Earlier this season, we caught up with Rovers Under-18s defender George Wyatt, to get to know the first year scholar a little better …
Former club: Manchester United
How long have you been at Rovers:
I’ve been here since signing in January 2019, so over a year with the club.
Best thing about being at Rovers:
I love the atmosphere around the place and the group is very close. The staff here are brilliant and really push you on.
Club you support:
I’m a Manchester United supporter.
I wear white socks under my match socks every game.
Best friend in football:
Ben Pleavin, because he was with me at United. Jake Garrett and Jarrod Harlock were the two that really welcomed me here at Rovers.
Idol growing up:
Having watched a lot of Manchester United, I’d say Wayne Rooney was the one I really looked up to.
Describe yourself as a player:
I’m composed, aggressive and like to play out from the back.
Highlight of your career:
Signing my scholarship here is right up there.
Hopes for the season:
I want to stay in the side and play as much as possible. We want a good run in the FA Youth Cup as well.