Bundesliga ‘Where are they now’ 2016/2017 Edition V-1

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While the start of the 2016/2017 Bundesliga season is a month away, there are former Bundesliga players all over the world earning their paychecks right now in league play. Here are some from this weekend. Anthony Ujah (Liaoning Whowin, Chinese Super League) Former Werder Bremen striker Anthony Ujah scored Saturday in Liaoning Whowin’s 3-1 victory over Shanghai SIPG Saturday.  Ujah scored […]

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And Lo, the Prodigal Götze Returns

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Mario Götze became the original sin iIn the decade plus of immense success following Borussia Dortmund’s near bankrupcy disaster in 2004. For BVB, Götze’s transfer ushered in the current angst about seller-club status to the likes of Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, and the Manchester clubs. How did this happen? Let’s go back a few years and recreate the thrill of those heady days. […]

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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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Coach Martin Schmidt Gives ‘Thumbs Up’ to Future Mainz Training in Colorado Springs

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After practice Friday morning, Mainz 05 Coach Martin Schmidt sat and talked with reporters. Among the topics for conversation with the 44 year-old former Mainz reserve club coach was the club’s visit to Colorado Springs, which is coming to its end as the club returns to Germany Saturday.  In addition to training time, the 05ers played two friendlies during their […]

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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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SV Werder Bremen: Diagne joins the Green-Whites, Skripnik and Bartels Extend

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It hasn’t been the easiest of summers thus far in Bremen.  After a promising 2014/2015 campaign, the green-whites  finished 13th in the table last season, but only two points above Eintracht Frankfurt in the promotion/relegation playoff spot.  Earlier this summer, they lost two of their best defenders as Jannick Vestergaard left for Borussia Mönchengladbach and Papy Dijilobodji returned to Chelsea as […]

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