One Direction - One Direction Attend Soccer Club Training Session

One Direction star Niall Horan fulfilled a "boyhood dream" by attending a training session at a top British soccer club on Wednesday (10Apr13).

The singer and his bandmates met with players and coaches of Newcastle United at the team's training ground ahead of their second show in the city on Wednesday night (09Apr13).

Horan, who is a fan of U.K. club Derby County, told fans about the experience and revealed the visit was a dream come true for him. He also thanked the team's manager, Alan Pardew, for his hospitality, and was full of praise for soccer player-turned-coach Peter Beardsley.

In a series of posts on Twitter.com, Horan writes, "Massive thanks to Alan (Pardew) and the staff and players (at) Nufc (Newcastle United Football Club) for the training session today! Was incredible! Boyhood dream...

"Peter Beardsley! What a top guy!... What a player! The man is a footballin (sic) genius... Did a bit of scouting for Derby when I was there! Couple of lads we could snatch in the summer... That was one of those things when ya (sic) just go 'I cannot believe where we are!' Like just dreams are made of stuff like that!"


Contactmusic

Tags: One Direction - Niall Horan

Advertisement

More One Direction

One Direction Announce U.S. Stadium Tour

Get ready America – One Direction have unveiled their schedule for U.S. leg of their world tour next year. The teen pop behemoths have announced...

One Direction And Danny DeVito Monkey Around On 'Steal My Girl' Set [Pictures]

We never thought we'd be going 'Awwwwww!' while looking at pictures of One Direction, but the hairy co-star of their forthcoming new music video 'Steal...

There's Hope For Us Yet! Pink Floyd Likely To Beat One Direction

It's frustrating for any musical connoisseur that carefully manipulated pop reigns highest on most music charts, but it looks like psychedelic legends Pink Floyd could...

One Direction's New Film Sets Global Box Office Record

The One Direction cultural juggernaut rampages onwards, mercilessly laying waste to every record and sales landmark in its path. The band’s second movie One Direction:...

Advertisement

One Direction Enlist Danny DeVito For ‘Steal My Girl’ Video

It may sound like an unlikely pairing, but One Direction and Danny Devito will soon be sharing the screen together, as the actor and director...

How ‘Fancy’! Iggy Azalea Leads AMA Nominations With Six Nods

Iggy Azalea is leading the pack at this year’s American Music Awards, amassing six nominations including one for ‘artist of the year’. The Australian rapper...

So Have You Spotted All The Stars In The BBC’s ‘God Only Knows’ Video?

Last night, (October 7th) the BBC gave us a special treat, premiering the video for ‘God Only Knows’, their star studded cover of the Beach...

One Direction - Fireproof Video

With their aptly named fourth studio album 'Four' out on November 17th 2014, One Direction whet the appetites of their millions of fans with promotional...

Advertisement

Comments

One Direction Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on One Direction

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All