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14 February 2019

Paul Hazlewood
David Button in action for the Seagulls.

Brighton & Hove Albion goalkeeper David Button is next up, as he tells us his favourite game, his holiday destination of choice, the best dressed player in the changing room and more.

Name: David Button

Birthplace: Stevenage

Birthdate: 27/02/89

Height: 193cm

Weight: 90kg

Previous clubs: Tottenham Hotspur, Charlton Athletic, Brentford and Fulham.

Nickname: Butts!

Favourite player past: Edwin van der Sar

Favourite player present: David de Gea

Job you’d do if not a footballer: Accountant

Team supported as a kid: Tottenham Hotspur

Favourite other sport: Tennis

Other sportsperson you most admire: Tyson Fury

Most memorable match played in: Play-off semi-final against Middlesbrough for Brentford. 

Biggest disappointment: Same as above, actually!

Best stadium played in: St James’ Park

Favourite food: Anything Italian

Last download/CD bought: Shotgun by George Ezra – that’s for the kids!

All-time favourite music artist: Rag'n'Bone Man  

Best dressed team-mate: Dale Stephens

Worst dressed: Yves Bissouma

Must-watch current TV programme: Informer

Best film ever seen: Recently, probably the Greatest Showman

Superstitions: Don’t have any!

Favourite holiday resort: Bermuda

Career plan when you finish playing: Something to do with coaching!

Finally describe yourself in three words: Calm, determined and focused.

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