New On-Line Hockey Shop

New On-line Hockey Shop is now open is now open

Futures Sports and Spartan Hockey are pleased to announce the opening of their new on-line shop.

Backed by excellent stock levels and with ‘only the good exciting stuff’ on offer, Spartan and Futures are convinced this new venture will fit well with their existing hockey coaching camps and goalee clinics.

There is a special opening offer of free postage and packing on all mainland UK orders until 8th April 2013 – just add the code “LOVEHOCKEY” at the checkout.

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Super Sixes Indoor Finals

Futures Sports stand for the Super Sixes

Futures Sports stand for the Super Sixes

Here at Futures Sports we are eagerly awaiting the England Hockey #maxifuelSuper Sixes finals at Wembley on 27th January. If the ladies semi-finals are anything to go by, the finals will be fast, furious and with no quarter given.

Banish these winter blues by joining us at Wembley. Visit our stand to hear about our superb summer hockey programme and you could also be the proud owner of a top of the range hockey stick.

Enter our free draw for this Princess 7 Star SG9 hockey stick

Princess 7 Star SG9

Free to enter draw
To celebrate this exciting event, Futures Sports in conjunction with our friends at Barrington Sports are offering a top of the range Princess hockey stick in a free to enter draw. All you have to do is visit our stand at Wembley and say ‘I Love Hockey’ and we will enter you in the draw. You can also be entered by Tweeting ‘#I Love Hockey @LoveHockey_fs #MaxifuelSuperSixes’ or liking Futures Sports on Facebook and telling us why you love hockey so much.

Maxifuel Super Sixes Tickets
You can book your tickets to the Maxifuel Super Sixes easily on-line. Prices are from £15 for adults and just £6 for U16s. Tickets bought on the day will cost an extra £5 for adults.

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Merry Christmas from all at Futures Sports

It’s still not too late to get that ultimate hockey present for the young player in your family.

Futures Sports High Performance HockeyA place on one of the world renowned Futures Sports hockey camps could just be that ideal present that reaps rewards over many years to come. Modern coaching techniques supported by video analysis can help young players reach their potential faster and in a fast, fun and safe environment.

There are six weeks to choose from so you can dove-tail around your summer family holidays.

Spartan-Futures Goalee CampFutures have again teamed up with Spartan to provide a full week of specialist goalkeeper coaching using the latest gadgets from Obo, Crazy Catch and others.

Take a look at the Futures Sports website for more details.

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Futures Sports Announce 2013 Hockey Programme

Has your Olympic fever diminished? The level of excitement at Futures Sports is high as ever with the company expanding it’s range and number of hockey camps for 2013.

Futures Sports have published a new brochure and are also pleased to announce new partnerships with Crazy Catch, Barrington Sports and Adidas alongside Obo, Spartan and the England Hockey 1908 Club.

Futures Sports Hockey Camp Programme 2013

You can get your copy of the new brochure by heading towards the Futures Sports website.

Bookings are reported to be coming in at a fast rate so don’t leave it too long if you want to secure your place.

The company also hopes to announce even more camp dates at venues around the country alongside some more exciting news early in 2013.

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Olympic Winners and Losers

The BBC have filed a report on who are the financial winners and losers following the Olympics and hockey is one of the sports spared the knife. Hockey will get £15.5m in the run up to Rio, an increase of £0.5m. Other sports like basketball, handball, table tennis and wrestling have lost all their funding whilst boxing, equestrian and rowing have seen significant increases.

The following is an extract from the BBC website where the full article can be viewed at

GB hockey players
  • Target: 1-2 medals
  • Achieved: Yes
  • Bronze: Women’s team

Heading into the Olympics with both the men’s and women’s teams ranked fourth in the world, the expectation from GB’s hockey coaching staff had always been to reach the semi-finals and see what happened.

That part was successful, though few on the men’s side of things will care to remember the miserable 9-2 drubbing from the Dutch team which followed. The women similarly bowed out in the semis, well beaten by Argentina, but whereas the men lost 3-1 to Australia in their bronze play-off, the women defeated New Zealand for a first Olympic medal in two decades.

That means targets have been met. More broadly, a bigger battle is now beginning for British hockey: attracting more people into the sport. Initiatives such as Back To Hockey have been running for years but the organisation knows the period immediately after a home Olympics, especially with a medal-winning team, is the most vital to its future.

“I am relieved,” said chief executive Sally Munday after the women won bronze. “It is just so important for the whole hockey family. This is payback, not just for those immediately involved, but for the hockey clubs and everyone involved in the sport. The country has really got behind us and become emotionally involved with us.”

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