It’s quite a Burnley FC Women first team squad…here’s a chance to get to know them better!
Name Sarah Agger
Position Right Wing or Right Back
Previous club(s) Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City, Everton and Liverpool
What is your favourite footballing moment? So far, it has to be being the first English club to win the Dallas International Cup in 2018 with Blackburn Rovers and to be the Captain of the team was a bonus!
Do you have a nickname? A lot of people just call me Agger
Who is your role model? It’s definitely Lucy Bronze, I think she’s class
What’s your most annoying habit? I wouldn’t say I have an annoying habit however my mum says it’s fixing my hair on the pitch
If you could go back in time where would you go? Back to 1966 when England won the world cup!
Which three celebrities would you invite to your dream dinner party? David Beckham, Beyoncé and Lewis Capaldi
Name Kelly Halligan
Position Centre Midfield/Striker
Previous club(s) Bolton Wanderers Ladies
What is your favourite footballing moment? Playing for the Republic of Ireland
Do you have a nickname? Kel is the most common one
Who is your role model? My dad
What’s your most annoying habit? Saying what even though I heard what they said!
If you could go back in time where would you go? 2008
Which three celebrities would you invite to your dream dinner party? Kanye West, Bill Gates, Will Smith
Tell us your funniest joke “I was raised as an only child, which really annoyed my brother”
Name Levi Rathburn
Position Left wing
Previous club(s) Manchester United
Do you have any pre-match rituals? I have to eat a banana 1 hour before kick-off.
Which member of the squad is the worst dancer? Olivia Wilson
Where is your favourite holiday destination? Lanzarote, I go every year with my family and friends.
Which words or phrase do you use the most? “It’s a bit of a sticky one” for awkward situations
What TV programme do you make sure you never miss? Love Island
Which famous person would you most like to be stuck in a lift with? Tom Hardy, I think we’d have a lot in common
How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Changing room DJ (Buff got the sack!)
Burnley FC Women captain, Jo Holt…
Name Joanne (Jo) Holt
Position Centre Half
Previous club(s) Curzon Ashton LFC, Haslingden Ladies FC
What is your favourite footballing moment? Captaining Burnley FC Women to back to back titles and then leading the squad around Turf Moor prior to the last game of the season. It was one of the best proudest moments of my life.
Do you have a nickname? Holty
Who is your role model? Male: Glen Little, Female: Steph Houghton
What’s your most annoying habit? I’m a complete control freak
If you could go back in time where would you go? To the moon with Neil Armstrong and be the first woman in space… One small step for man, one giant leap for womankind.
Which three celebrities would you invite to your dream dinner party? Hugh Jackman, Pink and Ronan Keating if I could squeeze in a fourth it would be Graham Alexander
Name Kenedy Owen
Position Centre Mid
Previous club(s) Sheffield FC and Manchester United
What is your favourite footballing moment? Scoring top bins with my left foot on my debut for Burnley in pre-season!
Do you have a nickname? My family call me Kenk or Kenco but at football it’s usually Ken as it’s the quickest to say on the pitch
Who is your role mode? My mum!
What’s your most annoying habit? Cracking my neck back and fingers
If you could go back in time where would you go? To the dinosaurs
Which three celebrities would you invite to your dream dinner party? Will Smith, Beyoncé to entertain and David Beckham
Tell us your funniest joke I told my mum I’ve got a car made of spaghetti, she didn’t believe me…should have seen her face when I drove pasta 😉
Name Sarah Greenhalgh (used to be Buffel before I got married – hence the nickname ‘Buff’)
Position Striker – although I think I’ve played in every position!
Previous club(s) Rochdale Ladies and Manchester City Women
Tell us a fact not many people know about you? I’m only 5’2!
What did you want to be when you grew up? I genuinely had no idea; after uni, I actually looked into TV presenting.
If you could have one super power what would it be? To fly!
If you had to compare yourself to a Burnley FC men’s player, who would it be? Probably Ashley Barnes because he’s pretty tough on the pitch and the girls nicknamed me the ‘Burnley Beast’ I tend to hurt my own players in training – by accident, of course!
What would your final three course meal be? Calamari with garlic mayonnaise to start, followed by fillet steak and peanut butter cheesecake for dessert.
What’s your biggest fear? I don’t necessarily have one – I joke about it all the time, but it’s probably when I’m too old to run about and play football anymore!
If you could be a contestant on a TV game show, which would you choose? Ninja Warrior!