Samson gets his paws on Jack Colback to find out about his New Year’s resolutions.
1) How long have you been playing football?
a. Since I was little. I joined Sunderland’s Academy when I was eight years old.
2) Which match are you most looking forward to this year?
a. I look forward to every game, I’m always proud to pull on a Sunderland shirt.
3) What is the best thing about being a footballer?
a. Doing something that I love every day of my life.
4) What advice would you give to young footballers?
a. Train as hard as you can and always play your best.
5) Why did you decide to play football?
a. It has always been my favourite sport, I have loved it from an early age.
6) What’s the best thing about playing for Sunderland?
a. The team get on really well and we all support each other.
7) Have you played for any other teams?
a. I have been out on loan to Ipswich twice.
8) What’s been your proudest moment so far?
a. There have been lots of great moments, one has to be being voted Young Player of the Year in 2010.
9) Who is the fastest player?
a. Sessegnon is always really quick up the pitch.
10) Why did you want to play for Sunderland?
a. I’m a north east lad so I’m proud to play for a local team.