Terry Duffelen takes a closer look at VAR and what was going on in the match between Dortmund and Köln and Niklas Wildhagen discusses Werder’s rather poor start to the season.
Writing Fussball welcomes new writer Tom Scarborough. In his debut post he reflects on the events both inside and outside the Emirates before and during Köln’s Europa League game at Arsenal.
Terry got a ticket for Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League match with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley and it was a sobering experience in more ways than one.
Promotion to the third tier of convoluted business. Terry argues that it’s an unnecessary obstacle to former big clubs and asks if there is a better way.
This week saw Bayern experience rotational issues, a Finbogasson hattrick, Freiburg hold Dortmund and Leipzig warm up for their Champions League debut with a handy win at Hamburg. Here is Terry and Nik with their takes on the last match-day.
Dubbed the “White Brazilian” Ansgar Brinkmann could have been a German football legend but he had a rebellious streak that could not be tamed as Nik’s five anecdotes about the cheeky midfielder illustrate.
There is a reason why you’ve probably never heard of Kevin Hansen. Nik Wildhagen chronicles this elegant midfielder’s dramatic decline.
The transfer window is closed which means that all Bundesliga clubs are locked and loaded for the Hinründe. Nik and Terry cast their eyes over some of the stand-out moves of the window.
VfB Lübeck aren’t a well known club to most football fans. However, we can thank them for starting the events which lead to Jørn Andersen being sacked by Mainz and Thomas Tuchel being hired by the carnival club. The world of German football might indeed be very different if it hadn’t been for this one night in Lübeck.
It’s a cold Sunday evening. My girlfriend and I find ourselves at the local derby between Viking Stavanger and SK Brann on a rainy night. Around 9000 fans have found their way to Vikingstadion to watch the local lads fight for their lives in Norway’s top flight. The quality of football is questionable at times […]