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Ashley Jackson (born 27 August 1987) is an English international field hockey player who plays as a midfielder for England and Great Britain.[1][2][3]

Ashley Jackson
Great Britain v Australia 13 June 2015 (18786476282).jpg
Great Britain v Australia 13 June 2015
Personal information
Born (1987-08-27) 27 August 1987 (age 31)
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club HGC
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003-2008 East Grinstead 40 (76)
2008-2010 HGC
2010-2015 East Grinstead 38 (58)
2015-2016 Holcombe 12 (6)
2015–2017 Ranchi Rays 42 (36)
2016-2018 East Grinstead 8 (12)
2018– HGC 11 (12)
2018- Old Georgians' 3 (2)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2016 England & GB 234 (133)

He was a member of the Great Britain squad that finished ninth at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and finishing 4th at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Jackson also played in the England squad that won Bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[4]

Jackson made his full international debut for Great Britain in 2007 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy and for England in 2009 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy.[5][6] He was named FIH Young Player of the year 2009 and is the first English player to receive this accolade.[7]

He currently plays club hockey for Old Georgians'.[8]

Jackson has also played for East Grinstead. Holcombe, HGC in two spells in the Dutch League, as well as for Ranchi Rhinos in the Hockey India League. He started playing hockey for Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club whilst a schoolboy at Sutton Valence, Kent.[9][10]

In December 2014 Jackson began playing ice hockey for Invicta Dynamos, scoring a goal on his debut against London Raiders.

In June 2017, together with his brother, Wesley Jackson, he founded Jackson7 coaching. [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.jackson7coaching.com/ashley-jackson/
  2. ^ http://w.fixtureslive.com/staticapi.aspx?a=statzone_player.ashx%3fuserid%3d14908
  3. ^ http://www.englandhockey.co.uk/player.asp?itemid=27&itemTitle=Ashley+Jackson&section=44
  4. ^ "England's men's hockey team win bronze in Glasgow after penalty shoot-out win over New Zealand". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  5. ^ https://tms.fih.ch/people/1220
  6. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ashley Jackson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Ashley Jackson Profile". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  8. ^ https://www.thehockeypaper.co.uk/articles/2018/11/05/ashley-jackson-joins-old-georgians-in-surprise-hockey-transfer
  9. ^ "East Grinstead's Ashley Jackson, the one-club striker overcoming pain to map England's golden path". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  10. ^ "EHL Statistics". Fixtureslive.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  11. ^ https://www.jackson7coaching.com/

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