Montpellier Handball

Montpellier Handball, formerly named Montpellier Agglomération Handball, is a handball club from Montpellier, France. Montpellier is the only French club to ever have won the EHF Champions League.

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Full nameMontpellier Handball
Short nameMHB
Founded1982; 39 years ago (1982)
ArenaPalais des sports René-Bougnol / Sud de France Arena
Capacity3,000 / 9,000
PresidentJulien Deljarry
Head coachPatrice Canayer
LeagueLNH Division 1
2020–21LNH Division 1, 2nd
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Home
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Website
Official site
Location of Montpellier Handball
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Location of Montpellier Handball

Crest, colours, supportersEdit

Naming historyEdit

Name Period
Cosmos Montpellier 1982–1987
Montpellier Paillade SC 1987–1989
Montpellier Handball 1989–2007
Montpellier Agglomération Handball 2007–2015
Montpellier Handball 2015–present

KitsEdit

AccomplishmentsEdit

  • LNH Division 1: (14)
    • Champions: 1994–95, 1997–98, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12
  • EHF Champions League: (2)
  • Coupe de France: (13)
    • Champions: 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2015–16
  • Coupe de la Ligue: (10)
    • Champions: 2003−04, 2004−05, 2005−06, 2006−07, 2007−08, 2009−10, 2010−11, 2011–12, 2013–14, 2015–16
  • Trophée des Champions: (3)
    • Champions: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2017–18
  • Championnat de France N1B
    • First place: 1991–92
  • Championnat de France Nationale 2
    • First place: 1988–89, 1999–00 (rés.)
  • Championnat de France Nationale 3
    • First place: 1987–88

European recordEdit

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2016–17 EHF Champions League Group Stage   Logroño 30–31 37–27 1st place
  Elverum Håndball 31–24 31–32
  Metalurg Skopje 28–18 30–24
  HT Tatran Prešov 28–23 28–24
  Chekhovskiye Medvedi 26–22 33–27
PO   HC Motor Zaporozhye 36–34 29–29 65–63
1/8   Vive Tauron Kielce 33–28 28–26 61–54
1/4   MVM Veszprém 23–26 25–30 48–56
2017–18 EHF Champions League Group Stage   Metalurg Skopje 32–22 27–21 1st place
  Chekhovskiye Medvedi 28–24 34–23
  HC Motor Zaporozhye 28–20 30–31
  Beşiktaş 36–32 28–33
  Sporting CP 33–29 33–32
Playoffs   CB Ademar León 28–24 20–19 48–43
Round of 16   Barça 28–25 28–30 56–55
Quarterfinals   SG Flensburg-Handewitt 28–28 29–17 57–45
Semifinal   Vardar 28–27
Final   HBC Nantes 32–26
2018–19 EHF Champions League Group Stage   Vardar 24–27 27–33 7th place
  Meshkov Brest 23–26 29–23
  PGE Vive Kielce 26–29 28–27
  Barça 27–35 28–36
  Telekom Veszprém 29–30 19–25
  IFK Kristianstad 29–29 30–31
  Rhein-Neckar Löwen 27–37 31–26
2019–20 EHF Champions League Group Stage   THW Kiel 30–33 32–33 4th place
  Telekom Veszprém 23–18 23–24
  PGE Vive Kielce 25–24 29–27
  Porto Sofarma 22–27 23–23
  Vardar 31–33 31–27
  Meshkov Brest 30–26 27–25
  Motor Zaporozhye 34–30 26–25
Round of 16   Flensburg Cancelled
2021–22 EHF Champions League Group Stage   Pick Szeged 29–29
  Aalborg Håndbold 28–36
  THW Kiel 37–30
  RK Vardar 31–25
  Meshkov Brest 32–26
  PPD Zagreb 25–22 24–23
  Elverum Håndball 37–30 39–32

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2021-22 season
Transfers for the 2022–23 season

Former club membersEdit

Notable former playersEdit

Former coachesEdit

Seasons Coach Country
1994- Patrice Canayer  

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