Andy Vincett and Martin Blake after reaching two cap landmarks

17/01/09 - Andy Vincett and Martin Blake both reached appearance milestones in Docklands' win over Sheffield 2. Vincett became the second athlete to reach 200 caps (after Ned Groy) whilst Blake made his 150th appearance.

See below for some facts about Vincett's Docklands career.


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Docklands Debut: 17th September 1995 v Essex Estonians (a 3-1 win) aged 17 years and 250 days (at the time he was Docklands' youngest debutant, a record he held until Yassir Sliti's debut in October 1999 when he was 17 years and 138 days old).

Docklands captain: 20 times

Black Knight wins: 9

Wins: 129 (65%) - the highest win % of those players with over 100 appearances is Martin Blake with 120 wins in 150 matches (80%).

England caps: 30

Fact: He has appeared on court in all but two of his 200 caps.

Fact: He has played in 676 sets out of a possible 735 (92%).

Fact: He is the second player to reach 200 appearances and needs nine more to top Docklands' all time list. It took Ned 11 years 137 days to reach 200 caps whilst it took Andy 13 years 126 days

Fact: He studied in Sheffield but still played for Docklands during his four year course.

Fact: On an England trip to Denmark in 2003 he left his passport at home and missed the flight.

Fact: He has twice run the New York marathon in around 3 hours 30 minutes.