T4O Exclusive: In Conversation With Hull City Star Greg Docherty As He Talks About Rangers, Hibs & More

ROCHDALE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Greg Docherty of Hull City is tackled by Matty Lund of Rochdale during the Sky Bet League One match between Rochdale and Hull City at Crown Oil Arena on October 17, 2020 in Rochdale, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

It feels like the name ‘Greg Docherty’ has been around in Scottish football forever.

And when I was researching the young Scotsman’s football career for this interview, I had to double-take when I noticed his age. Only 24-years-old.

It’s something I couldn’t help asking him about too.

“Aye it does feel like that. I’ve turned 24 this year and it’s a bit of a shock.”

Not only does his career boast a series of stats that a lot of seasoned professionals would be proud of – his manner in this interview defied his young age as well. The grounding in life that he has been given by his family, and the football clubs he’s spent time with, has set him up very well for the rest of his career.

In this thirty-minute conversation with Greg Docherty, we covered it all.

His football upbringing with Hamilton Accies, the dream move to Rangers, loan spells with Shrewsbury and Hibs and his latest venture south with a permanent switch to League One’s Hull City. I also couldn’t resist asking him if he thought Rangers had what it takes to stop Celtic on their quest for ten in a row…

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