Lucky Man City benefit from late show of generosity by battling ten-man Bayern

by Rick Joshua

More than twenty members of the Red Dragons fan club would make their way from London and beyond to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium for week five of the Champions’ league group ...

2014-15 Bundesliga Power Rankings: Match Day 12

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

We are back with the 2014-15 Bundesliga Power Rankings – the post-Match Day 12 edition. Since our last edition, Bayern Munich is that much closer to wrapping up yet another league title, ...

FIFA, the German Judge, and other entanglements

by Niklas Wildhagen

It somehow looked like a scene from a mafia movie: the widow and children of the deceased walked ahead of her husband’s three business associates on a day in April ...


Bundesliga 2 team of the week: Matchday 14

by Ben McKenna

At the top of the table, Ingolstadt lost their unbeaten start to ...

Monday Morning (PST) Center Back: Match Day 12

by Randall Hauk

“Again, knock it off with this (CENSORED!). I can’t take it any ...

Team of the week – Match Day 12

by Niklas Wildhagen

Schalke averted a crisis by beating Wolfsburg 3-2 at the Veltins Arena ...


“Fussballgott” Schweinsteiger returns as Bayern hammer Hoffenheim

by Rick Joshua

After a frustrating week that had started with the injury to skipper Philipp Lahm, things would end on a bright note for FC Bayern against high-flying TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, with Bastian Schweinsteiger coming off the bench to warm the soul of every fan of Die Roten everywhere. It would be yet another comfortable victory, and […]

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Armin Veh Steps Down as Stuttgart’s Manager

by Gerry Wittmann

Armin Veh, 53, announced on Monday his resignation as manager of VfB Stuttgart.  The veteran manager, who coached Stuttgart to its last Bundesliga championship during the 2006/2007 season, took responsibility for Stuttgart’s poor start to the current season, a start that has garnered the Swabians only 9 points after 12 league matches.  The club is […]

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Going in the Reuter Direction: Augsburg’s excellent form

by Conor Garratt

Augsburg confounded expectations of most pundits last year, with the Bundesliga’s youngest manager, Markus Weinzierl, steering an unfancied side to an eighth place finish thanks to a talented squad and the support of a good sporting director in Stefan Reuter. Augsburg ended up just one point shy of Europa League qualification largely through the goals […]

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Medic! FC Bayern’s Injury Crisis and Guardiola’s Decisions

by Adrian Sertl

FC Bayern fans all across the world held their collective breaths when the news came down that team captain Philipp Lahm had injured himself in training earlier this week – they expected the worse but hoped for the best. The verdict, a broken ankle requiring surgery and a 3 month layoff. If there is any […]

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The Bundesliga’s Narrative Arcs by One Third

by Eskender Tamrat

Before the season kick-off, if someone told you Borussia Dortmund will be sitting in the very bottom of the standings ahead of the Borussia derby in a match roughly marking the end of the season’s first third, it’s a safe imagine that you’d not take the prediction seriously. Yet Jurgen Klopp’s two-faced side lost five league […]

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Song of the Unsung Midfielders: Zlatko Junuzovic

by Travis Timmons

‘Song of the Unsung Midfielders’ is a series celebrating, well, midfielders who are unsung in the Bundesliga. The Fußballers who labor in a semi-anonymous state, orchestrating the dance between the coordination and chaos that is football. I have a weakness for these players, as they toil away in large heat-map territories in the heart of the […]

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Bundesliga January 2015 transfer window: What can we expect

by Maximilian Jones

German football fans had look forward to some exciting shake-ups in the Bundesliga in 2015. As the January transfer window opens, some of Europe’s top players will be available for bargain prices if their contracts are not renewed. The German pool of players is attracting a lot of interest from other leagues, one notable example […]

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2. Bundesliga’s 20 Brightest Talents: Part IV

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Here’s the final part of our series featuring the 20 biggest talents in the 2. Bundesliga. In case you missed them or would like to revisit them: Part I, Part II, and Part III. Kevin Kraus (22) – 1. FC Heidenheim The newly promoted side Heidenheim are currently playing some of the finest football in the […]

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Sunday’s Nordderby – a match between two suffering giants

by Niklas Wildhagen

In the past the match between Hamburger SV and Werder Bremen were top table clashes, but these days both teams are at the bottom of the table desperately trying to get back to the good old days. Funnily enough, there are some parallels between the two teams current suffering. The Red Shorts restructured their club’s economic […]

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2. Bundesliga’s 20 Brightest Talents: Part III

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Part III of our series takes a closer look at four midfielders and a goalkeeping talent from one of the finest goalkeeping schools in Germany. Tom Weilandt (22) – SpVgg Greuther Fürth Right now thing could be going a lot better at Hansa Rostock, but their youth work has been exceptional over the years. Weilandt […]

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