Thursday, December 3, 2020

England Hockey News

Luke Taylor
Goals from Will Calnan and Luke Taylor secured England a mouth-watering 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup quarter-final tie with Argentina.   It was a second straight win for Danny Kerry’s side at the tournament, following on from their 4-2 victory over Ireland in the previous game. The Black Sticks had chances throughout...
Danny Kerry
England and Great Britain head coach Danny Kerry is excited by the future for his teams after taking England to fourth place at the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup. Kerry's first game in charge of the men was only in October, so his charges performed particularly admirably in reaching the...
Phil Roper
Great Britain’s squads for this weekend's games with Argentina and Belgium have been announced. There are 20 players selected for Danny Kerry’s men's side, for this weekend’s FIH Pro League matches in London. There could also be an international debut for 22-year-old Tom Sorsby who comes into an FIH Pro League...
England Hockey are delighted to announce that the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup has been nominated for Event of the Year at the BT Sport Industry Awards. The event in the summer of 2018 was attended by more than 120,000 people, making it the biggest standalone female sporting event that...
England's World Cup dream was ended by Belgium at the semi final stage as the Olympic silver medal winners won with a comprehensive scoreline. Danny Kerry's side had performed superbly to get to this stage, but the Red Lions were sadly too good on the day and took a deserved...
Richard Leman
Seoul 1988 Olympic gold medalist Richard Leman has been recognised with an OBE, which was presented by the Prince of Wales, for his outstanding contribution to the sport after being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2018. Leman became President of Great Britain Hockey in 2007, spending a...
Flyzers
Flyerz Hockey has been shortlisted at the 2020 Community Sport and Recreation Awards. Flyerz has been shortlisted for The Partnership Award that celebrates clubs/programs which have worked in partnership with others to inspire people to be active through sport, recreation or physical activity, demonstrating improvement to local communities and developing...
The women's squads have been announced for Great Britain's FIH Pro League matches away to Belgium and the Netherlands. Lily Owsley, Ellie Rayer and Susannah Townsend are ruled out through injury for the women, with Lizzie Neal called up to complete a squad of 19 players. Nicki Cochrane also comes in...
Maddie Hinch
The women's squad have been announced for Great Britain's FIH Pro League matches at home to Germany and Australia this weekend. World Goalkeeper of the Year Maddie Hinch is included and is set for her first international hockey since last summer's Vitality Hockey Hockey Women's World Cup. Susannah Townsend is back...
England Hockey has appointed current England Golf chief executive Nick Pink as its new CEO. Pink, whose career also includes a four-year stint at the International Cricket Council, will succeed Sally Munday, who is moving to lead UK Sport later this year. A keen sportsman, Pink is a hockey enthusiast and is a qualified coach...
Great Britain's earned an historic win away to Argentina by putting five past the Olympic champions in Rosario. Britain's brand of attacking hockey was on full show, and scoring five against Argentina on their own patch was no mean feat. With 17 goals scored in four games, Britain now have...
Great Britain Hockey are delighted that Alex Danson will be back at Bisham Abbey on Monday. Alex has been out injured with a mild traumatic brain injury suffered while on holiday in Kenya in late 2018. Over the coming weeks and months, the fundamental priority is Alex's health and wellbeing. With...
Adam Dixon
England are now through to the Quarter Finals of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup, and  will take on Argentina. The winner will face the victor of Germany's match against either Belgium or Pakistan. The sides have played eight times in World Cups, with England winning three, Argentina victorious twice, and three...
HWC2018: "The crowd definitely added something and really helped us" Hannah Martin
England star Hannah Martin praised the vocal home support and is looking forward to more of it when they take on the USA on Wednesday night. The hosts started their Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup with a 1-1 draw against India and Martin believes the fans played their part as...
England : Injury rules Chris Griffiths out of the World Cup
Chris Griffiths has admitted feeling ‘pretty upset’ after injury ruled him out of a second major tournament in three years.   A regular in the England and GB teams this Olympic cycle – winning European and Commonwealth bronze medals – the forward had looked a strong candidate to make the squad...

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