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Werder Watch: Looking for a Post-Bayern Bounceback

by Mathew Burt

Well it came as no great surprise that Werder lost at home to Bayern last Saturday. It was a case of “what could have been” after two good early chances went begging before the Bavarians took control and racked up four unanswered goals. The dismal run against Bayern goes on and makes very depressing reading […]

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Werder Watch: Goals, cards, awards, contracts, oh…and Bayern

by Mathew Burt

After successive defeats including an embarrassing exit from the Cup at the hands of Dritte Liga side Arminia Bielefeld, it was back to winning ways for Werder last weekend as they downed SC Freiburg at the Schwarzwald Stadion. ‘Werder Watch’ takes a look at the latest happenings on the banks of the Weser. Di Santo- […]

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Werder Watch: First the ups and the now the downs

by Mathew Burt

Okay, so the fantastic start to the Rückrunde couldn’t last forever and the Grün-Weißen had to lose at some time, but with back-to-back defeats and an exit from the DFB Pokal in midweek, a return to winning ways is needed to keep the upward momentum going. Two Losses- nah und? The home loss to Wolfsburg […]

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Borussia Mönchengladbach Sign Youth Goalkeeper Moritz Nicolas

by Conor Garratt

Borussia Mönchengladbach have announced the signing of seventeen year old youth goalkeeper Moritz Nicolas from Rot-Weiss Essen, effective from the beginning of the 2015/16 season. Nicolas, who stands at 195 centimetres tall ( 6”4), is expected to play for both Borussia’s under 19s and under 23s in the new season.  Currently the native of Gladbeck, […]

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Qatarstrophe – Streich slams FIFA bosses

by Niklas Wildhagen

Freiburg coach Christian Streich has gotten famous over the years for his outbursts on the sidelines and his hilarious press conferences. The way he has handled the press over the years has grown so popular, the local paper Badische Zeitung has even decided to put videos of entire press conferences online. Within all the marvelous […]

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Van der Vaart’s drawn out goodbye – The story of a disappointing end

by Niklas Wildhagen

He should have been one of the last missing pieces of the puzzle when Hamburger SV purchased him back in 2012. Rafael van der Vaart was the long-lost son of the HSV fans and he finally made a return to the Imtech Arena on the last day of the transfer window during the 2012/13 season. The […]

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Stats review – Who are the most frequent goal scorers in the Bundesliga?

by Niklas Wildhagen

The Bundesliga has provided its fans with some high scoring matches after the league’s return from the winter. Two Dutchmen have made headlines for their prolific form in front of goal after Germany’s top flight kicked back into action. Bayern’s Arjen Robben seems unstoppable at the moment, having scored a staggering 10 goals in his […]

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Thorgan Hazard signs for Gladbach until 2020

by Conor Garratt

Borussia Mönchengladbach have completed the signing of attacker Thorgan Hazard from English club Chelsea for a fee believed to be in the region of €8m. The Belgian has impressed when given the opportunity in his initial loan spell this season, enough so that the duo of Max Eberl and Lucien Favre saw it fitting to […]

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VfB Stuttgart and Supporters Once Again Come Up Empty-Handed

by Court Wilson

Quick match summary On Friday evening Stuttgart’s trouble winning at home and in general continued as they lost 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund in front of a sold out crowd at Mercedes-Benz Arena.  A successful PK conversion by Florian Klein and a stoppage-time goal from Georg Niedermeier weren’t enough to earn the Swabians even a point against […]

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Dost Unstoppable, Wolfsburg Unstoppable

by Gerry Wittmann

VfL Wolfsburg’s undefeated run continued Sunday as they defeated a plucky Hertha Berlin side 2-1 with en fuego Dutch striker Bas Dost providing both Wolfsburg goals. The Wolves, who haven’t suffered defeat since late November (a league loss away to Schalke and a Europa League group stage loss to Everton), are now set up nicely […]

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