Jake Rowan

NameJake Rowan
Hometown Sunderland


Jake RowanJake Rowan

Age – 21 years old

Position – Defender

Where does he live – Sunderland

What is his hobby – Playing pool

What is his favourite food – Pizza

Who is his favourite player –

Nemanja Vidic – he plays in my position. He is a born winner and leader, and a proper old school centre half.

What is his current team –

Sunderland Deaf AFC (2013-Present -1 goal)

Jake Rowan 1What silverware did he win in past five years –

Winner of the EDF northern league, 3 years in a row.

Winner of the EDF league championship 2 years in a row.

What are his best moment with his current team –

Winning our first EDF league championship vs St John’s, we won in the 90th minute.

Why do he want to be part of GB Deaf Football Team –

“To make my whole family and friends proud, it is a huge honour to me to be involved. And if we can go away and win some silverware that would be even better.”

Jake Rowan

What is his inspired sport quote –

“Pain is temporary, pride is permanent.”

How do he feel about getting an opportunity to go to Poland and play in Deaf Euro 2016 –

“I am very proud and honored to be included in the squad, the opportunity to go and represent my country is something you dream of as a kid when you’re growing up, this is just the beginning now and I am working very hard to make sure I start in Poland.”