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Meet The Team - Fiona McCann

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Get to know Fiona McCann. Read her tweets, view images, watch videos of her in action and being interviewed, check how her Olympic rivals compare and much more.

Fiona McCann

D.O.B.

13.05.1987

Born

Chester

Team/Club

City of Liverpool / City of
Chester

Position

Centre Back

Coach

Gordon Dacre / Szilveszter Fekete

Olympic History

Debut

Did you know?

  • Fiona has a Bachelors degree in Sports Science and a Masters degree in Marketing Communications.
  • She was a keen rower and plays golf but admits water polo has taken up most of her time in the past few years.
  • Away from water polo, she supports Manchester United (football), Wigan Warriors (rugby league) and Pittsburgh Steelers (American football).

Fiona's Career

Fiona is the most experienced defender in the British team, having broken into the senior squad in 2003. She played her last European Junior Championships in 2005 before competing at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne with the English team. Having played in unsuccesful European qualification tournaments in 2006, 2008 and 2010, she was part of the British team to compete at the European Championships in Eindhoven this season, finishing seventh. Fiona won European Nations Trophy gold in 2009 and travelled to the World Student Games in China last season where the Brits ultimately finished seventh.

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