Back In The Saddle- Thomas Schaaf And The Hannover Rescue Mission

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Hannover 96 have today appointed veteran coach Thomas Schaaf as successor to the recently resigned Michael Frontzeck.  The former Werder Bremen and Eintracht Frankfurt trainer has quite the task on his hands. A rather dismal Hinrunde saw the Niedersachsen side finish second from bottom and led to the resignation of Frontzeck with the trainer expressing his belief that he had […]

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Thomas Schaaf Leaves ‘Moody Diva’ Eintracht Frankfurt

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After a full day of rumors and denials of a separation between club and coach, Eintracht Frankfurt confirmed Tuesday afternoon that head coach Thomas Schaaf has tendered his resignation. The former long-time Werder Bremen leader offered terse commentary in explaining the situation that led to his ending his tenure after just one season of his two-year contract had elapsed. “The […]

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Eintracht Frankfurt and the not given penalties

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The Eagles are currently safely positioned in mid-table and their fans can be happy about the fact that Thomas Schaaf’s team are playing some of the most entertaining football in the Bundesliga so far this season. However, the coach and other officials at the club have at times been rather critical of the performance of the referees in the league. So […]

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Checking in with Eintract Frankfurt heading into the Rückrunde

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Once Thomas Schaaf ended his one-year hiatus from football to become the new manager of Eintracht Frankfurt, there was little doubt that Commerzbank Arena would become the place to see goals this season. The Eagles have carved out a reputation as the league’s free-scoring side, while also being too generous on the other end of the pitch. As the table currently reads, Eintracht […]

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Marko Marin – The journey of a forgotten talent

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The 2009/10 season was truly a smashing year for Werder Bremen, and Marko Marin in particular. With a last gasp sprint to the finish line, the Green and Whites managed to get past Bayer Leverkusen in the standings, securing the Bundesliga’s final Champions League place ahead of the 2010/11 season. The tiny technician, Marin, arrived at the Weserstadion at the start […]

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It’s the Müller (and Neuer) show as Bayern put four past hapless Frankfurt

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Having secured their place in the knockout stages of the Champions’ League with a ruthlessly efficient 2-0 win over AS Roma in midweek, FC Bayern would return to domestic action with a journey up to Frankfurt to take on mid-table Eintracht. There would be little team-tweaking from coach Pep Guardiola with Thomas Müller returning for the injured David Alaba and […]

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