The next big thing

It’s been quite a while ago that I heard about Tim Suton for the first time.  He was still playing for a club nearby, well, nearby of Solingen, which is located right between Düsseldorf and Cologne.  At the time, Bayer Dormagen was hoping, he would lead them back to the first league one day, but his father, Goran, born in Mosta, joined second-league club HG Saarlouis as a coach in 2012 and so did… »

Please wake me up

By Sascha Staat Yes, it’s true; Dagur Sigurdsson might leave the German national team, using a clause in his contract that allows him to opt out of his current deal, in the summer of 2017.  It would b… »

Metz overcome 16 minutes without a goal, Buducnost remain undefeated and Larvik books first win

Metz were leading 15:7 in Norway against Glassverket, fell behind 15:17 – and won 24:22 in the end.  It was not nearly as dramatic in Germany, where Buducnost recorded their third straight victory, th… »

Krim surprises again

Vardar and FTC continue head-to-head race Vardar Skopje and FTC, who drew in the first round, continue their head-to-head race at the top of Group B of the Women´s Champions League after wins against Astrakhanochka and HC Leipzig. In Group C, Krim from Ljubljana were close to surrendering a 10-goal half time lead against Savehof, while Rostov-Don booked their first victory in this Champions League… »

Living on the edge

Usually you can read a great deal about the best teams and players in all kind of sports, handball is no difference.  A lot of stories have been written about FC Barcelona, THW Kiel or MKB Veszprem.  … »

Amorim secures Gyor win

MATCH OF THE WEEK Eduarda Amorim played a deciding part, as Gyor managed to change a 9:13 deficit at half time into a 27:24 victory in our Match of the Week, on Friday evening. In a game, where Nora M… »

I want to improve all the time

Eduarda Amorim feels that she is getting back to her level of play from before her long injury break in the 2014-15 season. However, that’s is not enough for the Brazilian international who earns her living in Hungary’s top handball club – Gyor.  At the age of 30, she feels that she still can be better, as she reveals in this exclusive interview with stregspiller.com. This upcoming Friday, she exp… »

The meaning is less

By Sascha Staat Seems like the statements I recently made about the introduction of a Confederations Cup really caught the eye of many, including ehfTV commentator Tom O’Brannagain.  As many times bef… »

FTC and Esbjerg complete a great weekend for Hungary and Denmark

Big win for FTC and clear victory for Team Esbjerg, as both teams remain undefeated in their respective groups in the Women´s Champions League. By Peter Bruun What a great weekend for women´s handball… »

Match of the Week and Sensation of the Week

While we strive to have a Match of the Week every time clubs of the Women´s EHF Champions League square off, we cannot always promise a spectacular performance. This weekend, however, when attention was mainly drawn to Group C, we find it necessary to honor FC Midtjylland´s astonishing victory against CSM Bucuresti and call it “Sensation of the Week”. By Peter Bruun  Group C of the Women´s EHF Cha… »