0:00 - Interview introduction

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Partial Transcript: SOUYAVE: Er, I'm Maggie Souyave. Erm, I was born on the 26th April, er, 1953.

Segment Synopsis: Souyave introduces herself and states her date of birth.

Keywords: Date of birth

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0:21 - Route from school to territorial hockey

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: So where were you at school and when did you start playing hockey?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave describes her swift progression from school to adult territorial hockey by way of both junior and adult club and county levels.

Keywords: Barnsley Girls High School; College; Cricket; Darton--United Kingdom (UK); Football (Soccer); Forward; Goalkeeper; Kexbrough High School; Lancashire (county); Margaret Leighton; Monica Pickersgill; Northern Counties Womens Hockey Association (NCWHA)/North (territory); Shinty; Thorncliffe Ladies Hockey Club; Wakefield Hockey Club; Winger; Yorkshire (county)

Subjects: Life Outside of Hockey--Family--Childhood Recollection of Others--Player Teams--Girls--County Teams--Girls--School Teams--Girls--Territory Teams--Mixed--Club Teams--Women--Club Teams--Women--College & University Teams--Women--County Teams--Women--Territory

4:05 - International hockey for England

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Partial Transcript: SOUYAVE: Yes, because in my first year at college I got, erm, chosen, got my first, erm, international call up, er, my first year.

Segment Synopsis: Souyave recalls breaking into the England setup at a young age and her debut against Wales.

Keywords: College; Debut; England; International; June Birrell; Lancashire (county); Marie Birtwistle; Northern Counties Womens Hockey Association (NCWHA)/North (territory); Verona Nolan; Wales

Subjects: Recollection of Others--Player Teams--Girls--Territory Teams--Women--College & University Teams--Women--County Teams--Women--International Teams--Women--Territory

5:41 - Playing at Wembley Stadium

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: So when did you first play at Wembley?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave recalls her memories of playing at Wembley, the atmosphere and the difficulty of playing on the grass football pitch. She discusses the pre-match training and the relative sparseness of the international schedule in the 1970s.

Keywords: AstroTurf/Artificial Turf; England; Football Soccer); Grass; Schedule; Training Camp; Wembley Stadium

Subjects: Hockey Homes, Venues & Stadia Playing Surfaces Teams--Women--International Tournaments--International Training & Conditioning--International

9:33 - England training

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: And a lot of you were still working full time.

Segment Synopsis: Souyave recalls the England training of her era.

Keywords: Lilleshall Hall National Sports Centre; Teaching

Subjects: Fitness & Injury Hockey Homes, Venues & Stadia Life Outside of Hockey--Career Recollection of Others--Celebrity Recollection of Others--Player Teams--Women--International Training & Conditioning--International

11:06 - England captaincy and meeting the Queen

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: Which internationals stand out in your mind over your career?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave recalls how she came to be selected as England captain as well as the time when the Queen visited Wembley Stadium for one of the Women's international matches.

Keywords: England; Mary Russell Vick; Queen Elizabeth II; Wembley Stadium; World Cup

Subjects: Captaincy Hockey Homes, Venues & Stadia Recollection of Others--Celebrity Recollection of Others--Player Teams--Women--International Tournaments--International World Cup--Women--1983 Kuala Lumpar

12:39 - Edinburgh 1975 IFWHA World Championship

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: What about the big tournaments? Which of those did you go to?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave recalls winning the IFWHA World Championship with England in Edinburgh in 1975, right at the beginning of her international career.

Keywords: Champions Trophy; Edinburgh--United Kingdom (UK); England; European Nations Championship/EuroHockey Nations Championship; Olympics/Olympic Games; Scotland; World Cup

Subjects: Amateurism & Professionalism IFWHA World Championship--1975 Edinburgh Olympic Games--1980 Moscow Teams--Women--International Tournaments--International

14:07 - Moscow 1980 Olympic Games

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: Had you qualified for the 1980 Olympics?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave reflects on her disappointment at not going to the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games which meant she was never able to participate at an Olympics in a playing capacity.

