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EuroHockey 2017: England women and Netherlands set up semi-final showdown

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam It may have come a match and two days too early, but England and the Netherlands will go head-to-head in the EuroHockey …

England hockey teams outdone by Germany with final pool matches deciding EuroHockey fate

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam For the first few days at these EuroHockey Championships, there was a distinctly English feel. The local cricket side played behind …

EuroHockey 2017: England women lose out as Surbiton coach impact helps Germany to 1-0 win

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Germany coach Jami Mulders hailed the impact of his English assistant Brett Garrard as England women were beaten 1-0 at the Rabo …

EuroHockey 2017: England men tune up for bigger hurdles with 6-0 win over Poland

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam England men recorded their biggest win over Poland as Bobby Crutchley’s side powered – sometimes laboured – to a …

EuroHockey 2017: England women’s captain Alex Danson praises team’s pace and dimension in Ireland win

By The Hockey Paper Captain Alex Danson believes that hockey is entering a new era of fast-paced matches – and England women have just the kind of …

Two games in four quarters: Rio 2016 Olympic hockey analysis one year on

One year on from the Rio Olympics, columnist Todd Williams looks back at whether the quarter rule changed nations’ perspectives in Brazil. In the wake of …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: England’s three-way hockey captaincy suits Ian Sloan in quest for men’s success

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Ian Sloan may have already gained the necessary armoury in his short career, yet the 23-year-old freely admits that captaining his …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: England men’s ‘different’ style of hockey captains serves us well, says Phil Roper

By Rod Gilmour in Amsterdam Co-captain Phil Roper says England Hockey’s decision to appoint three leaders in the men’s team has paid dividends …

EuroHockey Championships 2017: fixtures, schedule and England men and women preview guide

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER History England women are defending the European Hockey Championship title they won in such dramatic style in at London 2015 when they …

Field hockey coaching: Goalkeeper’s ready or set position in seven easy steps

By FORTITUDE HOCKEY To be set for a save is vital. It is also very controllable and easy to practice. Depending on the individual goalkeeper’s strength, …