A Look Back at Schalke’s Win over Wolfsburg Saturday


There’s nothing overly romantic about describing Schalke’s 3-0 home victory against Wolfsburg as their best performance since their 4-3 victory over Real Madrid nearly a year ago. It was a clinical performance that saw goals from club veteran Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, summer signing Johannes Geis and winter signing Alessandro Schopf, who indeed scored within minutes of his first game at the Veltins […]

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Bundesliga Flashback: Bayer Leverkusen 3 – 6 Borussia Mönchengladbach (29 August 2010)


Ahead of the 2010-11 Bundesliga season, Bayer Leverkusen were the clear front-runners. I was looking for new pastures. For years, I regarded myself as an avid Werder Bremen fan, only to finally see my patience running out with Thomas Schaff’s same all-attack philosophies year in and out. Leverkusen certainly seemed like a new breed for someone watching the league far […]

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And now, wow. Borussia Dortmund and the transfer myths


The work of Michael Zorc and Jürgen Klopp was without any doubt brilliant. Their efforts were fundamental to Borussia Dortmund’s recent success with three titles vice-championships and three final-matches. The result of the Zorc/Klopp team-building does not only shine in black-yellow. Some former BVB-players, especially Robert Lewandowski and (I hate to admit) Mario Götze, are two of the best players in the world. […]

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