The Worst XI of the 2015/2016 Rückrunde – Part 4 – Forwards

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The final chapter in our worst XI of the Rückrunde takes a look at the Bundesliga forwards, after covering goalkeeper(s), defenders and midfielders. But, first allow us a little detour: the dearth of good strikers has been an issue that has come to the forefront at EURO 2016. In particular, Arsenal manager and French TV station pundit Arsene Wenger posited […]

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VfB Fan Gets Creative to Hurry Kostic Transfer

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After a shocking season, VfB Stuttgart was relegated with a squad featuring several well-paid players. Among them is Serbian left winger Filip Kostic, who is currently valued at around 10 million Euros. Last season, the 23-year-old contributed five goals and seven assists to Stuttgart’s attacking efforts, not enough to ultimately keep the Swabians in the league. Over the last few months, Kostic’s name has […]

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National Team Star Jonas Hector will Transfer to . . .

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Let’s just say that football-Twitter can an obnoxious place to be at any given time. In the giant football-less hole that is the summer break (Yes, MLS, I know you’re playing soccer-football all summer. Calm down!), however, it gets mega-obnoxious. “Silly Season” hardly covers it. Between the proliferation of blogs and the power of search engines, every rumor that is muttered anywhere […]

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Justin Eilers – The man who finally has arrived

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It’s the start of the 2014/15 season and Dynamo Dresden are taking on Schalke 04 in the DFB Pokal. The traditional club from East-Germany have just been relegated from the Bundesliga 2 and are now looking to bounce back. In their line-up the 26-year-old Justin Eilers is featured. Most Germans have never heard of him, but his performance, which includes […]

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Bundesliga Summer Transfers: The Gems

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My esteemed colleague Travis Timmons wrote a great summary of the Bundesliga’s most expensive summer transfers, focusing on ten of the priciest deals. I will give my opinions in the few cases that I disagree with Travis’ assessments and then tackle some under-the-radar signings/honorable mentions in more detail. Note: In addition to Transfermarkt.com I will be relying on Bundesliga.com and […]

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Eintracht legend Alexander Meier extends his contract until 2018

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Eintracht Frankfurt profile Alexander Meier is staying put. The 33-year-old recently renewed his contract with the Bundesliga-side until the summer of 2018, despite attracting interest from money-stuffed clubs in China. Meier arrived at Frankfurt while the club was housed in the 2. Bundesliga back in 2004 after leaving his youth team Hamburger SV. The 33-year-old has represented the club 353 […]

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