I’m a huge fan of the all-conquering Netherlands side in women’s hockey. Some of the hockey they play is absolutely majestic, the goals they score and the skills they display are really something to behold and I think we’re lucky to witness a team of this quality. However, with the Women’s Hockey World Cup just days away, I have found myself wondering if it would be such a bad thing if the Dutch were to miss out on winning a third World Cup in a row.
Before fans of the Oranje start deluging my Twitter timeline with angry posts about what a terrible person I am and what a horrible take this is, perhaps I should explain.
It’s not so much that I have anything against this particular team. I don’t.
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