Laura Unsworth, MBE (born 8 March 1988) is an English field hockey player who plays as a midfielder or defender for East Grinstead and the England and Great Britain national teams.[1][2]

She is the first British field hockey player to win three Olympic medals. [3][4][5]

Unsworth attended Coppice Primary School, Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls and Loughborough University.

Unsworth plays club hockey in the Women's England Hockey League Premier Division for East Grinstead.

She has also played for Holcombe, Loughborough Students and Sutton Coldfield.[6]

International Career[edit]

Unsworth made her international debut in 2008 and was part of the Great Britain teams that won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympics and bronze medals at the 2012 and 2020 Summer Olympics.

Unsworth has also competed for England at the European Championships winning three bronze, one silver and a Gold medal, won in London in 2015.[7] She also competed for England at the Commonwealth Games, securing bronze and silver at the 2010 and 2014.[8][9]

Source:  Wikipedia

Unsworth was a part of the East Grinstead Squad that won East Grinstead Ladies' first national Premier Indoor League title at Wembley in January 2016.

EGHC Honours


Mens England Hockey Indoor Premier League

2016, 2015, 2014,

2013, 2012, 2011,

2010, 2009, 2006,

1993, 1986

Mens England Hockey Premier League Champions

2010, 2009, 1983

Runners Up

2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 1989


Women's England Hockey Indoor League

2016 Premier League Champions

2015 Premier League Runners Up

2013 National Division 1 Champions

2012 National Division 2 Champions

2011 National Division 2 South Champions

2010 South League Champions


Women's England Hockey League

2015 Conference East Champions

2014 Conference East Runners Up

2013 South Division 1 Winners

2012 South Division 2 Winners

2011 South Division 3 Winners

2010 Sussex Premier Division Winners