Spain men's national field hockey team


The Spain men's national field hockey team represents Spain in international men's field hockey and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Hockey Association, the governing body for field hockey in Spain.

Spain
NicknameRedsticks
AssociationRoyal Spanish Hockey Federation
(Real Federación Española de Hockey)
ConfederationEHF (Europe)
CoachFrédéric Soyez
Assistant coach(es)Eduardo Aguilar
ManagerCésar Hernández
CaptainMiguel Delas
Most capsSergi Enrique (306)[1]
Top scorerSanti Freixa (126)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 9 (2 June 2021)[2]
Highest3 (2006, 2008–2009)
Lowest11 (March 2015 – June 2016)
Olympic Games
Appearances18 (first in 1928)
Best result2nd (1980, 1996, 2008)
World Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1971)
Best result2nd (1971, 1998)
EuroHockey Championship
Appearances18 (first in 1970)
Best result1st (1974, 2005)

Spain has competed in every World Cup since the first edition in 1971. They have won the EuroHockey Nations Championship twice and both the Champions Trophy and Champions Challenge once.[3]

Tournament record


Summer Olympics

Olympic record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
1908 Did not participate
1920
1928 Group stage7th301238Squad
1932 Did not participate
1936
1948 Group stage11th301236Squad
1952 Did not participate
1956
1960 3rd place game3rd6411114Squad
1964 3rd place game4th9432189Squad
1968 5th place game6th9333108Squad
1972 7th place game7th93421111Squad
1976 5th place game6th72231218Squad
1980 Final2nd6411367Squad
1984 7th place game8th72141113Squad
1988 9th place game9th73131010Squad
1992 5th place game5th75021912Squad
1996 Final2nd7502179Squad
2000 9th place game9th72231115Squad
2004 3rd place game4th73222013Squad
2008 Final2nd7502128Squad
2012 5th place game6th62221015Squad
2016 Quarter-finals5th6312148Squad
2020 Qualified
TotalBest: 2nd place18/24113382550228174

World Cup

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
1971 Final2nd631264N/A
1973 5th place game5th7502175N/A
1975 7th place game8th72141016
1978 5th place game5th8512115
1982 11th place game11th72141114
1986 5th place game5th74121416
1990 7th place game8th73041713
1994 9th place game9th7223109
1998 Final2nd7511197Squad
2002 11th place game11th94231715Squad
2006 3rd place game3rd74301811Squad
2010 5th place game5th6402148Squad
2014 7th place game8th61321013Squad
2018 Group stage13th302167Squad
2023 Qualified
TotalBest: 2nd place15/1594441832176143

EuroHockey Championship

EuroHockey Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
1970 3rd place game3rd7421256
1974 Final1st6510121
1978 3rd place game4th73131213
1983 3rd place game4th75022712
1987 7th place game7th72231812
1991 5th place game5th74031310
1995 7th place game8th73131311
1999 5th place game5th7511227
2003 Final2nd75112814
2005 Final1st54011610
2007 Final2nd51221411
2009 3rd place game4th5302149
2011 Relegation pool6th53021210
2013 Relegation pool5th53111910
2015 Relegation pool6th52031312
2017 Relegation pool5th5311810
2019 Final2nd52121116
2021 Relegation pool5th52031712
2023 To be determined
Total2 titles18/18107591434294186

Hockey World League

World League record
Season Position Round Pld W D* L GF GA
2012–13 10thSemi-final62221011
2014–15 10thSemi-final72141315
2016–17 6thSemi-final74121216
Final5203613
TotalBest: 6thFinal25104114155

FIH Pro League

FIH Pro League record
Season Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
2019 7th142573345Squad
2020–21 QualifiedSquad
TotalBest: 7th142573345

Champions Trophy

Champions Trophy record
Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
1978 5th4013715
1980 6th6123816
1981 5th5113919
1982 Did not participate
1982
1984 6th5014715
1985 Did not participate
1986
1987 6th7115614
1988 5th5113410
1989
until
1992
Did not participate
1993 5th6105716
1994 5th61231318
1995 Did not participate
1996 5th61231116
1997 3rd63121612
1998 5th62131617
1999 4th62131012
2000 4th621388
2001 Did not participate
2002
2003
2004 1st6501219
2005 3rd64021814
2006 3rd62311513
2007 5th84222517
2008 2nd63121511
2009 5th61232228
2010 5th62221619
2011 2nd64022010
2012 Withdrew
2014 Did not participate
2016
2018
Total1 title124412558274309

Champions Challenge

Champions Challenge record
Year Position Pld W D* L GF GA
2001 Did not participate
2003 1st65012212
2007
until
2014
Did not participate
Total1 title65012212
*Draws include matches decided on a penalty shoot-out.

