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The Lowdown: Tom Aldred

11 March 2015

Defender Answers Questions

Tom Aldred has made five appearances for Blackpool since joining the club from Accrington Stanley in the January transfer window. Here he reveals a bit more about himself.

Who was your sporting hero growing up?

I’d like to say Beckham but that’s not a good answer for me! I’d say Vidic.

What is your career highlight so far?

I got Man of the Match in my first ever game at Carlisle when I was 19.

And the worst moment…

Accrington got beat by Yeovil in the FA Cup this season and the winner would have played Man United. It would have been great to face my boyhood club.

First junior football club…

CMB Westhoughton.

If you could change one rule in football what would it be?

That you could have yellow cards rescinded.

Who is the best player in your position in the world currently?

Vincent Kompany.

What is the one programme on TV you can’t miss?

Corrie (Coronation Street).

If you could have dinner with three famous people, dead or alive, who would you invite?

Cristiano Ronaldo, James Cordon and Peter Kay.

What is your trademark dish in the kitchen?

Basic chicken pasta with tomato sauce.

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