Scottish hockey fans may bring new meaning to holiday cheer when Scotland challenge England to an indoor Christmas clash 21-23 December at the Lagoon centre in Paisley.
“The English are traditionally strong, experienced and fit. The Scottish emphasis for these matches will be on building young foundations. As we’ve shown in our outdoor game, most recently against
We are looking at developing these players for the Europeans in January and the big picture is looking forwards to qualification for the 2011 Indoor World Cup. Everyone is excited about these games; it’s been so long since we’ve played
Scottish men and women will see three matches each against their southern neighbors. It’s been 14 years since
Historically, Scots have a much stronger indoor record. Stats dating back to 1973 show
The last European Championship match between the two teams took place in
Billy McPherson, who was coach at the time, told Scottish Hockey: “
Scottish women have also fared well against
Wendy Justice, who played for the 1998 Scottish indoor squad, said: “Playing against
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Source: Scottish Hockey Association
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