On the Spot

On the spot…with Alexander Gawne

COLERAINE striker Alexander Gawne lists Cristiano Ronaldo as his all-time favourite player as our ‘On the Spot’ series continues…

1. Occupation?

None, still at school.

2. Favourite player of all time?

Cristiano Ronaldo.

3. Favourite meal?

Steak, garlic fries and tobacco onions.

4. Pre-match breakfast?

Bob and Berts pancake stack and a strawberry shake.

5. Any lucky traditions?


6. PS4 or Xbox?


7. What teams do you support?

Manchester United.

8. Three guests for a dinner – dead or alive – who do you pick and why?

Jose Mourinho – because he’s the best manager in the world.

Conor McGregor – because he’s the greatest fighter ever.

Liam Gallagher – watching him argue with Jose would be great.

9. Favourite movie?

Conjuring 2.

10. Your favourite moment as a Coleraine player?

Making my league debut against Warrenpoint Town on the opening day of the season.

11. If you were deserted on an island, which Coleraine player would you choose to be with and why?

Gareth McConaghie – because he’s one of the funniest men I’ve met.

12. Who is your room mate on European trips?

Andy Whiteside was with me in Wales.

13. If you could be a Coleraine player for one day who would it be and why?

Darren McCauley because that man is always doing something different whether that be writing poems or yoga.

14. What other sports do you play?


15. Who is your best mate at the club?

Andy Whiteside as I’ve played with him since under-9’s.

16. How have you enjoyed the step-up to the first team squad?

It’s been great and all the players have made it easier to settle in.