Get To Know | Joe O'Shaughnessy

Young Wolves goalkeeper Joe O'Shaughnessy is the latest Academy star to give an insight into his life, both on and off the pitch.


Full name: Joseph Peter David O'Shaughnessy

Position: Goalkeeper

Birthdate: 05/01/2003

Nationality: English

Hometown: Warrington, Cheshire

Height: 1.93m

Weight: 90kg

Previous clubs: Burnley, Wrexham

Years at Wolves: One year

Nickname: Joe


What’s your earliest memory in football?

I was six or seven when I played in my first tournament as a striker and I remember scoring. As I’ve got taller, I’ve just been moved further back down the pitch!

What has been your best moment in football?

Joining Wolves and becoming a footballer full-time. I just wanted to leave school and crack on with football.

What team did you support as a child?

Man United. Through and through.

What trophy would you most like to win?

Golden Glove at the World Cup.

Who are your best friends at Wolves?

I live with Owen [Hesketh], and I also spend time with Jack [Scott] and Lee [Harkin]

Who is your funniest teammate?

Theo [Corbeanu] because he’s a bit dopey! When you’re sat in a room with him, some of the stuff he comes out with is bonkers.

Who is your worst dressed teammate?

Probably Theo again.

What are your hobbies outside of football?

I like music, I play the guitar, I like golf, watching football, lots of things really.

What would you want to be if not a footballer?

I’d like to join the Navy or be a Marine.


Sport aside from football: Swimming

Current/former player: Ederson

Pair of boots: Adidas Predators

Social media platform: Snapchat

Phone game: Bikes Hill

Food/meal: Spaghetti Bolognese

Film: Usual Suspects

TV series: How I Met Your Mother

Band/artist: Oasis

Holiday destination: New York