Friday, January 21, 2022

Hockey Social

Hockey Social: Arjan Drayton Chana on James Bond, team-mates and trophies

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: Surbiton's Arjan Drayton Chana At home What was your earliest ambition? My earliest ambition in life was to...

Hockey Social: Top tips, eat like a pro and why sprint training matters

Top tips: Positioning is keyAdam Dixon, former GB captain I would put real emphasis on positioning in the midfield and if you can look and see things. Often you see players get tunnel vision and they stop turning...

Hockey Social: It’s time clubs put more into Premier Division marketing

In recent weeks, we’ve had the NCAA Championship finals in the US, the domestic finals in Argentina, the Cup denouement in Spain, even the Maltese cup final. Videos on social media highlighted great attendance and passion at all of...

Dutch club hockey can do more to market game to global audience

Our regular Hockey Social series delves into talking points, player Q&As and opinions from the world of hockey "It's like the Dutch don't want to share it with the rest of the world." The message was loud and clear on...

Hockey Social: Tommy Alexander on knock backs and German domestic scene

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: Scotland goalkeeper Tommy Alexander At home What was your earliest ambition?To be a professional footballer, but quite...

Hockey Social: Taylor to the fore, Hayemaker at the hockey

Our regular Hockey Social round-up of facts, stats, tales from the media, quotes of the month and other finds from the world of hockey In a match featuring an array of brothers and names featuring Taylor, it was the latter...

Hockey Social: Does Great Britain set-up miss true talent at trials?

Is there a better way to choose the next set of talent to make the grade at Great Britain senior level? That was the question highlighted recently by former international Mikey Hoare. Hoare, who plays for Wimbledon, said that some...

Hockey Social: Miriam Pritchard on illustrating, white trouser regrets and influences

In our regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: GB EDP and Hampstead & Westminster goalkeeper Miriam Pritchard At home What was your earliest ambition?I...

Hockey Social: Brendan Creed on Heath Ledger, yellow trainers and embracing sport

In a regular anything goes Q&A, we speak to players and coaches on topics ranging from temptations, influences, fashion sense and match teas. This week: Great Britain international Brendan Creed At home What was your earliest ambition?I guess I never really...

Hockey Social: ‘Why is a girl playing with the boys?’

The Hockey Paper's scroll through the weekend in hockey in five tweets Girl Power This tweet stuck out the most at Hockey Paper Towers, not least for her daughter's riposte on the pitch - player of the match no less -...
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Great Britain men jostle for Paris Olympic cycle places

Spain men squared the uncapped three-match Andalucia Hockey Series against Great Britain on Friday with a 4-2 win. GB men...
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