|PLAYER PROFILES 2010: PAULINE HAMILL (Left Club 11 Aug 2010)|
Squad No: 11
Signed for Spartans: 20 Jan 2010
Occupation: High Performance Football Coach
, SFA Women's National Academy
Gold Sponsor: Spartans FC
Previous Senior Clubs: Cumbernauld Ladies, Kilmarnock, Hibs, IBV, Celtic, Doncaster Belles, Blackburn Rovers
International Honours: A Squad (128 Caps)
Best Player played with: Linda Brown, Vicky Exely and Iris Bryndisdottir (no its not a joke, she was the Icelandic captain when I played in Iceland!)
Best Player played against: Birgit Prinz (I once tried to tackle her – I have never tackled since!), Anita Asante (England defender) and Laura Georges (French centre-back) – I once tried to get past her….lol
Best Moment in Football: Beating Russia 2-1 in Nalchik in front of 16,000 people. Playing against Germany (we lost though!) again live on TV, 20,000 people and the most amazing smell of barbecued burgers being cooked at the side of the pitch! My 100th cap was a day I will never forget also.
Worst Moment in Football: Leading up to Finland 2009 and sitting watching the games on TV feeling sick at the thought of not being there.
Best ground played at: The pitch the game v Germany took place on, IBV home pitch in Iceland (like a bowling green).
Worst ground played at: Too many to give one all the credit!
Coloured Boots or Black Boots: Only white
First team you ever played for: Craigburn boys U12
Favourite Band: My favourite artist is pink right now– see her latest concert, omg it was amazing! I also like Pixie Lott and anything that is not thumping music…..
Hobbies away from football: Love to spend time with Ross, Robyn and Keiran – they are amazing kids and so much fun. I have started to play a little tennis too which I love.
Who or what makes you laugh: Ross, Robyn, Keiran, Shelley Valle, Shelley Kerr, Stacey Cook, Granti, Iffy – I love laughing it is amazing