England Matches Live Online

Fantastic news for hockey fans! 
From tomorrow (Saturday), Hockey fans in the UK will be able to watch England’s men in live action against the five best teams in the World in the ABN AMRO Champions in Melbourne, Australia.

The tournament begins with Germany v England at 02:05am (UK time) on Saturday morning and will also see England play Spain, Australia, the Netherlands and Korea between Saturday and Sunday 6 December.

England Hockey has paid for a number of elements of this coverage and would appreciate hockey supporters passing on this information to fellow fans, players and colleagues to give as many people as possible the opportunity to follow the team.

Live Online Streaming (UK Only)

The England Hockey has invested in live online streaming of every England match in Australia.  To watch the matches live online visit: www.englandhockey.co.uk/livehockey

Matches on Demand

If you miss the matches live, or just fancy watching them again, EHTV will have each and every one of England’s Champions Trophy matches available to watch on demand.  Just go to www.englandhockey.co.uk/ehtv after each game*

*there will be a delay of approximately five hours in getting these online while our EHTV hosts receive them from the production company and upload.

Sky Sports

Sky Sports will screen one hour highlights programmes covering all of England’s Champions Trophy matches beginning on Saturday night at 11pm on Sky Sports 3 Digital.

The full highlights programme schedule is as follows.  Please note this is subject to change at short notice by the television company.

Match - Date - Programme Starts - Channel
Germany v England - 28/11/2009 - 23:00 - Sky Sports 3
Germany v England - 29/11/2009 - 11:00 - Sky Sports 3
England v Spain - 29/11/2009 - 22:00 - Sky Sports Xtra
England v Spain - 30/11/2009 - 10:00 - Sky Sports Xtra
Australia v England - 01/12/2009 - 18:30 - Sky Sports 2
Australia v England - 02/12/2009 - 00:00 (tbc) - Sky Sports Xtra
Australia v England - 02/12/2009 - 04:00 (tbc) - Sky Sports 2
Australia v England - 02/12/2009 - 10:00 - Sky Sports 3
England v Netherlands - 03/12/2009 - 18:00 - Sky Sports 2
England v Netherlands - 04/12/2009 - 00:00 - Sky Sports Xtra
England v Netherlands - 04/12/2009 - 10:30 - Sky Sports Xtra
England v Korea - 05/12/2009 - 17:30 - Sky Sports 2
England v Korea - 06/12/2009 - 04:00 (tbc) - Sky Sports 2
Classification Match - 06/12/2009 - 17:00 - Sky Sports Xtra
Classification Match - 07/12/2009 - 02:00 (tbc) - Sky Sports Xtra
Classification Match - 07/12/2009 - 08:00 - Sky Sports 3
Classification Match - 07/12/2009 - 11:00 - Sky Sports Xtra
Classification Match - 07/12/2009 - 15:00 - Sky Sports Xtra

England Hockey website

www.englandhockey.co.uk/menschampionstrophy will carry match reports and photographs after each and every England game.  Clicking on the General Information tab will allow fans to listen to ipadio phonecasts from the camp (see below).

ipadio on www.englandhockey.co.uk

Using ipadio software, members of England’s squad and management team will be making phonecasts from Melbourne, which you will be able to hear on www.englandhockey.co.uk.  Already, tournament debutants Dan Fox and Nick Catlin have spoken about their first experiences with the group and Strength & Conditioning Coach Andy Hudson has talked about how he has ensured England’s players are fully recovered from jet lag after a day in the air.

BBC Sport Website

The BBC Sport website will be following England’s progress with news and video highlights every day of the tournament. 

You can already see a great preview video featuring England stars Jonty Clarke, Richard Mantell and Nick Brothers filmed just before the team departed for Australia last week.  BBC Sport Olympic Journalist Martin Gough met up with the boys at a training session and has written a blog on England ‘playing with the big boys’.

Watch that video here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/hockey/default.stm
Read Martin Gough’s blog, ‘England play hockey with the world’s big boys’ here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/martingough/2009/11/england_play_hockey_with_world.html

BBC News

Keep an eye out for reports on the BBC’s sports news bulletins throughout the duration of the tournament for highlights and updates on England’s progress.

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If you are on Twitter and aren’t already following us log on to Twitter (http://twitter.com) and search for “EnglandHockey”.  We’ll be bringing updates and the odd photo from Australia.  Don’t forget to re-tweet this announcement when it appears on Twitter.

We hope you enjoy following the team.