Tag Archives: 2011/12

Bayern München 1 – 1 Chelsea – Wasteful Bayern lose on penalties

by Cristian Nyari

Chelsea came from behind to beat Bayern in Munich in dramatic fashion to lift the Champions League trophy for the first time in club history. A late Drogba equalizer in regular time canceled Thomas Müller’s earlier goal to take the match to extra time and eventually penalties where Olic and Schweinsteiger’s misses set up Drogba’s […]

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Reactions – Bayern München vs. Chelsea

by Cristian Nyari

Reaction to the Champions League final Uli Hoeneß: “Chelsea didn’t create a single chance, but we’ve still not managed to win, which is unbelievable. It’s hard to put into words. If you have so many chances to wrap up a game, you have to do so. That’s why we’ve lost this match.” Christian Nerlinger: “Everyone […]

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Player Ratings – Bayern München vs. Chelsea

by Niklas Wildhagen

Bayern still have to wait for the their first international title since 2001. Read all about how the individual players did on the night in the Bundesliga fanatic’s player ratings. Bayern were certainly the dominant force on the pitch, creating 43 shots, having 56% of the possession. However, Bayern’s efforts weren’t awarded at the end […]

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Twas the Night before the Final

by Travis Timmons

As a new football fan, I’m learning to draw upon the vast discourse of football writing and podcasts to create my own quasi-private experience of hype for Champion League finals– “the rest of the world’s Super Bowl,” a name that sticks even with no El Clasico in the final this campaign. Thank God, I wanted […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2011/12 (5 – 1)

by Cristian Nyari

We conclude our series of the league’s best performers this season with the elite of the elite, five players who have stood above all others.  The final group includes a record breaking goalscorer, arguably the league’s best dribbler, a defender who is more than just a defender, a brilliant little playmaker and our pick of […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2011/12 (10 – 6)

by Cristian Nyari

We resume our countdown of the Bundesliga’s best season’s best players as we narrow the list to the very best.  In this part we encounter the most prolific midfielder in the league, a player with the most cultured left foot in the league, one of its most brilliant playmakers, the Bundesliga’s most prolific ever Polish […]

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Champions League Final Preview – Bayern München’s date with Chelsea and destiny

by Maximilian Jones

Bayern Munich fans have waited for May 19th 2012 since the Allianz Arena was named as the venue for the final of the 2011-12 Champions League, hoping and praying their team would be playing. After beating the likes of Manchester City and Real Madrid en route, the Bavarian fans have rushed to buy Champions League […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2011/12 (15-11)

by Niklas Wildhagen

Next up on our countdown of the season’s best performers is a group of some of the most familiar and recognizable faces in the Bundesliga over the years.  It includes a football icon in his own right, a record breaking striker, a player with one of the great comeback stories this season, a local hero and one […]

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Fortuna Düsseldorf 2 – 2 Hertha Berlin – Fortuna return to the Bundesliga as Hertha go down in flames

by Cristian Nyari

In one of the most memorable relegation/promotion playoffs in recent history, Hertha Berlin were demoted to the 2. Bundesliga for the second time in three years following their 2-2 draw in Düsseldorf.  Fortuna’s first leg win in Berlin gave them the aggregate advantage and ensured that they returned to Germany’s top flight for the first […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2011/12 (20 – 16)

by Cristian Nyari

In the second part of our series showcasing the best performers of the 2011/12 season, we come across some of this year’s best goalkeepers, one of the league’s most improved players and arguably its most underrated.  You can catch the rest of the series here. 20. Sven Ulreich A native of Baden-Würtemburg, Sven Ulreich is […]

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