Ben, who began his international career against Wales in June 2005, earned 46 caps for England and 31 for Great Britain and was part of the GB team who qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and then went on to help secure the highest British finish for a men’s team since the gold-medal winning side in 1988. He has played in two European Cups finishing 6th in 2005 in
Marsden began his hockey career at Cheltenham before joining Teddington whilst at
Marsden said “From playing as a youngster on a windswept pitch in Cheltenham to the Olympics in
He describes his eventual call up to the
He continued “If I was to single out one highlight, it was probably winning the Olympic qualifying group in
Marsden will not be leaving the game completely and plans to carry on playing as well as continuing with his coaching: “I am hoping now that I can reinvest what I’ve learned, through coaching and inspiring youngsters so that they can have the same opportunities I’ve had and become the great players of tomorrow.”
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