How long have you been playing for Northern Tigers?
I have played for the club for a total of four years, first in 2013 and 2014. After a few years away I returned to the club last year and have continued on into this season.
Who have been the been the biggest influences in your football career?
The biggest influence would have to be my older brother. Without him I would have never started playing in the first place!
Which clubs have you previously played for?
In Australia I have played for Sutherland Sharks, Bankstown Berries, St George Saints and Parramatta FC. I have also played in Iran and the U.A.E.
What do you enjoy most about playing for Northern Tigers?
The club culture is fantastic. The players in my squad as well as the administrators and coaches are fantastic people as well as being technically proficient in the game itself.
What position do you play? Have you always played there?
I currently play anywhere down the left side, usually left wing but I have played the occasional fixture in left back. I have previously played as a 9 and 10 also.
What is your personal goal for this season?
My goal this season was to have an injury free year and start to enjoy playing again – I have barely missed a match so it’s going well so far!
Do you have a favourite club/player? Who/why?
Arsenal. When I was young they signed my favourite player, Dennis Bergkamp. I have been a fan ever since! Along with Bergkamp, his Arsenal strike partner Thierry Henry is also one of my favourite players.
What is your best football memory?
I was fortunate enough to representing Iran on an international level earlier in my career for the Under-23 team.