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 Palau Blaugrana, they will not surrender the seven-goal lead they built in Nantes, on Wednesday night.  Nantes were in the game for the first 16 minutes of the match, thereafter Barca Lassa dominated th… »

“I have no friends once I’m on the court”

INTERVIEW – Barcelona captain Victor Tomas spoke to the (Un)informed Handball Hour podcast about the upcoming VELUX EHF Champions League Quarter-final against Nantes and his club’s new and entertainin… »

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 tourna… »

“We have to prevent Flensburg from running their fast-breaks”

INTERVIEW – Ahead of the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals against Flensburg, Veszprém playmaker, Mate Lekai, speaks to stregspiller.com about the chances of his club against the German champions, Veszprém´s curse to win Europe’s premier club event, the ongoing rivalry with Pick Szeged and the shortage of domestic players in Hungary’s two top clubs.   By Peter Bruun It almost feels as… »

“It was just hit and run” – Australia’s secret Sydney Olympics team

Photo: (Un)informed Handball Hour INTERVIEW – Former Australian handball international and current Kosovo coach Taip Ramadani spoke on the (Un)informed Handball Hour podcast about the secret handball… »

“This is the biggest weekend in handball you can play on club level”

By Kevin Domas INTERVIEW – Along with most of her teammates of Metz Handball, Xenia Smits will travel to Budapest to play the FINAL4 of the Women’s DELO EHF Champions League, for the first time. After… »

“As long as there is a chance, I’ll fight for it”

INTERVIEW – Jovanka Radicevic talks about the challenging situation before the return match against Metz, in the EHF Champions League quarterfinal and returning to Buducnost, where she played as a youngster. By Peter Bruun For CSM Bucuresti reaching the FINAL4 of the Women´s Champions League for the fourth time in a row seems to be a distant dream. The Romanian handball powerhouse won Europe’s pre… »

+++ Telegram – Champions League (W) Quarterfinals -1st Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top Metz HB Yes, CSM played the match without the likes of Cristina Neagu, Amanda Kurtovic and Dragan Cvijic – nevertheless the collective effort of Metz did not fail to impress. The te… »

Déjà Vu

Women´s EHF Champions League quarter-final – 1st Leg stergspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – It looked like a film seen before, as FTC lost their seventh EHF Champions League quarterfinal match… »

Last call for Kristiansen?

INTERVIEW – In a week from now, Vipers Kristiansand may have qualified for their very first EHF Champions League FINAL4 if the Norwegian champions can defeat Buducnost in the quarter-finals. To one of Vipers´ key players, Jeanett Kristiansen, it may also be the last chance to reach the FINAL4 – or even to play the Champions League, at least for a while. By Peter Bruun Vipers Kristiansand may write… »