World Cups

England hockey great Barry Middleton reaches 400 international caps

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will break protocol today when England midfielder Barry Middleton is honoured before recording his 400th international cap. …

Which team will quality for the men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?

(Photo: Action Images via Reuters) The next Hockey World Cup is due to commence in India November 2018. Lasting through December, this event will be closely …

Women’s hockey World Cup 2018 tickets: England’s pool matches sell out 10 months ahead of showpiece

By Rod Gilmour Captain Alex Danson admitted that it was a “huge fillip for the squad” knowing that all England’s pool matches for next year’s women’s …

World Cup fate is in our own hands, says USA star Adam Miller

The final men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Round Two event is underway in Trinidad and Tobago and, with it, rests Scotland’s fate. If the team finishing …

World hockey to assess penalty corner dangers – but not before 2018 World Cups

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and …

Investec Hockey Test: England women evoke past glories against Netherlands in London sell-out

                          By Rod Gilmour at Lee Valley So, the Dutch finally won on a shoot …

Alex Danson is England Hockey women’s captain – but coach Danny Kerry yet to confirm full-time leader

BY ROD GILMOUR England women head into the summer, starting with the Investec International weekend against Argentina and the Netherlands in London, with no …

BT Sport to broadcast England Hockey’s 2018 World Cup hopes

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER England’s bid to win next year’s World Cups in London and India be broadcast by BT Sport, the International Hockey Federation …

Kate Richardson-Walsh: creating one vision and why hockey teams fascinate me

Kate Richardson-Walsh, the former GB and England captain, is closing in on her first season at Dutch club HC Bloemendaal. Here, she speaks to The Hockey Paper …

Is Alex Danson set to become England Hockey’s next women’s captain after Kate Richardson-Walsh?

BY ROD GILMOUR England Hockey remained tight-lipped on Friday over Kate Richardson-Walsh‘s replacement as women’s national captain. After 13 years …