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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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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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Germany reach World Cup semifinals and restore confidence with win against France

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Germany made history in Rio de Janeiro by making the semifinals of the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time following their 1-o win over France in the quarterfinals. Mats Hummels’ first half header helped Germany overcome a surprisingly restrained French side. Joachim Löw’s team now meet hosts Brazil in the semifinal on Tuesday in […]

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We Teach Them, We Train Them, You Take Them – On Germany’s Dual Nationals

by Rick Joshua

The United States’ Fabian Johnson. Cameroon’s Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting. Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Sead Kolašinac. Can you make the connection? Yes, they all play in the Bundesliga: Johnson for TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (soon to be Borussia Mönchengladbach), Choupo-Moting for FSV Mainz 05 and Kolašinac for Schalke 04. Anything else? Yes, they were all born in different parts of Germany: […]

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The ever returning debate about goal line technology

by Niklas Wildhagen

The 2013/14 season has certainly provided fans and pundits alike with a lot to talk about. Bayern were breaking every single record there ever was seemingly, whilst HSV and Nürnberg shocked the fans by playing underwhelming seasons. From a sporting perspective there has certainly been a lot of excitement, despite Bayern’s huge lead in the […]

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Borderline Bayern Blown Away in Berlin by Hummels’ Header, Lose 1:0

by Mark Lovell

In another world… Bayern Munich ended their season in disappointing fashion with a narrow defeat against Borussia Dortmund in the Cup Final in the German capital Berlin. Saturday’s hard-fought final was decided by man-of-the-match Mats Hummels’ winner in the 64th minute. The German international defender’s header from a Nuri Sahin cross was hacked away on […]

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Defensive worries linger as Germany edge past Chile

by Oli Platt

As victories go, this was not Germany’s most convincing. Chile’s visit to Stuttgart ended in a 1-0 defeat but Jorge Sampaoli can justifiably feel that, not for the first time, his side have demonstrated their ability to progress through a group containing Spain and the Netherlands at this summer’s World Cup. For Joachim Löw, there […]

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3 Things We Learned from Germany’s Italian Job

by Cristian Nyari

Joachim Löw’s 100th match in charge of the German national team ended in a 1-1 draw in a tightly-contested, and at times feisty, match in Milan.  Mats Hummels gave Germany the lead before Ignazio Abate equalized shortly after.  The result continues Germany’s near 20 year winless run against the Italians but gave Löw plenty of […]

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Top 25 Bundesliga Players 2012/13: 15 – 11

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

Part III of our list features one of the bargain transfers of the season, one of Europe’s best center-backs, the leagues’ best newcomer, the best 40 million Euros ever spent by a Bundesliga club and arguably football’s best fullback. See the rest of the list here. 15. Mario Mandzukic He may not be the league’s […]

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Real Madrid 2-0 Borussia Dortmund: BvB Book their Place at Wembley

by Gerry Wittmann

An exciting finish by Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League semifinal second leg match with Borussia Dortmund went all for naught, as the 4-1 result in the first leg achieved by the Germans was enough to book a place in the Champions League final at Wembley Stadium.  The Madrid side had […]

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