Archive | January 11, 2013

Nuri Sahin returns to Borussia Dortmund

by Cristian Nyari

Eighteen months after leaving his hometown club, Nuri Sahin returns to Borussia Dortmund. At a press conference held on Friday, the club announced they reached an agreement with Real Madrid and Liverpool on an 18-month loan deal.  The move will keep Sahin at the club until the end of the 2013/14 season and reportedly includes […]

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Football Book Review: Behind the Curtain by Jonathan Wilson

by Conni Covington

Behind the Curtain: Travels in Eastern European Football, by Jonathan Wilson (@jonawils) In this book, Wilson tackles the perennial question of why Eastern European football isn’t very competitive with Western European, both at the club and national levels. Some things have changed since its publication in 2006, but, in general, the nations discussed—Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, […]

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