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Squash Mad City Blogs: Spotlight on Manchester

Squash Mad City Blogs: Spotlight on Manchester

Squash? Mad for it in Manchester as growth of top-class strategy and academy delivers results By CHRIS LENGTHORN (2008-2015 Manchester Head Coach)   Manchester has been named the “home of squash” since the Commonwealth Games took place here in 2002. The programme since that day has grown in participation, structure, performance and engagement. The last [...]

July 26, 2015 Guest Contributor City Blogs, Coaching and Development, Growing the game, News 0

Wimbledon Week Part 3: Luxury at Lakeside

Wimbledon Week Part 3: Luxury at Lakeside

Lakeside hosts booming squash section with 500-plus members By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Our third visit to the Wimbledon squash scene takes us to The Wimbledon Club, popularly known The Lakeside Club, which is literally opposite the gates of the All-England Club in Church Road.  During Wimbledon tennis fortnight, the Lakeside club acts as a hospitality base [...]

July 11, 2015 Alan Thatcher City Blogs, Growing the game, News 0

Squash Mad City Blog: Wimbledon Week (Part 2)

Squash Mad City Blog: Wimbledon Week (Part 2)

Christophers Club: Squash, beer and national champions By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Christophers Club may not have the royal patronage of the All-England Club but it’s where Andrew Castle chooses to play his squash, so that’s good enough for me. When the Canary Wharf qualifiers first began at the Wimbledon Racquets and Fitness Club [...]

July 10, 2015 Alan Thatcher City Blogs, Growing the game, News 0

City Blog: Wimbledon Week on Squash Mad

City Blog: Wimbledon Week on Squash Mad

Squash is thriving in Wimbledon By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor With the Wimbledon tennis hotting up, let’s turn our attention to the thriving squash scene not far from the hallowed grounds of the All-England Club.  Three-times world squash champion Nick Matthew and his wife Esme were guests in the Royal Box on Saturday, prompting some [...]

July 8, 2015 Alan Thatcher City Blogs, Growing the game, News 0