WHO ARE YA? Gerry McDade, Celtic, hairdresser, freelance scriptwriter, presenter, stand-up/after-dinner speaker,author, events manager

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Gerry McDade, Celtic, hairdresser, freelance scriptwriter, presenter, stand-up/after-dinner speaker,author, events manager

1) Who are ya?

Gerry McDade, 49, from Greenock, Scotland.

2) Who do you support?

Celtic

3) What was your first game?

March 1974, Motherwell, Scottish Cup tie, 2-2. Celtic won 1-0 in replay.

4) What do you do for a job?

By day, hairdresser; rest of the time, freelance scriptwriter, presenter, stand-up/after-dinner speaker,author, events manager etc. etc.

5) Have you played/worked for any football clubs?

Worked full-time at Celtic between Dec 2011-June 2013. Now, freelance for the club.

6) How did you get into it?

Started writing comedy sketches for Radio Scotland, made some contacts, wrote a DVD script for Celtic and then things took off…

7) What do you get out of it?

Enjoyment, fulfilment, and the experiences of trying new things.

8) What advice would you give someone wanting to follow in your stud marks/footsteps?

Make the contacts, make the contacts, make the contacts… and work hard.

9) If you could do it all again what would you change?

I’d have started earlier in my career.

10) Who’s your footballing hero?

Kenny Dalglish

Many thanks, Gerry.

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