Exclusive Simon Makienok PNE column
Much is made of my height and I’m one of the tallest players in the league – but it is not as if I have always been tall.
I was a normal height until I was about 15 and then I just grew a lot until I was 17 or 18.
So you could describe me as being a later grower or a late developer.
My body developed and grew normally so I’ve not had any back problems or similar injuries which can sometimes be associated with growing quickly.
Neither my mum or dad were particularly tall, but my brother is a similar height to me.
Often I’m the tallest player on the pitch but that was not the case against... read more
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