Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Reviews: CHECK training device and more

CHECK your readiness to exercise Hockey’s demands on your fitness levels are ever increasing. But while we all know the benefits of training programs, one big question nobody seems to take account of is ‘what does my body say?’ If we...

Khawaja Junaid: Where to for Pakistan hockey?

Khawaja Junaid was in the Hague for the World Cup, his country wasn’t. World Cup gold medallist and Olympic bronze medallist Junaid played for Pakistan from 1987-1995. The great left-half was player of tournament when Pakistan last won the Champions...

Maddie Hinch not stumped by this cricket test

No, England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch isn’t working on a career change, but she has been picking up a few ideas from England wicketkeeper Matt Prior and wicketkeeping coach Bruce French. “The physical demands of wicket-keeping are immense and it’s a...

Michael Hoare: Taking it all in his stride

Michael Hoare is the hard hitting Merseysider who has taken to international hockey like a duck to water. In a two-year England career Hoare has played in a World Cup semi-final and won a World League Final bronze medal....

Hockey Issues looks at reaction to coverage of the 2014 World Cup

The hockey World Cup saw the start of a phenomenon that, as a hockey fan, I couldn’t quite believe. In fact, when I first heard that Sky Sports, for the first time ever, would be covering ALL of the...

Is watching field hockey becoming boring?

Watching hockey is boring... . And I speak as one who knows. Goalkeepers watch an awful lot of hockey. We don’t have a very good angle on the action; it’s more like the sort of view you used to get...

Behind one of hockey’s most iconic field goals

A chat between fellow Australian striker Glenn Turner and the England defence resulted in Kieran Govers scoring one of the best goals ever seen at a hockey World Cup. With the score 3-0 in Australia's favour, and five seconds remaining...

‘Remember the good times’ says Lee on England women’s day of 2014 World Cup misery

England's hockey World Cup campaign has turned into a salvage mission after their third straight loss in a row in the Hague. Their semi-final hopes were already shaky after losing to the USA and China in their opening two matches,...

Can an England boss really enjoy a World Cup?

Will Roy Hodgson enjoy the World Cup in Brazil? We are not sure – but the last England manager we can remember really revelling in the role was Bobby Robson. Another Bobby – Bobby Crutchley – is however determined to...

Sophie Bray looking to make Dutch lessons pay off

When the 2014 hockey World Cup hits off in the Netherlands on Saturday, one of England's stars will feel right at home. Striker Sophie Bray has spent the past three years in the Dutch Hoofdklasse. Those seasons in the best hockey...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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