Get To Know | Jackson Smith

Having been at Wolves since the age of eight, goalkeeper Jackson Smith is the latest Academy star to give an insight into his life, both on and off the pitch.


Full name: Jackson Smith

Position: Goalkeeper

Birthdate: 14/10/2001

Nationality: English

Hometown: Telford

Height: 187cm

Weight: 76kg

Previous clubs: None

Time at Wolves: 11 years

Nickname: Jacko


What’s your earliest memory in football?

When I was younger some of the oldest lads stuck me on top of a fence to go in goal and I ended up breaking my nose. It wasn’t the best of days.

What has been your best moment in football?

Earning my professional contract here at Wolves.

What team did you support as a child?


What trophy would you most like to win?

The World Cup, because playing for your country is the biggest honour you can get.

Who are your best friends at Wolves?

Jamie Pardington, Joe Young and Pascal Estrada.

Who is your funniest teammate?

Theo Corbeanu.

Who is your worst dressed teammate?

Theo, again.

What are your hobbies outside of football?

I play golf regularly.

What would you want to be if not a footballer?

It would be a professional golfer.

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Sport aside from football: Golf

Current/former player: Ben Foster

Pair of boots: Puma ONE

Social media platform: Twitter

Phone game: Clash of Clans

Food/meal: Steak and chips with blue cheese sauce

Film: Dodgeball

TV series: Prison Break

Band/artist: The Script

Holiday destination: Alicante, Spain