Search

England announce squad for EuroHockey Championships

PUBLISHED: 13:57 31 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:57 31 July 2017

Malaysia's Tengku Ahmad and England's Harry Martin battle it out at the Hero Hockey World League semi-final at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre (pic Paul Harding/PA)

Malaysia's Tengku Ahmad and England's Harry Martin battle it out at the Hero Hockey World League semi-final at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre (pic Paul Harding/PA)

PA Wire/PA Images

Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin included in 18-man party

England have announced their 18-man squad for the EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands in late August.

The Rabo EuroHockey Championships run from August 19-27 at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam where England, whose squad includes Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin, will be hoping to improve on their fourth-place finish in 2015 in London.

In preparation for the tournament the squad will also travel to Terrassa in Barcelona to face the Netherlands, Germany and Spain in a Four Nations Commemorative Tournament.

England men’s head coach Bobby Crutchley said: “We are really looking forward to the EuroHockey Championships which will be a tough tournament playing against a number of teams who are all capable of winning it.

“After our performances at the World League Semi-Finals in London we are excited to build on this, beginning with a return to match action in Spain against three strong sides. This will provide good preparation ahead of what should be an exciting tournament.”

Crutchley’s side are unchanged from their last competitive tournament at the World League Semi-Finals held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London.

the squad secured a third-place finish and booked their places at the World League Finals in December and the 2018 World Cup, both being held in Bhubaneswar in India.

England face world number three side Germany, 10th ranked side Ireland and world number twenty Poland in Pool B while Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria and Spain make up the four sides in Pool A.

Fixtures: Poland (August 20, 8am); Germany (August 21, 4pm); Ireland (August 23, 1.45pm)

England: David Ames, David Condon, Brendan Creed, Adam Dixon, Harry Gibson, Mark Gleghorne, David Goodfield, Chris Griffiths, Michael Hoare, Harry Martin, Barry Middleton, George Pinner, Phil Roper, Liam Sanford, Ian Sloan, Sam Ward, Henry Weir, Ollie Willars.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Islington Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Islington Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Islington Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Islington Sports News

18 minutes ago

With the eagerly-awaited Carabao Cup final on Sunday read the latest in our series detailing previous Arsenal League Cup finals by talking to the people who were there. Read on as we recall the shock upset the Gunners suffered against Luton Towin in the 1988 Wembley showpiece as Gus Caesar unfortunately wrote himself into the history books for all the wrong reasons in a crazy game.

14:00

Wood Green’s Focus Football hosted a special tournament for youngsters at Fortismere School last Friday.

10:14

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was in spiky form at his club’s training ground this week ahead of the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday.

09:30

Beth Mead fired Arsenal into third in the FA Women’s Super League 1 as the Gunners beat Everton at Meadow Park on Friday.

With Arsenal set to face Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Carbao Cup final at Wembley on Sunday Layth Yousif talked to Manchester Evening News football writer Charlotte Duncker who covers the Etihad outfit. Read on for her expert views.

Yesterday, 12:18

The draw for the last 16 of the Europa League has just taken place in Nyon.

Yesterday, 12:04

In the week of the Carabao Cup final read our series detailing previous Arsenal League Cup finals by talking to the people who were there. Read on as we recall the glorious 1987 Littlewoods Cup final victory over Liverpool at Wembley.

The draw for the last 16 of the Europa League takes place at midday on Friday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. Find out the teams Arsenal could face in the tournament.

PROMOTED CONTENT

“With teenagers there’s a lot of banter, and you can really establish a relationship. You have to trust teenagers to make their own decisions.”

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now