Young midfielder Dean Pinnington is the latest Wolves Academy star to give an insight into his life, both on and off the pitch.
Full name: Dean Stanley Pinnington
Hometown: Douglas, Isle of Man
Previous clubs: None
Time at Wolves: Three years
Nickname: Deano or Pinny
What’s your earliest memory in football?
I remember playing it outside my house, but I can also remember watching Man United when I was young on the telly, which is why I wanted to be a football player.
What has been your best moment in football?
Signing the scholarship for Wolves was so good. I was proper emotional when I signed, as it’s the first step of the ladder for me to become a footballer.
What team did you support as a child?
I support both Man United and Celtic.
What trophy would you most like to win?
The Ballon d’Or.
Who are your best friends at Wolves?
I’m close to Chem [Campbell], Jack Scott, Lee [Harkin] – I’m mates with all of them really, as they’re all good lads.
Who is your funniest teammate?
It’s got to be either Chem and sometimes Jaden [Forrester].
Who is your worst dressed teammate?
Jack Scott. Not even a question.
What are your hobbies outside of football?
Generally, just every other sport. I play everything and just like being active.
What would you want to be if not a footballer?
I’d want to be a millionaire, but I’d end up being a fisherman with my dad!