Pompey Academy: Getting to know... Jez Bedford
Every week in the Sports Mail we are quizzing one of Pompey's young hopefuls and now it's the turn of Jez Bedford...
Position: Attacking midfield
Time at Pompey: Five years
Previous clubs: AFC Bournemouth, Southampton
Who is your football hero?
What has been your best moment in football to date?
Playing against Manchester City in the FA Youth Cup at Fratton Park
What is your best attribute as a player?
Quick feet and attacking defenders
What is your best piece of advice?
Work your hardest in whatever you do
Who is your favourite Pompey player?
Are you good at any other sports?
Table tennis. Give me a game!
Are there any other sportsmen or women in your family?
My mum and dad both run a lot
What are your hobbies outside of football?
Shopping and sleeping
Do you have any phobias or superstitions?
I can’t touch anything copper, like one and two pence pieces
Which three celebrities would you invite to dinner?
Ariana Grande, inset, Bruno Mars and Michelle Keegan
What are you glued to on the box?
Friends and Walking Dead
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Playing for a big club abroad. Before then, though, I will need to become a first-year- pro and then earn another two-year deal.
What’s playing on your iPod?
Bryson Tiller, Justin Bieber, 67