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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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Jeepers Keepers! The Bundesliga’s Last-Gasp Scoring Goalkeepers

by Mathew Burt

The fourth official has shown the time to be added on, your team is still a goal behind and you are stuck inside your own area guarding a goal under no threat. Your side is pushing for the late equaliser, loading the penalty area, you look to the bench for permission to join in. You […]

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Breisgau Bulletin: Hertha Recap and Hoffenheim Preview

by Adrian Sertl

Recap: Auswärtssieg in Berlin On the back of goals from Felix Klaus and hometown boy Maximilian Philipp, SC Freiburg notched a vital 2-0 win at Hertha Berlin Saturday afternoon. It was Freiburg’s second win away from home this season and their first clean sheet since a scoreless draw with Hamburg on match day 15. The […]

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Werder Watch: Up, Up, and Away

by Mathew Burt

It was pretty tough as a Werder fan in the Hinrunde having to wait nine games for a win, being thumped by Bayern, losing to HSV, and quite frankly having a defence that was leakier than a granny’s bladder.  But then came the ‘Skripniker’ and since the restart after the winter break, it’s been a […]

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Kaspar Hjulmand – The next coach to get sacked

by Niklas Wildhagen

Both kicker and Bild report today that Mainz have decided to give their Danish coach Kaspar Hjulmand the boot tomorrow. After a difficult start to the season, which saw Mainz getting eliminated in the first round of both the DFB Pokal and the Europa League, Hjulmand and the team went on a unbeaten run of […]

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Zlatko Junuzovic signs new Werder Bremen contract

by Mathew Burt

It’s news that will be music to the ears of Werder fans everywhere.  Not only has Die Grün-Weißen recorded five consecutive wins after downing FC Augsburg 3-2 on MatchDay 21, but midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic has signed an extension to his contract at the Weser Stadion that was due to expire in the summer.  As if to […]

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