London 2012: Video Nasty?

The dust has settled on a hugely entertaining and keenly contested Olympic Hockey Tournament. There were some wonderful technical skills on display and some exciting, close-fought matches. This bodes well for the game and its global image. Everything seems to be rosy in the garden. Everything, that is, except the video referral system. Apart from Barry Davies and Sean Kerly’s commentary, video referrals have been the most talked about topic among the hockey-watching public this past few weeks. Continue reading

London 2012, Men’s Competition: A Look Back.

With the dust now settled on an exhilarating Olympics, The Top of the D takes a look at the top six men’s teams from London 2012, and gives them their end of tournament reports:

Germany.

Pre-tournament ranking: 2nd.

Final Position: Gold Medalists.

Top Goalscorer:  Florian Fuchs (6)

Star men: A star-studded squad always makes it hard to pick out individuals, however Captain Max Mueller Continue reading