Monday, June 24, 2024

Meet European men hockey’s goal supremo

“Tired” was Michael Korper’s first word after Austria’s battling 3-0 defeat to England on Monday.

For a 36-year-old, it was indeed a tough 60 minutes. Especially as a No 1 runner and corner flicker but dual roles unfaze the Viennese, who has one of the best goals record in the modern era.

“I don’t think we will see his like again,” says Stephen Findlater, Euro Hockey Federations comms manager.

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