Liam Kirk Finishes As Joint Top Goalscorer At Worlds

June 6, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain forward Liam Kirk has finished as joint-leading goalscorer at this year’s World Championship in Latvia.

The 21-year-old scored seven goals in seven matches, which was the same tally as Andrew Mangiapane who was part of Canada’s gold medal-winning side as the Canadians beat Finland 3-2 in overtime in the final.

Kirk Leads GB Awards

June 1, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Liam Kirk, Mark Richardson and Ben Bowns were named as Great Britain’s official players of the World Championship..
The trio were awarded special cufflinks after GB’s final game in Group A against Switzerland.

Switzerland 6-3 Great Britain

June 1, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Liam Kirk scored twice to become the 2021 World Championship’s stand-alone leading goalscorer, as Great Britain were beaten 6-3 by Switzerland in their final game in Group A in Latvia.

Kirk scored his sixth and seventh goals of the group stage to go one ahead of Gregory Hofmann who was on target for the Swiss.

Betteridge: Our expectations are higher this year

May 28, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Great Britain forward Ollie Betteridge says the team’s expectations are even higher at this year’s World Championship compared to their heroics in 2019.
Two years ago, GB stunned the hockey world by coming from 3-0 down to beat France 4-3 in overtime to secure their status in the world’s elite.

Garside: We can take positives into Czech Republic game

May 28, 2021 IHUK Press Release 0
Defenceman Mark Garside says Great Britain can use the positives from this afternoon’s defeat by Sweden in tomorrow’s Group A World Championship match with Czech Republic.
Liam Kirk’s fifth goal of the tournament put GB ahead against Sweden, who are ranked fourth in the world before the Swedes came back strong, firing 56 shots on the goal of Ben Bowns in a 4-1 victory.
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