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England Hockey dealt blow as Twickenham Stoop matches moved

The future of Big Stadium Hockey was dealt a damaging blow on Tuesday after England Hockey was forced to switch its men's and women's Pro League encounters with the Netherlands from Twickenham Stoop to Lee Valley due to poor...

Hollie Pearne-Webb: We’ve needed an equal footing with the men in European club hockey

Hollie Pearne-Webb, the England women’s captain, says that EHL women needs to have parity with the greater expsoure given to the men since the competition's inception. Pearne-Webb is into her second cycle as national captain of England and Great Britain...

GB Hockey aim to take Test matches, events outside of London

England and Great Britain Hockey are aiming to take Test matches across the country after several years using their base at Lee Valley. International matches have been sparse at venues outside of London since the 2012 Olympics, but the launch...

England hockey summer 2022 ticket ballot set to close

Hockey fans have until Sunday evening to enter the ticket ballot for England's men and women summer of London action in the FIH Hockey Pro League. With Commonwealth Games and women's World Cup action in 2022, Great Britain will revert...

‘To play through the clubs will only benefit British hockey’

For a player who garnered success through domestic hockey - seven straight league titles in a row no less with Surbiton women - Emily Atkinson knows a thing or two about how the club game has played second fiddle...

Clubs bid for Big Stadium Hockey turf

England Hockey is looking to sell the innovative Big Stadium Hockey turf used for The Stoop fixtures in 2019 to a new home, writes Richard Bright. The national governing body has opened an expression of interest period for clubs to...

Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes to the Great Britain men's side. The behemoth created by the GB women's gold, and then last summer's women's...

Twickenham Stoop: ‘Big Stadium Hockey can transcend the sport’

Taking hockey to existing stadia like Twickenham Stoop can change the sport's visibility, says project lead It started with a hurricane and ended with torrential rain, and then flooding, but the woman behind delivering not one but two big stadium...

Hockey Ireland secure pop-up pitch for Tokyo Olympic qualifiers

Hockey is set for its second venture into a rugby stadium this year following the news that Ireland women's Olympic qualifier against Canada in November will be played at Energia Park in Donnybrook. A temporary surface will be placed on...

Can Stoop project spark much-needed life into domestic hockey?

Richard Leman, the 1988 Olympic-winner, played in plenty of hockey cauldrons across the globe in his career and was a keen observer at The Stoop as the self-billed 'Big Stadia Hockey' took hold. Back in the day, Leman saw the...
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