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Ashley Jackson (field hockey)

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

Ashley Jackson
Great Britain v Australia 13 June 2015 (18786476282).jpg
Great Britain v Australia 13 June 2015
Personal information
Full name Ashley Steven Jackson
Born (1987-08-27) 27 August 1987 (age 32)
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Old Georgians
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)
2018–2019 HGC
2019–present Old Georgians
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–present England & GB 246 (136)
Last updated on: 14 November 2019

In June 2017, together with his brother, Wesley Jackson, he founded Jackson7 coaching. [4]

Club careerEdit

He currently plays club hockey for Old Georgians'.[5] 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.[6][7] In December 2014 Jackson began playing ice hockey for Invicta Dynamos, scoring a goal on his debut against London Raiders.

International careerEdit

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.[8][9] He was named FIH Young Player of the year 2009 and is the first English player to receive this accolade.[10] 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.[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. ^ https://www.jackson7coaching.com/
  5. ^ https://www.thehockeypaper.co.uk/articles/2018/11/05/ashley-jackson-joins-old-georgians-in-surprise-hockey-transfer
  6. ^ "East Grinstead's Ashley Jackson, the one-club striker overcoming pain to map England's golden path". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  7. ^ "EHL Statistics". Fixtureslive.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  8. ^ https://tms.fih.ch/people/1220
  9. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ashley Jackson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Ashley Jackson Profile". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  11. ^ "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.

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