Europe

20-10! ‘Crazy’ Euro Hockey League match draws scoring system criticism

By The Hockey Paper The Euro Hockey League’s scoring system drew critcism on social media on Monday after KHC Dragons beat Three Rock Rovers 20-10 in a …

Euro Hockey League: Wimbledon set for HC Bloemendaal in bid to reach Final 4

By The Hockey Paper Wimbledon’s European assault will be severely tested when the Euro Hockey League resumes at the Pau Negre Stadium in Barcelona on Friday. …

EuroHockey 2017: Netherlands comeback clinches thrilling men’s gold 4-2 against Belgium

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam How to silence – initially – 10,000 Oranje? Play forceful, serene hockey with incisive interchanges. Belgium, 2-0 up …

EuroHockey 2017: England defenders Liam Sanford and Brendan Creed come to the fore after brilliant bronze over Germany

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Brendan Creed hailed fellow defender Liam Sanford as a “warrior” after England men beat Germany to win their first …

EuroHockey 2017: Holland women show class against spirited Belgium to lift title 3-0

By The Hockey Paper staff in Amsterdam The Netherlands staved off the threat of a Belgium side undaunted by playing their first major final to lift the Rabo …

EuroHockey: England hockey’s class of 1991 or 2016?

Danson or Sixsmith? Hinch or Thompson? Claire Middleton looks back at England’s European champions of 1991 and wonders which of those players would make the …

EuroHockey 2017: England women’s electric pace can beat the Dutch, says Maddie Hinch

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam England women and the Netherlands’ EuroHockey Championships semi-final on Thursday night may be a rematch of the Olympic …

EuroHockey 2017: England women’s captain Alex Danson praises team’s pace and dimension in Ireland win

By The Hockey Paper Captain Alex Danson believes that hockey is entering a new era of fast-paced matches – and England women have just the kind of …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: England men’s ‘different’ style of hockey captains serves us well, says Phil Roper

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain Phil Roper says England Hockey’s decision to appoint three leaders in the men’s team has paid dividends …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: fixtures, schedule and England men and women preview guide

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER History England women are defending the European Hockey Championship title they won in such dramatic style in at London 2015 when they …