Welcome to Fran Leighton’s profile page.
Date Of Birth: 30th March 1982
Team/Club: City of Sheffield / Rotherham Metro
Position: Centre forward
Coach: Szilveszter Fekete / Norman Leighton
Joined senior squad: 1998
|European Championships||Eindhoven (NED)||7th|
|European B Nations Trophy||Manchester (GBR)||2009||GOLD|
|European Championship Qualifiers||Hamburg (GER)||2008||3rd|
In the Pool
Greatest achievement to date: Commonwealth Bronze medal & GB senior womens captain for about eight years
Who has been greatest influence on you: My family, especially my dad and my brother.
When did you start playing water polo: A long time ago!!!!
Out of the Pool
Studies/Work: Manchester City Council school swimming teacher and a degree in management & marketing
Other sports: I enjoy playing netball, horse riding and watching all sports on tv
Ultimate relaxation: Sleeping in the sunshine
One thing you can’t live without: My diary and iphone!
Tip for the top: You have gotta work hard but have a laugh on the way
Life after water polo: Travelling and spending time with family and friends
Films: Usual Suspects, (the original) Pride & Prejudice & Crash
Band/Music: Adele, Florence & the Machine & anything you can dance to
Food: Roast lamb & any pie made by Miss Bowen
Drink: Tea & Fanta lemon
Hobbies: Sleeping, Eating & Reading (so exciting!)
Sports team: Man Utd , Carlisle Utd & Gloucester Rugby Club
Sportsperson: David Beckham & Gergely Kiss
Most prized possession: My laptop because it has all my photographs on it