Category Archives: World Cup 2014

World Cup 2014: Men’s Semi-Final England 0-1 Netherlands.

Mink van der Weerden’s penalty corner in the 31st minute was enough to see the hosts past Bobby Crutchley’s England side after an outstanding display in front of a noisy home crowd in this Rabobank World Cup semi-final. Van Der … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Netherlands 4-0 Argentina.

A brace from Kim Lammers and further strikes from Maartje Paumen and Xan de Waard swept the Netherlands into the final with a convincing victory over a tired looking Argentina side. With star player Luciana Aymar sporting a heavy bandage … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Day 11 Quote, Unquote.

A place in the final for the Dutch and the Australians, plus wins for England and South Africa. See what the players and coaches made of it all here. 

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World Cup 2014: Australia 2-2 USA. (3-1 after shootout.)

Goalkeeper Rachael Lynch was the Hockeyroos’ hero as she kept out three of the USA’s efforts in the shootout to propel her side into the World Cup final after a dramatic encounter which finished all square at the end of … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: “Let’s write our own history.”

England captain Barry Middleton has said Friday’s World Cup semi-final with the Netherlands is a chance for his team to “write their own history” as they aim to capture their first gold medal in a major competition since the European … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: England 1-1 Belgium (2-1 after shootout.)

England ended their nightmare world cup campaign with a hard fought shootout win over Belgium to avoid the wooden spoon and take 11th place. As has been the case so often in the shootout scenario, England’s hero was goalkeeper Maddie … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Day 10 Quote, Unquote.

Another day of top class action in the Rabobank Hockey World Cup draws to a close. History for Argentina’s men, disappointment for Germany’s men, the USA machine keeps rolling on and England’s women join the party. All the quotes of … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Day Ten Round-Up.

Plenty of goals around on day ten of the Rabobank World Cup. Argentina’s men secured their first ever World Cup semi-final and England’s Women notched their first win. A round-up of all the games is here. 

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World Cup 2014: England 3-1 Germany.

England finally picked up their first win of the competition with a hard-earned 3-1 win over a stubborn Germany side. The competition has been a disaster for Jason Lee and his players who had posted four successive defeats before today, … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Day 9 Round-Up.

Another day of high drama at the Hockey World Cup comes to an end. With semi-final spots being won and lost and with plenty on the line it was all to play for. Find out what happened in each of … Continue reading

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