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Hockey Mens World Cup 2018 | TheDragflick™ - Part 2
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Hockey Mens World Cup 2018

Trent Mitton
History awaits two-time defending champions Australia as they chase a record hat-trick of titles, taking on Netherlands in the semi-finals of the men's hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium here on Saturday. World no. 1 Australia is second only to four-time champions Pakistan, having won the world title thrice...
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...
Harendra Singh
India's chief coach Harendra Singh Thursday blamed poor umpiring for his team's early ouster from the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar. He said the International Hockey Federation (FIH) needs to seriously address the issue as his side has been on the receiving end of poor on-field decisions twice...
Amit Rohidas
India let history slip out of its hands with a heartbreaking quarterfinal defeat against the Netherlands in the men's hockey World Cup, a result which left the young players of the team crying on the pitch. A well-oiled Indian unit had raised the hopes of making the semifinals for the...
AHF CEO Tayyab Ikram
Asian Hockey Federation CEO Tayyab Ikram on Thursday lamented demise of hockey in Pakistan and feared that the prevailing political and security situation will make the game's revival very difficult. Ikram, a Pakistani national who now resides in Hong Kong, said due to lack of international exposure hockey has no...
Olympic silver medallist Belgium qualified for the semifinals of the men's hockey World Cup for the first time ever when they defeated two-time champions Germany 2-1, here on Thursday. World No. 3 Belgium scored through Alexander Hendrickx (18th minute) and Tom Boon (50th) to register the come-from-behind win. World No. 6...
Amidst the galaxy of stars that don the colours of the German Men's Hockey Team, Dan Nguyen often slips under the radar. The 27-year-old doesn't do anything flashy. But he is the silent workhorse who is relentless in the midfield, making interceptions, winning balls and providing the strikers. On Thursday, Nguyen...
Lalit Upadhyay
India to end a 43-year long wait when they take on mighty Netherlands in the quarterfinal of the men's hockey World Cup, on Thursday. The Dutch have got plenty of experience in the midfield and its strike force. It will be a real test for the Indian defence. The India-Netherlands duel...
Elena Norman
Ahead of India's World Cup Hockey quarter finals, captain Manpreet Singh and three other players were abused and thrown out of the VIP Lounge by Hockey India's CEO, Elena Norman after they were seen at the VIP lounge of the Kalinga Stadium during the match between Netherlands and Canada. As...
Sander de Wijn
Netherlands suffered a blow before the crucial India game, with defender Sander de Wijn being ruled out of the tournament after suffering an injury in their cross-over game against Canada on Tuesday. It’s tough for us to lose an important player. He was an asset,” said Seve van Ass. De Wijn...
Martin Haner
Olympic bronze medallist Germany take on World no. 3 Belgium in the third Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 quarter-final at Kalinga Stadium on Thursday. Both the teams have had a splendid run so far and displayed some exhilarating hockey. Germany come into this after a 5-3 win over Malaysia. Germany's performance in...
Kothajit Singh
Their shoulders are burdened with weight of expectations but it won't be easy for India to end a 43-year long wait when they take on mighty Netherlands in the quarterfinal of the men's hockey World Cup, here Thursday. Boasting a rich hockey legacy, India last played in the semi-final of...
Jake Whetton & Blake Govers /
Reigning champions Australia have progressed to the 2018 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup semi-finals with a dominant 3-0 victory over France in their quarter-final in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday night. First-half drag flicks from Jeremy Hayward and Blake Govers put the world number one Kookaburras in control at half-time against the...
Barry Middleton
Barry Middleton inspired England to the semi-finals of the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup with a thrilling victory over Argentina. The midfielder produced his best performance of the tournament so far, scoring once, assisting another and producing an incredible block on the line to ensure his side kept their World...
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...

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