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Fulham’s Ben Pringle reveals QPR flatmate, enthusiasm for Game of Thrones, first wage, and other secrets

Whites winger on life off the pitch

It's personal: Ben Pringle

Ben Pringle was a Fulham capture from Rotherham United in the summer on a free - and wasted no time making an impact on the Whites left.

Two goals in 12 appearances, including a cracker against QPR in the west London derby two weeks ago, bodes well for a decent season.

But what of the private Pringle? The player opens up to GetWestLondon.

Pringle’s screensaver on his laptop is the famous aquarium in Dubai.

Water view: Dubai Aquarium

This was prompted by his last holiday, which was to the UAE resort.

Sun, sea and soccer: Dubai

Pringle can afford it now, but his first wage was as a £90-a-week scholar at West Brom in 2006, about half an hour’s work these days.

Start: WBA's home, The Hawthorns

His first car was a Renault Clio - it cost him £1,700.

Va-Va Voom: Pringle car

Pringle’s last download was the award winning Game of Thrones. He didn’t say whether he is going to watch it in Westeros or Essos.

Crowning glory: Game of Thrones

One of the winger’s best friends is former QPR winger Tom Hitchcock - son of ex-Chelsea and QPR goalkeeper coach, Kevin.

They shared a flat together at Rotherham when Hitchcock junior was on loan there in 2014.

Pringle pal: ex-QPR Tom Hitchcock

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