Ashley Jackson (field hockey)

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Ashley Jackson
Great Britain v Australia 13 June 2015 (18786476282).jpg
Personal information
Born (1987-08-27) 27 August 1987 (age 31)
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club East Grinstead
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003-2007 East Grinstead 40 (76)
2007-2010 HGC
2010-2015 East Grinstead 38 (58)
2015-2016 Holcombe 12 (6)
2015–2017 Ranchi Rays 42 (36)
2016-2018 East Grinstead 8 (12)
2018- HGC
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2016 England & GB 234 (133)

Ashley Jackson (born 27 August 1987) is an English field hockey player.[1][2]

He was a member of the Great Britain squad that finished ninth at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and finishing 4th at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Jackson also played in the England squad that won Bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.[3]

Jackson made his debut in 2007 for the England at the age of 19.[4] He was named FIH Young Player of the year 2009 and is the first English player to receive this accolade.[5]

Jackson plays club hockey for East Grinstead. He has also played for HGC in the Dutch league for a number of years, alongside England/GB team mate Barry Middleton, as well for Ranchi Rhinos in the Hockey India League. He started out at Tunbridge Wells while he attended school at Sutton Valence, Kent.[6][7]

In December 2014 Jackson began playing ice hockey for Invicta Dynamos, scoring a goal on his debut against London Raiders.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.jackson7coaching.com/ashley-jackson/
  2. ^ http://w.fixtureslive.com/staticapi.aspx?a=statzone_player.ashx%3fuserid%3d14908
  3. ^ "England's men's hockey team win bronze in Glasgow after penalty shoot-out win over New Zealand". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  4. ^ "Ashley Jackson Bio, Stats, and Results - Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-05-30.
  5. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Ashley Jackson Profile". glasgow2014.com. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  6. ^ "East Grinstead's Ashley Jackson, the one-club striker overcoming pain to map England's golden path". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-11-04.
  7. ^ "EHL Statistics". Fixtureslive.com. Retrieved 2014-11-04.