Tickets on sale now for Hockey World League 2017

David Condon

Tickets are now on sale for Hockey World League London 2017, which sees the world’s best players compete in the capital.

From June 15th to 25th 2017, England’s men will take on the world’s best sides at the £30million Olympic legacy venue Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford. Our Great Britain counterparts Scotland and Wales will also be aiming to take part.

On the pitch, there are 33 matches as teams battle it out for World Cup qualification in the year’s biggest hockey event in this country, culminating in the finals day on Sunday 25th June 2017.

Tickets are priced from just £2.50 for children and £10 for adults, making it exceptional value for a family day out. There’s much more than just hockey at England Hockey’s events with a brilliant offering for sports fans of all ages.

England are of course already confirmed to compete, and opposition teams will be confirmed following the completion of the hockey tournament in Rio.

How do I book tickets?
Buy tickets at www.englandhockey.co.uk/tickets. For general ticket, group and disabled enquiries please contact us on 0844 8718810 (calls cost 6ppm plus standard network rate).
Hospitality is also available offering a premium match day experience at a very affordable price. Enquiries and reservations can be made by emailing hospitality@englandhockey.co.uk

Why book tickets now?
Hockey events book up earlier and earlier now and many sessions including the Final will sell out, so booking early means you can get the best seats before others do!

Why go to the Hockey World League?
-    Brilliant atmosphere in an outstanding venue
-    See the world’s best players and medallists close up
-    Much more than hockey at the venue – a fan park, bars and beer gardens, a fun zone for the kids, a chance for them to get autographs from their heroes
-    World-class hockey featuring top players from all continents
-    A brilliant day or night out on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park offering something for everyone

What's everybody saying about the news?
Sally Munday, Chief Executive of England Hockey said, “We are honoured to have been asked by the International Hockey Federation to host the men’s Hockey World League Semi-Final in 2017, and I am sure it will be another landmark event in London. Having very successfully hosted the women’s EuroHockey Championships in 2015 and both men’s & women’s Hockey Champions Trophies in 2016, we will not rest on our laurels and plans are already well underway to make this event bigger and better.”

International Hockey Federation (FIH) CEO Kelly Fairweather added: “The Hockey World League Semi-Finals provide some of the most dramatic and exciting matches within hockey. With Hockey World Cup qualification on the line, it will be all to play for. With affordable tickets and even more fun and exciting entertainment and activities planned for 2017, don’t miss out on what will be one of the best international hockey events of the year.”

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority Chief Executive Shaun Dawson commented, “This is the fourth major hockey championships we’ll be hosting at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre since opening in 2014, further cementing this stellar centre as Hockey’s major events venue, while also providing outstanding schools, club and community programmes.”

Iain Edmondson, Head of Major Events at London & Partners said, "This is a major sports event which will attract hockey fans from across the country who will come to see some of the world’s best players competing in London. We're delighted to be hosting the men's Hockey World League in 2017 and there's never been a better time to experience world-class sporting events. This is another high calibre event for the city which we hope will attract a number of visitors to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park."

UK Sport added, “Hockey World League London 2017 forms part of UK Sport’s ambitious Gold Event Series, which is investing £50million to bring over 100 of the world’s most prestigious sporting events to the UK and generate an estimated £500million of economic impact to the host cities and regions.”



Buy now at www.englandhockey.co.uk/tickets.

For more information on the structure of World League, including details of more games around Great Britain, please click here.