Just before the Champions League Final in May, Uli Hoeneß disclosed that, after the infamous defeat to Manchester United in 1999, he was forced to spend days on end at the masseur’s, desperately trying to […]
Hertha BSC, it seems, have a knack for being relegated in controversial circumstances. Even the alarming scenes in Duesseldorf last week pale into insignificance in comparison to the fateful summer of 1965, when Hertha’s disqualification […]
As Arminia Bielefeld played out their tenth consecutive league defeat in the 1999/2000 season, their fans, in a rare flash of Germanic irony, struck up a particularly damning chant: “Tasmania Bielefeld”, they bellowed at their […]
When Olli Kahn criticised the leadership skills of Phillipp Lahm last year, homophobia was probably one of the last things on his mind. Rather a typically crass – and probably slightly envious – attempt […]
Franck Ribéry is back. Back to his world beating best. The nearly superstar is looking like a true hero once again, and it’s about time too. If, hypothetically, there was an individual who watched Ribéry […]
You could probably forgive Ståle Solbakken the odd envious glance down south in the last few weeks. While his former charge at FC København, William Kvist, is enjoying a relatively pleasant start to his Bundesliga […]
In the latest installment of our season preview series, Kit Holden assesses the changing face of FC Bayern, and how the demand for success is higher than ever.