Gertjan Verbeek out at Nürnberg; Roger Prinzen to finish the season

by Randall Hauk

The 1. FC Nürnberg has decided to end the Gertjan Verbeek era at 22 matches, putting their U23 coach, Roger Prinzen, in charge for the three remaining matches of their ...

The peculiar case of Lothar Kobluhn’s ‘Torjägerkanone’

by Niklas Wildhagen

Lothar Kobluhn – his name reads like the odd one out if one takes a closer look at the list of the Bundesliga’s top scorers during the 70s. Bayern’s Gerd ...

2.Bundesliga Matchday 31 in Review: 1. FC Köln back where they belong!

by Randall Hauk

Another exciting weekend in the 2.Bundesliga yielded 28 goals and its first secured departure of the season, as 1. FC Köln secured the league title and, hence, direct promotion to ...

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Draws, Debts and Drinking Cans: Can Dynamo Dresden Afford to Go Down?

by Jonathan Lines

Sixteenth has become an all-too familiar position for SG Dynamo Dresden recently. ...

Team of the Week – Matchday 31

by Cristian Nyari

Borussia Dortmund continued their fine form against Mainz and secured another Champions ...

Bayern München vs. Real Madrid – A History Through Images

by Cristian Nyari

No greater rivalry exists in European competition than the one between Bayern ...

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Inside the Best Club in the World | Bayern Munich

by Cristian Nyari

As part of their 2014 World Cup coverage, KICKTV presents the “The Ultimate Group G Preview – The Group of Death,” a 15-part video series in which former U.S. International and 2006 World Cup veteran Jimmy Conrad travels to all the nations in Group G for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil: Germany, Portugal, the United States and […]

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5 Talking Points from Matchday 31

by Eskender Tamrat

Bayern Munich returned to familiar territory with their first win in four league matches to kept Eintracht Braunschweig at the wrong end of the table, while Dortmund guaranteed their place in next season’s Champions League group stage after beating Thomas Tuchel’s Mainz squad in an entertaining encounter in matchday 31 Bundesliga action. Relegation zone sides […]

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Looking Back at the Pokal Semifinal: Borussia Dortmund vs. VfL Wolfsburg

by Cassidy Gabriel

To describe the atmosphere within Signal Iduna Park last Tuesday is a task best-left to the truly, veritably eloquent. However, pictures do speak a thousand words; the digital camera roll of a particularly well-positioned in-stadium supporter attending last week’s DFB-Pokal semi-final between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg would likely paint an exquisite story of the 2-0 finish for the […]

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The eternal Miro – The story of an unlikely career

by Niklas Wildhagen

One can’t help but be impressed if one takes a closer look at Miroslav Klose’s stats. The 35-year-old has scored 121 goals in 307 Bundesliga appearances, he has gotten on the score sheet a total of 68 times during his 131 matches for the national team and after moving to Italy at the age of […]

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Stalwart Ivica Olić remains hungry with the Wolves

by Tom Rowland

He is a nightmare for any defender. Full of guile and tenacity, Ivica Olić is the epitome of a hard-working striker. For this reason, defenders know they’re in for a battle, a 90-minute battle, when facing him. Olić is a terrier. Hassling defenders as he defends from the front, the energetic striker puts 100% into […]

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2.Bundesliga Matchday 31 Preview: Your fast-like-the-Easter-bunny rundown

by Randall Hauk

It’s an early start to the matchday this week, with 2.Bundesliga kicking off Thursday morning. So, no time to dilly-dally. Hop to it, all rabbit-like! Thursday Energie Cottbus : FC St. Pauli This is it for Energie Cottbus. Should Cottbus fail to grab at least a point from visiting St. Pauli, the last embers of hope for […]

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Chewing gum in the Bundesliga

by Niklas Wildhagen

Chewing gum has been used by used for over 3,000 years and it comes in all shapes and forms these days. Every now and then the public is warned about the possible unpleasant side effects the overuse may have, but despite all the migraine warnings which have been issued over the years chewing gum has […]

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Thomas Broich – The forgotten talent

by Ahmed Yussuf

A recent weekend saw a son of Bavaria walk onto a football pitch as a champion, receiving a respectful guard of honour from opposition players. His club side were back atop the mountain, playing the league’s best football, well above the rest. . But hold on a minute . . . this isn’t Philipp Lahm, […]

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Is Samba fullback Wendell ready to waltz yet?

by Pål Ødegård

German clubs, and Bayer Leverkusen in particular, have a long tradition of acquiring Brazilians. The latter club has also been very successful in doing so. Lúcio, Zé Roberto, Paulo Sérgio, Juan, Jorginho, Renato Augusto, França and Emerson each played over 50 matches for Die Werkself, most of them have even featured in over 100 games. […]

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An Englishman’s English Week in Bavaria

by Jon Godfrey

Having just returned from our third successive pre-Christmas trip to Germany, my brother and I had no desire to wait another year for our next dose of live Bundesliga action.  The upcoming “English Week” in March was too big an opportunity to miss and when the fixtures were finalised our preferred Bavarian excursion fell perfectly […]

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