Preview: Liverpool FC vs. Borussia Dortmund, Leg 2

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Liverpool will welcome Borussia Dortmund to Anfield on Thursday for the second leg of the Europa League quarter-finals. The first leg saw Borussia Dortmund only managing a 1:1 draw against a defensively well marshalled Liverpool side at the Signal Iduna Park, in which the Reds scored a vital away goal, meaning the visitors will need to score at least one goal to […]

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Golden Götze – Why swapping Munich for Merseyside would be the best option

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The British press is crackking with rumors of an impending re-union between Liverpool Coach Jürgen Klopp and Bayern Munich’s disaffected midfielder Mario Götze this summer, as the German boss looks to bolster his squad in the summer ahead of the new campaign. Klopp nurtured the development of the young Götze, helping become a star contributor to Dortmund’s success before the 23 year-old signed with […]

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Bundesliga Clubs Land Big Opposition in UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Draw

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Borussia Dortmund drew Tottenham Hotspur Friday morning in the Europa League Round of 16 draw to set-up a battle of teams currently in second place in arguably the two best football leagues in the world. Come on, guys. It’s at least possible that the English league is second-best, isn’t it? Meanwhile, fourth-in-the-table Bayer Leverkusen drew La Liga’s current fourth-place club Villareal. Dortmund […]

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Why Klopp needs to Kop Nordveit

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is interested in a swoop for Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit. Having already snapped up 24-year old central defender Joel Matip from Schalke 04, on a free transfer when his contract expires in the summer, Liverpool are said to be interested in another bargain buy – Havard Nordveit, who could make a similar move, as his […]

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Five Memorable Borussen Derbies

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Every time Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Mönchengladbach go head-to-head, many people predict a high scoring, pulsating and entertaining game. Here’s a look back to five of the most memorable matches between these two sides. #1 Hosts humiliate Dortmund (11/04/15) Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-1 Borussia Dortmund With both sides entering the game without a few of their star players, both teams acknowledged that this […]

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Schalke’s Joel Matip Heading to Liverpool FC this Summer?

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Reports are that Schalke veteran Joel Matip will be signing a pre-transfer agreement with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool FC to begin play for the iconic club beginning next summer.  The central defender, 24, will not be moving in the current transfer window, according to S04 Coach Andre Breitenreiter, though LFC need immediate defensive help. I can rule out a winter departure.  I […]

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The Tragic Flaw of the Modern Football Manager, and Why Ancelotti is Immune

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The history of football tactics is defined by innovators. Managers who specialize in tactical theory and find ways to reinvent the beautiful game are forever engraved in the minds of supporters. It is the era of the philosopher in football, as systems based on ideas of the correct way to play are dominant in Europe’s top leagues. This dogmatic belief […]

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Huddersfield Town Hire former U.S. International Wagner from BvB

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English second-division side Huddersfield Town have appointed former Borussia Dortmund II coach and U.S. international David Wagner as their new manager. Wagner, 44 replaces former Charlton manager and player Chris Powell who was sacked on Wednesday following Huddersfield 2-2 away draw with Reading. He was expected to join Liverpool’s coaching staff following ‘close friend’ Jürgen Klopp’s arrival as Liverpool manager. […]

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