Category Archives: Hannover 96

Thoughts on Bundesliga MatchDay 11


Football, particularly in Germany, is an unpredictable game, and MatchDay 11 surely proved that.  It was inevitable that Bayern Munich would drop points, as they did Friday, but not in a scoreless draw that featured such bonafide goalscorers as Robert Lewandowski, Arjen Robben, Thomas Muller and Die Adler’s Alex Meier.  Despite being overwhelmingly outplayed Saturday by FC Augsburg early on, […]

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Bundesliga MatchDay 9: Gute Woche/Schlechte Woche

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An international break can cause strange things to happen, and the Bundesliga certainly witnessed strange occurrences on its return this weekend. First of all there was Robert Lewandowski’s failure to score (can we label it a crisis yet?). There were wins on the same weekend for Hannover 96 and Stuttgart. And finally there was the horror of a goalless draw […]

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2015-2016 Season Preview: Hannover 96


Hannover 96 Nickname: Die Roten Founded: April 12th 1896 Ground: Niedersachsenstadion (HDI-Arena) Colours: black-white-green / red Rivals: Eintracht Braunschweig 2014-15 Finishes: Bundesliga: 13. DFB Pokal: 2nd round (0:2 defeat to VfR Aalen) UEFA Champions/Europa League (if applicable): Top Goal Scorer: Lars Stindl (10 goals) “60-second dossier” Number of Matches won by 2 or more goals: 3 Number of Matches won […]

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Bundesliga 2014/2015 Final MatchDay: Gute Woche/Schlechte Woche


It teased, it twisted, it turned, but now the regular Bundesliga season is over. What a campaign it has been. It was always going to be difficult for the final day to live up to the high expectations that the league had set for itself, especially beginning on the heels of Germany’s World Cup triumph, but it did go some […]

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Bundesliga MatchDay 32: Gute Woche/Schlechte Woche


Serie A – three relegation spots, three decided. The Premier League – three relegation spots, two decided. Ligue 1 – three relegation spots, two decided. La Liga – three relegation spots, one decided. The Bundesliga – two automatic relegation spots and one play-off spot, none decided. Simply put, the fight for survival in the Bundesliga is completely unpredictable, and at […]

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