Euro Day 8: Men of Russia and Wales share the points

WSP 0396 110621 - Euro Day 8: Men of Russia and Wales share the points - Wales needed twelve goals against Russia to knock France from the second place in group C. The group in which they compete for a World Cup ticket. That premise was not very realistic for Wales. The team defended a lead for a long time, but in the end the runs were shared: 3-3. 

Wales needed twelve goals against Russia to knock France from the second place in group C. The group in which they compete for a World Cup ticket. That premise was not very realistic for Wales. The team defended a lead for a long time, but in the end the runs were shared: 3-3.  Andrey Kuraev opened the […]

Netherlands march on to the European Cup Final

WSP 8385 110621 - Netherlands march on to the European Cup Final - A goal that gave them even more enthusiasm and boosted the morale of the troops. In the last quarter, the Netherlands tried to take cover but Elodie Picard made several good saves. The Panthers were playing without complexes and they were trying to score a second goal. However, it was the reigning European champions who struck again on a powerful penalty from Caia van Maasakker (3-1). The end of the meeting was nothing even if the Belgians never gave up.

Despite a lot of goodwill and some great possibilities, the Belgian players did not manage to surprise the Netherlands who will play their 4th consecutive European final. After having brilliantly secured their place in the last four, the Panthers could approach this derby of the flat countries without any pressure. Indeed, the meeting was unbalanced on […]

England 1 point from World Cup Qualification after Ireland Win

WSP 7310 110621 scaled - England 1 point from World Cup Qualification after Ireland Win - England took a big step towards securing fifth place and World Cup qualification, coming back from a 1-0 first quarter deficit to beat Ireland 5-1 and secure their position at the top of Pool C.

EuroHockey Championship – Women Pool C Ireland 1 England 5 England took a big step towards securing fifth place and World Cup qualification, coming back from a 1-0 first quarter deficit to beat Ireland 5-1 and secure their position at the top of Pool C. Having carried forward a 4-0 victory over Italy, a draw […]

Fighting spirit of the Scots secure 3-1 win Vs Italy

WSP 6843 110621 - Fighting spirit of the Scots secure 3-1 win Vs Italy - Scotland had last met Italy in a feisty EuroHockey Championships II final in Glasgow in 2019, Scotland winning 2-1 in a match which saw Italian captain Chiara Tiddi red carded.

EuroHockey Championship – Women Pool C Scotland 3 Italy 1 Scotland won their first match at the EuroHockey Championships in Amstelveen, soaking up Italian pressure in the first quarter before scoring twice in the second to set up the victory. Scotland had last met Italy in a feisty EuroHockey Championships II final in Glasgow in […]

No final for the Red Lions, beaten by the Netherlands

B9727328534Z.1 20210610231042 000GC0IA5LB0.2 0 - No final for the Red Lions, beaten by the Netherlands - The poster for this semi-final was obviously enticing. A classic of recent years. A meeting between the Netherlands and Belgium always smacks of powder given the rivalry between nations. But this semi-final also meant the start of serious matters for the Belgian players who were well aware that their performances during the group stage could have been a little more successful. And it was the flock of Shane McLeod who also took the initiative and who were the most dangerous during the first period even if the score was still 0-0 when returning to the locker room.

Despite a good collective performance, the reigning European champions will not compete in a third consecutive final. They were beaten at the Shoot-Outs by Dutch people carried by their audience. The poster for this semi-final was obviously enticing. A classic of recent years. A meeting between the Netherlands and Belgium always smacks of powder given the rivalry between […]

Orange wins heated brotherhood and takes final place at European Championship

ANP 432410568 scaled 1200x600 1623355679 - Orange wins heated brotherhood and takes final place at European Championship - The Netherlands has reached the final of the European Championship for the thirteenth time. In a compelling semi-final battle, Belgium was defeated after taking shoot-outs, after sixty minutes it was 2-2. On Saturday in the final, the Orange squad will face Germany, which defeated England earlier in the day.

The Netherlands has reached the final of the European Championship for the thirteenth time. In a compelling semi-final battle, Belgium was defeated after taking shoot-outs, after sixty minutes it was 2-2. On Saturday in the final, the Orange squad will face Germany, which defeated England earlier in the day. After the last decisive shoot-out, which he beautifully […]

Max Caldas about his goosebump’ moment (and about Germany)

ANP 432411250 scaled 1200x600 1623369144 - Max Caldas about his goosebump' moment (and about Germany) - The wonderful semi-final at the European Championship against Belgium had highlights in abundance. Jorrit Croon's winning shoot-out. The incredibly important equalizer of Jip Janssen. And the beautiful first Dutch goal by Seve van Ass. But national coach Max Caldas also thoroughly enjoyed a moment before the game.

The wonderful semi-final at the European Championship against Belgium had highlights in abundance. Jorrit Croon’s winning shoot-out. The incredibly important equalizer of Jip Janssen. And the beautiful first Dutch goal by Seve van Ass. But national coach Max Caldas also thoroughly enjoyed a moment before the game. ‘For the first time I really heard our people sing the […]

Euro Champs Day 7: Germany reaches the final at the expense of England

ANP 432398158 1024x768 1 - Euro Champs Day 7: Germany reaches the final at the expense of England - This time the devil was not in the tail, but in the beginning of the game. Four of the five goals were made in the first fifteen minutes. The Germans kept the margin of two until the penultimate minute when Sam Ward determined the final score from a penalty corner at 3-2.

Germany has reached the final of the European Championship on Day 7 in Amstelveen. The team was 3-2 too strong for England in the semi-finals. It is the first final for the Germans since 2015 in which the Netherlands lost 6-1. The Orange Men will also be Germany’s opponent in the final battle next Saturday. Earlier in the day, […]