2005 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 2005 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the tenth edition of the Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the biennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organized by the European Hockey Federation. It was held on the complex of the hockey club ATV Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany from 28 August to 4 September 2005.

2005 EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countryGermany
CityLeipzig
Dates28 August – 4 September
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)ATV Leipzig
Final positions
Champions Spain (2nd title)
Runner-up Netherlands
Third place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played20
Goals scored99 (4.95 per match)
Top scorer(s)Netherlands Taeke Taekema (7 goals)
2003 (previous) (next) 2007

For the first time, there were just eight teams competing instead of twelve. From 2005 on the competition has been held every two years, while the lower-ranked teams got their own championship, divided into a Nations Trophy ("B"-nations) and a Nations Challenge ("C"-nations).

Spain won their second title by defeating the Netherlands 4–2 in the final. The hosts and four-time defending champions Germany won the bronze medal by defeating Belgium 9–1.

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC +2)

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany (H) 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 9 Semi-finals
2   Belgium 3 1 1 1 4 6 −2 4
3   Scotland 3 1 0 2 6 9 −3 3 5–8th place semi-finals
4   England 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.
28 August 2005
15:30
Germany   5–1   Scotland
Zeller   4'
Emmerling   7'
Keller   32'70'
Weißenborn   33'
Report M. Ralph   20'
Umpires:
Pawel Linkowski (POL)
Rob ten Cate (NED)
28 August 2005
18:00
England   1–1   Belgium
Hawes   9' Report Vandeweghe   18'
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)

30 August 2005
17:30
Germany   4–1   Belgium
Witthaus   8'57'
Meinert   42'
Zeller   70'
Report Brulé   21'
Umpires:
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)
Paul Ludwig (AUS)
30 August 2005
20:15
England   2–4   Scotland
Daly   5'
Garrard   70'
Report Christie   18'59'
D. Ralph   46'
Simpson   49'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
Hichem Azaiez (FRA)

1 September 2005
10:45
Belgium   2–1   Scotland
De Cock   21'
Brulé   50'
Report Stott   52'
Umpires:
Pawel Linkowski (POL)
Rob ten Cate (NED)
1 September 2005
17:23
Germany   1–0   England
Witthaus   69' Report
Umpires:
Paul Ludwig (AUS)
Hichem Azaiez (FRA)

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 3 3 0 0 9 6 +3 9 Semi-finals
2   Spain 3 2 0 1 9 6 +3 6
3   Poland 3 1 0 2 6 5 +1 3 5–8th place semi-finals
4   France 3 0 0 3 8 15 −7 0
28 August 2005
10:30
Netherlands   5–4   France
Reckers   5'
Taekema   14'21'
Klaver   41'
Report Verrier   25'
Durchon   34'63'
Soyez   61'
Umpires:
David Wallis (SCO)
Paul Ludwig (AUS)
28 August 2005
13:00
Spain   2–1   Poland
Tubau   26'70' Report Choczaj   61'
Umpires:
Markus Petter (GER)
Sebastian Duterme (BEL)

29 August 2005
17:30
Netherlands   2–1   Poland
Taekema   17'53' Report Mikula   70'
Umpires:
James Pilgrim (ENG)
Sebastien Duterme (BEL)
29 August 2005
20:15
Spain   6–3   France
Freixa   28'
Sojo   29'
Garza   39'
Amat   47'
Fàbregas   52'
Tubau   68'
Report Boyer   12'
Soyez   42'61'
Umpires:
David Wallis (SCO)
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)

1 September 2005
13:00
Poland   4–1   France
Grotofwski   6'30'
Choczaj   29'69'
Report Gaillard   40'
Umpires:
Markus Petter (GER)
Sebastian Duterme (BEL)
1 September 2005
15:15
Netherlands   2–1   Spain
M. Brouwer   21'
R. Brouwer   60'
Report Fàbregas   45'
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
James Pilgrim (ENG)

Fifth to eighth place classificationEdit

 
5–8th place semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
2 September
 
 
  Scotland2
 
3 September
 
  France4
 
  France (p.s.)2 (5)
 
2 September
 
  England2 (4)
 
  Poland0
 
 
  England3
 
Seventh place
 
 
3 September
 
 
  Scotland2 (3)
 
 
  Poland (p.s.)2 (4)

5–8th place semi-finalsEdit

2 September 2005
16:30
Scotland   2–4   France
M. Ralph   5'
D. Ralph   44'
Report Soyez   45'59'
Jaquet   58'
Collon   65'
Umpires:
Pawel Linkowski (POL)
Markus Petter (GER)

2 September 2005
19:00
Poland   0–3   England
Report Moore   2'61'
Middleton   63'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)

Seventh place gameEdit

3 September 2005
16:30
Scotland   2–2 (a.e.t.)   Poland
Dick   34'
Simpson   66'
Report Grotowski   6'
Mikula   46'
Penalties
Dick  
M. Ralph  
Stott  
Sewnauth  
Christie  
3–4   Dutkiewicz
  Juszcak
  Rachwalski
  Maleki
Umpires:
Hichem Azaiez (FRA)
Markus Petter (GER)

Fifth place gameEdit

3 September 2005
19:00
France   2–2 (a.e.t.)   England
Soyez   35'
Moreau   40'
Report Moore   66'
Hawes   70'
Penalties
Verrier  
Goudie  
Soyez  
Monnier  
Boyer  
5–4   Clarke
  West
  Jaquet
  Kirkham
  Tindall
Umpires:
Pawel Linkowski (POL)
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)

First to fourth place classificationEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
3 September
 
 
  Netherlands5
 
4 September
 
  Belgium1
 
  Netherlands2
 
3 September
 
  Spain4
 
  Germany2
 
 
  Spain3
 
Third place
 
 
4 September
 
 
  Belgium1
 
 
  Germany9

Semi-finalsEdit

3 September 2005
Netherlands   5–1   Belgium
Weusthof   33'
Taekema   40'42'
Reckers   45'
M. Brouwer   55'
Report Vandeweghe   60'
Umpires:
James Pilgrim (ENG)
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)

3 September 2005
14:00
Germany   2–3   Spain
Zeller   29'
Witthaus   38'
Report Freixa   12'28'
Amat   70'
Umpires:
Paul Ludwig (AUS)
David Wallis (SCO)

Third place gameEdit

4 September 2005
10:00
Belgium   1–9   Germany
Vandeweghe   32' Report Meinert   10'
Keller   11'22'53'
Nevado   20'
Zeller   38'42'
Markowsky   60'
Biederlack   65'
Umpires:
Rob ten Cate (NED)
Francisco Vasquez (ESP)

FinalEdit

4 September 2005
12:20
Netherlands   2–4   Spain
Klaver   47'
Taekema   58'
Report Freixa   38'67'
Amat   69'70'
Umpires:
Henrik Ehlers (DEN)
James Pilgrim (ENG)

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Qualification or relegation
1   Spain Qualification for the 2006 World Cup
2   Netherlands
3   Germany (H)
4   Belgium
5   France
6   England
7   Poland Relegation to the Nations Trophy
8   Scotland
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit