The Top of the D
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||CleanA trip down World Cup memory lane and a look ahead to the big one!||With England set to face Belgium in the Hockey Men's World Cup semi-final this weekend, double Olympian Dan Fox joins me to take a look back at the 2014 meeting between the two sides in the win-or-bust clash from The Hague. As well as looking back I take a look forward at Saturday's big game as Head Coach Danny Kerry gives me his thoughts on the tournament, his squad and the challenge of getting past Belgium. And of course there's the usual Who am I? quiz!||13 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe King in the North and a Dutch of class||This week I take a look back at the Women’s Champions Trophy as the Netherlands dominate once again. There’s the usual league round up, a quiz and a chat with The King in the North, Brooklands captain Peter Flanagan.||27 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHere comes the money and if you’re good enough you’re old enough.||This week I talk financial revolution with Old Georgians coach Mike Hughes. There’s a look at the Premier Divisions and a look at England’s World Cup squad as well as the thoughts of England coach Danny Kerry. All this and plenty more!||15 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpportunity knocks for Ralph||This week I take a look ahead to the Women’s Champions Trophy and I speak to GB Head Coach David Ralph. There’s the usual look at the Premier Leagues and of course a quiz and some nicknames! #letsgetcracking||8 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Return of the Prodigal Son||This week I’m joined by two top class goal scorers as Simon Egerton talks about his glorious homecoming and Alan Forsyth talks me through the art of finding the net. There’s the usual league roundup, a hockey who am I and a new feature, too!||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo more putting the Kettle on||Wales star David Kettle announces his retirement, Zoe Shipperley tells us Buckingham’s recipe for success, I round up the Men’s and Women’s Premier Division plus Hockey Partridges and a new feature!||17 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Barry Davies episode||This week Ross ticks off a life goal as he interviews his childhood hero Barry Davies about THAT hockey commentary. There's also a look at Rod Gilmour's book, Seoul Glow, a Premier League round up and some Hockey Partridges||10 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere were the Belgians?||A memorable night for Sam Ward as he reaches 50 international goals and Danny Kerry chalks up his first win as men's head coach, this plus your Hockey Partridges and plenty more!||4 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGuess who’s back? Episode 5||The return of the men's and women's Premier Divisions give us plenty to talk about and I'm joined by Chris Griffiths and Emily Defroand.||26 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp4: The King is dead, long live the King!||The Top of the D talks to the new England and GB Men's head coach Danny Kerry and the captain George Pinner. Plus the latest #HockeyPartridge shouts from the listeners||23 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top of the D Pod: Episode 3||Don't be sad it's over, be happy it happened. A look back at the main talking points from the Hockey Women's World Cup||8 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top of the Pod Ep 2||Irish eyes are smiling as the Green Army march into the semi finals. England suffer heartbreak at the hands of the Dutch. Interviews and analysis right here.||3 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Top of the D Podcast Episode 1||Argentina vs Germany and England vs USA. A round up of a superb day of action at the Hockey Women's World Cup||25 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great to have this Hockey podcast I feel much more informed with my weekly update from ‘The top of the D’ keep it going and roll on next week!
A must for any hockey nerd!
An authoritative, fun enthusiastic show all about hockey. The Top of the D’s passion for the game is infectious and smart. Its suitable for those new to the hockey family, right the way up to its most accomplished athletes.
A great listen on your way to training!
Also, not sweary- perfect for hockey obsessives of any age.
Thoroughly enjoying listening to your insight as always Ross. Helping me on a speedy recovery 😊.
Highly recommend for all hockey people out there.