CENTRAL UNITED F.C. Coach Profile


Keith (Buzzer) MacKay


 

It's time to meet the man who is coaching our Premier League squad this year.
'Buzzer' was one of the players who were to become part of New Zealand soccer history
when they played in the 1982 World Cup Finals in Spain against Scotland, Brazil and U.S.S.R.

BIRTHDATE .....8th December 1956

BIRTHPLACE.....Wellington, New Zealand

HEIGHT & WEIGHT.....1.73m - 70kg

MARITAL STATUS.....Married

OCCUPATION.....Sport Development Officer

PREVIOUS CLUBS.....Gisborne City, Nelson United, Manurewa

POSITION .....Midfield Dynamo

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS ....The '82 World Cup campaign. Scoring against Everton in 1987.

CAREER DISAPPOINTMENTS.....None

BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON CAREER .....John Adshead and Kevin Fallon

FOOTBALL AMBITIONS.....To help players and clubs to be successful and enjoy soccer.

FOOTBALL HONOURS.....NZ representative, National Championship/ Chatham Cup winner.

FAVOURITE CLUB.....Manchester City

FAVOURITE NZ PLAYER (All time).....Brian Turner

FAVOURITE OVERSEAS PLAYER.....Zinedine Zidane

FAVOURITE PERSON.....My wife

WHO WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO MEET?.....I have met her.........and married her!

WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE FOR A DAY...AND WHY?......The player who scores the
winning goal in a World Cup final.

FAVOURITE TV SHOW.....Sienfield

FAVOURITE MOVIE SEEN LATELY?.....Billy Elliot

BEST CONCERT YOU HAVE SEEN?.....Michael Jackson

FAVOURITE FOOD.....Indian

FAVOURITE MUSIC.....Modern

IF YOU WERE A CARTOON CHARACTER, WHO WOULD YOU BE, AND WHY?....
Buzz Lightyear......Definitely a 'Team Player'

HOBBIES.....Movies

OTHER SPORTS PLAYED.....Tennis, Golf

WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE IN 20 YEARS?..... Happy/Healthy, and still in soccer.

WHAT SUPERSTITIONS DO YOU HAVE?.....None

BOXERS OR BRIEFS??.....Briefs

LONG TERM AMBITIONS.....To see NZ soccer back at the World Cup finals.

ONE USELESS BIT OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF?.....Not too good at housework!

2001