Nickname: None in particular
Date of birth: 30th July 1964
Place of birth: Perth, Scotland
Height (cm) : 175
Weight (kg) : 98
Hair color: the few remaining are mostly grey
Eyes color: Brown
Profession: Systems Analyst
Engaged with: Married to Christine
Children: Corinne & Allan
Shoes number: 44
Shoes trademark: Joma
Sportsman: Messi at FC Barcelona – amazing talent, and always plays for the team.
Futsal Player: Kike
Futsal Coach: Mico Martic, who has been very kind and helpful to me
Futsal President: We don’t have any in Scotland. The nearest one would be me, as I’m chairman of Perth Youth Futsal / Perth Saltires
Futsal League you would like to play: Spain
Match you remember (+): Perth Saltires drawing 2-2 against Stella Rossa Vienna in the UEFA Futsal Cup in 2010 & drawing 3-3 against Ilves Tampere in the the UEFA Futsal Cup in 2011. Also, Perth Youth Futsal U16s winning the final 4-0 in a tournament in Barcelona in 2008.
Match you remember (-): Losing 3-1 to Croatia Berlin in the UEFA Futsal Cup in 2011. We had played very well and were leading 1-0 well into the game but then tired and lost 3 soft goals.
Goal you remember: scoring a hat-trick in one game a few years ago which helped clinch promotion for PYF, so that stands out for me as I don’t play much now.
Played for and managed pro/semi-pro teams in Lebanon (1977-80, 83-85), USA (80-83) and Scotland (85-date)
Player/Head Coach of Perth Youth Futsal / Perth Saltires – 2002 to date
Coach of British Lions – 2000
Coach of the Scotland national team – 2000 to 2002
Year Futsal Sallary: Zero, as it’s only a hobby.
After the Player Career you will remain in Futsal:
Yes, my playing career finished a few years ago.
Food: I like Lebanese & Spanish food. I also like to try food from any country I visit.
Car, Your Car: Audi RS6, Volvo V70
Clothing: Casual sportswear
Actor: Morgan Freeman
Actress: Penelope Cruise
Film: The Lord of the Rings films.
Book: Any football / futsal coaching books.
Music: I like classical, pop & rock.
Singer: Norah Jones, AC/DC, Dire Straits
Town for living: Perth is nice. Barcelona too.
Place for holidays: I like driving around Spain
Football club you like: St. Johnstone, Barcelona, Nijmeh & Boca Juniors
Pet (animal) : I have 2 greyhound dogs as pets – Bobby and Barbra.
Game you like: Work, Futsal and walking the dogs takes up most of my time.
Politic: No interest in politics – but would like to see an end to poverty & discrimination.
1 – Good health & Happiness for all my family & friends.
2 – Continue making friends around the world through my Futsal travels.
3 – Achieve all my ambitions in Life, including Futsal.
Without Futsal what you would like to do:
Spend more time with my family and on my hobbies.
Stamp collecting, travelling around the world.
And still trying to learn to play the guitar ! ! !