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Twenty Questions with John Ledwidge

John Ledwidge - is able to make people's ears bleed and has enjoyed being sent to Coventry!

JohnLedwidge2010.JPGWho are you? John Ledwidge, Head Groundsman at Coventry City FC.

Family status? Single.

Who's your hero and why? My mum, dad and family. They have been through everything with me and their love and support has helped me achieve all I have.

What is your dream holiday? What's one of them?

What annoys you the most? Ignorant people.

What would you change about yourself? The fact that I take too much to heart.

Who wouldn't you like to be? John Terry just recently!

Favourite record, and why? Fairytale of New York by the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl. I just never get bored of hearing it, or singing it whilst I'm mowing!

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? John Terry's wife.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Work my notice whilst driving to work in a more expensive car than the footballers.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? A piano, for the pure fact it's the only thing I can play.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Never regret anything that has taught you a lesson or made you smile.

What's your favourite smell? Obviously, cut grass!

What do you do in your spare time? Work usually - if not, I referee football matches.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? Do you talk to the grass to make it grow?

What's your favourite piece of kit? My Dennis G860s.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Conscientious, fair, perfectionist.

What talent would you like to have? To be able to sing, so that when I'm mowing I'm not making people's ears bleed at the Ricoh!.

What makes you angry? I don't get angry, I get even!

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? The consideration of the first League game being away, dependent on the timing of summer concerts!

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by in People on 13 Apr 2010

This article appeared in Pitchcare Magazine Issue 29 - Feb / Mar 2010

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