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24 December 2015

Seasiders Discusses Their Christmas Favourites

Getting into the festive spirit, a host of Seasiders sit down to discuss their Christmas memories with the official website.

Henry Cameron, Colin Doyle, David Ferguson, John Herron, Jim McAlister, Bright Osayi-Samuel, Brad Potts and Clark Robertson are all feeling festive.

Favourite Christmas song?
Cameron: Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues
Doyle: Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues
Ferguson: Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin’ Stevens
Herron: Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues – good Celtic men so they are.
McAlister: Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin’ Stevens
Osayi-Samuel: Last Christmas by Wham!
Potts: Do They Know It’s Christmas? by Band Aid
Robertson: Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin’ Stevens

Favourite Christmas movie?
Cameron: Elf – laughs throughout. 
Doyle: Home Alone
Ferguson: Home Alone
Herron: Home Alone is one of my favourite films. 
McAlister: I watch Home Alone every year. 
Osayi-Samuel: Bad Santa
Potts: Home Alone 1 & 2
Robertson: Home Alone 1 & 2

Favourite Christmas present received as a kid?
Cameron: A pair of boots, red and white f50s. 
Doyle: A Manchester United goalkeeper shirt with Peter Schmeichel on the back.
Ferguson: A Gameboy Colour
Herron: My dad bought me a Henrik Larsson mask. I didn’t take it off and slept in it at night.
McAlister: A set of custom-made football goals my dad got me. I played with them every day for about ten years and now they’re with my wee cousin. 
Osayi-Samuel: A PS3.
Potts: Football boots, I always asked for a new pair each year. 
Robertson: Football boots were always good, but I got a drum set one year and I was buzzing.

Worst present ever received?
Cameron: I got a portable DAB radio with the headset one year. 
Doyle: A Christmas jumper the wife just bought me with flashing lights on it.
Ferguson: I got a pencil case one year with crayons in it. 
Herron: My girlfriend bought me a Rangers card for a laugh, so I tried to make a fire with it at night, but it wouldn’t even work for that. 
McAlister: Someone got me a Celtic calendar when I was younger as a wind-up and I don’t need to tell you where it ended up. 
Osayi-Samuel: A Spiderman jumper. 
Potts: Socks. I get them every year as well.
Robertson: I can’t think of anything bad, every present is good. 

What do you want for Christmas this year?
Cameron: A new knee. 
Doyle: No more injuries. 
Ferguson: A new iPhone. 
Herron: Three points against Oldham Athletic – cringey I know. 
McAlister: A good run of form over the Christmas period. 
Osayi-Samuel: To meet the family. 
Potts: Three points on Boxing Day. 
Robertson: I haven’t asked for anything this year so will have to see what Santa brings. 

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