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England men's national field hockey team

The England men's national field hockey team[2] competes in most major international tournaments except the Olympic Games. England's only appearance at the Olympics was at London 1908 when they won gold; since then English players have competed at the Olympics as part of the combined Great Britain national field hockey team.

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AssociationEngland Hockey
CoachDanny Kerry
Assistant coach(es)Kwandwane Browne
Jon Bleby
Russell Garcia
Tim Pitt
ManagerAndy Halliday
CaptainAdam Dixon
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 7 Decrease 1 (8 September 2019)[1]
Highest4 (2010–2013, November 2015 – June 2016)
Lowest11 (2005)
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (first in 1908)
Best result1st (1908)
World Cup
Appearances13 (first in 1973)
Best result2nd (1986)
EuroHockey Championships
Appearances17 (first in 1970)
Best result1st (2009)

England's best finish in the Hockey World Cup was as runners-up to champions Australia in 1986, which was also held in London. They won the bronze medal at the inaugural Commonwealth Games hockey tournament in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, as well as in 2014 in Glasgow.

Contents

Competitive recordEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W D L GF GA Squad
  1908 Final 1st 3 3 0 0 24 3 Squad
  1920
until now
Part of Great Britain
Total 1 title 1/1 3 3 0 0 24 3

World CupEdit

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA Squad
  1971 Did not participate
  1973 5th place game 6th 7 2 2 3 10 11 N/A
  1975 5th place game 6th 7 3 1 3 19 17
  1978 7th place game 7th 8 2 3 3 11 10
  1982 9th place game 9th 7 3 1 3 10 15
  1986 Final 2nd 7 5 0 2 13 8
  1990 5th place game 5th 7 4 1 2 12 7
  1994 5th place game 6th 7 3 2 2 7 5
  1998 5th place game 6th 7 3 0 4 18 21 Squad
  2002 7th place game 7th 9 5 0 4 19 11 Squad
  2006 5th place game 5th 7 4 0 3 15 13 Squad
  2010 3rd place game 4th 7 4 0 3 21 20 Squad
  2014 3rd place game 4th 7 3 1 3 8 12 Squad
  2018 3rd place game 4th 7 3 1 3 12 23 Squad
Total Best: 2nd 13/14 94 44 12 38 175 173

European ChampionshipsEdit

EuroHockey Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
  1970 5th place game 6th 7 4 0 3 10 7
  1974 3rd place game 4th 7 5 0 2 12 10
  1978 3rd place game 3rd 7 5 1 1 19 7
  1983 5th place game 5th 7 4 1 2 21 10
  1987 Final 2nd 7 6 1 0 24 2
  1991 3rd place game 3rd 7 4 1 2 14 8
  1995 3rd place game 3rd 7 4 2 1 18 11
  1999 3rd place game 3rd 7 5 1 1 27 11
  2003 3rd place game 3rd 7 3 2 2 16 15
  2005 5th place game 6th 5 1 2 2 8 8
  2007 5th–8th place pool 5th 5 2 2 1 17 6
  2009 Final 1st 5 4 1 0 24 10
  2011 3rd place game 3rd 5 3 0 2 17 11
  2013 3rd place game 4th 5 1 1 3 10 12
  2015 3rd place game 4th 5 2 1 2 18 9
  2017 3rd place game 3rd 5 3 0 2 16 10
  2019 5th–8th place pool 5th 5 2 2 1 9 7
  2021 Qualified
Total 1 title 18/18 103 58 18 27 280 154

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Commonwealth Games record
Year Round Position Pld W D * L GF GA
  1998 3rd place game 3rd 6 2 3 1 12 10
  2002 5th place game 5th 5 3 0 2 13 8
  2006 3rd place game 4th 6 3 0 3 14 14
  2010 3rd place game 4th 6 3 3 0 18 11
  2014 3rd place game 3rd 6 3 1 2 22 12
  2018 3rd place game 3rd 6 3 1 2 18 11
Total Best: 3rd 6/6 35 17 8 10 97 66

Defunct competitionsEdit

*Draws include matches decided on a penalty shoot-out.

