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1 January 2002
Kevin Nolan: Talentspotter
"I loved Lee Sharpe. I wanted to be a left-footer because of him. I tried and realised I was right-footed"
1 July 2001
Shola Ameobi: Talentspotter
"I can't myself ever wanting to leave Newcastle: I've always loved Newcastle and always will..."
1 June 2001
Kevin McNaughton: Talentspotter
"I've not put enough tackles in this season, and I could read the game a bit better”
1 April 2001
Jermain Defoe: Talentspotter
"They used to call me Wrighty at West Ham, because of the way I play. Who's the better finisher? It's gotta be me"
1 April 2001
Bobby Zamora: Talentspotter
"Ian Holloway didn't rate me highly"
1 February 2001
Joleon Lescott: Talenspotter
"I used to clean Keith Curle's boots at Wolves and he's been great, but when he left, that gave me my chance"
1 December 2000
Titus Bramble: Talentspotter
"I play a bit like Sol Campbell, especially in the way he brings the ball out of defence"
1 October 2000
Scott Parker: Talentspotter
"I came back from Lilleshall and went straight into the reserves, playing about five games for them and suddenly I was in the first team squad. It was a huge jump."
1 May 1998
Steve Harper: Talentspotter
"Like most goalkeepers I'm a frustrated centre-forward, but this is better than doing all that running around"