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Chewing gum in the Bundesliga

by Niklas Wildhagen

Chewing gum has been used by used for over 3,000 years and it comes in all shapes and forms these days. Every now and then the public is warned about the possible unpleasant side effects the overuse may have, but despite all the migraine warnings which have been issued over the years chewing gum has […]

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Champions League draw – Bayern München face Real Madrid

by Niklas Wildhagen

Football fans can look forward to a classic encounter after today’s Champions League draw in Nyon – Bayern München are once again playing against Real Madrid. Real’s wins over Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund have seen them reach the semi finals, whilst Bayern have gone to the round of the last 4 by defeating Arsenal […]

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Sami Khedira – Looking ahead to the World Cup

by Niklas Wildhagen

November 15th 2013 is a date which Sami Khedira is unlikely to forget. In Germany’s friendly match against Italy the midfielder put in a challenge on the Italian playmaker Andrea Pirlo and remained on the ground. After a closer look at the right knee, Germany’s team physician Dr. Müller-Wohlfahrt found out that the Real player […]

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Leverkusen sack Hyypiä, Lewandowski takes over

by Aleix Gwilliam

After yesterday’s 2-1 defeat at HSV, Bayer Leverkusen have sacked manager Sami Hyypiä with immediate effect, with his former co-manager Sascha Lewandowski taking over until the end of the season. Leverkusen have endured a poor series of results after the Winterpause as well as painful eliminations from the Champions League and the DFB Pokal to Paris […]

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Bundesliga fanatic exclusive: Angela Merkel worried about Bayern’s dominance

by Niklas Wildhagen

Many Bundesliga fans have been annoyed by Bayern München’s dominance in the domestic league over the last couple of seasons. The Bundesliga Fanatic can now exclusively reveal that Angela Merkel is one of them. Dispatches from the NSA files which Edward Snowden had leaked have been recently obtained by the Bundesliga Fanatic. The files clearly show […]

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2. Bundesliga Matchday 28 in Review: Promotion and Relegation Pictures Coming into Focus

by Randall Hauk

Weekend results did a lot of damage to clubs on the outside looking in at the promotion spots as well as those inside the relegation spots dreaming of escape to safety. Six points is now the cushion between third and fourth spots in the table, as well as between 14th and 15th. With just six […]

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FC St. Pauli 1 – 0 Hamburger SV

by Randall Hauk

The Disney Junior television network has a Peter Pan spin-off animated series called “Jake and the Neverland Pirates.” In the show, a “merry crew” of pint-sized pirates work around various obstacles put in their way by the one-and-only Captain Hook. At the end of each episode, the “jolly buccaneers” gather for their video game-like reward […]

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Uli Hoeness – The verdict, its consequences and reactions

by Niklas Wildhagen

The trial regarding Uli Hoeness’s tax evasion lasted four days, and in the end the judge Rupert Heindl handed Bayern’s president a 3 and a half year jail sentence. Hoeness had disclosed his undeclared taxes to the authorities at the beginning of last year, which would have saved him from a jail sentence according to […]

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Taxing times for Bayern President Hoeneß

by Mark Lovell

This article was originally published by Munich Now. It’s half-time in the Ulrich H. tax trial in Munich. Mr Uli Hoeneß just so happens to be Bayern Munich’s President, although the all-conquering Bavarian club were always at pains to stress that this remains very much a private matter for Hoeneß. What have we learnt from […]

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Sammer vs. Klopp and a Look at the Bundesliga’s Financial Situation

by Niklas Wildhagen

How can Bayern be this dominant for the second season in a row? That is the question many Bundesliga followers have been asking themselves for quite some time now. The record champions are leading the league by a comfortable 20 point margin after 24 match days and are undefeated in their last 49 efforts. Bayern […]

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