More Euro glory for Buxton hockey veteran

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Buxton veteran hockey player, 77-year-old Peter Danson, won his fifth European Cup gold medal at the Grand Masters Hockey Tournament in Glasgow last week.

Playing right midfield for England Over-75s, who beat Germany 1-0 and Netherlands 3-0, he scored one goal and assisted another at a penalty corner.

In an extra match against Australia Over-75s, where the score was a 0-0 draw, Peter was judged man-of-the-match by Australia.

There was amazing publicity for the England Over-75s team last week when BBC Breakfast TV, on two days, showed clips of goals scored, including Peter’s assist, and interviews with some of the team.

If selected, he is now looking forward to the Grand Masters World Cup taking place in Barcelona next year.