Tag Archives: Felix Magath

The Curious Case of Klaus-Michael Kühne

by Ben Loder

In all the brouhaha that has once again surrounded HSV since the dismissal of Thorsten Fink on Tuesday, one name seems to have appeared in German media more than any other. But strangely, it’s not that of the fired coach, the rumoured replacements, or even the sporting director and board members responsible for the decision. […]

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HSV: The Never Ending Story of Frustration Continues

by Niklas Wildhagen

HSV once again sack their coach, but what now? The Red Shorts dire performance in Saturday’s 6-2 loss to table toppers Dortmund was the last straw for Hamburger SV Sporting Director Oliver Kreuzer and executive Carl-Edgar Jarchow, who dismissed Coach Thorsten Fink Tuesday. Fink’s sacking seemed increasingly likely over the last weeks, as the problems […]

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Qualität kommt von quälen: Felix Magath, a Footballing Enigma

by Rick Joshua

Ich weiß nicht, ob Magath die Titanic gerettet hätte, aber wenigstens wären alle Überlebenden sehr fit gewesen (“I do not know if Magath could have saved the Titanic, but at least all the survivors would have been very fit”) – Jan Åge Fjørtoft At the end of October 2012, Felix Magath’s second spell at VfL […]

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Wolfsburg’s Legendary 5-1 Win Over Bayern Munich

by Cristian Nyari

Wolfsburg aim to be the first team in 2013 to beat Bayern Munich when they host the league leaders on matchday 22.  It will be no easy feat though considering the fact that Bayern have dropped points only once on the road so far this season (1-1 vs. Nürnberg in the Hinrunde). No team in […]

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Interview: Dieter Hoeness

by Niklas Wildhagen

Dieter Hoeness has spent most of his time of late in the shadow of his older brother Uli. The public hasn’t seen or heard much from the former Wolfsburg, Hertha and Stuttgart manager after Felix Magath wanted to create his new, improved and successful version of VfL Wolfsburg without Hoeness.  Bild interviewed the former Bundesliga […]

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Köstner and Allofs clean up Magath’s mess in Wolfsburg

by Ben Loder

Around two months ago, I wrote a piece criticising Felix Magath’s transfer policy and suggesting he might be on his way out of Wolfsburg. Six weeks after Magath’s departure, much has changed both on and off the field. In the end, Felix Magath found himself caught between the old and the new at Wolfsburg. He was […]

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Bundesliga MatchDay 14: Midweek Madness

by Dr. L. A. Splitter

(The Bundesliga Fanatic neither endorses or claims responsibility for the writings and lifestyle of Dr. Splitter). As much as I love the Bundesliga. these midweek domestic matches tend to mess me up, creating a certain madness as I don’t have enough time to really dope out the upcoming fixtures with my usual thoroughness.  Generally, at […]

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The End of an Era – Allofs leaves Werder after 13 years

by Niklas Wildhagen

The writing had been on the wall for some time but now it is official: Klaus Allofs has left Werder Bremen to join VfL Wolfsburg to climb Mount Magath. Werder’s former sporting director has signed a deal at Wolfsburg until the end of the 2015/16 season. Allofs’ new employer is going to pay him between […]

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Fortuna Düsseldorf 1-4 VfL Wolfsburg: Wolves Respond after Magath’s Departure

by Gerry Wittmann

On a Bundesliga MatchDay 9 Saturday that saw Mainz impress in a 3-0 win over hapless Hoffenheim and both Schalke and Borussia Dortmund build on their huge wins midweek in the Champions League, perhaps the most important win was earned by a struggling VfL Wolfsburg club,  Forty eight hours following the departure of Coach Felix […]

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News – Magath and Wolfsburg part ways

by Niklas Wildhagen

Four losses in a row and the loss of trust from the players meant that enough was enough. Assistant coach Bernd Hollerbach and condition coach Werner Leuthard are also leaving the club according to kicker. Felix Magath offered himself to step down from his post as coach and manager at the club according to German […]

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