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Obstacles on Germany’s Road to Euro 2016: Are there grounds for panic?

by Rick Joshua

This article was originally published on SchwarzUndWeiss.co.uk. When the draw was made for the Euro 2016 qualifiers, nobody would be questioning Germany’s dominance. Even before their World Cup triumph in Brazil, their place in France would be more or less guaranteed. There would be little to fear in three opening matches against Scotland, Poland and […]

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Forty Years Earlier: Der Wasserschlacht von Frankfurt

by Rick Joshua

Germany’s upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland is actually the seventh competitive encounter with their Eastern neighbours, with the most recent coming at Euro 2008 when Joachim Löw’s side would triumph courtesy of two goals from one of their Polish-born stars, Lukas Podolski. There would also be the dramatic 1-0 win for the Nationalmannschaft in […]

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Karim Bellarbi the lone newcomer to Joachim Löw’s national squad selection

by Randall Hauk

There were no real shock selections Tuesday when Joachim Löw announced his squad for Germany’s upcoming pair of Euro 2016 qualification matches, though Joachim Löw will have a pair of new faces among his crew during the international break. Bayer Leverkusen’s Karim Bellarabi, who rose to notoriety in the first match day of the season […]

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From Bangladesh to the German National Team: Thank you

by quazi zulquarnain

I still remember vividly the first time football made me cry. It was during the wee hours of a stifling hot July night twenty years ago when a game played in the other side of a world I had never seen, bought unrequited tears to the eyes of an 8-year-old boy in Bangladesh. Germany were […]

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Team photo of Germany's 2014 World Cup squad

Germany’s World Cup Report Card

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

The dream was finally realized. Germany are World champions again after waiting 24 years. Let’s take a look back at how each player performed in this truly historic tournament. Goalkeepers Manuel Neuer – 1 The Germany number one played a flawless tournament. Neuer won the golden glove at the end of the tournament, declaring him […]

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Germany’s long term plan gets the recognition it deserves

by Tom Rowland

Philipp Lahm holding aloft the World Cup trophy in the famous Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro was a fitting reward to recognise not just one of the finest footballers, but one of the best football squads assembled. Recognition of a long-term project with meticulous planning to make this moment, this dream, become a conceivable destiny […]

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Argentina vs Germany – Statistical Preview

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

These two giants of football meet in the World Cup final for a third time with more on the line than ever before. Germany will look to to capture their first international trophy in almost two decades while Lionel Messi can cement his legacy with a World Cup medal. The final pits against one another […]

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Germany happy with romp over Brazil, but real prize still awaits in Rio

by Randall Hauk

Hello Germany. Are you quite done scoring on Brazil yet? You are? Great. Can I have a word? Your job is not done. I realize this makes me the bartender who cuts you off when you’re feeling at the peak of your evening, but I assure you that when you sober up, you’ll come to […]

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Brazil vs Germany – Statistical Preview

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Germany will take on Brazil in their fourth consecutive World Cup semifinal, a feat never amassed before. But for Germany this is arguably the best time to win the competition in decades and they’ll have to do it against the hosts who have not lost a competitive game on their home soil since 1975. Let’s […]

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Löw: “We are now ready to take the next step”

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

For the fourth consecutive time, Germany are in the World Cup semifinals. Now they have to overcome their own roadblock and make it to the final. For coach Jogi Löw the France game and performance was a turning point that showed the team’s resilience, ability to get results and was and a platform to take […]

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