Hockey pitches were largely empty in 2020 PIC: SIPPA

2020 has been like no other. In any other year, these stories would have led our web traffic. As it is, our most read were mostly on the pandemic, contributing to a record year in traffic. We have left off our coronavirus stories to leave you with a year dominated by our safety in hockey pieces

MOST READ Hockey umpires skirt over the issue of skorts

2. Ollie Pope: from hockey to England cricket

3. Sam Ward to wear glasses on remarkable hockey return

4. Robbie Fowler to use hockey in Indian adventure

5. England Hockey ‘must listen’ to state school voice over accessibility

6. Safety in hockey: We need immediate changes, says Olympian coach

7. ‘Inspiring’ coach Phil Gooderham retires after University of Birmingham tenure

8. Face masks should be obligatory in hockey, says top South Africa flicker

9. Why the whistle should be mandatory for all hockey players

10. England Hockey releases anti-racism message after player incident