2015 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship


The 2015 Men's EuroHockey Championship was the 15th edition of the men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the biennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organised by the European Hockey Federation. It was held from 21–29 August 2015 in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, England.[2]

2015 Men's EuroHockey Championship
Tournament details
Host countryEngland
CityLondon
Dates21–29 August
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Riverbank Arena
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (4th title)
Runner-up Germany
Third place Ireland
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored118 (5.9 per match)
Top scorer(s) Tom Boon (10 goals)
Best player Florian Fuchs[1]
2013 (previous) (next) 2017

The Netherlands defeated the defending champions Germany 6–1 in the final to capture their fourth title, while Ireland won their first-ever medal by beating the hosts England 4–2.[1] As the winners, the Netherlands qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Qualified teams


Dates Event Location Quotas Qualifier(s)
Host 1  England
17–25 August 2013 2013 EuroHockey Championship Boom, Belgium 5  Germany
 Belgium
 Netherlands
 Spain
 Ireland
3–11 August 2013 2013 EuroHockey Championship II Vienna, Austria 2  Russia
 France
Total 8

Format


The eight teams were be split into two groups of four teams. The top two teams advanced to the semi-finals to determine the winner in a knockout system. The bottom two teams played in a new group with the teams they did not play against in the group stage. The last two teams were relegated to the EuroHockey Championship II.

Results


Preliminary round

Pool A
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Netherlands 3 3 0 0 12 0 +12 9 Semi-finals
2  England (H) 3 2 0 1 14 3 +11 6
3  Spain 3 1 0 2 9 6 +3 3 Pool C
4  Russia 3 0 0 3 1 27 26 0
Source: FIH
(H) Host
21 August 2015
17:15
Netherlands  2–0  Spain
Bakker  18'
Van der Weerden  24'
Report
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
21 August 2015
19:30
England  10–1  Russia
Middleton  9'
Condon  11', 15', 25'
Griffiths  18'
Lewers  23'
Ward  34'
Gleghorne  34'
Catlin  41'
Ames  58'
Report Plesetskii  30'
Umpires:
Ben Göntgen (GER)
Geoff Conn (IRL)

23 August 2015
08:30
Spain  9–0  Russia
Lleonart  2'
Quemada  15', 21', 29', 45', 55'
Casasayas  21', 30'
Dabanch  60'
Report
Umpires:
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
23 August 2015
18:15
Netherlands  2–0  England
Pruijser  26'
Jonker  55'
Report
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Geoff Conn (IRL)

25 August 2015
17:15
Russia  0–8  Netherlands
Report Van der Weerden  1', 25'
Kemperman  7'
Hertzberger  22', 48', 57'
Jonker  52'
Bakker  60'
Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Tim Benford (ENG)
25 August 2015
19:30
England  4–0  Spain
Jackson  20', 57'
Middleton  24'
Griffiths  45'
Report
Umpires:
Ben Göntgen (GER)
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Pool B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Germany 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 9 Semi-finals
2  Ireland 3 1 1 1 6 7 1 4
3  Belgium 3 1 1 1 6 9 3 4 Pool C
4  France 3 0 0 3 8 15 7 0
Source: FIH
22 August 2015
08:30
Ireland  4–3  France
Good  1'
Caruth  36'
Bruton  45'
O'Donoghue  47'
Report Kieffer  27'
Baumgarten  33'
Martin-Brisac  52'
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Tim Benford (ENG)
22 August 2015
16:00
Germany  4–0  Belgium
Wellen  42', 51'
Staib  48'
Fuchs  58'
Report
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)

23 August 2015
16:00
France  3–4  Belgium
Charlet  6', 17'
Sanchez  38'
Report Hendrickx  10'
Cobbaert  15'
Dockier  34'
Boon  50'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (ENG)
Martin Madden (SCO)
23 August 2015
20:30
Ireland  0–2  Germany
Report Windfeder  54'
Fuchs  56'
Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Tim Benford (ENG)

