Twenty Questions with Stephen Speed

Editorin People

StephenSpeedStephen Speed - Never bought a record but, if he did, it might be Paint it Black by the Rolling Stones!

Who are you? Stephen Speed, Head Groundsman, Port Vale Football Club.

Family status? Single.

Who's your hero and why? Barry Richards - brilliant opening batsman.

What is your dream holiday? Ashes in Australia with Kelly Brook.

What annoys you most? People who are late.

What would you change about yourself? Better eyes - after the girl I chatted up the other night!

Who wouldn't you like to be? A sports scientist - a groundsman's nightmare!

Favourite record, and why? I've never bought one.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? The girl I fell in love with twenty-eight years ago and lost!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? I bought a car!

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? Drums - fun to play and magic finish.

What's the best advice you've ever been given? Finish a job and clean the machines before going home.

What's your favourite smell? The seaside on the first day of a holiday.

What do you do in your spare time? Walking and visiting a good country pub.

What's the daftest work related question you've ever been asked? "Can you paint the goal posts black?"!

What's your favourite piece of kit? My Dennis mower.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Organised, honest and micky taker.

What talent would you like to have? Pick the lottery numbers the day before.

What makes you angry? Dog mess on sports grounds and kids play areas.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? No VAT on new machinery for small sports clubs.

Article Tags: