Saturday, July 24, 2021

Ashley Jackson

‘Great Britain can cope without hockey world-beater Ashley Jackson’

Captain Adam Dixon reckons Great Britain won't miss the talismanic Ashley Jackson as much as they would have done in previous Olympic campaigns. Jackson stepped away from the GB men's programme for the second time last month, leaving Dixon as...

Ashley Jackson leaves Great Britain Hockey ahead of Tokyo Olympics

In a huge blow for GB Hockey, Ashley Jackson, Britain's record goalscorer and regarded as one of the country's most talented players ever, quit the men's national programme on Tuesday. In a statement, GB Hockey said that recent injuries and...

Great Britain Hockey winless in Belgium and India matches

Great Britain men were undone by late goals which left Danny Kerry's side without a win from four games in their uncapped series of matches in Antwerp. Mandeep Singh scored a last-minute winner on Monday as India won 3-2 in...

Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes to the Great Britain men's side. The behemoth created by the GB women's gold, and then last summer's women's...

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...

BACK IN TIME: When England hammered Belgium 8-2 and won 2009 EuroHockey

Claire Middleton recalls missing out on England Hockey's last major trophy a decade ago The 2009 EuroHockey Championships left me seriously peed off. A decade or more covering England and Great Britain, with their high hopes and false dawns, and as...

Great Britain hockey star Ashley Jackson called up by Danny Kerry

Those fans heading to Lee Valley for Great Britain men's crunch tie with the Netherlands on Friday night will be treated to the 'undoubted skills and abilities' of Ashley Jackson in an international shirt for the first time since...

Ashley Jackson returns to GB hockey fold

Ashley Jackson, regarded as one of Britain's finest hockey players, has been "inspired and motivated" to return to the international fold ahead of Tokyo 2020. Jackson, 32 in August, left the central programme after Rio 2016 and could make his...

Exclusive: Ashley Jackson trains with Great Britain hockey

The 'open door' policy left ajar for Ashley Jackson's potential return to international has come to fruition this week, with the eye-opening news that one of Great Britain and England's most talismanic players is training with Danny Kerry's squad. The...

East Grinstead bag Super 6s indoor hockey double at Copper Box

By Rod Gilmour East Grinstead won a superb Jaffa Super 6s indoor double at the Copper Box Arena on Sunday as Ashley Jackson once again showcased his skills on English soil. The dominant force in indoor hockey, East Grinstead beat Buckingham...
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Olympics hockey: Australia survive Japan test, Belgium men move into gear

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