Alan Thatcher

Founder of World Squash Day, Squash Mad and the new Squash 200 Partnership, building clubs of the future. Founder of the Kent Open and co-promoter of the St. James's Place Canary Wharf Classic. Author and Public Speaker.
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Squash is in limbo, waiting for the moment of truth

Squash is in limbo, waiting for the moment of truth By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor With lockdown in various parts of the world set...

Squash world mourns Hany Hamouda

Squash world mourns Hany Hamouda By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The squash world, and especially the Egyptian community, is mourning the death of Squash...

Christina Rees, MP and former Wales No.1, leads Commons debate on squash and the Olympics

  Christina Rees, MP and former Wales No.1, leads Commons debate on squash and the Olympics By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor It’s not every day...

Interview: New Year message of hope from WSF president Zena Wooldridge

Interview: New Year message of hope from WSF president Zena Wooldridge By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor World Squash Federation president Zena Wooldridge has sent...

Dessouky back in top 10 as Rösner’s retirement results in rankings reshuffle

Dessouky back in top 10 as Rösner’s retirement results in rankings reshuffle By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The latest PSA men’s world ranking list...

Sabrina Sobhy makes history with three Americans in top 20 for the first time

Sabrina Sobhy makes history with three Americans in top 20 for the first time By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The PSA Women’s World Rankings...

MBE for Andrew Shelley in Queen’s New Year Honours List

MBE for Andrew Shelley in Queen’s New Year Honours List By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Former World Squash Federation Chief Executive Andrew Shelley has...

PSA chief Alex Gough hopes for a happy new year after a tough time in 2020

PSA chief Alex Gough hopes for a happy new year after a tough time in 2020 By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor PSA chief Alex...

Rösner retires: German “Tree Chopper” Simon brings the axe down on PSA career

Rösner retires: German “Tree Chopper” calls time on PSA career By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Simon Rösner, the greatest German squash player of...

Dessouky masters Momen to reach Black Ball final against Farag

Dessouky masters Momen to reach Black Ball final against Farag By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Fares Dessouky achieved a landmark first victory over world...

James Willstrop and Joel Makin line up another major clash in Egypt

James Willstrop and Joel Makin line up another major clash in Egypt By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor James Willstrop meets fellow Brit Joel Makin...

Amanda Sobhy, Sarah-Jane Perry and Joelle King outnumber Egyptians in Cairo

Amanda Sobhy, Sarah-Jane Perry and Joelle King outnumber Egyptians in Cairo By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE  Amanda Sobhy, Sarah-Jane Perry and Joelle King not only...

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