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Why are UK hockey fans being left in the dark?

For many hockey fans in the UK the 2011 indoor world cup has been the Twitter cup. An exclusive rights deal between the International...

England’s Ashley Jackson to miss indoor World Cup

England's indoor World Cup men's squad has a distinctly outdoor flavour, including four players who have yet to win indoor caps. East Grinstead's Ashley...

Will World Series Hockey cause a split in the game?

Remember World Series Cricket? Kerry Packer's audacious TV-funded move to reshape world cricket caused a massive split in the late 1970s with top players...

Million-pound boost for GB Hockey

UK Sport's latest funding review has delivered a million-pound boost for the top-end of hockey. As part of a policy rewarding success and targeting sports...

2010 Hockey World Cup: Argentina strike gold

Argentina 3 Germany 1 Two early goals, adept defending and fine goalkeeping by Belen Succi delivered the women's hockey world cup to Argentina. A Carla Rebecchi...

England win their first World Cup hockey medal

England 2 Germany 0 First half goals from Alex Danson and Helen Richardson deliver bronze for England.

John Willmott exchanges his hockey stick for a spear

John Willmot was the Stadium Director for the World Cup in 1986 at Willesden and then went on to help the GB Hockey team...
Ashley Jackson (white) in action against Pakistan

Ashley Jackson signs for East Grinstead

World young hockey player of the year Ashley Jackson is returning to East Grinstead. The 22-year-old England international has signed for the Sussex club, which...

2010 Champions Trophy Final: Argentina 4 Netherlands 2

A hat-trick of penalty corners from a clinical Noel Barrioneuvo delivered the Champions Trophy to Argentina for the third consecutive year. Two Barrioneuvo drag-flicks plus...