England welcomes Euro Hockey League

Thursday, 25 October 2012: Having captured the hearts and minds of the British public at London 2012, some of the world’s best hockey stars are set to return this weekend as the Euro Hockey League comes to England for the first time.

Great Britain's Ashley Jackson is the toast of the Riverbank Arena following his second penalty corner goal against Pakistan (Photo credit Great Britain Hockey/Ady Kerry)

File photo: Great Britain’s Ashley Jackson is the toast of the Riverbank Arena following his second penalty corner goal against Pakistan (Photo credit Great Britain Hockey/Ady Kerry)

A number of the stars of the Olympic Games will be on show with the likes of Great Britain’s London 2012 trio Ashley Jackson, Glenn Kirkham and Jonty Clarke set to feature, as well as their international teammates the Mantell brothers, Richard and Simon, Mark Pearn and Niall Stott.

Tickets are still available for round 1.2 of the Euro Hockey League, which takes place at East Grinstead Hockey Club in Sussex from Friday 26 – Sunday 28 October. Competing alongside hosts East Grinstead are Reading and, from Scotland, Glynhill Hotel Kelburne. Continue reading →