UK time is: 08:30:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Commons looking for the right recipe for Rams

Commons looking for the right recipe for Rams

Rams Scottish international midfielder Kris Commons has been cooking up the right mixture on the pitch at Pride Park and he has been doing the same off it too. The 24-year-old is hoping to cook up a promotion challenge for Paul Jewell`s - as a qualified chef.

Commons has an NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation and Cooking after studying for two years at West Nottinghamshire College when he was a trainee at Stoke City.

He`s enjoying his time at Pride Park and enjoys his time in the kitchen. 'When I was in the youth team at Stoke I was given the choice from two courses to study at college, and I thought cooking would be far better than sports science," said Commons.

"I thought it would be more useful for later life. I went to college for two years twice a week and got quite good at it.

'I can cook pretty much everything but to take it to the next level you'd have to be up there with Gordon Ramsay!" joked Commons.

He has cooked up some good performance on the pitch in his first season for the Rams and say`s he can turn his hand to anything in the kitchen.

"I cook all sorts from steaks to spaghetti bolognese. My speciality has got to be apple crumble! I like to get my fingers in the pastry and the flour," added Commons.

He will hope to make it a special year at Pride Park, and make the Forest fans eat humble pie at season`s end!!!!

"'I moved for the right reasons and now we're moving up in the table it seems like it was the right decision," said Commons.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Peter Simcox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 14 2008

Time: 8:13AM

Your Comments

I strongly admire that, footballers should be getting a good education alongside their talents. I would advocate what Watford do, specialist schools for their academy. Well done Kris.
Boxer
Kris Commons has a big interest in food? There's a shock!
goddammit
Eats Haggis too - hence, being eligible to play for Scotland!
Our Kids Dad
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Derby County Articles

McClean Double Downs Derby (Saturday October 25 2014)

Stats: Derby County v Wigan Athletic (Saturday October 25 2014)

Top Of The League (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stats: Blackpool v Derby County (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Butland In Line To Start? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Martin Puts Derby Second (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Reading v Derby County (Monday October 20 2014)

International Round-Up - Ireland (Friday October 17 2014)

International Round-Up - Scotland (Thursday October 16 2014)

International Round-Up - England (Wednesday October 15 2014)

Archived Derby County Articles

List All Vital Derby Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Derby County 14 7 5 2 +12 26
2. Watford 14 7 5 2 +11 26
3. Wolves 14 7 5 2 +6 26
4. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 +14 24
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 +7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 +10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 +7 22

Breaking League News

Leeds Utd : 26/10/2014 08:00:00
LUFC On This Day - October 26th
Leeds Utd : 26/10/2014 07:40:00
Pugh: Over the moon
Bournemouth : 26/10/2014 07:27:00
Match Report From Kids Corner: Forest v Rovers
Forest : 26/10/2014 07:16:00
Gray Hails Westwood Performance
Norwich : 26/10/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do The Rams still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Goalkeeper 6%
Fullback 10%
Central Defender 41%
Midfield 8%
Wide Attacker 6%
Central Striker 23%
Nowhere 6%