Get To Know | Jed Abbey

Versatile Dutch midfielder and wing-back Jed Abbey is the latest Wolves Academy star to give an insight into his life, both on and off the pitch.


Full name: Jediah Yeboah Abbey

Position: Midfield/wing-back

Birthdate: 14/01/2002

Nationality: Dutch

Hometown: Den Haag, Netherlands

Height: 1.88m

Weight: 78kg

Previous clubs: None

Years at Wolves: Ten years

Nickname: Jed


What’s your earliest memory in football?

Playing Sunday League when I was about five for Randlay Colts in Stirchley.

What has been your best moment in football?

Scoring against Manchester United for Wolves, it felt good.

What team did you support as a child?


What trophy would you most like to win?

The World Cup.

Who are your best friends at Wolves?

Probably JJ [Joseph Joseph] and Lewis [Richards], but I don’t like to say I have friends – I have associates!

Who is your funniest teammate?

JJ or Lewis.

Who is your worst dressed teammate?

It used to be Theo Corbeanu, but he’s improved, so now it’s Pascy Estrada.

What are your hobbies outside of football?

I like going out for food and watching films.

What would you want to be if not a footballer?

Maybe an agent.

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Sport aside from football: Basketball

Current/former player: Cristiano Ronaldo

Pair of boots: Nike Mercurial Vapor

Social media platform: Instagram

Phone game: Football manager

Food/meal: Jollof rice

Film: Ride Along 2

TV series: EastEnders

Band/artist: Lil Baby

Holiday destination: New York