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Alan Forsyth on GB Hockey Olympics: I gave away all my kit

Alan Forsyth, English club hockey's leading scorer who was picked as a GB reserve in Tokyo, has revealed he has given away all his Team GB Olympic kit and doesn't admit to even being in the Japanese capital for...

Hampstead have pitch and pub as elite sides grow from within

A new pitch at Hampstead & Westminster HC coupled with a return to their after-match clubhouse hockey socials at The Carlton Tavern has given the London club a sense of belonging as the 2021/22 kicks off. The Carlton was reopened...

Premier Division: East Grinstead start where they left off

East Grinstead, top of the table in last season's scrapped league, continued their near two-year unbeaten run in emphatic style, with a 4-1 win over Loughborough Students on the opening day of the Vitality Women's Hockey Premier Division. A brace...

England Hockey Premier Division hockey returns at last

The English Hockey Premier Divisions kick off this weekend, nearly 11 months after the last round of fixtures and the hope that a full season can be completed following last year's curtailment. This season the Premier Divisions are made up...

What will it take to change English domestic hockey perceptions?

In 1988, Sean Kerly returned from the Seoul Olympics as a gold medallist ahead of a new national league. He ventured down to Devon with Southgate for a clash down at Ottery St Mary before a crowd of 2,000,...

Surbiton women aim high for domestic and European hockey success

Surbiton women will be favourites for yet another Premier Division title after seven consecutive wins prior to last season’s cancellation. Speaking ahead of the Premier Division openers this weekend, captain Sarah Evans put that dominance down to club ethic,...

FIH Pro League set for new additions as Australia, New Zealand pull out

Up to four replacement teams are set to be invited into Season 3 of the FIH Hockey Pro League after Australia and New Zealand pulled out of all international competition until July 2022. The two nations, both set to travel...

England Hockey’s new dawn is here – and GMS can move the sport forwards

The biggest governance change in two decades is upon us - once the Game Management System issues are ironed out A new club season yields new hope. For English domestic hockey, 2021/22 - which kicks off this weekend when the...

Beeston ready for Premier Division tussles after pandemic hit

Beeston HC will start the season with four national league sides and five pitches - now billed as the largest hockey centre in the world outside Holland - as the Nottingham club aims to bounce back from the pandemic. The...

The first floodlit international hockey match

The Hockey Museum's Mike Haymonds on floodlit hockey and an undiscovered Olympic team The first floodlit international hockey match took place on the October 25 1955 at the Arsenal Football Club’s stadium at Highbury, London. The match was organised by...
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Alan Forsyth on GB Hockey Olympics: I gave away all my kit

Alan Forsyth, English club hockey's leading scorer who was picked as a GB reserve in Tokyo, has revealed he...
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