Category Archives: Older Stuff

Creed and Sanford: England’s Dynamic Duo

Liam Sanford and Brendan Creed have turned heads since they came into the Central Programme with a series of excellent displays at full international level for England and Great Britain. Ahead of the semi-final clash with the Netherlands I decided … Continue reading

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Be your best

Much of the talk in the wake of both the London and the Rio Olympics has been around inspiration and getting people not only playing hockey but improving as players. Dan Fox, who played at both of those tournaments as … Continue reading

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David Ames: No More Mr Nice Guy

It’s hard not to like England international David Ames when you meet him. A polite, humble man with an unassuming demeanour; you could be forgiven for thinking his Mr Nice Guy personality does not lend itself to the rigours of … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games Women’s Final: England 1-1 Australia (1-3 after shootout.)

Australia held their nerve to win the Commonwealth Games title with a dramatic shootout victory over England in Glasgow. Lily Owsley’s 48th minute strike had looked like it would be enough to give Danny Kerry’s team the win but Jodie Kenny’s … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Women’s Players of the Tournament.

Having looked yesterday at the players of the tournament in the men’s competition, today it is the turn of the women. As with yesterday’s article, these are players who I enjoyed watching play and not necessarily those winning the official player … Continue reading

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