Beeston Hockey Club

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Leagues England Hockey League
Euro Hockey League
Midlands League
Founded 1907
Manager Graham Griffiths
Captain Stephen Lawrence
Venue Nottingham Hockey Centre
City Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England
Team Colours Black, gold (home) and white, black (away)

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

The men's 1st XI plays in the England Hockey League Men's Premier Division, and the ladies 1st XI in the English Hockey League Women's Premier Division.[2] The majority of the other teams compete in the Midlands League. The large club fields six men's sides, seven ladies sides and various junior sides.

The men's 1st XI won its first major trophy in 2008, defeating Bowdon 4-3 in the Men's National Cup.[3] The men's team won its first National League Premier Division title in 2010/11, and went on to win it again in 2012/13 and 2013/14.[4] The men's 1st XI have also competed in the Euro Hockey League.[5]

Beeston HC twinned with HC Rotterdam on the 1st February 2017.


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:

International players[edit]

  • David Ames (Aimsey)- Great Britain/England (2015-), previously Ireland
  • Ben Arnold - Great Britain
  • Craig Boyne - Australia
  • James Cachia - Scotland
  • Ollie Cooper - Wales
  • Adam Dixon - Great Britain
  • Simon Egerton - England and 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
  • Samuel Ward - England
  • Tim Whiteman - Great Britain
  • Oli Willars - Great Britain
  • Alastair Wilson - Great Britain


  1. ^ "Beeston Hockey Club – a Brief History". Beeston Hockey Club. Archived from the original on 1 February 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "EHL Men's league tables". England Hockey. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
    - "EHL Women's league tables". England Hockey. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Men's National Cup treble for Beeston Hockey Club". BBC Sport. 14 May 2012. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Beeston Hockey Club seal Premier League title". BBC Sport. 11 April 2011. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Beeston HC - EHL Euro Hockey League". Euro Hockey League. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 

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