Steeton midfielder Luke Baldwin is the subject of this week’s Player Profile.
Free kick specialist Baldwin has become a popular figure for Roy Mason’s men since crossing the Keighley divide by leaving Silsden to join Steeton in January 2019.
Furniture maker and machinist
Bradford City, Guiseley AFC and Silsden
Best mate in Football
Description of Career Highlight
Getting to play at Valley Parade for Bradford City’s academy against Leeds United and scoring what I would say my best goal to date. I took a cross field pass from the right back and flicked it over my head with my right foot then volleyed the ball from about 25 yards in to the net with my left foot.
Lowest Moment in Football
Getting released from Bradford City.
Description of Most Memorable Match
Again the same match at Valley Parade as that goal will be my best memory for as long as I will remember.
Funniest Moment in Football
When we were training at Woodhouse Grove School and one of the lads got pooed on by a bird.
First semi-professional manager and club
Dave Currie (Guiseley AFC academy chief)
Non League Debut
I can’t remember it.
First Red Card (at semi-professional level)
Never had a red yet.
Description of First Goal (at semi-professional level)
My first goal was whilst I was playing for Guiseley and it was a cross field ball that I touched out of my feet and struck across goal and in to the bottom corner from the edge of the area.
What do you want to achieve in football in the future
To play at the highest level I possibly can.
Favourite Non League Ground I’ve played at (barring your own club)
FC United of Manchester at Broadhurst Park.
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