Beeston Hockey Club

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Leagues Men's England Hockey League
Women's England 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 Men's England Hockey League and the ladies 1st XI in the Women's England Hockey League.[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 1 February 2017.


Men's First Team Squad 2019–20 Season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 England GK Simon Hujwan
2 England GK Ashley Watson
3 Spain DF Olriol Roca
4 England DF Ollie Willars
5 Northern Ireland DF Kyle Marshall
6 England MF Robbie Gleeson
7 England FW Gareth Griffiths
8 England MF Joe Sharp
9 England MF Elliot Hibell
10 England FW Nick Park
11 England FW Henry Croft
12 England MF Alex Blumfield
14 England MF Adam Dixon (captain)
15 Germany MF Jonas Holtmanns
16 England DF Stephen Lawrence
17 England DF Richard Lawrence
No. Position Player
18 England MF Toby Stanley
19 England MF Lucas Ward
20 England Mark Barlow
21 England FW Chris Proctor
22 England Sam Apoola
23 Northern Ireland DF Matt Crookshanks
24 England James Hunt
25 Scotland FW Joe Waterston
26 England Elliott Barton
27 England DF Matt Mitcham
28 England Stuart Kentwell
30 England GK Peter Hextall
31 England GK Scott Dale
32 England MF Josh Keaveney
37 England DF Morgan Males
38 England David Bond

Ladies First Team Squad 2019–20 Season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Scotland GK Nicki Cochrane (captain)
2 United States GK Jenny Rizzo
3 United States DF Carrie Hanks
4 Scotland DF Mairi Drummond
5 Scotland DF Ali Eadie
6 Wales MF Caro Hulme
7 England FW Alice Huddlestone
8 England MF Agus Fernandez
9 England FW Lauren Burrell
10 Wales FW Sophie Robinson
11 England MF Rebekah Walker
12 England Annie Mills
13 England FW Rosy Stephens
14 England Charlotte Triggs
15 England Erin Anderson
16 Republic of Ireland FW Katie McKee
No. Position Player
17 England Georgia Brown
18 New Zealand Esther Chan
19 Republic of Ireland FW Sophie McDowell
20 England Jess Hood
21 Republic of Ireland Annie Dalton
22 England Nadia Benallal
23 England Sophie Eldred
24 England Sarah Spooner
25 England Rachel Sharp
26 Scotland Tara Aitcheson
27 England Heidi Devey
28 England Sian Emslie
29 England Sylvia Rose
30 England FW Paige Gillott
36 England Rebecca Malyon
- England GK Natalie Robson


Men's Team Honours[edit]

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:

Notable players[edit]

Men's internationals[edit]

 Great Britain
  • Ollie Cooper
  • David Griffiths
  • Zak Jones
  • Ben Rogers
  • Matt Simkin
  • Craig Boyne
  • Patrick Schmidt

Women's internationals[edit]

 Great Britain/ England
 Great Britain/ Scotland


  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. Archived from the original on 11 October 2014. 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. Archived from the original on 26 March 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
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