0 Twenty Questions with Matt Pullen

TheLeys MatthewPullen2Matt Pullen - Usually, he's mad and loud - if he's not, then he's won the lottery!


Who are you? Matt Pullen, Head Groundsman, The Leys, Cambridge.

Family status? Married with two children.

Who's your hero and why? Sporting - Lance Armstrong, in ten years he went from being on death's door to being one of the most famous sportsmen in the world. Work - Bill Gordon, in the short period of time I worked with him he taught me so much.

What is your dream holiday? To run across America.

What annoys you the most? Work - cold callers. Politicians, need I say more.

What would you change about yourself? My legs and feet. Mine are knackered.

Who wouldn't you like to be? A Football Manager.

Favourite record, and why? The Lady is a Tramp, whether it's sung by Sinatra or Tony Bennett. It reminds me of my father.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? Katy Hill, the ex Blue Peter presenter.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Keep quiet.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? A set of drums, they are almost as loud as me.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Never say "that'll do".

What's your favourite smell? Bacon cooking.

What do you do in your spare time? Marathons, cycling etc. Check out the website www.the12in12.com and look for Matt.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? Do you REALLY deal in grass? What type?

What's your favourite piece of kit? Yard Broom - for brushing wickets. Every club in the country can afford one and it gives the same result.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Loud, Sporty and Mad.

What talent would you like to have? To be a world class athlete at marathon running.

What makes you angry? Not being told things that I should know (sporting fixtures being cancelled).

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? That domestic chainsaws should be banned and not sold to the public.

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