England Hockey World Cup 2023 Squad Announced

England Hockey World cup 2023: England finished second to champions Australia in the 1986 Hockey World Cup, which was held in London. They won the bronze medal at the first Commonwealth Games hockey tournament in Kuala Lumpur in 1998, as well as in Glasgow in 2014 and Birmingham in 2022. England Hockey is pleased to announce the team that has been selected to represent England in the FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup in India, which will take place from January 13 to 29, 2023.

England’s squad in this, the 15th edition of the Men’s World Cup, combines experience with exciting talent, and they hope to continue their progress after a successful Commonwealth Games this summer. It is the first World Cup for nine members of the squad: James Albery, Nick Bandurak, David Goodfield, James Mazarelo, Nick Park, Ollie Payne, Stuart Rushmere, Tom Sorsby, and Sam Ward. The others were all members of the team that finished fourth in 2018, and Harry Martin and David Condon will be competing in their third World Cup.

David Ames returns from injury to captain the team, with James Albery and Zach Wallace serving as vice captains. Brendan Creed and Ian Sloan, both highly experienced players, will accompany the squad as reserves.

Participants in the FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 are divided into four groups known as Pools. A Total of 16 Teams will compete for FIH Hockey World Cup 2023. The pools are as Follows:

Pool A

Pool BPool C

Pool D

  • Argentina
  • France
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • Belgium
  • Korea
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • Chile
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands
  • India
  • England
  • Spain
  • Wales


England begin their campaign on 13 January against Wales, before taking on the host nation India two days later, then Spain in their final group match.

England Hockey World Cup Schedule 2023:



Date & Time (IST)

England vs WalesRourkela, India17:00, Friday, 13th January 2023
England vs IndiaRourkela, India19:00, Sunday, 15th January 2023
Spain vs EnglandBhubaneswar, India17:00, Thursday, 19th January 2023


England Hockey Team:

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Albery James (VC), Ames David (C), Ansell, Liam, Bandurak Nick, Calnan Will, Condon David, Goodfield David, Martin Harry, Mazarelo James (GK), Park Nick, Payne Ollie (GK), Roper Phil, Rushmere Stuart, Sanford Liam, Sorsby Tom, Wallace Zach (VC), Waller Jack, Ward Sam Reserved players: Brendan Creed, Ian Sloan

18 umpires were appointed by the FIH for World cup 2023

hockey world cup 2023 schedule

  • Rawi Anbananthan (MAS)
  • Dan Barstow (ENG)
  • Christian Blasch (GER)
  • Federico García (URU)
  • Gareth Greenfield (NZL)
  • Marcin Grochal (POL)
  • Ben Göntgen (GER)
  • Eric Koh (MAS)
  • Lim Hong Zhen (SGP)
  • Martin Madden (SCO)
  • Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
  • Germán Montes de Oca (ARG)
  • Raghu Prasad (IND)
  • Sean Rapaport (RSA)
  • Steve Rodgers (AUS)
  • Javed Shaikh (IND)
  • David Tomlinson (NZL)
  • Coen van Bunge (NED)

READ MORE: Hockey World Cup 2023 Schedule, Venue, Tickets

Where can I watch England Hockey Team play in the World Cup 2023?

In India Channel Starts Sports will telecast the Live Match and Live Stream will be available on Disney hotstar.

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