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Revealed: How France took Great Britain on the tiles ahead of 1920 hockey gold

By Rod Gilmour France attempted to get their cross channel opponents Great Britain drunk in Antwerp the night before the men’s gold medal match at the …

Stanley Shoveller: The greatest English hockey player ever?

By Mike Haymonds | The Hockey Museum This is potentially a very subjective claim but can anyone put forward a stronger case than this one for Stanley Howard …

The first floodlit hockey international

The Hockey Museum continues to tap into its vast collection of history to bring you the best stories The first floodlit international hockey match took place …

Dhyan Chand: ‘The undisputed magician of world hockey’

By Mike Haymonds | The Hockey Museum Our article in a previous The Hockey Paper edition described Stanley Shoveller as the greatest ever English hockey …

Hockey’s own Valerie Robinson could have been a Busby Babe

The Hockey Museum’s Mike Haymonds looks at the career of  one of England’s finest ever hockey players If Stanley Shoveller, the only Englishman to …

Buffaloes hockey herd set to wait before 70th Easter running at Torbay

Before lockdown, Ed Handley gave the lowdown on colourful touring side Buffaloes HC ahead of what would have been the 70th Torbay Festival at Easter The …

Welsh hockey fans continue history research in landmark month

By Richard Bright Challenges come in all shapes and sizes – and in the case of two hockey enthusiasts we have one which will be etched in history. The …

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 …

Third time lucky for Hampstead hockey’s own Tavern?

By The History Museum’s Mike Haymonds Many London area hockey people will remember with affection the home that Hampstead & Westminster HC created …

How national hockey league ended formidable Slough’s high times

Claire Middleton speaks to the inaugural women’s league champions of 30 years ago Celebrating 30 years of Women’s National League Hockey, with …