“It does not matter if you have won everything until now”

INTERVIEW – Ambros Martín has arrived in Budapest for his fifth FINAL4, but for the first time, he is not a coach of Györ, the club he won the Champions League on four previous occasions. This time, the successful Spaniard will lead Rostov-Don, but such circumstances do not make much of a difference, he claims. By Peter Bruun if there is one person in the world of women´s handball, who deserves to… »

A determined coach – a determined team

INTERVIEW – Not only is Emmanuel Mayonnade new to the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 as coach. His team, Metz Handball, are debutants at the event as well. In his talk with stregspiller.com, the young coach… »

”Of course, Vipers are the underdogs”

INTERVIEW – Norway´s national team coach, Thorir Hergeirsson realizes that the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 debutants,Vipers Kristiansand, are the underdogs in Budapest, next weekend. Yet, he does believe… »

+++ Telegram Champions League (M) – Quarter-finals 2nd Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HC Vardar Vardar appeared to be dead and buried, when they were trailing 16:7 and 17:8 at the end of the first half, but they did come back. I have the utmost respect for the way Skopje fought back, in the hectic atmosphere at Szeged arena. Handicapped by injuries and the prospect of an uncertain future, Vardar showed tremendous moral and return to what could be their last FINAL… »

Veszprém return to the FINAL4

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – Flensburg stunned Veszprém as they jumped to an early 5:0 lead at Vesprém Arena, on Saturday afternoon, but the home team quickly t… »

Can Flensburg perform a miracle?

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com –  MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – A recent flash poll by stregspiller.com revealed a 24% chance of SG Flensburg-Handewitt proceeding to the VELUX EHF FINAL4. As th… »

+++Telegram Champions League (M) Quarter-Finals – 1st Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top PGE Vive Kielce What a difference a year makes! Last season when Kielce met Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-final, the team from the French capital led 22:10 at the half, virtually removing any doubt about which club would clinch FINAL4 berth. On Saturday, Kielce paid back as they won in decisive fashion 34:24 against one of the hottest contenders for the title. With goalkeep… »

“Our chances are 50-50”

INTERVIEW – Alex Dujshebaev claims that Kielce´s chances against Paris Saint-Germain are 50-50 in the upcoming VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals. Is he truly convinced? Find out in this exclus… »

FC Barcelona

Welcome back to Cologne, Barca!

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – After missing out on the FINAL4 last year, Barca Lassa will be back in Cologne later in June. It’s beyond any doubt. At home, at Pa… »

Another French club, another early exit?

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Last season, Montpellier HB sent Barca Lassa out of the Champions League already in the Round Last 16, moving on to win the tournament. This year, another French team may turn into Barca´s “Waterloo”, as HBC Nantes are the opponents of the mighty Catalans in the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-final. By Peter Bruun Men´s Cham… »