England face tough first-day test in the Champions Trophy

[img_assist|nid=2413|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=150|height=122]England’s women face a tough match against hockey world champions Argentina on the first day of the 2011 Rabo FIH Champions Trophy in Amsterdam on Saturday.

The game starts at 11.30am Dutch time (10.30am UK).  And with all of the world’s top sides at the tournament, it won’t get much easier for the English players over the eight-day tournament.

For a full list of fixtures (and results when they come in) see http://www.pushhockey.co.uk/2011/womens-champions-trophy

For UK fans, the Eurosport player on the internet (pay) http://www.eurosportplayer.co.uk/ seems to be the best option for live viewing. But we will keep you updated as we find out more details. Outside of Europe you may be able to access International Hockey Federation (FIH) live coverage at http://www.livefih.tv/ 

The BBC sport website is also promising highlights packages.

Push Hockey will be at the Wagener Stadium for the whole tournament and the men’s Four Nations which starts later in the week. See www.pushhockey.co.uk for reports (no boring bits we promise), photos and post-game reactions. You can follow us on Twitter (@pushhockeymag) or on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PushHockey. Don’t forget to let us know what you think of the hockey (and our coverage) we do take notice & try to reply!

#Cthockey is being used widely as a Twitter hashtag and we’ll be using this too.

We’ll put some group tables etc up on the website in the next few days to try and make it easier to follow what is going on.