England, alongwith Pakistan and New Zealand, is in contention of meeting the Australians in the final. England have a touch match against joint defending champion Korea, the defending champion.
Great Britain (as England) have one tournament win to boast of, when they won the 1994 tournament at Penang. In 1987 they finished third behind Germany and Pakistan. In remaining attempts they have failed to reach top three positions.
Great Britain has a good tournament so far with four convincing victories against Malaysia (3-1), Pakistan (3-2) and New Zealand (3-1). But they have lost two matches against India (1-3) and Australia (1-2).
Jonathan Clarke, James Tindall and Robert Moore have been the prominent goal scorers in the team that has played like champions so far in the tournament.
Past Standings for England in Azlan Shah
- Winners: 1 (1994)
Third: 1 (1987)