Thursday, October 28, 2021

Men's Hockey

Malaysian hockey should look to ‘Zidane’ as model template

Malaysian international Faizal Saari finished top scorer in the men's Malaysia Hockey League with 17 goals as Terengganu won the TNB cup final. Terengganu beat fancied UniKL 2-0 in a shoot-out after a thrilling 4-4 draw in normal time at...

Wales Hockey Masters add over-75s to growing armoury

Wales Hockey Masters will launch its first over-75s international squad this year ahead of major competitions in 2022, writes Richard Bright. The squad will be launched in September, giving the over-75s coaches plenty of time to assess squad form for...

Pakistan bids to host international FIH Nations Cup hockey

Pakistan will bid to host the first FIH Nations Cup (men) when the competition format begins in 2022. The men's and women's Nations Cup will comprise the eight nations in the rankings outside those who compete in the Pro League. The...

GB Olympic hockey omission fuels Alan Forsyth’s Tokyo bid

Surbiton and GB goal hotshot Alan Forsyth has revealed he relives the feeling of missing out on hockey's ultimate event - the Olympics - "every single day" as he bids for a Tokyo berth. Forsyth missed out on Rio selection...

Oxted men end Surbiton six-year goalscoring record

By Richard Bright Before Saturday night, Surbiton and Oxted had never met in the National League but had done so in the Men’s Cup over the years. And this felt like a Cup match, the driving rain propelling Oxted to...

Old Georgians and Oxted serve up 16-goal Premier Division thriller

A Sunday lunchtime best which had all the trimmings served up a men’s Premier Division classic in front of the TV cameras as Old Georgians beat Oxted 10-6 in what is thought to be the highest scoring men’s league...

GB Hockey’s Harry Gibson on wedding plans and Tokyo 2020

Team GB hockey hopeful Harry Gibson says he's had to dig deep to manage his mental health after the postponement of his wedding and the Olympic Games in the same year, writes Tom Harle. The goalkeeper was making final preparations...

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 Shoveller (1881-1959)? To be the best amongst one’s contemporaries is perhaps the first...

‘Fearless’ Ollie Payne handed Great Britain Hockey selection

Ollie Payne has been described as a "fearless and brave" goalkeeper by his first club coach in Devon following the news that the 21-year-old had been called up to the GB men's senior squad on Thursday. Payne, a Durham graduate,...

Teun de Nooijer’s my hero! Why Barry Middleton couldn’t go past record

Barry Middleton has finally been able to look back on his memorable hockey career, he tells Rod Gilmour There would be times interviewing Barry Middleton over the years where you would find him, or will him even, to be in...
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