Ten Talking Points on the 2015/2016 Bundesliga Season Part 1

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The Bundesliga’s 2015/2016 season is just about over, with only the second legs of the two promotion/relegation playoffs yet to come, with Bayern Munich doing the double by winning the Pokal on penalties Saturday.  As always, it’s been another great Bundesliga season, but these first three of these ten narratives explain the special flavor of German football during 2015/2016 and how the league […]

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Viktor Skripnik – Should he stay or should he go?

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When security forces at the Weserstadion opened the gates, there was no holding back from the fans’ side. They stormed onto the pitch and celebrated the fact that Werder is staying in the Bundesliga for another season. Even the Green-and-Whites’ coach Viktor Skripnik had shown an uncharacteristic outburst of emotion on the sideline as his squad managed to escape the relegation […]

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The Case for Joel Veltman Replacing Mats Hummels at BVB

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FC Bayern have struck again! Mats Hummels returning to his former club Bayern Munich and the Bavarians have agreed on a 35 million euro fee for the German International, making him the third player high profile player to move from Dortmund to Bayern in the space of four seasons. Although Borussia Dortmund are known for their ability replace their departing players quite […]

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RB Leipzig Watch: A two-way battle for the last “Golden Ticket”

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First of all, Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Freiburg! Unlike Nürnberg and Leipzig, the SCF came through when it really mattered. After losing two games at the start of the Rückrunde nobody inside the organisation panicked, so Freiburg’s early promotion festivities are well deserved. Freiburg beat RB at home on Matchday 25 and never looked back, the SCF has dropped just two points […]

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The Five Biggest Bayern Transfer (Robberies) of my Lifetime

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After hearing about the “Mats Hummels to Bayern” breaking news, young Bundesliga fans were outraged, veteran fans just thought “Damn, it has happened again, hasn’t it?”. Bayern (again) gets two jobs done in the move: they will improve an already superior roster and weaken their fiercest rival. While I respect that Bayern only does what’s best for them and isn’t […]

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