1974 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 1974 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the second edition of the Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organized by the European Hockey Federation.[1] It was held at Club de Campo Villa de Madrid in Madrid, Spain from 2 to 11 May 1974.[2]

1974 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countrySpain
CityMadrid
Dates1–11 May
Teams18 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)Club de Campo Villa de Madrid
Final positions
Champions Spain (1st title)
Runner-up West Germany
Third place Netherlands
Tournament statistics
Matches played57
Goals scored183 (3.21 per match)
1970 (previous) (next) 1978

The hosts Spain won their first European title by defeating the defending champions West Germany 1–0 in the final. The Netherlands won the bronze medal by defeating England 4–1.[1]

Preliminary roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   West Germany 4 4 0 0 22 1 +21 8 Quarter-finals
2   Scotland 4 3 0 1 11 7 +4 6
3   Czechoslovakia 4 1 1 2 2 9 −7 3
4   Denmark 4 1 1 2 2 10 −8 3
5    Switzerland 4 0 0 4 2 12 −10 0
2 May 1974
12:30
West Germany   6–1    Switzerland
2 May 1974
18:30
Scotland   5–0   Denmark

3 May 1974
12:30
Scotland   3–1   Czechoslovakia
3 May 1974
18:30
Denmark   2–1    Switzerland

4 May 1974
14:30
West Germany   4–0   Denmark
4 May 1974
17:30
Czechoslovakia   1–0    Switzerland

5 May 1974
18:30
West Germany   6–0   Czechoslovakia
5 May 1974
18:30
Scotland   3–0    Switzerland

6 May 1974
15:30
West Germany   6–0   Scotland
6 May 1974
15:30
Czechoslovakia   0–0   Denmark

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 6 Quarter-finals
2   Poland 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 4
3   Ireland 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 2
4   Portugal 3 0 0 3 0 13 −13 0
2 May 1974
15:30
Netherlands   6–0   Portugal

3 May 1974
18:30
Netherlands   2–0   Ireland
3 May 1974
18:30
Poland   4–0   Portugal

5 May 1974
12:30
Ireland   3–0   Portugal
5 May 1974
15:30
Netherlands   4–2   Poland

6 May 1974
18:30
Poland   2–0   Ireland

Pool CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   England 4 4 0 0 9 0 +9 8 Quarter-finals
2   France 4 3 0 1 12 3 +9 6
3   Italy 4 2 0 2 3 6 −3 4
4   Austria 4 1 0 3 5 8 −3 2
5   Finland 4 0 0 4 0 12 −12 0
2 May 1974
15:30
France   2–0   Italy
2 May 1974
18:30
England   2–0   Finland

3 May 1974
12:30
France   5–1   Austria
3 May 1974
15:30
Italy   1–0   Finland

4 May 1974
14:30
Austria   4–0   Finland
4 May 1974
17:30
England   4–0   Italy

5 May 1974
12:30
France   5–0   Finland
5 May 1974
15:30
England   1–0   Austria

6 May 1974
15:30
England   2–0   France
6 May 1974
18:30
Italy   2–0   Austria

Pool DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain (H) 3 2 1 0 8 0 +8 5 Quarter-finals
2   Wales 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
3   Belgium 3 0 1 2 2 6 −4 1
4   Yugoslavia 3 0 1 2 1 8 −7 1
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
2 May 1974
12:30
Spain   6–0   Yugoslavia
2 May 1974
18:30
Wales   3–1   Belgium

3 May 1974
15:30
Wales   1–0   Yugoslavia

4 May 1974
17:30
Spain   2–0   Belgium

5 May 1974
15:30
Belgium   1–1   Yugoslavia
5 May 1974
18:30
Spain   0–0   Wales

Classification roundEdit

17th place gameEdit

8 May 1974
12:00
Switzerland    2–1   Finland

Ninth to 16th place classificationEdit

 
9–16th place quarter-finals9–12th place semi-finalsNinth place
 
          
 
