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Barry Middleton: Making of an England hockey great

A remarkable world caps record in sight, Barry Middleton should rightly be feted as one of world hockey’s greats. Rod Gilmour reports With four World …

England look to home comforts at Hockey World Cup

England have attempted to ward off sickness by renting their own restaurant at the men’s World Cup. England officials have flown out their own chef for …

Ireland ready to call on women’s success at men’s Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour Ireland men will aim to avoid mystery sub-continent bugs and call upon the spirit of the women side’s heroic summer in their first World …

Plenty to savour for Dutch hockey: 43 unbeaten, Marijn Veen emerges

The Netherlands ended 2018 by remaining the world’s No 1 women’s hockey team in the latest rankings after a record-equalling win on Sunday. The …

David Ralph in line to lead Great Britain women towards 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper David Ralph, the current interim head coach, is a front runner to lead Great Britain women to the defence of their Olympic title at Tokyo …

Hockey World Cup: Are Pakistan’s victorious 1982 team the greatest?

Pakistan once ruled the world. Ijaz Chaudhry looks back at the last time the Hockey World Cup was played on natural grass. The best ever team or the finest …

England forward Sam Ward ruled out of Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour Forward Sam Ward became the latest player to be ruled out of a major competition through England Hockey’s concussion protocols on …

Holland and Australia in line to meet in Champions Trophy final

Great Britain’s bid to keep alive their Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy hopes faltered to a superior Netherlands side on Thursday night. A double …

How depleted Germany lifted hockey world in Bhubaneswar

It was a case of forced bravado which propelled Germany into the hearts of the hockey world and the Indian paying public after the World League bronze medal …

Christmas sports books: Hockey in print

It’s not all coaching material; the influx of hockey stories has never been healthier. As this essential 2018 list shows, there is something for everyone …