Tuesday, July 5, 2022

George Pinner

‘Boundless energy’: George Pinner ends international hockey career

George Pinner was hailed as a "fabulous, larger-than-life character" after the goalkeeper on Thursday announced his international retirement after a 14-year-career. Pinner, 34, played 195 times for England and Great Britain, featured in 24 international competitions, played two World Cups...

Hockey tips from the top: Readiness, perspective and enjoyment

Sam Ward, George Pinner and Barry Middleton pass on some key advice in their positions Readiness in the circle There are a few things I've learned and one of them is readiness in the circle. If you're nice, low and balanced...

George Pinner: My first hockey coach

England hockey goalkeeper George Pinner on David Walsh, his first coach at Ipswich School. David was brilliant and injected a huge amount of positivity into my sessions. I started playing in goal as a 10-year-old as I was ill...

England youth has Hockey World Cup X-Factor, says George Pinner

Bhubaneswar - Goalkeeper George Pinner believes that England's young debutants are bringing some 'X-factor' to their World Cup run. East Grinstead defender Luke Taylor and Will Calnan, the 22-year-old Hampstead & Westminster forward, scored debut World Cup goals to put...

EuroHockey 2017: George Pinner wants ‘lion-hearted’ England – with one Dutch fan on his side

Amsterdam - Co-captain George Pinner has called on England to produce "real fight, a lion-hearted one" on Friday as they attempt to reach the EuroHockey Championship final for the first time in eight years. Bobby Crutchley's side will have to...

England Hockey go for THREE men’s captains as Barry Middleton steps down ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Stalwart skipper Middleton steps aside but remains a "prevalent" leader, as England and GB Hockey opt for trio ahead of Tokyo 2020 BY ROD GILMOUR In what England Hockey billed as a “landmark captaincy structure” on Wednesday, Barry Middleton has decided...

Rio failure is motivation for GB hockey goalkeeper George Pinner

England and Great Britain goalkeeper George Pinner is ready to right wrongs and bounce-back from Olympic heartache in Rio. Great Britain's Men's team, ranked fourth in the world before the Games, were tipped for glory but crashed out in the group stages. The gold...

George Pinner: ‘Every Hockey World Cup game is like a cup final’

A cool first-half finish from Mark Gleghorne and a late Ashley Jackson PC saw England home against Malaysia in the Hague, setting up an Ashes battle with Australia on Saturday. The England defence held firm as the lead stood at 1-0...

Why field hockey goalkeepers are so important at World Cups

With the World Cup almost here, the teams participating are starting to formulate their strategies on how they will see off their competition and get their hands on that coveted trophy. Big tournaments are won and lost on the...
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Hockey Matters: Has BT Sport broadened appeal of the sport in England?

Amsterdam -- Is English hockey getting value for its TV deal with BT Sport? The broadcaster holds the rights...
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