Thursday, July 25, 2024

How national hockey league ended formidable Slough’s high times

Claire Middleton speaks to the inaugural women’s league champions of 31 years ago

During the 2018 Women’s World Cup, England Hockey put on an event to which all former internationals were invited. It was fun, by all accounts, a lovely chance to meet up with past team-mates and reminisce on bygone days. Lots of photos were taken and shared: the Ipswich contingent, the Leicester contingent and then the Slough contingent, at which point the whole room, yes, the entire room, booed.

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