Alan Sothern

Alan Sothern (born 28 July 1987) is an Irish field hockey player who plays as a forward for Belgian club La Gantoise and the Irish national team.

Alan Sothern
Personal information
Born (1987-07-28) 28 July 1987 (age 32)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club La Gantoise
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2010 Pembroke Wanderers
2010–2011 Den Bosch
2011– Pembroke Wanderers
Racing Bruxelles
0000–2018 Pembroke Wanderers
2018– La Gantoise
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006– Ireland 187 (74)

He competed for the Ireland men's national field hockey team at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1]

Club careerEdit

Alan Sothern won two Irish Hockey League titles with Pembroke Wanderers in 2009 and 2010,[2] before he went abroad to play for HC Den Bosch in the Netherlands.[3] He left Den Bosch after one season to return to Pembroke Wanderers.[4] He played for Racing Club de Bruxelles and Pembroke Wanderers again before joining La Gantoise in 2018.[5]


  1. ^ "Alan Sothern". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on August 26, 2016. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Get To Know The Green Machine". Hockey Ireland. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  3. ^ "HC Den Bosch vindt Ierse strafcornerspecialst". (in Dutch). Brabants Dagblad. 29 August 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Den Bosch: Sothern vertrekt, Brouwer tekent bij". (in Dutch). 19 June 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Sothern à la Gantoise". (in French). 1 July 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.

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