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English domestic hockey in line for September opening

By Cassie Worth Women’s outdoor champions Surbiton will play national indoor champions Buckingham, while East Grinstead men open up against newcomers …

School and leisure centre closures pose problem for club hockey

As hockey moves nearer the Step 5 roadmap and a full return to competitive play in England, the sport’s myriad of different set ups – from clubs …

Alex Danson: ‘It was unusual to see a young kid so willing’

In our last print issue, we produced an 8-page special on Alex Danson’s fine field hockey career. Here, we speak to one of her first coaches I first saw …

‘No certainties’ Tokyo Olympics to take place. Could hockey ‘think outside the box’?

By Richard Bright A survey has revealed how more than half of Japanese companies are opposed to the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics taking place …

England Hockey praises clubs as roadmap for full return to play continues

By Cassie Worth England Hockey says that although “outstanding work” has been done to get full competitive hockey back up and running, …

Hockey New Zealand sees another high-profile figure resign

Hockey New Zealand’s exodus of both players and staff has continued with high performance director Paul MacKinnon resigning from his post, The Hockey …

David John resigns as Hockey India high performance director: report

David John, Hockey India’s high performance director, has reportedly resigned from his role just days after after his contract was renewed. According to …

Watchyour1s: The fans hockey needs to find in droves

Surbiton supporters stumbled across the sport but more can be done to attract new fans It took a walk down the length of the pitch, past the supporters finding …

Getting safety ready for the new hockey season

Published before the pandemic, England Hockey were keen to respond to questions posed by The Hockey Paper’s readers around safety in our sport. Are …

Stanley Shoveller: The greatest English hockey player ever?

By Mike Haymonds | The Hockey Museum This is potentially a very subjective claim but can anyone put forward a stronger case than this one for Stanley Howard …