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England announce squad for EuroHockey Championships

PUBLISHED: 13:57 31 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:57 31 July 2017

Malaysia's Tengku Ahmad and England's Harry Martin battle it out at the Hero Hockey World League semi-final at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre (pic Paul Harding/PA)

Malaysia's Tengku Ahmad and England's Harry Martin battle it out at the Hero Hockey World League semi-final at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre (pic Paul Harding/PA)

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Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin included in 18-man party

England have announced their 18-man squad for the EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands in late August.

The Rabo EuroHockey Championships run from August 19-27 at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam where England, whose squad includes Hampstead & Westminster’s Harry Martin, will be hoping to improve on their fourth-place finish in 2015 in London.

In preparation for the tournament the squad will also travel to Terrassa in Barcelona to face the Netherlands, Germany and Spain in a Four Nations Commemorative Tournament.

England men’s head coach Bobby Crutchley said: “We are really looking forward to the EuroHockey Championships which will be a tough tournament playing against a number of teams who are all capable of winning it.

“After our performances at the World League Semi-Finals in London we are excited to build on this, beginning with a return to match action in Spain against three strong sides. This will provide good preparation ahead of what should be an exciting tournament.”

Crutchley’s side are unchanged from their last competitive tournament at the World League Semi-Finals held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London.

the squad secured a third-place finish and booked their places at the World League Finals in December and the 2018 World Cup, both being held in Bhubaneswar in India.

England face world number three side Germany, 10th ranked side Ireland and world number twenty Poland in Pool B while Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria and Spain make up the four sides in Pool A.

Fixtures: Poland (August 20, 8am); Germany (August 21, 4pm); Ireland (August 23, 1.45pm)

England: David Ames, David Condon, Brendan Creed, Adam Dixon, Harry Gibson, Mark Gleghorne, David Goodfield, Chris Griffiths, Michael Hoare, Harry Martin, Barry Middleton, George Pinner, Phil Roper, Liam Sanford, Ian Sloan, Sam Ward, Henry Weir, Ollie Willars.

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