Jake Hesketh happily playing his part in Burton’s Carabao Cup adventure

18 December 2018 08:00
On-loan midfielder hopes he can jog a few memories at Southampton when Burton visit Middlesbrough in the quarter-finals on TuesdayJust over two years ago Jake Hesketh was among the Southampton squad waiting at Ben Gurion airport, just outside Tel Aviv. It was the day after a 0-0 draw against Hapoel Beer Sheva in the Europa League and after an overnight stay there were understandably itchy feet. Barack Obama did not get the memo, though, with Air Force One arriving and Israel rolling out the red carpet.“We were stuck for a little bit while the US president was sat on the runway,” Hesketh says. “For about half an hour we were just looking out waiting for the plane to go. The game itself was a totally different atmosphere, a unique place. It was just a surreal couple of days. I remember all of the whistling; it was a very intimidating stadium to play in.” Related: Fraser and Hesketh send Burton past Nottingham Forest and into last eight Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian