Simon Mantell

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Simon Mantell
Personal information
Full name Simon Douglas Mantell
Born (1984-04-24) 24 April 1984 (age 35)
Bridgwater, Somerset, England
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Playing position Forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2008 Reading
2008–2009 HGC
2009–2016 Reading
2016–2018 Wimbledon
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2016 England &
Great Britain
212 (62)

Simon Douglas Mantell (born 24 April 1984) is an English field hockey forward. He is the younger brother of Richard Mantell.[1]

Mantell made his international senior debut for the national squad on 9 November 2005 versus Ireland at Beeston. He was a member of the England squad that finished fifth at the 2006 Men's Hockey World Cup.[2] He competed at the 2010 and 2011 Champions Trophy, and was also part of the winning squad at the 2009 EuroHockey Championship. Mantell has also represented Great Britain and was part of the side that returned victorious from the Olympic qualifying event in Chile, as well as competing at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He also competed at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Mantell was born in Bridgwater, Somerset. He was educated at Millfield School in Street, followed by the University of Birmingham. Mantell has played club hockey for Wimbledon, Reading and Bristol Firebrands, as well as for HGC in the Netherlands and Mumbai Magicians in the Hockey India League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Simon Mantell - GB Hockey". GreatBritainHockey.co.uk. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  2. ^ "England win boosts World Cup bid". BBC.co.uk. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  3. ^ "EHL Statistics". FixturesLive.com. Retrieved 7 November 2014.

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