(Photo: © FIH / Gordon Morrison)

Great Britain’s men’s hockey team will play Argentina in two matches at Lilleshall National Sports Centre later this month.

Following the return of the English and Scottish athletes from the Commonwealth Games, the home nations come will now together as Great Britain for a series of training camps and the double header against Argentina on 17 and 18 November.

Ranked 11th in the world, Argentina finished seventh at the World Cup in Delhi in March, beating the hosts India 4-2 in their final playoff match having seen off higher ranked opponents New Zealand and Canada in the pool stage.

At last month’s Commonwealth Game, also in Delhi, England’s men finished fourth after losing to New Zealand on penalty strokes in the bronze medal match while Scotland finished ninth, defeating Trinidad & Tobago 7-0 in their classification match.

Fixtures

Date - Time - Fixture - Venue

Wednesday 17 November 2010 - 12:30 - GB (men) v Argentina - Lilleshall NSC, Shropshire
Thursday 18 November 2010 - 10:00 - GB (men) v Argentina - Lilleshall NSC, Shropshire

Squad
Richard Alexander, Alastair Brogdon, Nick Brothers, Andy Bull, Nick Catlin, Darren Cheesman Jonty Clarke, Matt Daly, Stephen Dick, Adam Dixon, James Fair, Ben Hawes, Ashley Jackson, Glenn Kirkham, Iain Mackay, Richard Mantell, Simon Mantell, Harry Martin, Barry Middleton, Rob Moore, Richard Smith, Niall Stott, James Tindall, Alastair Wilson

Great Britain Hockey media release