Hockey Players

Hockey players are the individuals who play any of the sports belonging to the hockey family. Hockey is a game in which two teams of 11 players each try to hit a ball into their opponents’ goal using long sticks with a curved end. The history of games similar to hockey can be traced back to many centuries ago. Evidence of games played with curved sticks can be found in the histories of ancient Greece, Ireland and Egypt. The most popular form of hockey is field hockey which became very widespread by the 21st century and is played across the globe. Hockey is especially prominent in Asia, Europe and South America. Another popular form of hockey is ice hockey which is primarily played in countries like the U.S. and Canada. Various hockey events are held in major competitions all over the world including the Olympic Games, Commonwealth games, Hockey World Cup, Champions Trophy, etc. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is the body that governs world hockey. Since playing hockey involves a lot of running around, developing leg strength is very important for hockey players who have to undergo strenuous exercises to attain the same. Read on to know about famous hockey players.

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 1 Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh.
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Famous As: Indian Field Hckey Player
Birthdate: February 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shahabad Markanda, Haryana

 2 Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand.
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Birthdate: August 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: December 3, 1979

 3 Dhanraj Pillay

Dhanraj Pillay.
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Khadki, Pune, India

 4 Luciana Aymar

Luciana Aymar.
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: August 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

 5 Jamie Dwyer

Jamie Dwyer.
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Famous As: Field Hockey Player
Birthdate: March 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rockhampton

 6 Alyson Annan

Alyson Annan
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: June 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia
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 7 Ric Charlesworth

Ric Charlesworth.
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Famous As: Sports Consultant, Field Hockey Player
Birthdate: February 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Subiaco

Apart from coaching the Australian women's hockey team, former Australian MP and professional cricket and field hockey player Ric Charlesworth has also served as a consultant for the New Zealand national cricket team and the Fremantle Football Club. Charlesworth has also penned books such as Shakespeare the Coach.

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 8 Sam Quek

Sam Quek
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Famous As: Hockey player
Birthdate: October 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, United Kingdom
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 9 Kate Richardson-Walsh

Kate Richardson-Walsh
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Withington, Manchester, England

 10 Helen Richardson-Walsh

Helen Richardson-Walsh
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: September 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
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 11 Chitrashi Rawat

Chitrashi Rawat
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Famous As: Hockey player
Birthdate: November 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Raipur, Uttarakhand, India

 12 Nova Peris

Nova Peris
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: February 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Darwin, Australia
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 13 Gemma Flynn

Gemma Flynn
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tauranga, New Zealand

 14 Honor Carter

Honor Carter
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blenheim, New Zealand
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 15 Bob Gainey

Bob Gainey
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peterborough

 16 Maddie Hinch

Maddie Hinch
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: October 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Chiltington, West Sussex, England
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 17 Alex Danson

Alex Danson
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England

 18 Sardara Singh

Sardara Singh
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rania
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 19 Fatima Moreira de Melo

Fatima Moreira de Melo
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands

 20 Ellen Hoog

Ellen Hoog
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: March 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bloemendaal, Netherlands
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 21 Sophie Devine

Sophie Devine
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Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: September 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Porirua, New Zealand

 22 Rani Rampal

Rani Rampal
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: December 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shahabad Markanda, Haryana, India

 23 Sid Abel

Sid Abel
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Famous As: Hockey Player, Ice Hockey Player
Birthdate: February 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melville, Canada
Died: February 8, 2000

 24 Fiona Johnson

Fiona Johnson
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: April 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
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 25 Naomi van As

Naomi van As
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands

 26 Sophie Bray

Sophie Bray
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grasse, France
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 27 Georgie Twigg

Georgie Twigg
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: November 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

 28 Crista Cullen

Crista Cullen
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: August 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston, Lincolnshire, England
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 29 Hollie Webb

Hollie Webb
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: September 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belper, England

 30 Georgie Parker

Georgie Parker
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berri, Australia

 31 Janet Smith

Janet Smith
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1915 AD
Birthplace: Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
Died: December 3, 1994

Educator Janet Smith is best remembered as the wife of former Rhodesian prime minister Ian Smith. Born to Scottish parents in Cape Town, Janet was a talented hockey player and later married a rugby player. Her first husband died in an accident during a rugby practice match.

 32 Susannah Townsend

Susannah Townsend
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: July 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, England
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 33 Laura Unsworth

Laura Unsworth
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: March 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, England

 34 Florian Fuchs

Florian Fuchs
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: November 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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 35 Lily Owsley

Lily Owsley
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: December 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bristol, England

 36 Maartje Paumen

Maartje Paumen
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Geleen, Netherlands
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 37 Ernest Bohr

Ernest Bohr
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: March 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Died: February 26, 2018

 38 Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel

Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: April 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

 39 Hannah Macleod

Hannah Macleod
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: June 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Lincolnshire, England

 40 Nicola White

Nicola White
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: January 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shaw and Crompton, Greater Manchester, England

 41 Giselle Ansley

Giselle Ansley
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: March 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingsbridge, Devon, England

 42 Shona McCallin

Shona McCallin
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: May 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newark, Nottinghamshire, England

 43 Nancy White

Nancy White
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 44 Eva de Goede

Eva de Goede
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zeist, Netherlands

 45 Noriko Kariya

Noriko Kariya
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 46 Anna Flanagan

Anna Flanagan
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: January 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

 47 Kayla Whitelock

Kayla Whitelock
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: October 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palmerston North, New Zealand

 48 Nicola Daly

Nicola Daly
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: April 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 49 Chloe Watkins

Chloe Watkins
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: March 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Unknown

 50 Ritu Rani

Ritu Rani
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Famous As: Field hockey player
Birthdate: December 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Haryana, India
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