Thursday, July 25, 2024

Alex Danson retires from hockey after illustrious 18-year career with GB and England

The comeback opportunity lasted a matter of weeks but Alex Danson-Bennett, one of Great Britain hockey’s greatest players, has 18 years of memories to look back on after she was forced to retire from the game on Thursday.

She said: “I’ve lived my career in a way that it’s been my first priority and I’ve now come to that stage in my life where I can’t live an athlete career without being the athlete I’ve always been. I would be doing myself an injustice.”

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