‘Revolution on the horizon’ was the headline in a ‘report’ this week that a breakaway league away from England Hockey was in the offing.
As test-the-water marketing pieces go — for that’s clearly what this was — it got people talking. At least it may have done so for those seasoned enough to care about the English Premier Division or who, perhaps, even attend top flight matches.
The story lacked any information or substance, apart from detailing the fact that it could have a headline sponsor and a TV sports channel willing to take a product which, on current status, would have top tier hockey on show with crowds numbering those akin to departures at Stornoway airport.
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