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England’s Hockey World Cup hopes rely on fitness and clear heads

What a night it was in Bhubaneswar for England – but six long days for Argentina. Ever since their dispiriting 5-3 defeat to France, Argentina had played …

Hockey World Cup: Australia in sight of record as changing Kookaburras

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar The statistics are piling up for Australia with the same velocity as their path towards a World Cup record. By working hard …

Battling England beat Argentina to reach Hockey World Cup semi-finals

The Hockey Paper report, Bhubaneswar England secured a brilliant, battling display over Argentina, the Olympic champions, to halt a long winless streak over …

Hockey World Cup: Australia hard to beat in wide open last eight

By Todd Williams | Analysis There has been much to savour in the first 28 games of this World Cup. A fantastic stadium with a wonderful atmosphere, some …

England youth has Hockey World Cup X-Factor, says George Pinner

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar Goalkeeper George Pinner believes that England’s young debutants are bringing some ‘X-factor’ to their World …

Hockey World Cup: England ready to take flight against Argentina

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar England will hope to halt Argentina’s world title hopes with aerial prowess in Wednesday’s World Cup …

Hockey World Cup: France set for historic showdown with Australia

By Rod Gilmour, Bhubaneswar Maximilien Branicki took a moment to compose himself following France’s crossover win over China. The Frenchman will reach …

Hockey World Cup: Canada working hard on survival mode

By The Hockey Paper,¬†Bhubaneswar Spare a thought for Canada. Having spent a week in Japan before travelling to India, their lengthy sojourn in India will see …

Hockey World Cup: Mature England set up Argentina clash

By Rod Gilmour, Bhubaneswar Sam Ward, tweeting from home, predicted the right result, George Pinner cartwheeled in delight, there were two World Cup debut …

Hockey World Cup: Barry Middleton hails England in ‘crazy’ win over Ireland

By Rod Gilmour, Bhubaneswar Midfielder Barry Middleton hailed the cool heads of his England team-mates after they won through 4-2 in a breathless and wild …