0 Getting Personal with Andy Croft

AndyCroft2Andy Croft - honest and relaxed, especially if sat on a beach having said goodbye to everyone!


Who are you? Andy Croft, Head Groundsman at Derby County Football Club.

Family status? Partner Jane and two daughters, Leila (7) and Evie (4).

Who's your hero and why? My mum.

What would you change about yourself? To be good looking.

What's your guilty pleasure? Doc McStuffins and Sofia the First.

What do you drop everything for? Leila and Evie.

What's been the highlight of your career so far? It's just around the corner, I hope.

Glass half full or half empty? Half full.

Climate change - fact or fiction? Fact.

What's your favourite season? The cricket season.

What are your pet peeves? People with excuses.

If you could go anywhere right now, where would it be? Sat on the beach.

What's the best part of your job? Match days.

… and the worst? Frost and snow.

Do you have a lifetime ambition? To one day work in our industry at a major football stadium in Europe.

Who wouldn't you like to be? Alastair Cook.

Favourite record, and why? Anything by Alter Bridge.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? The missus, obviously.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Say goodbye to everyone.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Never eat yellow snow.

What's your favourite smell? The missus' perfume.

What do you do in your spare time? Play with the kids and play cricket.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? What do you do in the close season?

What's your favourite piece of kit? Dennis G860.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Honest, dedicated, relaxed.

What talent would you like to have? To play guitar and sing like Myles Kennedy.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? Anything that helps us out in our industry.

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