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Getting To Know: Ollie Turton

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9 June 2020

Ollie Turton has made 120 appearances for Blackpool since arriving from Crewe in the summer of 2017, including 39 this season.

But how much do you know about his interests away from the pitch, as well as some of his favourite achievements on it? 

Read his answers to some of our questions below: 

Who was your sporting hero growing up?

Steven Gerrard.

What’s the best bit of advice you’ve taken on board?

Put 100 per cent into everything you do. 

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

I’d have challenges that allow you to go to VAR, like you do in tennis.  

Do you have any pre-match superstitions?

Not particularly. If I’ve had a good game, I’ll try and do the same routine the next time.

Favourite goal you’ve scored in your career so far? 

My goal against Doncaster Rovers.

What football boots are you currently wearing?

Nike Phantom Venoms.

What would you have been if not a footballer?

I reckon I would have been a PE teacher. That’s what I want to be after I finish football.

What is your favourite film?

Man on Fire.

If a film was made of your life, who would you cast to play yourself?

Ryan Gosling.

Alongside yourself, name another four players who would make up your ultimate five-aside team. 

Mark Howard, Phillipp Lahm, Steven Gerrard and Lionel Messi.

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