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‘Inspiring’ coach Phil Gooderham retires after University of Birmingham tenure

By Rod Gilmour University of Birmingham HC coach Phil Gooderham has been hailed as one of the “kindest and most inspiring coaches” following the …

Young Finlay ‘finally’ nets in debut season for Merton!

By Richard Bright Finlay Walker, a budding teenager at Merton HC, was jokingly given the nickname ‘Finally’ thanks to a WhatsApp spelling blunder after the …

Surbiton’s Ogunlana hails inner city hockey project

With few Black or Asian hockey players, Hockey Inner City is ‘amazing’ initiative One of the few black players in English elite hockey has praised …

Club file: How is coronavirus affecting your hockey club?

The Hockey Paper has launched a health check campaign to offer advice to clubs during the pandemic – and we need your help to bring it to life. Whether …

‘Big Stadium Hockey can transcend the sport’

Taking hockey to existing stadia like Twickenham Stoop can change the sport’s visibility, says project lead It started with a hurricane and ended with …

The photo capturing ‘the best of hockey’

By Rod Gilmour When Koen Suyk replaced one of his old cameras a few months ago, the photography shop asked the veteran Dutch photographer for his superb image …

Hockey coaching: Start body position at early age

In every print issue, we bring you tips from the stars and leading coaches. Here, GB’s Harry Martin stresses the importance of maintaining body position …

Club offers suggestions for future of England domestic hockey

Hampshire side Havant believe more Friday night matches should be played as part of a wider debate on the future of hockey surrounding England Hockey’s …

South Hockey League opts for final placings as they stand

The South Hockey League has bucked the trend of other English regional leagues by concluding its season with positions as they stand before the coronavirus …

World champions Belgium return to hockey training

After two months of inactivity, world and European champions Belgium returned to squad training on Monday. The pitch was divided into four areas, with a …