Champions League winner vs German champion

PREVIEW – Rhein-Neckar Löwen and ruling Champions League winners, Kielce have the honor of resuming the group phase of Europe’s premier handball league, when they meet in the “Match of the Week” of Group B, on Thursday evening. By Peter Bruun Rhein-Neckar Löwen vs KS Vive Tauron Kielce Thursday 9. February 19.00 local time and CET It is the ruling Champions League winner and current league table l… »

Home Court Advantage

COLUMN – Are handball fans in certain parts of the world – especially, in some Western European countries – too nice to their opponents? Would the home teams get more points, if the spectators were mo… »

Another day at the office – indeed

MATCH REVIEW – Gyor had to work a bit harder than they probably expected in the first half against Team Esbjerg, but after the break, the Hungarian top team left no doubt. By Peter Bruun Group 2 Team… »

Larvik win after fine comeback

WOMEN´S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MAIN ROUND – Larvik strengthened their quarter-final hopes in Group 2 winning the Scandinavian derby against FC Midtjylland after a fine comeback in the second half. CSM Bucuresti stay in the race as well after defeating Krim. In Group 1, Vardar appears to be unstoppable, although they had some trouble at home against Metz. FTC continue to impress, this time against Thurin… »

Ambros Martin

Another day at the office

PREVIEW – Gyor should not have any more trouble with Esbjerg than they had with Krim in their main round opener. The Hungarian top team has every chance to record their first victory in three visits t… »

Thriller in Larvik

PREVIEW – Crucial Saturday matches in Group 2 of the Women´s Champions League – Larvik will receive FC Midtjylland and Krim take on CSM Bucuresti. In Group 1, two successful teams of the previous week… »

Put to the test

COLUMN – By signing on as coach for Veszprém as well as the Hungarian national team, Ljubomir Vranjes will encounter some very different challenges, compared to what he has been used to during his many years in Flensburg. At the same time, he is compromising his principle of not coaching a club and a national team at the same time. By Peter Bruun “I have a contract until 2020, so right now, that i… »

Christina Neagu

10 goals from Neagu not enough, as Vardar take all points

Andrea Penezic and Andrea Lekic combined for 15 goals, when Vardar won the top game in Group 1 of the Women´Champions League main round at Buducnost. In the other match in Group 1, on Sunday, Thuringe… »

Gyor run over Krim – FTC books road win

Gyor had absolutely no problems in their opening match in the main round, as they crushed Krim by 17 goals. Hungarian FTC remain undefeated on the road, winning by three goals in Metz. By Peter Bruun… »

Clash of titans in Podgorica

MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Two of the favorites for winning the Women´s Champions League this season meet Sunday night in Podgorica (Montenegro), as Buducnost are taking on Vardar in an early top match in Group 1 of the main round. In the other game in Group 1, on Sunday, Thüringer HC receive Astrakhanochka, while FC Midtjylland and Team Esbjerg meet in a Danish derby in Group 2. By Peter Bruun I… »