Clinical Dutch end England women's EuroHockey hopes in Germany

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Clinical Dutch dump England out

England women's hopes of a European hockey title evaporate as they lose their semi-final 2-0 to a superior Dutch side in Moenchengladbach, Germany on Thursday.

Carlien Dirkse van den Heuvel nets an opening tap-in early in the first half and Kim Lammers' deflection kills off a disappointing, disjointed England.

They will now face either Spain or Germany for bronze on Saturday.

EuroHockey Nations Championships 2011

Warsteiner HockeyPark, Moenchengladbach, Germany
20-28 August 2011
England matches live on BBC Sport website and red button; Twitter updates from BBC Sport's Ollie Williams - @BBCSport_Ollie

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