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Women’s Hockey World Cup: Are umpires leaving an open goal over own referrals?

By Todd Williams | THP analysis The weekend can’t come soon enough. Eyes are on the Dutch, England and Argentina but Pool D’s wide open …

Hockey World Cup: Focusing on goalkeeper weaknesses not healthy, says USA coach

By Daniel Dunne As they did in 2014, England will line up against the USA with an Englishman on the opposition. Craig Parnham was the US for their successful …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: newcomers’ guide to watching professional game

New to the game or an amateur wanting to learn from the best? The Hockey Coach, Todd Williams, takes you through what to look out for at the Vitality …

Alex Danson: Making of GB Hockey’s captain

By Rod Gilmour Alex Danson has spent over half her life as an elite athlete playing for England and Great Britain. She has bore witness to the lowly years of …

Women’s Hockey World Cup shirts: 16 nations ranked and assessed

By The Hockey Paper In what is surely a hockey fashion first, we have decided to rank and rate all 16 competing nations’ playing shirts at the 2018 …

BT Sport’s Chris Hollins hopes more heroes are made at women’s Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour As a teenager, self-confessed hockey lover Chris Hollins grew up during the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, saw Great Britain win bronze and then dance …

A hockey crusade, to get people watching the women’s World Cup this summer

Todd Williams believes that club first mentality will shape hockey’s participation numbers as more children are lured away from open air and onto sofas …

Georgia Wilson column: Hockeyroos on road to women’s World Cup discovery

In her first column for The Hockey Paper, Australia’s Georgia Wilson takes us¬†behind the scenes as Australia prepare for London The push back for the …

Team cultures acknowledge failures to create lasting sporting culture

Kate Richardson-Walsh, along wife wife Helen, are a duo in demand in leadership speeches. Here, one listening headmaster says the next challenge as individuals …

Georgie Twigg relishing club hockey life at Surbiton after international pressures

By Rod Gilmour Georgie Twigg last stepped inside Bisham Abbey two years ago as Great Britain women were putting the final touches to their soon-to-be golden …