Carabao Cup Q&A: Declan McKenna

As a singer, songwriter and music producer, Declan McKenna is definitely saved busy, however this Sunday he’ll be having a day off to observe his beloved Tottenham Hotspur within the Carabao Cup Final!

We caught up with him forward of kick-off for an unique Q&A…

Declan, how a lot are you wanting forward to this season’s Final?

I am buzzing for the Final! Video games like this do not come usually and it feels prefer it’ll be an essential one for us after an up and down season. It is thrilling to know that, if we play at our best, we’re in with an enormous chance… even against such a robust opposition.

The place will you be watching the sport? 

Well there is not any means I am not going to try to be one of many 8,000 followers at Wembley one way or the other! However in any other case I could not ensure… a pub backyard if i can, or just at home, possibly we’ll get the projector out for it.

Who’s your favorite player within the Spurs side?

I feel Højbjerg has been so dependable this season; I’ve been really happy to see him have such an assured season as a new signing. He wins the ball well, controls the motion of the sport and can get an essential goal or two. It’s been great to observe.

What’s your earliest memory of watching Spurs? 

Beating Chelsea 2-1 on fireworks evening ’06 is sort of memorable for me. We by no means used to win video games like that back then, and it was fireworks evening, so it was all-round class from the attitude of a seven-year-old.

What’s your score prediction for the Final?

3-3 on the end of added time, Spurs win 7-6 on pens.

One tune for the Wembley Playlist, to fireplace up the Spurs followers forward of kick-off? 

The entire playlist could be Ossie’s Dream (Spurs are on their option to Wembley) in my e-book! I plan to take heed to all of it morning and the evening earlier than.

One tune for the dressing room? 

Fix up, look sharp – Dizzee Rascal

One tune for half-time (should you’re dropping)

I like the concept of them throwing on ‘Kate Bush – There goes a tenner’, it will set a new tone for positive.

One tune for half-time (should you’re winning)

The world is yours – Nas 

Lastly, a tune for the trophy elevate when your team wins!

Starstruck – Sorry

Hearken to Declan McKenna ‘Stunning Faces’ on the official EFL Spotify Playlist right here.


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