Sally Walton

Sally Ellen Walton (born 10 June 1981) is a former British field hockey player, a personal trainer and currently coaching Hockey at the Royal Grammar School Worcester, moving there from Solihull school

Sally Walton
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Walton in 2013
Born
Sally Ellen Walton[1]

(1981-06-10) 10 June 1981 (age 38)
Southport, England
NationalityBritish
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Field hockey career
Playing position Defender
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bowdon Hightown
Hampton-in-Arden
Olton & West Warwick
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Great Britain / England

Association football career
Playing position(s) Left-back[2]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Aston Villa[3] 1+ (1+)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Walton made her international debut in 2005. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed for the Great Britain in the women's tournament[4] helping them to win the bronze medal.

Walton has played club hockey for Bowdon Hightown and Hampton-in-Arden Hockey Club and currently plays for Olton and West Warwickshire.[5][6] She coaches at RGS Worcester[7] and lectures at Solihull College. She holds a Sports Science Degree from Liverpool John Moores University.[8]

Walton once played football for Aston Villa L.F.C..[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ GRO reference: June 1981, Vol. 37, Page 0097
  2. ^ Evans, Gregg (6 March 2013). "Olympics medal winner is helping hundreds of kids at Solihull school". birminghammail.co.uk. Birmingham Mail. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ Kubusch, Lars; Shannon, David (6 March 2005). "England (Women) 2003/04". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. RSSSF.com. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ London2012.com Archived 2 August 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "EHL statistics". Fixtureslive.com. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  6. ^ A little bit of Hampton at the Olympics
  7. ^ Birmingham Mail
  8. ^ Sporting Star Sally Walton
  9. ^ Sally Walton at Great Britain Hockey