Two Minutes with… Jake O’Connor Jun 24, 2019

Name: Jake O’Connor


Date of Birth: 28th October 1998


Height: 5’11


Weight: 79 kg


From: Baldoyle, North Dublin


Position: Centre Midfield


Occupation: Footballer / College Student – Tourism management


Favorite player: Steven Gerrard


Favorite meal:  Starter – Prawns Pil Pil Main – Chicken Wings Dessert – Raspberry cheesecake


Best pre match breakfast: Scrambled Eggs with banana on toast


How do I prepare for a game?  set out boots etc the night before have an ice bath the night before and stay relaxed the day of the game


Usual routine?  get up, have shower, have breakfast, do teeth, wash face, hair etc, put feet up for a while, then when traveling to match play my Spotify playlist.


Any lucky traditions?  same lucky underwear for every match day


Favorite book? unbeatable mind, Mark Divine


Person I most admire ? My mother, Lesley


3 guests for dinner, dead or alive? Will Ferrell, Barack Obama and Jimmy Bullard


Football Honours ? u16 international Cap, U17s umbro cup all Ireland winner (Home Farm),  U19s captain and Enda McGuill all Ireland winner (Dundalk),  Dundalk FC double winning squad 2018


Past Clubs – Malahide, Home Farm, Dundalk, Portmarnock