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Scotland men's national field hockey team

The Scotland men's national field hockey team represents Scotland in men's international field hockey competitions, with the exception of the Olympic Games when Scottish players are eligible to play for the Great Britain men's national field hockey team. Prior to the formation of the Great Britain team in 1920, Scotland competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, sharing the bronze medal with Wales.[2]

Scotland
Scotland
AssociationScottish Hockey
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachDerek Forsyth
Assistant coach(es)Graham Moodie
ManagerGareth Hall
CaptainAlan Forsyth
Home
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FIH ranking
Current 21 Increase 2 (30 June 2019)[1]
Highest20 (2003, 2005)
Lowest28 (August 2016 – October 2016)
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (first in 1908)
Best result3rd (1908)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances9 (first in 1970)
Best result7th (1974, 1983)

Contents

Tournament historyEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

EuroHockey ChampionshipEdit

EuroHockey Championship IIEdit

Hockey World LeagueEdit

Champions Challenge IIEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 18 players were named on 12 August 2019 for the 2019 EuroHockey Championship in Antwerp, Belgium.[3]

Caps updated as of 28 July 2019, after the match against Ireland.

Head coach: Derek Forsyth

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
1 GK Thomas Alexander (1989-09-11) 11 September 1989 (age 29) 40   UHC Hamburg
2 DF Tim Atkins (1990-03-24) 24 March 1990 (age 29) 28   Surbiton
3 DF Callum Duke (1990-07-05) 5 July 1990 (age 29) 63   Hillhead
5 MF Michael Bremner (1992-03-22) 22 March 1992 (age 27) 109   UHC Hamburg
6 Andy Bull (1992-02-03) 3 February 1992 (age 27) 14   Beerschot
7 FW Alan Forsyth (C) (1992-04-05) 5 April 1992 (age 27) 133   Surbiton
11 FW Lee Morton (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 24) 51   Reading
12 Craig Falconer (1993-09-06) 6 September 1993 (age 25) 10   Reading
13 FW Kenny Bain (1990-03-16) 16 March 1990 (age 29) 179   Hurley
14 Cammy Golden (1999-06-02) 2 June 1999 (age 20) 18   Grove Menzieshill
18 Aidan McQuade (1998-11-18) 18 November 1998 (age 20) 25   Grove Menzieshill
19 DF Murray Collins (1996-07-25) 25 July 1996 (age 23) 36   Loughborough Students
22 MF Nicky Parkes (1990-02-11) 11 February 1990 (age 29) 95   Surbiton
23 MF Gavin Byers (1988-12-23) 23 December 1988 (age 30) 148   UHC Hamburg
26 MF Duncan Riddell (1993-09-26) 26 September 1993 (age 25) 47   Grange
28 FW Ed Greaves (1995-04-15) 15 April 1995 (age 24) 36   Loughborough Students
29 GK David Forrester (1989-12-14) 14 December 1989 (age 29) 42   Montrogue
32 Callum MacKenzie (1998-12-31) 31 December 1998 (age 20) 14   Cardiff & Met

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
DF Russell Anderson (1984-12-05) 5 December 1984 (age 34) 63   Brooklands v.   Ireland, 28 July 2019
FW Rob Harwood (1997-07-15) 15 July 1997 (age 22) 30   Western Wildcats v.   Ireland, 28 July 2019
Hamish Galt (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 22) 11   Western Wildcats v.   Ireland, 28 July 2019
Joe McConnell (1997-03-21) 21 March 1997 (age 22) 11   Western Wildcats v.   Ireland, 28 July 2019
DF Robbie Shepherdson (1995-08-24) 24 August 1995 (age 23) 27   Grange 2019 FIH Series Finals
Adam Le Page (1991-08-01) 1 August 1991 (age 28) 6   Zwart-Wit 2019 FIH Series Finals
DF David Forsyth (1989-02-26) 26 February 1989 (age 30) 76   Qui Vive v.   Poland, 18 May 2019
Kyle White (1996-03-08) 8 March 1996 (age 23) 7   Hampstead & Westminster v.   Poland, 18 May 2019
GK Sam Lloyd 2   Loughborough Students v.   Poland, 18 May 2019
Andrew McConnell (2000-01-05) 5 January 2000 (age 19) 2   Western Wildcats v.   Poland, 18 May 2019

Notable former playersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Hero World Rankings June 2019 – Men" (PDF). FIH. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Scottish Hockey Association". Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Scotland men's squad announced for Belfius EuroHockey Championship in Antwerp". www.scottish-hockey.org.uk. Scottish Hockey. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.

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