European Cup Classic – “A victory in vain”: FC Bayern München v AC Milan, 1990

by Rick Joshua

In 2015, there is something of a gulf between the German Bundesliga and the Italian Serie A. While the latter is booming with full grounds and exciting football, the former ...

Werder Watch: First the ups and the now the downs

by Mathew Burt

Okay, so the fantastic start to the Rückrunde couldn’t last forever and the Grün-Weißen had to lose at some time, but with back-to-back defeats and an exit from the DFB ...

BVB Bulletin: a Dead Leg, some Dead Play, yet a Win in Dresden

by Travis Timmons

Post-derby matches, especially post-Revierderby matches, are letdowns. Make no mistake about it. Dortmund’s somewhat undeserved 2-0 road win the Pokal round of 16 on Tuesday evening was a letdown match. ...


Workmanlike, with a touch of style: Bayern see off Braunschweig’s big black bus

by Rick Joshua

FC Bayern continued their steady progress towards a third successive DFB-Pokal with ...

Workmanlike Borussia Mönchengladbach see off Kickers Offenbach

by Conor Garratt

A second functional two-nil victory in the space of a week was ...

What will happen to İlkay Gündoğan this Summer?

by Edin Halilovic

Since spring 2013, Borussia Dortmund midfielder İlkay Gündoğan has been subject to ...


Borussia Mönchengladbach Sign Youth Goalkeeper Moritz Nicolas

by Conor Garratt

Borussia Mönchengladbach have announced the signing of seventeen year old youth goalkeeper Moritz Nicolas from Rot-Weiss Essen, effective from the beginning of the 2015/16 season. Nicolas, who stands at 195 centimetres tall ( 6”4), is expected to play for both Borussia’s under 19s and under 23s in the new season.  Currently the native of Gladbeck, […]

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St. Pauli Focusing on Point Collection in Relegation Struggle

by Linus Vedmar

It’s busy days for FC St. Pauli! The famous Hamburg club has failed big-time to live up to expectations in the 2. Bundesliga and currently fights for its survival in the second tier. The idea some fans had prior to the first match day was that the club would be fighting for promotion alongside league […]

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Geissböcke have their horns trimmed by birthday boys Bayern

by Rick Joshua

27th February 2015 marked the 115th anniversary of the foundation of FC Bayern, and the Red Dragons London gathered in force for what would turn into a memorable birthday party. The evening ended with the presentation of a special “Allianz Arena” cake and a club history quiz, but the main meal – a Friday evening […]

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MMCB: VfL Wolfsburg Emerges as Last Unbeaten in 2015

by Randall Hauk

Sidebar: I don’t know if it’s even allowed to start with a sidebar, but I’m going to do it anyhow and ask that you pretend I have awesome photo-editing skills and put Bas Dost’s face on Connor MacLeod’s in the header of this story. Another Sidebar: If you haven’t seen Highlander, some of the references […]

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Borussia and Kickers go Bach to the Future

by Conor Garratt

When Borussia Mönchengladbach make the trip to the Sparda-Bank-Hessen-Stadion in Offenbach on Wednesday, for the Third Round of this season’s DFB-Pokal, it will have been nearly sixteen years since the clubs famously met for the first time in the competition at the same stage, and under similar conditions. Borussia will still be firm favourites, Offenbach […]

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Union Falls to RB Leipzig on Protest-Filled Sunday

by Janek Speight

Getting off the Hauptbahnof at Leipzig under the shadows of night, you would never guess the city was once part of East Germany. The station is massive, the biggest in the world based on floor space, while its S-Bahn system, built less than two years ago, is immaculate. Swarve shops line the city centre streets, […]

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VfB Stuttgart Report: Draw in Hannover and Potential Coaching Change?

by Court Wilson

Stuttgart’s quest to get the point total out of the teens will wait at least another week, as Christian Gentner’s goal was equalized by Hannover 96 midfielder Lars Stindl in the 80th minute of what turned out to be the Bundesliga’s lone draw of the weekend. The captain’s strike past Ron-Robert Zieler gave the visitors a […]

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Schalke’s crushing defeat at Revierderby exposes midfield weakness

by Tim Snoddon

Borussia Dortmund 3-0 FC Schalke 04   (Aubameyang 77, Mkhitaryan 78, Reus 85) It was not that Schalke lost. It was not that it was the coveted Ruhr Valley derby. It was about how. At the end of the game, BvB Dortmund had thirteen shots on net compared to Schalke 04’s nil. Dortmund played a game […]

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BVB Bulletin: Revierderby of Batman, Robin, and Pure Catharsis

by Travis Timmons

The 146th Revierderby was a derby of many things, especially for Dortmund supporters. Especially. Shooting dominance. Batman and Robin. Yellow Wall euphoria. Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s tear of joy. Marco Reus, pick-pocket. Oh, and beating Schalke. The final scoreline of 3-0 belies what was otherwise an utterly frustrating match in which BVB shelled the hell outta the S04 […]

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DFB Pokal Resumes Tuesday and Wednesday

by Gerry Wittmann

The DFB Pokal tournament resumes this week, with four 3rd Round matches on Tuesday and another four Wednesday. The 64 teams that qualified for the competition will be whittled down to eight by Wednesday evening.  (If you’re thinking the 3rd round is being held rather late this season, you are correct. In recent years, the […]

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