Friday, May 27, 2022

World Cups

England earn a fighting draw with Netherlands

Trailing 3-0 with 20 minutes left, England hit back to salvage a draw against the Netherlands in Delft on Saturday. "I felt we had a very sluggish first half, despite forcing a corner in the very first minute we were...

2014 Hockey World Cup Women: Germany pose the major threat to England and Argentina

England and Argentina will be bitterly disappointed if they do not make the semi-finals from this group. Germany are the other big semi-final threat – and they should not be underestimated. They finished seventh in the World League finals...

Hockey World Cup 2014 pool A: A three-way dogfight with Netherlnads expected to dominate

It would take a brave or rich woman to bet against the Netherlands taking at least one of the semi-final spots from pool A. And the home side will not be satisfied with anything short of first place. The Dutch...

2014 Hockey World Cup preview: Pool B: Germany start ahead, Netherlands will be tough, with Kiwis and Argentina a threat

The maths say Germany are the world’s number two side; back-to-back Olympic gold medals say they are the side to beat in the Hague.Germany played a great tournament in the 2010 World Cup, only to lose a sweltering final...

2014 Hockey World Cup Men’s pool A: focus on England

England outperformed all expectations during 2013. At the start of the year, even qualifying for the World Cup seemed in doubt following a swathe of high-profile post-Olympic retirements and the appointment of a new coach.A further obstacle came when...

Glenn Turner: Ready to ‘give it a good shot again’

If  a pub bet had gone the other way Aussie forward Glenn Turner might have played rugby league rather than hockey. And when the 2014 World Cup comes around, there will be a few defenders wishing Turner had never...

Hockey World Cup: TV deal locks UK internet viewers out

UK fans hoping to watch the hockey World Cup free on the internet will have to think again. Sky Sports will be broadcasting all of England's matches plus the finals live into the UK and Ireland and those matches will...

5000-seater satellite stadium completed for hockey World Cup

The secondary hockey World Cup GreenFields Stadium has been completed adjacent to the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague, the Netherlands.   On Monday the GreenFields® TX pitch was completed. On Thursday the pitch was approved for official play by an independent...

South Africa name World Cup selection squad

The South African Hockey Association has released the names of the players to attend the final selection camp ahead of the national men’s team’s participation in the 2014 Hockey World Cup finals that takes place in The Hague, Netherlands...

More hockey World Cup tickets on sale Saturday morning

A further tranche of hockey World Cup tickets will be available from 8am (UK) time Saturday morning. The official ticket site is SEE tickets in the Netherlands (the pages are available in English too). Registration takes a few minutes but...
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Final teams secure berths for men’s Hockey World Cup 2023

The 16 teams for the 2023 men's World Cup have now been confirmed following results at the ongoing Asia...
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