Ireland 0 (3) vs. (1) 0 India 2.8.2018 Match 32/Quarter Final 6.00 Push Back Ireland come into this as underdogs, but I think that the Indians will struggle to get past goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran. Both sides have had a tendency to sit deep and counter attack in previous games, let’sRead More →

Germany 0 vs. 1 Spain 1.7.2018 Match 29/Quarter Final 6.00 Push Back Spain’s Alicia Magaz makes her 100th appearance. Germany come in as Pool C winners and are slight favourites for this one, whilst Spain go through went through the turmoil of a penalty shootout against Belgium in the crossRead More →

Italy 0 vs. 3 India 31.07.2018 Game 27/Cross-Over 6.00 Push Back Seven out of ten times, I reckon India would win this one, but Italy have turned a few heads, with some surprising results and the Indians haven’t been scoring a great amount so far. Jasbeer Singh, born in ItalyRead More →

Belgium vs. Spain 30.07.2018 Match #26/Cross-Over Match 6.00 Push Back Here we are, the first of the knock out games and this cross-over game sees two evenly matched teams playing each other. If the scores are even after 60 minutes, then we will see the first of the penalty shootoutsRead More →

Netherlands 12 vs. 1 Italy 29.07.2018 Pool A 1.00pm push back Today Carlien Dirkse van den Huevel is making her 200th appearance for her country. Holland rotate their keepers again. Josine Koning starts this match. The Italian reserve keeper, at 16, is the youngest player at this world cup. BothRead More →

Japan 3 vs. 6 Belgium 28.07.2018 Pool D 6.00 push back These two teams have been amongst my favourites so far, playing attacking, exciting hockey and have been unlucky not to have done better in their two previous games. As I look around the Lee Valley stadium, I see aRead More →

Spain vs. German 28.07.2018 Pool C 12.00 push back The players are ready and the fans are in the ground and off we go. A little over a minute has been played and it’s a short corner for Spain. The shot is sent towards the keepers right, but Julia CiupkaRead More →