8 May
 
 
  Czechoslovakia2
 
10 May
 
  Portugal1
 
  Czechoslovakia2
 
8 May
 
  Italy0
 
  Italy2
 
11 May
 
  Yugoslavia1
 
  Czechoslovakia2
 
8 May
 
  Belgium1
 
  Belgium3
 
10 May
 
  Austria2
 
  Belgium1
 
8 May
 
  Ireland0 11th place
 
  Ireland1
 
11 May
 
  Denmark0
 
  Ireland1
 
 
  Italy0
 

9–16th place quarter-finalsEdit

8 May 1974
12:00
Italy   2–1   Yugoslavia

8 May 1974
15:30
Ireland   1–0   Denmark

8 May 1974
15:30
Czechoslovakia   2–1   Portugal

8 May 1974
18:30
Belgium   3–2   Austria

9–12th place semi-finalsEdit

10 May 1974
15:30
Czechoslovakia   2–0   Italy

10 May 1974
17:30
Belgium   1–0   Ireland

11th place gameEdit

11 May 1974
15:30
Ireland   1–0   Italy

Ninth place gameEdit

11 May 1974
12:00
Czechoslovakia   2–1   Belgium

13th to 16th place classificationEdit

 
13–16th place semi-finals13th place
 
      
 
10 May
 
 
  Yugoslavia4
 
11 May
 
  Portugal0
 
  Yugoslavia3
 
10 May
 
  Denmark0
 
  Denmark1
 
 
  Austria0
 
15th place
 
 
11 May
 
 
  Austria3
 
 
  Portugal0
13–16th place semi-finalsEdit
10 May 1974
12:00
Yugoslavia   4–0   Portugal

10 May 1974
12:00
Denmark   1–0   Austria
15th place gameEdit
11 May 1974
15:30
Austria   3–0   Portugal
13th place gameEdit
11 May 1974
15:30
Yugoslavia   3–0   Denmark

First to eighth place classificationEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
8 May
 
 
  Spain2
 
10 May
 
  France1
 
  Spain1
 
8 May
 
  Netherlands0
 
  Netherlands6
 
11 May
 
  Scotland0
 
  Spain1
 
8 May
 
  West Germany0
 
  West Germany5
 
10 May
 
  Poland1
 
  West Germany5
 
8 May
 
  England0 Third place
 
  England (a.e.t.)2
 
11 May
 
  Wales1
 
  Netherlands4
 
 
  England1
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

8 May 1974
12:00
England   2–1 (a.e.t.)   Wales

8 May 1974
15:30
West Germany   5–1   Poland

8 May 1974
18:30
Spain   2–1   France

8 May 1974
18:30
Netherlands   6–0   Scotland

Semi-finalsEdit

10 May 1974
16:30
Spain   1–0   Netherlands

10 May 1974
18:30
West Germany   5–0   England

Third place gameEdit

11 May 1974
15:30
Netherlands   4–1   England

FinalEdit

11 May 1974
18:30
Spain   1–0   West Germany

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
10 May
 
 
  Poland4
 
11 May
 
  Wales3
 
  Poland2
 
10 May
 
  France1
 
  France2
 
 
  Scotland1
 
Seventh place
 
 
11 May
 
 
  Scotland1
 
 
  Wales0
5–8th place semi-finalsEdit
10 May 1974
15:30
France   2–1   Scotland

10 May 1974
17:30
Poland   4–3   Wales
Seventh place gameEdit
11 May 1974
12:00
Scotland   1–0   Wales
Fifth place gameEdit
11 May 1974
12:00
Poland   2–1   France

Final standingsEdit

  1.   Spain
  2.   West Germany
  3.   Netherlands
  4.   England
  5.   Poland
  6.   France
  7.   Scotland
  8.   Wales
  9.   Czechoslovakia
  10.   Belgium
  11.   Ireland
  12.   Italy
  13.   Yugoslavia
  14.   Denmark
  15.   Austria
  16.   Portugal
  17.    Switzerland
  18.   Finland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Men Field Hockey II EuroHockey (European Championship) 1974 Madrid (ESP) 02-11.05 - Champion Spain". Retrieved 23 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Field hockey - Men's Eurohockey Nations Championship - 1974 - Home". Retrieved 23 May 2020.