Laura Unsworth

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Laura Unsworth
Laura Unsworth in 2009.jpg
Unsworth at the 2010 Champions Trophy
Personal information
Born (1988-03-08) 8 March 1988 (age 31)
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands,
Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Club information
Current club East Grinstead
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– England 140 (6)
2009– Great Britain 107 (3)

Laura Unsworth, MBE (born 8 March 1988) is an English international field hockey player who plays as a midfielder or defender for England and Great Britain.[1][2]


Unsworth attended Coppice Primary School, Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls and University of Loughborough.

She plays club hockey in the Investec Women's Hockey League Premier Division for East Grinstead.

Unsworth made her international debut in 2008 and was part of the Great Britain teams that won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympics and bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

She has also competed for England at the Europeans winning 2 bronze, a silver and most recently a Gold in London in 2015.[3] She also competed for England at the Commonwealth Games, securing bronze and silver at the 2010 and 2014.[4] [5]

She has also played for Holcombe, Loughborough and Sutton Coldfield.[6]


  1. ^ "Weekend Birthdays", The Guardian, p. 45, 8 March 2014 |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Laura Unsworth". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Unibet EuroHockey Championships 2015". Unibet EuroHockey Championships 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
  4. ^ "GB Hockey Profile". Retrieved 22 January 2015.
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  6. ^ "WHL Statistics". UK. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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