Pompey Academy: Getting to know... Dan Smith

Dan Smith. Picture: Neil Marshall
Dan Smith. Picture: Neil Marshall
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Every week in the Sports Mail we are quizzing one of Pompey’s young hopefuls and now it’s the turn of Dan Smith...

Age: 17

David Beckham

David Beckham

Nickname: Smudger or Sid

Position: Attacking midfield

Time at Pompey: Nine years

Previous clubs: Southampton

Who is your football hero?

David Beckham

What has been your best moment in football to date?

Scoring the winning goal in the final of the under-14s cup

What is your best attribute as a player?


What is your best piece of advice?

Talkers talk, doers do

Who is your favourite Pompey player?

Kyle Bennett

Are you good at any other sports?


Are there any other sportsmen or women in your family?


What are your hobbies outside of football?

Relaxing and going out

Do you have any phobias?


What about superstitions?


What is your signature dish?

Fillet steak

And which three celebrities would you invite to dinner?

Kylie Jenner, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne

What are you glued to on the box?


What’s playing on your iPod?

J Cole, Bryson Tiller, Bruno Mars

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Starting for Pompey in the Championship