Medal record
Men's field hockey
Representing  India
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1978 Bangkok Team

Allan Schofield (born January 26, 1957) is a former Indian hockey player. He was part of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal in 1980 Summer Olympics at Moscow.[1][2]

He completed his schooling from St. Cathedral High School in Bangalore and joined the Indian Navy. In 1975, he was invited to join the Services National team after he accidentally kept the goal for an inter-club football game and excelled at it.[3] A few months later, he was again called to be the custodian for a hockey match and within a year, he was in the National Hockey team of 1976.

A part of the star-studded squad that lost the 1978 Bangkok Asian Games final to arch-rivals Pakistan, Schofield entered the hall of fame two years later when the national team captured their eighth Olympic gold medal at the Moscow Games. He was the second goalkeeper in the team, with Bir Bahadur Chettri being the main custodian. He is an MBA graduate and settled in Canada in his later years.[3]


  1. ^ India's Olympic History
  2. ^ 1980.
  3. ^ a b Kiran, Sydney. "'It won't be a cakewalk'". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 25 January 2012.