Saturday, April 20, 2024

England Hockey league split will strengthen competition, says Stagno

Wimbledon men’s coach Karl Stagno is an advocate of the Premier Division league split at Christmas and says the quality will increase in both mini divisions.

Wimbledon are enjoying a successful start to the 2021/22 campaign and sit joint top of the Men’s Premier Division, with their participation in the top six league pretty much assured.

Stagno is into his third year as men’s coach at Wimbledon and will hopefully complete a first full season following the pandemic curtailments, albeit without the season-ending play-offs which, he admits, will blight those teams with international players.

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  1. I didn’t know this spilt was happening…. I am still interested in hockey and enjoy watching it but when I hear more “restructuring” of the league’s like this it re- enforces my decision to leave the sport


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