Enoch In Miami – The Magpie Circle

Enoch Showunmi charts his footballing career from Notts County centre forward to working for a hedge fund company.

In the newest live edition of the Magpie Circle podcast, Enoch reveals how he got the better of England captain Harry Maguire as Notts opened the 2013 campaign at Sheffield United.

And why Jack Grealish was the best footballer he had the privilege of lining up alongside during his career.

Being embarrassed at being handed the number nine shirt by Keith Curle ahead of Lee Hughes.

Fiddling his travel expenses while he was a trainee pro at Luton Town.

And his new career in Miami where he is helping American youngsters fulfil their soccer dream in English universities.

Showunmi is certainly not your conventional footballer.

He holds a degree in business administration and a Masters in finance.

Showunmi spent two seasons at Notts from 2013-15 and was a popular figure.

“My life at Notts always seemed to be a story of ups and downs and no inbetweens,” he recalls.

“The club had been looking to sell me during the summer after Keith Curle left and we went to Sheffield United for the opening game.

“Harry Maguire was playing for United and I scored. I scored in the next game too and suddenly the club turned around and said we don’t want to sell you any more.

“Jack Grealish was an unbelievable talent. You knew he was destined to be a top Premier League player.

“Id say he was the most talented player I ever lined up alongside.”

Thursday 1st April 2021

Remember we have a cracking back history of Podcasts from the Magpie Circle including some of Notts County Football Club’s greatest ever players, from Lee Hughes to Les Bradd, Shaun Derry to Steve Cherry, with Manager interviews too including Ricardo Moniz, Martin Allen and Howard Wilkinson. You can watch them all FREE and via Nottingham Sport by clicking here.

*Main image @Official_NCFC Showunmi in goalscoring days at Meadow Lane.

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