Weekly Roundup: Berlin Thunder making moves and more

The off-season in the European League of Football is in full swing. Big surprises, familiar faces and a lot of different events were a few headlines of the last seven days in the European League of Football.

November 13, 2021
Tim Hanswillemenke
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The last week in the European League of Football was full of news. Franchises around the league re-signed players, introduced new athletes or announced combine events and new staff members.

Let’s have a look at all the latest news.

Barcelona Dragons

The Barcelona Dragons will host a Thanksgiving party at the Hard Rock Café in Barcelona on November 25th at 6:00 p.m. CEST. For more information and updates, visit the Barcelona Dragons social media channels.

Berlin Thunder

The Berlin Thunder re-signed defensive back Moritz Thiele for the upcoming 2022 season, as they announced on social media.

The German franchise also made one of the most surprising moves of the off-season so far when they officially announced the signing of 2021 Defensive Player of the Year Kyle Kitchens.

Cologne Centurions

The Centurions announced the re-signing of back-up quarterback Alexander Frisch and offensive lineman Anton Glusancov. Both players were part of the 2021 playoff-team and now look to be a contributing factor in 2022.

Düsseldorf Rhein Fire

One of the newest franchises, Rhein Fire, announced co-founders René Engel and Dirk Reiner in the past week. On top of that, Düsseldorf presented defensive back Till Janssen as the second official player for the 2022 season.

The Rhein Fire will hold walk-in interview on November 20th at the bar “Knoten” in Düsseldorf from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m. CEST. All applicants received an e-mail with a pre-selected time of their meeting.

Frankfurt Galaxy

The reigning European League of Football Champion re-signed their starting quarterback of last season, Offensive Player of the Year and Championship Game MVP Jakeb Sullivan.

Frankfurt also announced a tryout at the PSD Bank Arena on December 12th. For more information and updates, visit the Frankfurt Galaxy social media channels.

Leipzig Kings

The Leipzig Kings announced more MVPs of their first season in the European League of Football. Jonas Schultes was honored as the Defensive MVP, Timothy Knuettel was awarded with the Offensive MVP award, Aslan Zetterberg was announced as the European MVP of the team, and retired punter and wide receiver Jacob Templar was honored as the Special Teams Player of the Kings.

Stuttgart Surge

The Stuttgart Surge announced a second tryout which will take place on November 28th at 10:00 a.m. CEST. For more information and updates, visit the Stuttgart Surge social media channels.

SWARCO Raiders Tirol

The SWARCO Raiders Tirol announced their first combine for the European League of Football that will take place on November 28th. For more information and updates, visit the Raiders Tirol social media channels.

Vienna Vikings

The Vienna Vikings held a combine last week and already posted some photos and a video on their social media channels. Click here for more information about the combine.


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