Tag Archives: Huub Stevens

VfB Stuttgart Report: Draw in Hannover and Potential Coaching Change?

by Court Wilson

Stuttgart’s quest to get the point total out of the teens will wait at least another week, as Christian Gentner’s goal was equalized by Hannover 96 midfielder Lars Stindl in the 80th minute of what turned out to be the Bundesliga’s lone draw of the weekend. The captain’s strike past Ron-Robert Zieler gave the visitors a […]

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Alles in Ordnung: Bayern back on track with solid win against stodgy Stuttgart

by Rick Joshua

Coming into their third match of 2015, FC Bayern had yet to register a win. They finally got off the mark against an uninspired and highly negative Stuttgart side which, at the end of the day, found themselves rooted to the foot of the Bundesliga table. Having just taken a point from their first two matches of […]

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VfB Stuttgart: Same Team, Same Result

by Court Wilson

I don’t know how often Sporting Directors sit with the coaches and team on the bench during a match, but new director Robin Dutt apparently wanted to witness the train-wreck as close as he could. Dutt, wearing a suit and sitting on the bench looking dour, appeared totally out of place among the VfB coaching […]

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Checking in on VfB Stuttgart

by Court Wilson

The second half of the Bundesliga begins in less than two weeks. Although the top of the table appears to be a foregone conclusion, the bottom is anything but. Only four points separate the entire bottom half of the league. Stuttgart is currently 15th, one position above the relegation playoff spot. An optimist would note that […]

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Matchday 34: Five Talking Points

by Eskender Tamrat

Bayern Munich collected their second consecutive league title in the final matchday of the season, while Hamburger SV can still maintain their ever-present Bundesliga status beyond this miserable season, as another week passed with all the bottom three clubs failing to grasp a point, meaning Mirko Slomka’s side booked their place in the relegation playoffs. […]

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Thomas Tuchel, Huub Stevens Step Down after Season Finales

by Gerry Wittmann

At season’s end Saturday, it was confirmed that 1. FSV Mainz 05  Coach Thomas Tuchel and VfB Stuttgart headman Huub Stevens will not return to their clubs for the 2014/2015 Bundesliga campaign.  Tuchel led small-budget Mainz to a Europa League play-in berth with the club’s seventh place finish in the Bundesliga table this season, while […]

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Checklist – Who is going down?

by Niklas Wildhagen

It’s crunch time in the Bundesliga. Six match days are left and a number of heavy weights are still not out of the battle against relegation: Werder Bremen were in the Champions League as recently as the 09/10 season, HSV are the only team which has been in Germany’s top flight since it came into […]

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Schalke Beat Inter Milan in the 1997 UEFA Cup Final

by Cristian Nyari

In our first part, we followed Schalke’s on their journey to the UEFA Cup final.  Here we experience the destination, a clash with Italian giants Inter Milan, a clash that would go down in the history books. There they were.  Their first European final.  After decades worth of struggle, beleaguered expectations, relegation, scandals, Schalke was […]

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Schalke’s Incredible Journey to the 1997 UEFA Cup Final

by Cristian Nyari

Few clubs in Germany have the tradition and history Schalke do. They were one of German football’s first great sides and one of the most successful in the first half of the 20th century. Since though, the club has struggled to live up to that history and remained continuously in search of that storied past. […]

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FC Schalke 04: Bluer than Blue after Bayern Blowout

by Gerry Wittmann

It was just totally unfair.  Saturday’s late fixture on MatchDay 21 of the Bundesliga season featured a high-stepping Bayern München squad hosting the bluer-than-blue Schalke club led by Jens Keller.  A seeming mismatch of epic proportions.  And a mismatch it was, as the Bavarians pasted the slumping Royal Blues 4-0 at the Allianz. Everything has been […]

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