Davis has made Veszprém an ugly opponent

INTERVIEW – As one of the most experienced players in the PGE Vive Kielce team, Krzysztof Lijewski knows better than most what playing in the VELUX EHF FINAL4 is all about. In this interview with stregspiller.com, he makes no secret of the fact that he fears his team’s semi-final opponent, Veszprém, whom he finds to have undergone a huge change under their new coach, David Davis. By Peter Bruun  W… »

“Change of coach has meant the world to us”

INTERVIEW – Veszprém’s Swedish line player Andreas Nilsson makes no secret of his opinion that the change of coach back in the autumn is the main reason why the Hungarian top team is back at the VELUX… »

“People should not be surprised to see us here”

INTERVIEW – In his first season as head coach of the men’s team, Roberto Garcia Parrondo has taken HC Vardar to their third VELUX EHF FINAL4 in succession and in the club’s history. He thinks that the… »

The FINAL4’s seem to live a life of their own

INTERVIEW – After a year of absence, Barca Lassa are back at the VELUX EHF FINAL4, where many people tend to see them as favourites. Head coach Xavi Pascual does not want to hear it, however. In his opinion, the top of European club handball is so close that there really are no favourites. By Peter Bruun After being eliminated already in the Last 16 by eventual winners Montpellier HB last year, Ba… »

Vardar – an emotional roller coaster

INTERVIEW – Playing in HC Vardar Skopje has been an emotional roller coaster for Christian Dissinger, as he confirms in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com.  He will be the only German play… »

“All four teams will play a similar style of handball”

INTERVIEW – The fact that all four teams at the VELUX Men’s EHF FINAL4 in Cologne will be led by Spanish coaches gives the four semi-finalist a common dimension, finds Denmark’s international Lasse An… »

”There is no magic formula”

INTERVIEW – David Davis will travel to Cologne to attend his first VELUX Men’s EHF FINAL4 as head coach.  In the eight months he has been in charge of Veszprém KC, he has re-focused his players and turned a team in crisis into a winning squad. Hard work was the key reason, as he reveals in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. By Peter Bruun ”My first eight months with the team, I can on… »

Business as usual – Györ take third straight win

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL REVIEW – Györi Audi ETO KC took their third straight Champions League title and their fifth within the last six years, but Rostov-Don managed to make them shiver at a bit before… »

Vipers take bronze in the shadow of Lunde accident

BRONZE MATCH REVIEW – Vipers managed to take the bronze against Metz in a debutants duel, which remained a thriller until the very last minute. However, the match was overshadowed by Vipers’ legendary… »

Rostov-Don in first Champions League final despite Metz comeback

SEMI-FINAL REVIEW – A courageous comeback from FINAL4 debutants Metz Handball in the second half was not enough to stop Rostov-Don from reaching the Champions League final in their second FINAL4. By Peter Bruun Metz Handball vs Rostov-Don 25:27 (8:15) Before the Match Metz are the first French team ever in the Women´s FINAL4 – and the only French representative in any of the FINAL4’s this season.… »