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Luke Ballinger - Forward

D.O.B. - 26/02/88

Debut : Stourbridge (H) - 16/08/08
Last Game : Lowestoft Town (A) - 27/10/09

Luke is a diminutive and pacy forward with an eye for goal.

The 2008/09 campaign will be Luke's second at this level after scoring nine times for a poor Mangotsfield United side last term following his thirty-six goal haul with Melksham Town in the Toolstation League the season before.

Luke is also a teammate of City's Alex Sykes in the England Futsal squad.


























Grandfather - Brian Ballinger

 Luke Ballinger

"The Boy's a bit special"
Q & A's with Luke
Name :
Luke Richard Ballinger

DoB :
26/02/88

Birthplace :
Bath

Playing Position :
Any forward position

Other teams played for :
Forest Green Rovers, Bristol City, Melksham Town, Chippenham Town, Mangotsfield United

Nickname :
Bally

Team(s) Supported :
Man Utd, Leeds, Everton, Bolton, Newcastle, Man City; whoever is near the top and got loads of money

Strengths :
not alot

Weaknesses :
all of my game

How do you keep yourself fit for football?
Loads of coaching

I play a bit like :
other than a clown, Rooney

Heroes :
Grandad Brian Ballinger

Highlight :
Scoring hat trick for my country in futsal and watching a replay of my goal vs China in the bar on a night out in Kuala Lumpur

Lowlight :
Being relaesed from Bristol City and listening to Boris in the car on the way to training

Honours :
Playing futsal for England

Injuries :
Left angle ligament damage in January 2008

Best player played with :
Tommy Docherty, Michael Bridges, Marcus Stewart

Toughest opponent :
n/a

Best friend at club :
Jack Pitcher only cause I have to share lifts other than that he is a bit boring only jokin Pitch

Favourite Music :
old school hits 70's 80's 90's

Favourite Movies(s) :
Cool Runnings

Favourite TV Programme :
Gavin and Stacey

Tell us something about yourself that we don't know!
My grandad once played for the Tigers for a short period

Most embarrassing moment :
Nothin because everything I do is stupid so get used to it

Describe yourself in five words :
legend legend legend legend legend

In five years you'll be ....
25 playing for the Tigers in League 2

Clubs:
Forest Green Rovers, Bristol City, Melksham Town, Chippenham Town, Mangotsfield United, Gloucester City, Frome Town, Chippenham Town

Appearances & Goals:

Season Apps Subs Goals
 2008/09    32     15      7  
 2009/10     6      1      1  
Total   38     16      8  


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Page last updated : 2nd July 2012

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