Tag Archives: Felix Magath

10 Bundesliga Doppelgängers – Part II

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They say there is a person out there somewhere that is your exact likeness- your doppelgänger. The Bundesliga too is rife with players, trainers and presidents who bear an uncanny resemblance to another famous person. Take a look at these pairs separated at birth for a bit of light-hearted merriment. First up Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus. The darling of […]

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HSV: The Never Ending Story of Frustration Continues

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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 were mounting for the team that […]

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Wolfsburg’s Legendary 5-1 Win Over Bayern Munich

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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 league history has collected as […]

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Interview: Dieter Hoeness

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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 manager, here is our translation […]

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

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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 Magath, the Wolfsburg squad threw […]

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No country for a broke man: Felix Magath’s transfer policy

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VfL Wolfsburg head coach Felix Magath must have loved Championship Manager 01/02. That was the version of the popular football management simulation that contained a bug allowing managers to buy any player for free by bidding £50 million and then cancelling the offer at the contract negotiation stage – the result being a transfer kitty that, though virtual, was actually […]

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