Balnamore FC - Get to know your players

Each week we take a look at some of Balnamore’s players.

Josie Kelly and James Elder
Josie Kelly and James Elder

Name:Josie Kelly.

Family: Married to Elaine with two daughters and three grandsons.

Position: Midfield (captain)

Favourite team: Manchester United

Previous clubs: Queens park, Cullybacky, Ballymoney United, Ballymoney Foods, Balnamore.

Best pitch played on: Fulton Park, Balnamore


Best manger played under: Davy Doherty (Doogie) or Bertie Smith

Hardest opponent: Willie Doey, Beetle Blair

Favourite Food: Spuds, bacon and egg

Player who you are most like: Paul Scholes

Favourite holiday destination: Anywhere with the wife that’s hot and clean.



Name: James Elder

Family: Married to Andrea with one wee boy

Position: Goalkeeper.

Previous teams: None Balnamore in my blood.

Favouite team: I support Leeds Utd ( stop laughing).

Player who you are most like: Tim Howard.


Favourite holiday destination: Tenerife.

Favourite Food: Dominos Pizza

Other favourite sports: Gym, snooker, darts

Best player played with: David Mc Dowell on his day

Trendiest player: Byran Davis

Three things I’d take to a desert island: Dumbbells, tooth brush