Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: England's beaten 4-1 by Australia

England men's hockey team
England will also play Ireland, Argentina and Malaysia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

England began their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup campaign with a 4-1 defeat against Australia.

Phil Roper scored England's only goal against the world number one ranked side in Malaysia.

"I was actually pleased with a lot of our game and there were a lot of encouraging signs," said head coach Bobby Crutchley.

England's next game in the tournament is against India, ranked six in the world, on Sunday at 08:00 GMT.

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