25 August 2015
11:00
Germany  7–2  France
Fuchs  3', 43'
Wellen  24'
Fürste  30', 53'
Deecke  48'
Grambusch  50'
Report Martin-Brisac  36', 56'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (ENG)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
25 August 2015
13:15
Belgium  2–2  Ireland
Dockier  34'
van Aubel  40'
Report Caruth  27'
Jackson  39'
Umpires:
Martin Madden (SCO)
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)

Fifth to eighth place classification

Pool C

The points obtained in the preliminary round against the other team are taken over.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
5  Belgium 3 3 0 0 18 7 +11 9
6  Spain 3 2 0 1 13 6 +7 6
7  France (R) 3 1 0 2 10 10 0 3 EuroHockey Championship II
8  Russia (R) 3 0 0 3 6 24 18 0
Source: FIH
(R) Relegated
27 August 2015
11:00
Russia  2–4  France
Yankun  14'
Proskuriakov  58'
Report Charlet  20', 33'
Masson  23'
Fourcroy  33'
Umpires:
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
27 August 2015
17:15
Spain  0–3  Belgium
Report Boccard  47'
Boon  47', 55'
Umpires:
Geoff Conn (IRL)
Hamish Jamson (ENG)

29 August 2015
09:30
Belgium  11–4  Russia
Boon  2', 11', 17', 18', 34', 48', 58'
Hendrickx  25'
Stockbroekx  28'
Boccard  39'
Truyens  55'
Report Siniagin  15'
Komarov  15'
Maiorov  20'
Yankun  51'
Umpires:
Tim Benford (ENG)
Geoff Conn (IRL)
29 August 2015
11:45
Spain  4–3  France
Dabanch  22'
Lleonart  28', 52'
Piera  57'
Report Genestet  49'
Charlet  51', 54'
Umpires:
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Ben Göntgen (GER)

First to fourth place classification

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
27 August
 
 
 Netherlands1
 
29 August
 
 Ireland0
 
 Netherlands6
 
27 August
 
 Germany1
 
 England2 (2)
 
 
 Germany (p.s.o.)2 (3)
 
Third place
 
 
29 August
 
 
 Ireland4
 
 
 England2
Semi-finals
27 August 2015
13:15
Netherlands  1–0  Ireland
Hertzberger  12' Report
Umpires:
Ben Göntgen (GER)
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)

27 August 2015
19:30
Germany  2–2  England
Zwicker  30'
Windfeder  57'
Report Gleghorne  20'
Jackson  59'
Penalties
Fuchs
Hauke
Fürste
Müller
Grambusch
3–2 Jackson
Middleton
Catlin
Martin
Ward
Umpires:
Coen van Bunge (NED)
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Third and fourth place
29 August 2015
14:00
Ireland  4–2  England
O'Donoghue  13', 60'
Sothern  29'
Magee  39'
Report Martin  11'
Dixon  23'
Umpires:
Jakub Mejzlík (CZE)
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Final
29 August 2015
16:30
Netherlands  6–1  Germany
Bakker  6'
Van der Weerden  14', 22'
Hertzberger  21'
Hofman  29'
Pruijser  47'
Report Rühr  50'
Umpires:
Hamish Jamson (ENG)
Martin Madden (SCO)

Statistics


Final standings

RankTeam
 Netherlands
 Germany
 Ireland
4  England
5  Belgium
6  Spain
7  France
8  Russia

  Qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics

  Relegated to the EuroHockey Championship II

Awards

Best Player of the Tournament[1] Best goalkeeper of the Tournament[1] Topscorer of the Tournament[1]
Florian Fuchs David Harte Tom Boon

Goalscorers

There were 118 goals scored in 20 matches, for an average of 5.9 goals per match.

10 goals

6 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Source: FIH

See also


References


  1. "EHC2015: Netherlands men storm to Unibet EuroHockey Championship title". fih.ch. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  2. "EuroHockey Championships 2015, Men". eurohockey.org. Retrieved 19 May 2015.