Preview – EuroHockey Championships II, Men, Glasgow 6th – 12th August

5th August 2017

5th August 2017: Glasgow hosts the men’s EuroHockey Championship II which runs from August 6-12 at the Scottish National Hockey Centre with teams from Wales, Switzerland, Czech Republic, France, Portugal, Russia, and Ukraine taking part.

The hosts will be looking to build on a successful year, qualifying for the World League Semi-Final for the first time, jumping from 28th to 23rd in the world rankings.

 They face stiff opposition not least from newly relegated France and Russia along with Czech, the 2015 hosts who Scotland beat for that bronze medal 2 years ago. They are hoping that being on home turf at Glasgow Green’s Commonwealth Games legacy venue.

Scotland men’s head coach Derek Forsyth, speaking recently to EHL said, “We are looking forward to the challenge of the Euros in the coming days. There were some tough selection decisions to make, and now that we have announced our squad I know that everyone is looking forward to tournament hockey again and playing in front of a home crowd in Glasgow.”

All games will be streamed LIVE

Day tickets can also be purchased in advance online HERE

We will be active on our social channels – so keep up to date on: 
  • Instagram – @eurohockeyorg – #EHC2017
  • Facebook 
  • Twitter – @eurohockeyorg – follow us for all the final results of the games 
  • Results and standings  – click here 

Photograph: Scotland defending at the recent HWL2017 (Frank Uijlenbroek (c))

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