#9) #HWC2018

#9) #HWC2018

Sport has a habit of producing special moments. They can be very much personal - i.e. returning from injury or winning a maiden tournament - or they can be cultural, marking a major shift in perceptions. It’s fair to say the 2018 Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup was special for both reasons. In a slight [...]

#5) Aluko, Scott, Sparks

#5) Aluko, Scott, Sparks

Rather than the disaster many anticipated, the men’s FIFA World Cup in Russia has actually been one of the most energising, uplifting learning experiences this nation has undergone in recent memory. As fans we have learned so many things - that England actually have a good crop of players; that Russia is not all bad [...]

#2) #ShowUp

#2) #ShowUp

There’s no doubt about it: the noise surrounding women’s sport is the loudest it’s ever been. The column inches, coverage hours, viewing spectators and heroes created have all soared exponentially compared to what they were ten years ago. It’s still embryonic in comparison to their male counterparts, but it’s certainly a solid foundation to build [...]

Gib Them a Chance (sorry, that really is the best I could come up with!)

First up, apologies for the lack of new things to read over the last few weeks! Let’s just say life has been pretty hectic... But there’s good news - the Ashes start tonight/have already started/have already finished (depending on when you’re reading this). However I have chosen not to bore you with another entirely biased [...]