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Adam Dixon set to ‘give my all’ as new Great Britain men’s hockey captain

The "hugely respected" Adam Dixon will lead Great Britain's charge towards Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification after being announced as the new men's captain on Thursday. Great Britain have only played one international game in 2019, yet there has already been...

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain record thrilling 6-5 win over Spain

By The Hockey Paper If the opening two FIH Pro League matches are anything to go by, then hockey fans are in for an exciting six-month journey in the sport's new era. On Friday morning in Valencia, fiesta hockey played out...

England men opt for youth in Hockey World Cup medal hunt

England will vye for their first men's World Cup medal for 32 years with new coach Danny Kerry entering his second showpiece tournament in five months and the belief that his fresh-faced side can "threaten" the world's best in...

Russell Garcia to lead Great Britain side on European tour

By Richard Bright Russell Garcia, who won hockey gold at the 1988 Olympics as a player, has been appointed stand-in coach for Great Britain men's European tour later this month. Garcia had been assistant coach to Bobby Crutchley before his sudden...

‘I couldn’t be more proud’ says Crutchley

England fell 1-0 to hosts the Netherlands at the semi-final stage of the 2014 World Cup on Friday. A sterling defensive effort kept the free-flowing Dutch side to a single Mink van der Weerden PC goal in the 31st minute.  England...

England’s Adam Dixon is ready to spoil the Dutch party

Adam Dixon has ruined a Dutch party once before. Back in 2009 he was part of an England team that defeated the hosts 2-1 in the European championship semi-finals in Amsterdam, thanks to an Ashley Jackson golden goal winner. Of course...

Beeston retain English hockey title

Beeston have retained the NOW:Pensions men's hockey league championship title with a shootout win over East Grinstead after Sunday's final finished 1-1. As well as the title and the £2,500 winner's cheque, the Nottingham club will also take top seeding into next...

Middleton, Mantell and Dixon all go to Hockey India League

England/GB skipper Barry Middleton and England stars Simon Mantell and Adam Dixon will play in the 2014 edition of the Hockey India League after being picked up in today's player auction.Middleton will joing Ashley Jackson, the only English player...

Shocks in GB Olympic hockey selection for London 2012

Great Britain have announced a 16 player squad for the London 2012 Olympic Games hockey tournament. Beijing Olympians Simon and Richard Mantell and Richard Alexander are all absent, as is Mark Pearn, who came out of international retirement to try...
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My week: Nick Giles, Oxted Hockey men’s coach

It’s hockey 24/7 for Oxted player/coach school head of hockey coach Nick Giles. Here, he runs The Hockey Paper...
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