"Player Profile: Harry Lloyd"
The Jersey FA Link Asset Services Centre of Excellence provides an advanced player pathway for youngster on the Island with identified talent and potential. The Centre has grown from a single group of u14 boys to one which now offers over 140 players, in 9 squads from u11 to u21s, a structured weekly coaching and games programme. The sessions are supported by 20 FA qualified coaches.
Name: Harry Lloyd
Position: Right Back
Height: 5ft, 8
Club: LINK Centre of Excellence U18s & Grouville F.C U18’s
What Football Team do you Support? Arsenal
What are your strengths as a player?
“As a right back I would have to say first and foremost, defending I really enjoy putting a tackle in. I have a very traditional style of play; I enjoy defending and holding up play, stopping the opposition attack. I also like to get forward overlapping and putting crosses into the box for my team mates.”
Who is your favourite footballer and why?
“As an Arsenal fan I would say Laurent Koscielny, he is fearless for Arsenal always putting his body on the line, getting blocks in, strong in the air, he is a great Captain.”
What is your best football moment in the game?
“I don’t have a standout moment I just enjoy playing against top opposition, the centre gives you so many opportunities to play against top teams such as, Fulham F.C, Chelsea F.C and Southampton F.C. it’s great.”
How has the Jersey FA Link Asset Services Centre of Excellence helped you develop?
“I think the consistent high quality coaching has helped my development as a player. At the Centre they teach you your role and what is expected of you on and off the pitch.”
What are your ambitions for the future?
“I just want to keep playing and be the best I can be.”