Tag Archives: Jurgen Klopp

Brilliant Bayern recover to deliver knock-out blow to brave Dortmund

by Rick Joshua

Week ten of the Bundesliga season would see FC Bayern entertain Borussia Dortmund in the latest instalment of Der Klassiker – but one that would have a slightly different pre-match flavour from what we had become used to in recent seasons. Usually a top of the table clash, this season’s encounter at the Allianz Arena […]

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Dortmund head into the fire with little to lose and reasons to be optimistic

by David Morris

When Borussia Dortmund take the field at the Allianz Arena late Saturday afternoon, both their manager Jurgen Klopp and his team would be forgiven for feeling incredibly apprehensive and anxious ahead of meeting their unbeaten rivals. And yet Klopp will feed off this apprehension and ensure his players do too. Games against their fierce competitors […]

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Time for Klopp and Dortmund to prove their worth

by David Morris

If you take a look at the betting markets every time a top club sacks their manager, there is one name you can guarantee will be among the favourites to take over. Jurgen Klopp has been building his reputation over the past five or so years, combining his excellent managerial abilities with his enigmatic and […]

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Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal Preview (Group D)

by Nicholas Peters

Projected Starting Lineups: Borussia Dortmund (4-2-3-1): 1. Weidenfeller; 26. Piszczek – 4. Subotic – 25. Sokratis – 37. Durm; 14. Jojic – 5. Kehl; 10. Mkhitaryan – 7. Kagawa – 19. Großkreutz; 20. Ramos. Arsenal (4-3-3): 1. Szczęsny; 39. Bellirín – 4. Mertesacker – 6. Koscielny – 3. Gibbs; 16. Ramsey – 20. Flamini – […]

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Season Preview 2014-2015: Borussia Dortmund

by Travis Timmons

Nickname: die Schwarzgelben (The Black-Yellows) Founded: 19 December 1909 Club colors: yellow and black Primary Rivals: FC Schalke 04 (traditional) and Bayern Munich (recently), Fan Friendship: 1.FC Köln Trophies: Domestic Champion (8): 1955-56, 1956-57, 1962-63, 1994-95, 1995-96, 2001-02, 2010-11, 2011-12. DFB Cup Winner (3): 1964-65, 1988-89, 2011-12. DFB/DFL Supercup (5): 1989, 1995, 1996, 2013, 2014. UEFA Champions […]

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Chewing gum in the Bundesliga

by Niklas Wildhagen

Chewing gum has been used by used for over 3,000 years and it comes in all shapes and forms these days. Every now and then the public is warned about the possible unpleasant side effects the overuse may have, but despite all the migraine warnings which have been issued over the years chewing gum has […]

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Dortmund exit Europe on high after emphatic win against Madrid

by Mark Lovell

Not quite the wondrous miracle that few actually expected but high-drama all the same. Real’s players joyfully celebrated the 2-0 defeat at the final whistle as they might when winning ‘El Clasico’ in the Nou Camp, Barcelona. Games can change on fine margins and Real clearly struggled to come to terms with Angel di Maria’s […]

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Dortmund not quite ready to throw in the towel

by Mark Lovell

Borussia Dortmund retains a small glimmer of hope of overcoming a 3-0 Champions League quarterfinal deficit heading into this week’s home leg, despite last week’s mauling in Madrid. In order to progress to the semifinals, Dortmund must better their magical 4-1 win at home over Real nearly 12 months ago when Polish striker Robert Lewandowski […]

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Sammer vs. Klopp and a Look at the Bundesliga’s Financial Situation

by Niklas Wildhagen

How can Bayern be this dominant for the second season in a row? That is the question many Bundesliga followers have been asking themselves for quite some time now. The record champions are leading the league by a comfortable 20 point margin after 24 match days and are undefeated in their last 49 efforts. Bayern […]

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Borussia Dortmund Delivers Despite the Obstacles

by Mark Lovell

LovellLowdown has personally been in a state of flux recently after moving abode. I had to survive without telephone or internet for six weeks. Despite not moving to a mud hut, I was left feeling creatively castrated and an induced period of winter hibernation ensued, not really being able to “can do”. I decided to […]

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