.

Late for training?

Janoi Donacien is on loan from Aston Villa at the moment and he’s late all the time. We also had a lad on loan from Wolves, called Aaron Hayden, and he was always late, too. It seems to be the loan lads, who have got loads of money, that are late – because they can afford the fines!

Teacher’s pet?

Scott Barrow. He gets on well with all the staff, let’s just put it that way.

Worst cook?

The lads take the mickey out of Aaron Collins because he needs to put on some weight, but he just eats rubbish all the time, so he obviously can’t cook. He still lives at home, though, so he probably doesn’t have to do that much cooking at the moment.

First on the dancefloor?

Alex Rodman would do anything to be the centre of attention, so he’s usually the first one to get out there.

Most likely to disgrace themselves at the Christmas party?

It could be anyone – they’re all wrong-uns! Possibly Matty Partridge. He’s a really quiet lad but he’s a bit of an animal when he goes out.

The worst tattoo?

Aaron Collins. He’s got two tattoos, one on each bum cheek, from when he was in Magaluf. One is that little emoji of that poo with a face and the other one is an anchor. God knows why he did that!

Never puts their phone down?

Medy Elito is always doing something on his phone. You couldn’t get it off him, no matter how hard you try.

Partial to a sunbed?

Alex Rodman and Andrew Hughes, probably together! They’re both orange so they must be into that sort of thing.

Going to make the best manager?

Hopefully me. If not, it would be Yan Klukowski. He’s got a good footballing brain and he’s an intelligent bloke. I know he’ll be a good manager some day.

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