Author Archives: Randall Hauk

About Randall Hauk

Randall is a displaced Michigander living in Seattle, trying to balance his growing obsession with German football and a love for FC Köln with fatherhood and family time.

Here are my most recent posts

Season Preview 2015-16: 1. FC Köln


Basics nicknames: Geißböcke (billy goats), FC, ‘effzeh’ (local dialect for ‘FC’) founded: 13 February 1948 club colors: white and red primary rivals: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayer Leverkusen, Fortuna Düsseldorf fan friendship: Borussia Dortmund Stadium RheinEnergieStadion (formerly Müngersdorfer Stadion), opened in 1923 (renovated 2001-2004) capacity: 50,000 2013-14 attendance: 784,348 (46,235 per match) Trophies Bundesliga champion(2): 1963-64, 1977-78 DFB Cup winner(4): 1967-68, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1982-83 Florida […]

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Never heard of Roberto Firmino? Know all about him? Either way, we got you covered Liverpool fans!


Hello, Liverpool FC fans! Welcome to Bundesliga Fanatic! Having noted some of the search terms that have been bringing traffic to our site the last several hours, it occurred to me that we are in dire need of some new Roberto Firmino-oriented content and FAST! I thought the easiest way to address this sudden thirst for more English-language Firmino information […]

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Bundesliga Fanatic Summer Transfer Updates


The players may take their well deserved rest after a long and strenuous season. Sporting directors, agents and managers are now entering their busiest time of the year as the clubs of the league are trying to make improvements to their squads. Here at the Bundesliga Fanatic we aim to keep you up-to-date with all the latest transfers, impending deals […]

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Bundesliga in Numbers: 2014-15 Attendance


Unless you are a native fan of the Bundesliga, odds are that among the earliest things you heard about Germany’s top football league had something to do with the rabid fan support clubs enjoy there. The final attendance numbers for the 2014-15 Bundesliga season certainly continue to bolster the Bundesliga’s reputation for driving fans to attend matches through a combination […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2014/15: 10-6


Need to catch up on the countdown? Catch up with 25-21, 20-16 and 15-11 by clicking the links.  The countdown of our choices for top 25 players of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season continues with a attacker-heavy section, and the one defender in this section adds a few goals every year.  David Morris joins the fun in this section, too. 10. Bas Dost (VfL Wolfsburg) Ever […]

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