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Captain Middleton can't wait to return to London life

England captain Barry Middleton admits he can’t wait to return to the capital ahead of next week’s Investec London Cup.

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Middleton looks to future as England protest error

England Hockey have questioned why Argentina were allowed to field an additional player for just over two minutes of their World Cup bronze meda...

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Middleton excited by prospect of World Cup date with Dutch

England hockey captain Barry Middleton admits a World Cup semi-final date with hosts Holland will be a step into the unknown - but has backed hi...

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Middleton relishing Australia clash at hockey World Cup

England captain Barry Middleton is brimming with confidence ahead of crunch matches with Belgium and Australia at hockey's World Cup.

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Middleton vows to keep attacking after World Cup draw

England men’s captain Barry Middleton insists his side will continue their bid for success by playing eye-catching hockey after drawing their fi...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Beijing 2008
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Athens 2004
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Biography

Barry Middleton made his second Olympic Games appearance at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The mens team won their fifth/sixth place classification match against Korea to place fifth in the tournament. Middleton as a member of the England squad which won gold at the 2009 Eurohocky tournament.

Despite his young age, Middleton is one of the veterans of the England & Great Britain squads, having made his international debut five years ago in 2003. At just 25, Middleton has a World Cup, a Commonwealth Games, four European Championships and an two Olympics under his belt. With over 70 caps for Great Britain, plus 100 more for England, Barry is rapidly approaching 50 international goals, five of which were scored during the qualification tournament in Chile. Middleton opened the scoring in the 2–0 victory over India in the final, which secured a berth in Beijing. He has been twice named the Hockey Writers Club UK Player of the Year (in 2004 & 2007).

Middleton now plays his club hockey abroad for HGC in the Netherlands, having previously played for Doncaster and Cannock.