Get To Know | Owen Hesketh

Welsh under-17 international midfielder Owen Hesketh is the latest Wolves Academy star to give an insight into his life, both on and off the pitch.


Full name: Owen James Michael Hesketh

Position: Midfielder

Birthdate: 10/10/2002

Nationality: English/Welsh

Hometown: Manchester

Height: 180cm

Weight: 67kg

Previous clubs: Manchester City

Time at Wolves: Five months

Nickname: Heskey


What’s your earliest memory in football?

Playing for a local team when I was five-years-old which led me to being picked up by City.

What has been your best moment in football?

Signing the pro contract here at Wolves a few months ago.

What team did you support as a child?

United. There were a few arguments at the time when I went to City!

What trophy would you most like to win?

Champions League.

Who are your best friends at Wolves?

The Irish lads, Jack [Scott] and Lee [Harkin] and big Faz [Faisu Sangare].

Who is your funniest teammate?

I’d say either Jack or Lee as they have a bit of banter.

Who is your worst dressed teammate?

Probably Christian [Marques].

What are your hobbies outside of football?

I play golf.

What would you want to be if not a footballer?

I’d want to be a golfer.

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Sport aside from football: Golf

Current/former player: Paul Scholes

Pair of boots: Nike Phantoms

Social media platform: Instagram

Phone game: Flappy Dunk

Food/meal: Lasagne or egg on toast

Film: The Mission Impossible franchise

TV series: Pretty Little Liars

Band/artist: The Courteeners

Holiday destination: The Maldives