Sunday, January 24, 2021

England Hockey News

Great Britain return to FIH Pro League action this weekend with the second double header in as many weeks to take on Australia. The men will be hoping to keep up their fantastic start to the league as they face the Kookaburras live on BT Sport at 7:30am GMT, with...
Vincent Vanasch
Maddie Hinch and Vincent Vanasch are both serial winners of the Best Goalkeeper awards. While the Belgium ‘keeper seems to be on an ever-rising trajectory of success. For Maddie Hinch, the year has been one of reflection and a gradual stepping away from the international game that has given her...
Maddie Hinch
Great Britain and England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch has been named the 2018 FIH Goalkeeper of the Year, picking up the award for the third year in a row.   Hinch’s dominance of the prestigious accolade continues after she came out top in a public vote, fending off stern competition from Ayeisha...
Great Britain's women were beaten by New Zealand in their first FIH Pro League game after an emphatic display by the Black Sticks. Britain had 60% possession but found it difficult to get a foothold in the game, while Olivia Merry scored a hat-trick for the Commonwealth Games champions in...
Great Britain's men made it two wins from two in the FIH Pro League with an exciting win away to New Zealand. Sam Ward scored the first ever hat-trick in this competition, while Phil Roper hit two and new captain Adam Dixon also scored in a 6-2 victory. Danny Kerry's side...
Adam Dixon
Great Britain and England Hockey are pleased to announce a new player leadership structure for our international men’s hockey teams.   Adam Dixon will be the new captain of both teams, with David Ames selected as vice captain.    The remainder of the player leadership group is formed by George Pinner, Phil Roper...
Mark Hickman
England Hockey is delighted to welcome Mark Hickman as National Goalkeeping Coach Lead for Great Britain and England Hockey. Mark is hugely experienced in the sport as both a player and coach and is currently working with the Australian senior teams. During his time there, Australia have won Commonwealth gold and...
Great Britain and England international Sophie Bray has today announced her decision to step down from international hockey. Sophie was part of the Great Britain team that won an historic gold medal at the Rio Olympics, for which she also became an MBE. In a very successful five-year international career she...
Alex Danson
Great Britain women's captain Alex Danson has been left out of the squad for the inaugural FIH Pro League as she continues her recovery from her head injury. The 33-year-old was ruled out due to injury after banging her head on a concrete chair on holiday. She may join at a...
Barry Middleton
Barry Middleton, the 34 year old who has 432 combined caps for Great Britain and England and played his fourth World Cup in December 2018, is not included in the men's squad as he takes a break from international hockey. The FIH Pro League consist of nine teams in each of the...
England Hockey receives funding from a number of sources, public and commercial. Its biggest funding partners are Sport England, UK Sport and the National Lottery. Both Sport England and UK Sport help to distribute National Lottery funding into hockey and other sports. The money from the National Lottery comes directly from...
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...
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...
Adam Dixon
For England's Adam Dixon, his experience at the World Cup is bittersweet - having experienced heartache at the semi final stage in both 2010 and 2014, finishing fourth on both occasions. "I've missed out twice in semi finals now, finishing fourth both times, so I know how it feels and...
David Condon
England are ready for their 3rd consecutive World Cup semi final match against 1st time semi-finalist Belgium in the semi-finals of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup  World Cup Appearence England are into a third consecutive World Cup semi final. They lost the previous two to Australia (2014) and Germany...

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