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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: George Pinner wants ‘lion-hearted’ England – with one Dutch fan on his side

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain George Pinner has called on England to produce “real fight, a lion-hearted one” on Friday as they attempt to …

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: There’s always pressure to succeed with Holland, says Alyson Annan

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam The pressures of managing the Dutch hockey teams were laid bare by Alyson Annan, the great Australian now in charge of the …

EuroHockey 2017: England women and Netherlands set up semi-final showdown

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam It may have come a match and two days too early, but England and the Netherlands will go head-to-head in the EuroHockey …

England hockey teams outdone by Germany with final pool matches deciding EuroHockey fate

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam For the first few days at these EuroHockey Championships, there was a distinctly English feel. The local cricket side played behind …

EuroHockey 2017: England women lose out as Surbiton coach impact helps Germany to 1-0 win

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Germany coach Jami Mulders hailed the impact of his English assistant Brett Garrard as England women were beaten 1-0 at the Rabo …

EuroHockey 2017: England men tune up for bigger hurdles with 6-0 win over Poland

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam England men recorded their biggest win over Poland as Bobby Crutchley’s side powered – sometimes laboured – to a …

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 …