THP columnist and coach Todd Williams picks out the main points from the European Hockey Championships in Amsterdam
England men heading to familiar territory
There were really good signs for England in their 5-0 victory. This time two years ago, they drew against Wales in their opening game, played against Belgium and performed a lot better. This time, they responded well at half-time in their opening game, put on a really good scoreline against Russia and are now much better-placed in what is in effect the same game. They can be really optimistic heading in against the world champions who have yet to hit their straps in recent weeks.
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