Mainz and Pierre Bengtsson looks like a perfect match

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As soon as the international break is over, Mainz is very likely to sign Swedish left back Pierre Bengtsson. The 26-year-old defender who plays for FC Copenhagen is a free agent when his contract with the Danish club expires on January the 1st and according to Swedish newspaper Expressen he has already agreed terms with Mainz. A natural step up for Bengtsson who has been the best left back in the Danish League in the last couple of years. Junior Diaz has played from the beginning in all of Mainz’ […]

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Profile – William Kvist – One of football’s great outliers

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“Der Däne ist jeden Cent wert” wrote Bild.de in 2011 when they named William Kvist the best buy of the season in the Bundesliga. The Danish midfielder was bought from FC Copenhagen by VfB Stuttgart for around €3.5 million and has since established himself as one of the first names on Bruno Labbadia’s team sheet. But William Kvist is no ordinary footballer. In fact he barely even wanted to be one. In a world where a typical footballer’s life equals time spent on the PlayStation, partying at nightclubs and expensive […]

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“In Kopenhagen schellt das Telefon…” (The phone rings in Copenhagen) – A Hannover supporter’s trip to Denmark

Earlier this season Ansgar Löcke wrote about his road trip to watch Hannover play in the DFB pokal. This time around he documented his excursion to Denmark to watch Hannover play to FC Copenhagen in the Europa League. The whole idea of travelling to the match was already in my head when the draw was made. At that time I lived around 90 minutes away from Copenhagen. Together with friends I talked about renting a bus and making a short road trip to support the Northern German participant in the […]

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