Doncaster hockey star Barry Middleton awarded MBE

Doncaster-born hockey star Barry Middleton has been awarded an MBE for his services to the sport.

Saturday, 28th December 2019, 1:56 pm
Barry Middleton

Middleton, 35 - the most capped player in the history of Great Britain and England Hockey - played for Doncaster among others at club level.

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He retired in April 2019, having played in four Olympic Games, four World Cups, eight European Championships and four Commonwealth Games – and captained the nation for almost a decade.

Winning 432 caps and scoring 119 goals for Great Britain and England, he led England to EuroHockey gold in 2009, as well as skippering Great Britain at two Olympics, including fourth place at the London games in 2012 – the men’s team’s best Olympic finish since 1988.