Linda Clement

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Linda Clement (born 13 March 1980) is a female field hockey forward and midfielder from Scotland. She played in 241 matches for the Women's National Team, scoring 61 goals.[1]

Clement was born in Inverness and raised on the Black Isle, attending Fortrose Academy before she move to Edinburgh to study.[2] She was selected for the Highland District under-16 and then under-18 hockey squads before representing Scotland at under-18 level.[2] Clement had also been involved with athletics during her school days and represented Scotland in the 300 metres at under-17 level in 1996.[3][4]

Clement made her debut for the Women's National Team in 1999. Clement played in four consecutive Commonwealth Games tournaments: Manchester, Melbourne and Dehli and Glasgow.[5] She was selected as captain of the Women's National Team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[6] She announced her retirement from international competition in August 2014.[1]

She played club hockey for Bonagrass Grove.[7] Clement teaches physical education and is the head of hockey at the High School of Dundee in Scotland.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Macpherson, Graeme (2 August 2014). "Swansong ends on sour note". The Herald. Newsquest. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Linton, Graham (20 July 2014). "Home Games excites Clement". The Inverness Courier. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Winton, Richard (15 August 2013). "All coming together for hockey captain". The Herald. Newsquest. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Stuart Bathgate: Clement's modesty masks iron resolve to keep cap tally rising". The Scotsman. Johnston Press. 22 August 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Murray, Kier (13 June 2014). "Commonwealth Games: Clement leads Scotland's hockey challenge". BBC News. BBC. 
  6. ^ "Linda Clement enjoying Scottish hockey boost". BBC News. BBC. 13 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "Gritty Bonagrass Grove cling on to dream of elite European competition". The Scotsman. Johnston Press. 19 May 2002. Retrieved 3 April 2015. 

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