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Premier Squash League

 

Organised by England Squash, the Premier Squash League is the top domestic professional team league. Each match night sees 5 fixtures played, 3 male, 2 female, playing best of 5 matches, first to 11 points. The season culminates with a grand final in May in front of a sell-out crowd. 

Previous champions in 2016/17, University of Nottingham will once again be in contention for the 2019/20 PSL title. The squad features some of the world's best players and England's rising stars including former World No. 1 Nick Matthew and top 20 player Declan James. 

The team also includes the top student players from the University's  performance squash programme including French number 2, Coline Aumard. 

Matches are hosted at the iconic £40 million David Ross Sports Village located on the University's University Park campus, using the brand new all-glass show court as well as the Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, set in the historic Park neighbourhood of Nottingham underneath Nottingham Castle. 

A thank you to all the team partners;  University of Nottingham Sport,  Nottingham Squash and Rackets Club, the  University of Nottingham, The Clubhouse Cafe SodexoBenz BavarianTitan Children's TrustSwallow Hill HomesNavigation BreweryChildren's Brain Tumour Research Centre. 

 

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Premier Squash League 2019/20 Fixtures and Results

 

 Date Opponent LocationResultMore information
1 Oct
2019
Newcastle University Newcastle University, Newcastle 
upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Lost
3-2
 
15 Oct
2019
University of
Birmingham Lions
David Ross Sports Village

Lost
3-2 

Read match report
5 Nov
2019
Alba Storm  Edinburgh Sports Club (ESC)

Won
2-3
 
10 Dec 2019 Team Pontefract Nottingham Squash Rackets Club
NG7 1BX 

Won
5-0

Read match report

7 Jan 
2020

Northumberland Club/
Newcastle University
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club
NG7 1BX

 Won 

4-1

Read match report 

30 Jan
2020
University of Birmingham Lions

UB Sport and Fitness

 Won

4-1

 
18 Feb 2020 Alba Storm 

David Ross Sports Village

 Won

4-1

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Postponed until further notice Team Pontefract Away  

Postponed until further notice 

 

Premier Squash League 2018/19 Fixtures and Results

 Date Opponent Location ResultMore information
25 Sep
2018
Newcastle University Newcastle University, Newcastle 
upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Won
(
5-0)     
 
23 Oct 2018 Team Pontefract Nottingham Squash Rackets Club
NG7 1BX
Lost 
(2-3)      
Read match report
06 Nov
2018
Warwick & 
Kenilworth
Kenilworth Tennis, Squash & Croquet Club Lost 
(1-4)
 
27 Nov 2018 University of 
Birmingham Lions
UB Sport & Fitness, Birmingham 
Lost (5-0)  
04 Dec 2018 UWE & Elite Squash Bristol

David Ross Sports Village

Won (3-2)

Read Match Report

Read Programme

08 January 2019 Newcastle University

Nottingham Squash Rackets Club
NG7 1BX

Won (4-1)

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05 February 2019 Team Pontefract

Pontefract Squash and Leisure Club

Lost (5-0)  
05 March 2019 Warwick & 
Kenilworth
David Ross Sports Village  Lost
(1-4)

Read Match Report

Read Programme

19 March 2019 University of Birmingham Lions Nottingham Squash Rackets Club
NG7 1BX
Won (4-1)  
02 April 2019 UWE & Elite Squash Bristol

Workout Bristol Harbourside, BS1 4SB Lost (3-2)  

 

 

 

Premier Squash League 2017/18 Fixtures and Results

 Date Opponent Location Result More information
02 Oct 2017 Pontefract &
Woodfield
Woodfield Squash & Leisure Club Won
(2-3)
 
24 Oct 2017 UWE &
Elite Squash Bristol
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club , NG7 1BX Won
(3-2) 
Watch Replay
07 Nov 2017 Warwick &
Kenilworth
Kenilworth Tennis, Squash & Croquet Club Won
(2-3)
 
21 Nov 2017 Univeristy of
Birmingham Lions
David Ross Sports Village Won
(3-2)    
Watch Replay
09 Jan 2018 Pontefract &
Woodfield

Nottingham Squash Rackets Club

Won
(4-1) 
Watch Replay
30 Jan 2018 UWE & Elite Squash Bristol

Harbourside, Bristol

Won 
(0-5)               
 
27 Feb 2018 Warwick & Kenilworth David Ross Sports Village Lost 
(2-3)

Matchday
Programme

13 Mar 2018 Univeristy of
Birmingham Lions
UB Sport & Fitness, Birmingham Won
(2-3)
 
08 May 2018 Luxfords St George's Hill Nottingham Squash Rackets Club , NG7 1BX Lost 
(2-3)

Semi-Final
Watch Replay
 

 

Getting to the venues

David Ross Sports Village
The David Ross Sports Village is located on the west side of the main University Park campus and can be easily accessed via the West Entrance just off University Boulevard (use postcode NG7 2RD).

Download a copy of the campus map  here and you'll find us at location number 34. Parking is available free of charge after 4.30pm in marked spaces and our event car park. Blue badge parking can be found in front of the main entrance to the building. 

