Lincoln’s New Hockey Pitch: The Lindum is Open

Friday, 11th of April 2014 | Posted by

This was posted by Lincoln Hockey Club prior to the creation of Lindum Hockey Club
This afternoon, the 11th of April, the new all-weather, purpose-built astro-turf pitch at the Lindum Sports Association was formerly opened by England Hockey and Glenn Kirkham (former Great Britain and England captain with 223 appearances).Glenn Kirkham Opening the Lindum Hockey Pitch In attendance were also James Fair (England Keeper for Team Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics), Shona McCallin (Great Britain and England player) and a number of representatives from the local press.

On a surprisingly sunny day, the turnout was strong and the speeches were made by Mike Stoddard, a Non-Executive Director of England Hockey, David Dawson of Lindum Sports Association and Lincoln Hockey Club President Tony Perrin in his role with the Lindum Sports Association, in helping to secure the funding.

The photos below document the afternoon; the opening of Lincoln’s new hockey pitch.

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

Glenn Kirkham warms up for the most important job of the day

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

The Official Photograph being taken of the Official Opening

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

The turnout was very good

 

Glenn Kirkham - Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

Glenn Kirkham - Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

Glenn Kirkham talks about hockey in Lincoln, transmitted live on BBC Radio Lincolnshire

 

Glenn Kirkham - Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

The pitch is formerly opened by Glenn Kirkham

 

Glenn Kirkham - Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

… and the deed is done

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

David Dawson of Lindum Sports Association

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

Mike Stoddard of England Hockey

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

President of Lincoln Hockey Club Tony Perrin keeps an eye on events

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

Shona McCallin, James Fair and Glenn Kirkham with the future of Lincoln hockey in the background

 

Lindum Sports Association Hockey Pitch Opening

 

With that, the new hockey pitch at the Lindum Sports Association is now open!

This was posted by Lincoln Hockey Club prior to the creation of Lindum Hockey Club

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