Tag Archives: Marco Reus

From Bielefeld to Pittsburgh: In-Depth Interview with Kevin Kerr

Kevin Kerr photo by Terry O'Neil of TKO Photos.

Hello from beautiful Highmark Stadium, home of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, on the banks of the Monongahela River. Across the river, towers the glittering and iconic Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania skyline. I’m here to interview Kevin Kerr, midfielder for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, a 3rd division (USL) side in America. Basically, my hometown team. Why am I interviewing Kevin for the Fanatic? Well, despite being born from […]

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10 Bundesliga Doppelgängers – Part II


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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BVB Bulletin: One Era Ends, Another Begins


Eras changed after Saturday’s DFB Pokal final. Rarely do we get to consciously witness such changes. In my experience, eras change haphazardly, indirectly, or gradually. But not for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. One era abruptly ended, while another began. Did you even notice? I tried to reflect on this momentous event while watching the Pokal final in Berlin. My reflections […]

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BVB Bulletin: a Dead Leg, some Dead Play, yet a Win in Dresden


Post-derby matches, especially post-Revierderby matches, are letdowns. Make no mistake about it. Dortmund’s somewhat undeserved 2-0 road win the Pokal round of 16 on Tuesday evening was a letdown match. Sometimes we forget that athletes are humans, and, like humans, are psychological beings, despite the apparatuses of mechanization and technique that supposedly beats the human out of them. As psychological beings, […]

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BVB Bulletin: Reus Extends BVB Contract “fürs Leben”


Reus bleibt! Reus bleibt! Reus bleibt fürs Leben. Reus remains for life. Something like this refrain is joyfully clanging around BVB supporters right now after yesterday’s news of Marco Reus extending his contract with Dortmund until 2019. After signing the contract extension, Reus declared: “I am delighted to commit my future to BVB. Dortmund is my home town and Borussia is […]

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


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 would pit the high-flying Bavarians […]

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