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Barry Middleton: Making of an England hockey great

A remarkable world caps record in sight, Barry Middleton should rightly be feted as one of world hockey’s greats. Rod Gilmour reports With four World …

2014 Hockey World Cup review: England expected … well much more

The Hockey Paper looks back to England’s campaigns at the 2014 tournament in The Hague, which saw the men finish just outside the medals following a …

Hockey World Cup: Are Pakistan’s victorious 1982 team the greatest?

Pakistan once ruled the world. Ijaz Chaudhry looks back at the last time the Hockey World Cup was played on natural grass. The best ever team or the finest …

How depleted Germany lifted hockey world in Bhubaneswar

It was a case of forced bravado which propelled Germany into the hearts of the hockey world and the Indian paying public after the World League bronze medal …

Forget the big leagues, how strong really is hockey’s grass roots?

Three stories in the Australian sports media caught our columnist Todd Williams‘ eye in recent weeks – and they don’t paint the prettiest of …

Tess Howard set for ‘whirlwind’ Great Britain hockey debut

Four years ago, Tess Howard was being shown where Lilleshall was on a map by former international Glenn Kirkham, one of her hockey mentors. Now, she’s gone …

Inside Coaching: Two’s company, three’s a crowd in hockey

You’ve got a brilliant game lined up at training, an even number of players and then suddenly another player turns up, or even worse, someone gets injured. …

Jeroen Hertzberger recalled for Holland’s World Cup squad

By Richard Bright Dutch coach Max Caldas cut a confident figure on Friday as he selected his 18-strong squad for next month’s men’s Hockey World …

Devon hockey team aim to row into Atlantic Challenge record books

In December, four team-mates will take on the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge, a daunting 3,000-mile row from the Canary Islands to Antigua. Louise Read, …

Hockey’s midfield and forwards staying positive are key to goals success

Keeping positive in the lean times is an aspect Todd Williams has been lucky enough to witness great forwards do first-hand Team culture, fitness and …