A Look at Hoffenheim’s 2011/2012 Season

Saurabh Ananth makes his third appearance on the Fanatic, this time around the Hoffenheim blogger writes about his favorite’s team upcoming season. There was an collective sigh of relief at the Rhein-Neckar Arena as the final whistle went on the final day of last season. Relief that the behind the scenes bust ups and the boring football was finally over. […]

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News Round Up: Transfer drama, Lahm’s prediction and Naldo’s return


A day before FC Bayern Munich are ready to take on FC Zürich in their Champions League qualifier everything seems to be rosy in the “FC Hollywood” camp.  It is actually Schalke that has actually dominated today’s headlines in the German sports media. Bayern Munich, Schalke 04 and Hannover 96 are all playing their first legs in Europe this week. […]

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Tactical Observations and Talking Points of the 2010/11 Bundesliga Season


While the Bundesliga may not necessarily be known for the tactical nous of Seria A it has become increasingly more aware of modern trends and more and more coaches are putting an emphasis on the tactical aspect of the game.  This season saw several bold moves being made by coaches throughout the league.  Whether it was deviating from the norm […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2010/11 (2)


We are now one number away from revealing the league’s most outstanding player this past season but before we get to our top choice, we pay homage to a player few would probably even consider ranking so high on the list. It is often repeated that defenders rarely get the credit of their offensive counterparts but there is no denying […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2010/11 (3)


Coming in at Number Three on our countdown is a player already touted by many to be the best in Europe.  Tabloid speculation was rampant surrounding his transfer from Schalke to Bayern Munich and it caused its’ share of controversy amongst various supporter groups.  That said, none of it overshadowed his qualities as a player. Here is a closer look […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2010/2011 (20-16)


We continue our look at the Bundesliga’s stand out performers this past season with the help of fellow fans, bloggers and writers.  Part II of the series follows a very diverse group of players, from young to old, from defender to striker, and from anonymity to superstardom.  These players all distinguished themselves in their own way and stand above most […]

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