Field Hockey Players at the 1972 Summer Olympics: Trevor Manning, Akhtar Rasool, M. P. Ganesh, David Bell, Brian Glencross, Munawwaruz Zaman

 
9781155849195: Field Hockey Players at the 1972 Summer Olympics: Trevor Manning, Akhtar Rasool, M. P. Ganesh, David Bell, Brian Glencross, Munawwaruz Zaman
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 117. Not illustrated. Chapters: Trevor Manning, Akhtar Rasool, M. P. Ganesh, David Bell, Brian Glencross, Munawwaruz Zaman, Arthur Borren, Selwyn Maister, Bernie Cotton, Ties Kruize, Jan Borren, Arthur Parkin, Wayne Hammond, Krishnamurthy Perumal, John Christensen, Greg Dayman, Ramesh Patel, Robert Haigh, Ronald Riley, Jeff Archibald, Carsten Keller, Barry Maister, Michael Peter, Wolfgang Strödter, Ajit Pal Singh, Juan Amat, Jean-Marie Buisset, Paul Dearing, Zahid Sheikh, Francisco Fábregas, Dennis Hay, Jaime Arbós, Vece Paes, Surjit Singh, Alan J. Patterson, Chris Ineson, Graeme Reid, Greg Browning, B. P. Govinda, Warwick Wright, James Mason, Eckart Suhl, Ted Salmon, Rainer Seifert, Harbinder Singh, Harmik Singh, Kevin Rigby, Michael Kindo, Eduard Thelen, Wolfgang Rott, Ross Mcpherson, Uli Vos, Peter Trump. Excerpt: Trevor Wayne Manning (born December 19, 1945 in Wellington) is a former field hockey goalkeeper from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. He was the back-up NZ team goalie at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics, and never played a match at either tournament. He'd been a member of the New Zealand side since 1967, but for several years was kept out of the top line-up by first choice Ross McPherson. But in 1976 he was the No 1 goalie and played a full and vital part in the gold medal triumph. The Wellingtonian is famous because with just a few minutes remaining in the 1976 Olympic final against Australia (1-0 win), he stopped a powerful shot but smashed his kneecap in the process, not that he knew it at the time. After taking a few moments to recover from the blow, he did two full squats, which proved to the New Zealand team management that he was ready to resume playing. Manning, a courageous goalie, made another outstanding save near the en...

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