Team


Current squad

The following 19 players were named on 25 May 2021 for the 2021 EuroHockey Championship in Amstelveen, Netherlands.[4][5]

Caps updated as of 11 June 2021, after the match against France.

Head coach: Frederic Soyez

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
1 GK Quico Cortés (1983-03-29) 29 March 1983 (age 38) 310 Club Egara
24 GK Mario Garín (1992-04-26) 26 April 1992 (age 29) 61 Club de Campo

4 DF Ricardo Sánchez (1992-12-04) 4 December 1992 (age 28) 91 Club de Campo
16 DF Llorenç Piera (1996-11-04) 4 November 1996 (age 24) 41 Real Club de Polo
20 DF Alejandro Alonso (1999-02-14) 14 February 1999 (age 22) 9 Tenis
23 DF Josep Romeu (1990-05-22) 22 May 1990 (age 31) 142 Club Egara
30 DF Marc Recasens (1999-09-13) 13 September 1999 (age 21) 14 Club Egara

7 MF Miquel Delas (Captain) (1984-04-13) 13 April 1984 (age 37) 264 Barcelona
9 MF Álvaro Iglesias (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 28) 147 Club de Campo
10 MF Marc Sallés (1987-05-06) 6 May 1987 (age 34) 250 Atlètic Terrassa
12 MF Joan Tarrés (1996-05-08) 8 May 1996 (age 25) 60 Atlètic Terrassa
13 MF David Alegre (1984-09-06) 6 September 1984 (age 36) 281 Real Club de Polo
21 MF Viçens Ruiz (1991-10-30) 30 October 1991 (age 29) 169 Real Club de Polo
28 MF Marc Miralles (1997-11-14) 14 November 1997 (age 23) 42 Real Club de Polo

8 FW Quique González (1996-04-29) 29 April 1996 (age 25) 119 Club de Campo
17 FW Xavi Lleonart (1990-06-22) 22 June 1990 (age 30) 208 Real Club de Polo
19 FW José Basterra (1997-01-03) 3 January 1997 (age 24) 8 Club de Campo
25 FW Pau Quemada (1983-09-04) 4 September 1983 (age 37) 283 Club Egara
27 FW Marc Boltó (1995-11-21) 21 November 1995 (age 25) 80 Atlètic Terrassa

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months or are a part of the current training squad.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Rafa Álvarez (1998-02-16) 16 February 1998 (age 23) 2 Complutense v.  Belgium, 6 February 2021
GK Albert Pérez (1995-01-18) 18 January 1995 (age 26) 1 Junior v.  Scotland, 21 July 2019

DF Ignacio Rodríguez (1996-06-12) 12 June 1996 (age 25) 55 Tenis v.  Belgium, 6 February 2021
DF Marc Serrahima (1995-04-25) 25 April 1995 (age 26) 69 HGC v.  Germany, 25 January 2020
DF Marc Perellón (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 24) 36 Junior v.  India, 29 September 2019

MF Alejandro de Frutos (1992-09-29) 29 September 1992 (age 28) 122 Club de Campo v.  Belgium, 5 February 2021
MF Xavi Gispert (1999-01-04) 4 January 1999 (age 22) 4 Club Egara v.  Great Britain, 4 May 2019

FW Roc Oliva (1989-07-18) 18 July 1989 (age 31) 175 Real Club de Polo v.  Belgium, 6 February 2021
FW Albert Béltran (1993-10-23) 23 October 1993 (age 27) 88 Atlètic Terrassa v.  Belgium, 6 February 2021
FW Diego Arana (1988-09-12) 12 September 1988 (age 32) 57 Jolaseta v.  New Zealand, 16 February 2020

See also


References


  1. "Sergi Enrique se convierte en el jugador español con más internacionalidades". europapress.es (in Spanish). Europa Press. 23 August 2019. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  2. "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 2 June 2021. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
  3. "Real Federación Española de Hockey – RFEH". Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  4. "Los #Redsticks Ya Tienen Lista Para El Campeonato De Europa". rfeh.es (in Spanish). Real Federación Española de Hockey. 25 May 2021. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  5. "Cambio en Los #Redsticks Para El Eurohockey De Amsterdam". rfeh.es (in Spanish). Real Federación Española de Hockey. 28 May 2021. Retrieved 29 May 2021.