Friday, February 23, 2024

Todd Williams

Todd Williams: It’s time to come in from the cold

In the 1930s, the playwright and composer Noël Coward wrote the famous lyric “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun”. With the hats, gloves, base layers, ski socks and heavy coats now out of the cupboard...

Todd Williams column: Get players better, not the best players

Every edition of The Hockey Paper so far has seen plenty of thoughts on improving the health and future of the two Premier Leagues. Ian Jennings’ column on top players opting for the financial gain available from lower league teams...

Todd Williams column: The best players chase the game

Junior World Cups always provide players with an important lesson about succeeding at the international level. Players from big hockey countries like England will realise that while a long, well-funded preparation provides an advantage, it doesn’t guarantee that you...

Todd Williams column: GB Hockey desperate for more like Harry Martin

Apart from the GB women and Argentina’s men, every team left Rio with some level of disappointment. On the men’s side, Australia’s quarter-final exit and Great Britain failing to get that far has caused much concern for those inside...
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My week: Nick Giles, Oxted Hockey men’s coach

It’s hockey 24/7 for Oxted player/coach school head of hockey coach Nick Giles. Here, he runs The Hockey Paper...
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