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

These are the 18 players selected for the 2019 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship from 16 to 25 August 2019, in Antwerp, Belgium.[3]

Caps and goals (including appearances for Great Britain) updated after the match v Spain. on 18 August 2019.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK   George Pinner (1987-01-18) 18 January 1987 (age 32) 186 0   Old Georgians
2 1GK   Harry Gibson (1993-03-25) 25 March 1993 (age 26) 71 0   Surbiton

4 2DF   Ollie Willars (1990-06-25) 25 June 1990 (age 29) 129 3   Beeston
5 2DF   David Ames (Vice-captain) (1989-06-25) 25 June 1989 (age 30) 82 4   Holcombe
6 2DF   Henry Weir (1990-02-13) 13 February 1990 (age 29) 176 5   Wimbledon
11 2DF   Ian Sloan (1993-11-19) 19 November 1993 (age 25) 95 5   Wimbledon
18 2DF   Brendan Creed (1993-01-03) 3 January 1993 (age 26) 70 0   Surbiton
25 2DF   Jack Waller (1997-01-28) 28 January 1997 (age 22) 32 0   Wimbledon

7 3MF   Ashley Jackson (1987-08-27) 27 August 1987 (age 32) 242 134   Old Georgians
9 3MF   Harry Martin (1992-10-23) 23 October 1992 (age 26) 217 17   Hampstead & Westminster
16 3MF   Adam Dixon (Captain) (1986-09-11) 11 September 1986 (age 32) 259 19   Beeston
26 3MF   James Gall (1995-05-20) 20 May 1995 (age 24) 66 3   Surbiton
29 3MF   Tom Sorsby (1996-10-28) 28 October 1996 (age 22) 14 0   Surbiton
32 3MF   Zach Wallace (1999-09-29) 29 September 1999 (age 19) 33 3   Surbiton

10 4FW   Chris Griffiths (1990-09-03) 3 September 1990 (age 29) 94 22   East Grinstead
13 4FW   Sam Ward (1990-12-24) 24 December 1990 (age 28) 118 67   Old Georgians
15 4FW   Phil Roper (1992-01-24) 24 January 1992 (age 27) 132 31   Wimbledon
31 4FW   Will Calnan (1996-04-17) 17 April 1996 (age 23) 25 5   Hampstead & Westminster

Other players in Central Programme SquadEdit

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club

3 2DF   Luke Taylor (1994-09-15) 15 September 1994 (age 24) 31 9   Surbiton
12 2DF   Mikey Hoare (1985-11-14) 14 November 1985 (age 33) 154 2   Wimbledon
14 2DF   Mark Gleghorne (1985-05-19) 19 May 1985 (age 34) 161 46   Beeston
27 2DF   Liam SanfordINJ (1996-03-14) 14 March 1996 (age 23) 53 0   Old Georgians

22 3MF   David Condon (1991-07-06) 6 July 1991 (age 28) 172 26   East Grinstead
30 3MF   Rhys Smith (1997-03-13) 13 March 1997 (age 22) 11 0   Wimbledon

21 4FW   Liam Ansell (1993-11-12) 12 November 1993 (age 25) 39 10   East Grinstead

ResultsEdit

2018 Results and fixturesEdit

Test MatchEdit

2018 4 Nations Mens Tournament ValenciaEdit

2018 Odisha Hockey World CupEdit

2019 Results and fixturesEdit

2019 4 Nations Invitational TournamentEdit

2019 Men's EuroHockey Nations ChampionshipEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Hero World Rankings September 2019 – Men" (PDF). FIH. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  2. ^ "England Hockey official website". Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  3. ^ "England squads named for upcoming EuroHockey Championships". www.englandhockey.co.uk. England Hockey. 7 August 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2019.

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