Tuesday, September 28, 2021

EuroHockey Championships

European Hockey Championships: Facts and stats

Back in time: Germany's trebleGermany broke Dutch hearts in 1999 for the third time in succession thanks to an 8-7 win on penalty stokes in Padua, Italy. Four years previously, the Germans had also won on strokes. The Spanish...

European Hockey 2021: England aim for redemption in Amsterdam

England men and women set out for their EuroHockey 2021 campaign bidding to atone for a forgettable last Championship and secure Hockey World Cup berths when the tournament pushes back next Friday. In finishing fourth two years ago, England women...

No surprises in Belgium’s EuroHockey men’s team

Shane McLeod, the Kiwi coach of world No 1 outfit Belgium, has unveiled his Red Lions men's squad which unsurprisingly exudes an air of familiarity. Since winning the 2018 men's World Cup, Belgium have played 27 and lost four in...

EuroHockey Championships 2021: How to watch on TV, match schedule

All times in BST. Follow The Hockey Paper's coverage here Friday 4 June Germany v Wales (Men Pool B) 16:00 PREVIEWNetherlands v France (Men Pool B) 19:00REPORTS Saturday 5 June England v Russia (Men Pool A) 10:00 REPORTBelgium v Spain (Men Pool A) 12:15Netherlands...

Ireland women set out on Hockey World Cup path via EuroHockey

Shirley McCay will play her eighth and last EuroHockey Championships campaign as Ireland set out on their Olympic summer, via a hopeful route to the next Hockey World Cup. McCay, 32, is one of 12 Green Army players from the...

‘Pandemic has highlighted need for women’s sport support’

Jen Wilson, the Scotland women's coach, has admitted that sponsorship support for her part-time team has given them the chance to compete against top nations at next month's EuroHockey Championships. Scotland women will be competing at the Wagener Stadium in...

EuroHockey Championships 2021 set for reduced fans

EuroHockey organisers are hoping to admit up to 2,700 fans every day for June's Championships in Amsterdam. However, the Championships look set to be attended by partisan Dutch fans at this stage. Strict travel rules are in place for international...

Hockey Belgium’s rise to top is simple: strong club network, coaching talent

Opinion As far as years go, 2007 wasn’t particularly significant in the international men’s game. With no Olympics or World Cup, the Champions Trophy in Kuala Lumpur was the major prize. Germany won their ninth title with a tight 1-0...

Wales men to kickstart EuroHockey 2021 Championships

Wales men will open this summer's EuroHockey Championships after retaining their top flight status in thrilling circumstances in 2019. Wales beat Ireland in their final game two years ago in Antwerp, condemning former coach Alex Cox's side to relegation. The Welsh...

Hockey World Cup qualification opens up to more nations

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has backtracked on its qualification criteria for European nations ahead of the next men's and women's World Cups. World hockey officials had originally outlined that the top six from this summer's EuroHockey women and the...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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