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Republic FC Q&A: Forward Wilson Kneeshaw

By Republic FC Staff, 02/24/17, 2:15PM PST


Get to know forward Wilson Kneeshaw.

Sacramento Republic FC sat down on Thursday with forward Wilson Kneeshaw to conduct a Twitter Q&A. Read below for a selection of answers from the session!

@folsomblue: Wilson, who do you support and which footballers inspired you when you were growing up?

Kneeshaw: I have always supported Arsenal and the only reason I started playing was because of Thierry Henry. 

@maaronwebber: How do u like 2 receive the ball in attack? out wide; spin off defender shoulder; through ball over top? #QuailQs

Kneeshaw: Definitely spin off the defenders shoulder or a through ball. 

Kneeshaw: Haha definitely Sacramento! I'm good thank you nice to hear from you and I will do hope you are well too

@chrismalenab: If you were in the WWE competing for the Tag Team Championship Belts who would you pick as your teammate?

Kneeshaw: Definitely be @Tblackwood17 he is long and lanky and I'm short and stumpy! Perfect combination

@HEELtaskfree: #quailQs what will this teams biggest strength be this season?

Kneeshaw: I think the speed that we will play at and our togetherness will stand us above the rest this season.

@SanAntonioFC: what city are you most looking forward to playing in this season? #QuailQs

Kneeshaw: Really looking forward to playing in Sacramento, got the best fans in the USL #towerbridgebattalion

@KingsFandom: Favorite part about playing in a Sacramento?

Kneeshaw: The fans definitely! Best in the West!

@Rockdog97: what do you miss most about the UK (besides family)...?

Kneeshaw: 100% the mrs!!

@TerryKneeshaw [WIlson's DAD]: who is the best player you ever played with and against ?

Hi Tez. Against would have to be Paul Pogba and with would have to be Marc Overmars.

@TrickettSmith: wilson who's your best friend on the team?

Kneeshaw:  *crying laughing emojis* I wish you lot would just leave me alone! We aren't friends we are a family. *even more crying laughing emojis*

@TheeMandoPC4L: Who's your most played artist in your iTunes, Wilson?

Earth Wind and Fire or Nat King Cole either one of those definitely get played the most!

To see the complete Twitter Q&A, check out our timeline at @sacrepublicfc

Republic FC will kick off their 2017 season on April 1 vs. Orange County SC. Season Ticket packages are now available and start as low as $337 for 20 matches and include tickets to preseason friendlies such as FC Cincinnati (Mar. 4). Season Ticket Holders will also receive priority seating in an MLS stadium. To learn more, view maps and secure seats visit or call (916) 307-6100.