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Ashley Jackson Biography & Latest News

Ashley Jackson Biography

Ashley Jackson is an English field hockey player who was a member of the British squad that competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and appeared again in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He plays as both midfielder and striker and has taken a number of penalty corners for the team. He made his debut in the English senior side in 2007 at the age of 19. Having played for HGC in the Dutch league for a number of years, he now plays for East Grinstead Hockey Club in England. In 2009, he helped England win their first ever gold medal at the European Championships and was crowned Player of the Tournament. He was the first English player to be adjudged as the winner of the FIH Young Player of the year award.

Ashley Jackson Latest News & Articles

India look to fine-tune ahead of Rio at Hockey Champions Trophy (Preview)

Ranchi Rays 1-0 Dabang Mumbai: Alphas lose in a thrilling encounter

The Alphas were the best team in the match but failed to beat a resolute Rays defence

Ranchi Rays vs Dabang Mumbai: Preview, TV Channel Info, Squad, Form Guide, Key Players

Dabang Mumbai look to do the double over Ranchi Rays in the 2016 Hockey India League

Dabang Mumbai coach Jay Stacy delighted with first win in HIL

Dabang Mumbai coach, Stacy, lauded the players for their impressive comeback after being reduced to ten men against Ranchi Rays.

Ranchi Rays skipper Ashley Jackson not in favour of counting field goals as two

Jackson, a two-time Olympian, feels that teams are forced to focus more on defence due to field goals being counted as two in the HIL.

Dabang Mumbai vs Ranchi Rays: Preview, TV Channel Info, Squad, Form Guide, Key Players

While Mumbai lost their last game to Kalinga Lancers, Ranchi defeated Jaypee Punjab Warriors in their last tie.

Ranchi Rays beat Kalinga Lancers in eastern derby to top the HIL table

Ranchi Rays continued their winning run as they defeated Kalinga Lancers 3-2, and now sit atop the table with 16 points from 4 matches.

Ranchi Rays defeat Delhi Waveriders 2-1 on home turf

Ashley Jackson's twin strikes meant that Ranchi Rays continued their winning run in the HIL by beating Delhi Waveriders 2-1 at home.

Whetton's goal enables Warriors to beat Rays 2-0 in HIL

In a rematch of last year's final, centre-half Sardar Singh assisted Whetton as the hosts made the most of a quick counter-attack

Hockey India League: Ranchi Rays to face Punjab Warriors in a rematch of last edition's final

The defending champions, Ranchi Rays, lost to Uttar Pradesh wizards in opening encounter of the league

New scoring rules in the 2016 HIL evokes mixed reactions from the players

The most important rule change is that a field goal will be counted as two to encourage skillful hockey.

Apologize for misbehaviour and participate in the HIL, Sardar Singh declares to Pakistan

However, Moritz Furste and Ashley Jackson believe Hockey India should not restrict players based on nationalities

5 star players to watch out for Ranchi Rays

The 5 most expensive players U-21 in the Hockey India League auction

Several Indian U-21 hockey team players found themselves in huge demand for the 2015 HIL The 2016 edition of the Hockey India League will see an i ...

2016 Hockey India League: Akash Chitke to make this opportunity count with Ranchi Rays

Young Indian custodian Akash Chitke is eagerly waiting for the Hockey India League to commence.
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