Keywords: Great Britain; Moscow--Russia; Olympics/Olympic Games

Subjects: Coaching & Management--International Olympic Games--1980 Moscow Politics Teams--Women--International

14:48 - England playing career

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: So, how long did your international career last?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave discusses her international playing career.

Keywords: England; International; International Caps; Record; Wembley Stadium

Subjects: Hockey Homes, Venues & Stadia Teams--Women--International Tournaments--International

15:46 - The development of hockey playing surfaces

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: How much did it change over that time, the game?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave discusses how playing surfaces changed throughout her career revealing that she played on every type of surface as the sport transitioned to AstroTurf.

Keywords: Asphalt; AstroTurf/Artificial Turf; Grass; Redgra

Subjects: Playing Surfaces

17:21 - Retirement from international hockey and transition into coaching

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: So when you came to '87 and you, did you retire from international hockey?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave discusses her retirement from international hockey and her decision to focus on player/coaching at club level.

Keywords: College; England; Hightown Hockey Club; Lancashire (county); Teaching

Subjects: Coaching & Management--Club Life Outside of Hockey--Career Life Outside of Hockey--Retirement Teams--Women--Club Teams--Women--County Teams--Women--International

19:34 - Director of Player Performance for the English Hockey Association (EHA) and coaching England Women

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Partial Transcript: SOUYAVE: I suppose when I moved to a professional job with England Hockey. That was in '95.

Segment Synopsis: Soyave discusses how her role with the English Hockey Association heralded the transition toward a more professional national setup.

Keywords: Carl Ward; Centre for Excellence; Director of Player Performance/Performance Director; England; English Hockey Association (EHA); Monica Pickersgill; Olympics/Olympic Games; President; Sue Slocombe

Subjects: Administration & Finances--National Amateurism & Professionalism Coaching & Management--International Indoor Hockey Olympic Games--1996 Atlanta Recollection of Others--Coach & Manager Volunteering

22:11 - Introduction of video analysis

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Partial Transcript: SOUYAVE: Erm, in 2000, after the Sydney Olympics I then was still an employee with hockey but m-moved towards the notational side.

Segment Synopsis: Souyave discusses the twenty-first century introduction of video anlaysis. She reflects on its benefits and how it has changes the modern game.

Keywords: Assistant Manager; Camera; England; England Hockey (EH); English Hockey Association (EHA); European Nations Championship/EuroHockey Nations Championship; Great Britain; Olympics/Olympic Games; Review; Sydney--Australia; Video Analysis

Subjects: Administration & Finances--Club Administration & Finances--National Coaching & Management--Club Coaching & Management--International Olympic Games--2000 Sydney Rules Tournaments--International

26:39 - Rule changes and evolution

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: The rules have changed a lot over the years since you started playing. Erm, how do you view the rules as they are now?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave discusses the rules of hockey as they currently exist. She reflects on the positive changes brought about by recent manipulation of the rules.

Keywords: Advantage; England; European Nations Championship/EuroHockey Nations Championship; Germany; Penalty Corner; Review; Self-pass; Speed; Video Umpire

Subjects: Rules Teams--Men--International Umpiring--International

28:52 - Inspirational colleagues

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Partial Transcript: SOMERVILLE: Over the years you've been involved in hockey, erm, you've met many in-inspirational characters presumably. Who would you say has stuck in your mind as being, er, of most, most inspiration from your point of view?

Segment Synopsis: Souyave recalls those of her colleagues that made the most impression on her during her lifetime.

Keywords: Forward; Goalkeeper; Jane Swinnerton; June Birrell; Karen Brown; Marie Birtwistle; Pauline Gibbon; Rosie Sykes; Verona Nolan

Subjects: Recollection of Others--Coach & Manager Recollection of Others--Player

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