Atlètic Terrassa Hockey Club

Atlètic Terrassa Hockey Club, also known as Atlètic Terrassa, is a field hockey club based in Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain. The club was founded in 1952. Their senior men's field hockey team play in the División de Honor and the Copa del Rey. They have also regularly represented Spain in the Euro Hockey League. Their senior women's field hockey team play in the División de Honor and in the Copa de la Reina. In addition to field hockey, the club also organises teams in various other sports and activities including tennis, padel, basketball, futsal, swimming, gymnastics and golf.

Atlètic Terrassa
Full nameAtlètic Terrassa Hockey Club
Founded1952
Home groundCan Salas,
Terrassa,
Spain
LeagueMen's División de Honor
Women's División de Honor
2018–19Men: 3rd
Women: 9th
Websitehttps://www.athc.cat
Home

HistoryEdit

Atlètic Terrassa was founded in 1952. [1] They won their first División de Honor title in 1982–83 and subsequently went onto win nine consecutive titles between then and 1990–91. Between 2003–04 and 2011–12 they won the División de Honor eight seasons out of nine. [2][3] Atlètic won their first Copa del Rey in 1983–84 and subsequently went onto win five consecutive tournaments between then and 1987–88. [2] In 2014–15 they won their 16th Copa del Rey after defeating Real Club de Polo in a penalty shoot-out. [4]

Euro Hockey LeagueEdit

Atlètic Terrassa have regularly represented Spain in the Euro Hockey League. Their best performance in the competition was in 2015–16 when they finished fourth. [5][6][7]

Season Round
2007–08 [8] Quarter-finals
2008–09 [9] Round one
2009–10 [10][11] Quarter-finals
2010–11 [12] Quarter-finals
2011–12 Round of 16
2012–13 [13] Round of 16
2014–15 [14] Round one
2015–16 [7] Semi-finals
2016–17 [15] Quarter-finals
2017–18 [16] Round of 16

Source:[5]

Can SalasEdit

Atlètic Terrassa are based at Can Salas, located near Sant Llorenç del Munt and bordering Terrassa, Sabadell, Matadepera and Castellar del Vallès. The club purchased the former vineyards in 1967 and gradually expanded until acquiring 60 hectares. Construction began in January 1968 and the grounds were officially opened in 1969. [17][18] In addition to hosting Copa del Rey and the Copa de la Reina tournaments, [19] Can Salas and Atlètic Terrassa have also hosted international tournaments at their hockey stadium called the Estadi de Hockey Josep Marquès, including the 2006 Men's Hockey Champions Trophy and the 2010–11 Euro Hockey League Round 1 group stages. [12]

Notable playersEdit

Men's internationalsEdit

  Spain
  Germany

Women's internationalsEdit

  Spain
  Argentina

HonoursEdit

MenEdit

  • División de Honor
    • Winners: 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1993–94, 1994–95 , 1996–97, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2016–17: 21
  • Copa del Rey
    • Winners: 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1996–97 , 2000–01, 2001–02, 2005–06, 2009–10, 2014–15: 16 [note 1]
  • EuroHockey Club Champions Cup
    • Winners: 1985, 1998: 2
    • Runner-up: 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2006, 2007: 7
  • EuroHockey Cup Winners Cup
    • Winners: 1994, 2000: 2
  • Catalonia Hockey Championship
    • Winners: 1979–80, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1992–93, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05: 16 [note 2]
  • EuroHockey Indoor Club Cup
    • Winners: 1999: 1

Source:[2]

Notes
  1. ^ Different sources list either Atlètic Terrassa or Club Deportiu Terrassa as winners of the 1933 Copa del Rey de Hockey Hierba. Atlètic Terrassa does not include this title in their list of honours.
  2. ^ This list of Catalonia Hockey Championship titles is taken from Spanish and Catalan Wikipedia articles. Their list differs considerably from the list on Atlètic Terrassa's own website.

WomenEdit

Catalonia Hockey Championship: 3

  • 1988, 2007, 2009

Source:[20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Historia" (in Catalan). www.athc.catm. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Divisio D'Honor Masculil" (in Catalan). www.athc.catm. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Atletic take control of title race!". ehlhockey.tv. 22 March 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Atlètic win Copa del Rey for 16th time". ehlhockey.tv. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Atlètic Terrassa Club Biography". ehlhockey.tv. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  6. ^ "EHL by the Numbers: The Teams". ehlhockey.tv. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Harvestehuder verslaat thuisfavoriet in troostfinale EHL" (in Dutch). hockey.nl. 15 May 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Tough assignment for Grange Men in Barcelona". www.scottish-hockey.org.uk. 11 October 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  9. ^ "Three Rock Rover 0 ONO Atletic Terrasa 0". www.hookhockey.com. 31 October 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Reading pipped to top spot". ehlhockey.tv. 11 October 2009. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  11. ^ "L'Atlètic Terrassa cau contra el Rotterdam (5-3) i queda fora de les semifinals de l'Eurolliga" (in Catalan). www.ccma.cat. 5 April 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  12. ^ a b "Atlètic Terrassa ready for Euro Hockey League Round 1.2". www.fih.ch. 28 October 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Full schedule announced for Euro Hockey League". www.englandhockey.co.uk. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  14. ^ "England lose Euro Hockey League place". www.englandhockey.co.uk. 23 June 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  15. ^ "European Hockey League: Lisnagarvey lose 4-1 to Atletic Terrassa". www.bbc.co.uk. 15 April 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Rotterdam rocks for bumper crowd of over 6,400 at KO16 carnival". ehlhockey.tv. 30 March 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  17. ^ "L'Enclavament De Can Salas" (in Catalan). www.athc.catm. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  18. ^ "Hockey Tours to Atletic Terrassa". www.inspiresport.com. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  19. ^ "Atlètic to host Copa del Rey y de la Reina". ehlhockey.tv. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  20. ^ "Divisio D'Honor Femeni" (in Catalan). www.athc.catm. Retrieved 9 September 2018.