Monthly Archives: October 2015

Ian Saxelby- A different side to sport

Ian Saxelby won't be a household name to many people. But his story is one that many sportsmen and women go through. The unfortunate athlete's that have to finish their career early due to injury are quickly forgotten. Each sport has superb support system's in place, in this case it was the Professional Cricketers Association, but it's scary how quickly an individual's career can literally end. Ian played 40 First class cricket matches, 17 One day and 20 t20 matches. His highlight was representing England u19's and like so many young athletes, had a bright future with goals and dreams which he set out to reach. I asked him to talk to me about his decision to move from Nottinghamshire, a big club that play at a test ground, to join a smaller club in Gloucestershire? "At the age of 16 I played both Rugby and Cricket to a very high standard, but I needed to make a decision and Cricket was my love, the…

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