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Hager appointed Great Britain Head Coach

  Mark Hager is “excited” at the challenge ahead after being named as the new head coach of the Great Britain and England women’s hockey teams.

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Dare to dream? No, focus on the process

“Of course we dream of winning a World Cup, which athlete doesn’t?” England captain George Pinner is typically honest as he weighs up England’s chances of glory ahead of their Hockey Men’s World Cup semi-final with Belgium. However any notion … Continue reading

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Kerry urges England to play the game, not the occasion

Danny Kerry declared Belgium to be “red hot favourites” as he prepares his England side to face the Red Lions in the semi-final of the Hockey Men’s World Cup this weekend.

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England reached the semi-finals…and Twitter loved it.

A first World Cup win for England over Argentina in nearly 40 years thanks to a 3-2 scoreline took Danny Kerry’s side into the Hockey Men’s World Cup semi-finals. There was plenty of reaction from hockey twitter. Here are a … Continue reading

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England see off Los Leones to reach World Cup Semi-Final

Man of the match Liam Ansell described England’s Hockey Men’s World Cup win over Argentina as a “stellar performance” as Danny Kerry’s side came from behind to knock out the Olympic Champions in an absorbing encounter.

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Hockey Men’s World Cup: Preview.

The Hockey Men’s World Cup begins on Wednesday 28 November in Bhubaneswar, India, with Belgium and Canada facing off in the first match of hockey’s biggest tournament outside the Olympics. England’s campaign starts at 1330 on Friday 30 November against … Continue reading

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Waller and Wallace selected for England’s World Cup squad.

Just 42 days after making their senior international debuts, Zach Wallace and Jack Waller have been named in Danny Kerry’s England World Cup squad. The duo, who impressed during the recent Anniversary Internationals against Belgium form part of an 18-strong … Continue reading

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Forsyth urges Surbiton to make their mark in Europe

Alan Forsyth, the Surbiton striker means business this season. He’s already helped the reigning champions to the top of the league after seven games but whilst he’s got his eye on retaining the domestic title for the third season in … Continue reading

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Humble Ward praises Great Britain team mates.

“I was pretty average and I’m not very pleased with my own performance.” It’s not the statement you’d expect from a player who had just scored twice to fire Great Britain to a 2-1 win over Belgium, reaching 50 international … Continue reading

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Kerry revels in Great Britain’s “bright future”

Danny Kerry hailed Great Britain’s “bright future” after his side came from a goal down to beat world No3 Belgium. After falling behind to Florent van Aubel’s first half strike, two goals from Sam Ward, the second his 50th international … Continue reading

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