You can also find details of how to get here by car, bus or tram  here. If you have your match ticket you can also use the NET Tram Event ticket which gets you a £2 return ticket. Our nearest park and ride is Toton Lane and you hop off at the University Boulevard stop.

Spectators can purchase food and drinks, including alcoholic beverages by the all-glass court provided by sponsor Sodexo as well as from the Clubhouse Cafe at David Ross Sports Village. 

 
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club

Nottingham Squash and Rackets Club is located on Tattershall Drive, The Park, Nottingham (use postcode NG7 1BX). It's just a short walk from Nottingham City Centre and Nottingham Train Station, 

Spectators may park free-of-charge in the Nottingham Squash and Rackets Club car park - limited street parking is also available in the surrounding area. 

Spectators can purchase food and drinks, incuding alcoholic beverages from the club bar and function room.

 

University of Nottingham Squad  -  Season 2019/20 

The University of Nottingham squad features some of the world's top squash players including former World Number 1, Nick Matthew and former University of Nottingham student Coline Aumard. Find out more about the squad below.

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Nick
Matthew    
 

Nick, otherwise known as ‘The Wolf’, first drew the squash world’s attention when, in 2006, he became the first English player to win the British Open men's title since 1939. From then on his career rocketed, seeing him reach World No.1 in June 2010 and winning both the British Open and the World Open three times!

 
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Coline Aumard

 
World Ranking #34

Coline is one of the best French players on the world PSA Tour, with a huge year in 2014 where she lifted three tour titles. Coline went on to break into the World top 30 in 2016 and continues to rise up the rankings. Coline is also a current student at the University of Nottingham, studying for an MA in Education. 

 
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Nicolas Müller

 
World Ranking #29

Nicolas is firmly established as Switzerland’s greatest player, being the only Swiss player ever to reach top 20 in the World rankings in 2012. He then reached a career-high of #17 in December 2014. Securing the Charlottesville Open Title in 2017.  

 
 
Declan James 208x208

Declan James

 
World Ranking #27

Declan, who is originally from Nottingham, has been rapidly climbing his way up the world rankings reaching the top 20 this year. The Englishman claimed the 13th title of his career at the Open International de Squash de Nantes in 2018, where he beat James Willstrop in the final.

 
Karim Abdel Gawad

Karim Abdel Gawad

 
World Ranking #4

After a breakthrough start to the 2016/17 season, Giza-born Karim Abdel Gawad has established himself as one of the world’s leading players. He currently ranks 4th in the world. 

 
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Richie Fallows

 
World Ranking #57

Richie is another of England Squash's top young players and is a former National and European Champion. He competed in the PSA World Tour for the first time aged only 17 in 2012 and has been a consistent presence ever since. This year saw him break the World top 60 after victory at the PSA Tour event in Toulouse.

 
 
Kyle Finch

Kyle Finch

 
World Ranking #161

New to the team this year is, first year economics student and sports scholar at the University of Nottingham, Kyle Finch. He has a career high world ranking of 127 and was U19 European Singles Champion. 

 
MillieTomlinson

Millie Tomlinson

 
World Ranking #25
Millie Tomlinson joined the Tour in 2008 but it was 2014 where her professional career really took off. The Englishwoman then broke into the world’s top 25 for the first time, and won the Sekisui Open, beating Julianne Courtice in the final.
Two more victories followed in 2018, with Tomlinson taking the title at the Chamberlain Open and the Tournament of Pyramides, before reaching the semis of the Monte Carlo Classic at the end of the year. In 2019 she made it into the top 20 of the World Rankings for the first time.
 
Tinne Gillis

Tinne Gilis

 
World Ranking #22

Belgium’s No.2, only second to her older sister, Nele. The younger of the Gilis sisters made it to the last eight of the J Warren Young Memorial Texas Open and the Cannon Kirk Irish Open in the first half of 2019, this lead her to break into the World's top 30 for the first time in her career.

 
 
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Lewis Walters

 

World Ranking #512

Nottingham-born Lewis is the current Assistant Coach of the University of Nottingham squad after spending 5 seasons as Assistant Coach for the Yale University programme in Connecticut. He turned professional in 2007 with a career-high ranking of #91 in 2013. 

 
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Adam Auckland

 
World Ranking #580

Adam is a current University of Nottingham Scholar and competes for the Men's 1st team in British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS). Before taking time out for an injury, Adam held a career-high ranking of #105 and reached the semi-finals of the British U23 Open in January 2016. Last summer he was selected to represent Great Britain at World University Championship Squash (WUCS) where he won team gold. 

 
MariTaylor
Mari Taylor
 
World Ranking #189

Joining us from Pontefract last season is 21 year old Mari Taylor. She has was the only girl to be drafted into the England squad for the Commonwealth Youth Games and has been ranked number 1 in all age groups in the UK up to U17. 

 
 
 

 

University of Nottingham Sport

David Ross Sports Village
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 74 87000
email: sport@nottingham.ac.uk