Beeston Hockey Club

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Leagues English Hockey League & Euro Hockey League
Founded 1907
Manager Graham Griffiths
Captain Adam Dixon
Venue Highfields Sports Club
Capacity
City Beeston, Nottingham, England
Team Colours Black, Yellow (H) and White, Black (A)

Beeston Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Beeston, England. The club was founded in 1907, and play their home games at Highfields Hockey Centre in Nottingham. Beeston are nicknamed the Bees.[1]

The men's 1st XI play in the English Hockey League Men's Premier Division, and the ladies 1st XI play in the Women's Hockey League Ladies Premier Division. The large club fields six men's sides, seven ladies sides and various junior sides.

The men's 1st XI won their first major trophy in 2008 defeating Bowdon 4-3 in the Men's National Cup.[2] The men's team won their first National League Premier Division title in 2010/11, and went on to win it again in 2012/13 and 2013/14.[3]

In recent times the club has had many international representatives at both U/21 and senior level. Full capped senior internationals, past and present, are listed below:

Full International Players[edit]

  • David Ames - Ireland
  • Ben Arnold - Great Britain
  • Craig Boyne - Australia
  • Ollie Cooper - Wales
  • Adam Dixon - Great Britain
  • David Griffiths - Wales
  • Michael Hoare - England
  • Martin Jones - Great Britain
  • Zak Jones - Wales
  • Harry Martin - Great Britain
  • James McBlane - Scotland
  • Gordon McIntyre - Scotland
  • Muhammad Nadeem - Pakistan
  • George Pinner - Great Britain
  • Ben Rogers - Wales
  • Patrick Schmidt - Germany
  • Matt Simkin - Wales
  • Tim Whiteman - Great Britain
  • Oli Willars - Great Britain
  • Alastair Wilson - Great Britain

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beeston Hockey Club – a Brief History". Beeston Hockey Club. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Men's National Cup treble for Beeston Hockey Club". BBC Sport. 2012-05-14. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Beeston Hockey Club seal Premier League title". BBC Sport. 2011-04-11. Retrieved 26 September 2012.