L’Equipe Names Joachim Loew Coach Of The Year
L’Equipe Names Joachim Loew Coach Of The Year

German national team coach Joachim Loew has been awarded the Coach of the Year award by L’Equipe magazine in France. Joachim Loew guided a German side without many of their star players to the World Cup semi-final, and pulled off incredible results against both England and Argentina along the way. […]

Friday’s Bundesliga Preview: Hannover Host Stuttgart
Friday’s Bundesliga Preview: Hannover Host Stuttgart

One of the Bundesliga’s most exciting features is the uncertainty of it all. Anyone can beat anyone, and that’s why teams like Hoffenheim a couple of years ago and Mainz now can rise to such great heights. Hannover 96 is another example of this. Last season, the team finished in […]

Wednesday’s Champions League Review: Viva La Franck!
Wednesday’s Champions League Review: Viva La Franck!

Bayern Munich were always going to be expected to beat FC Basel, especially at home, and they did just that. Thomas Kraft started in goal for the home side and he was called to action on a number of occasions but performed very admirably. Louis van Gaal will be delighted […]

Wednesday’s Champions League Preview: Bayern Munich Host FC Basel
Wednesday’s Champions League Preview: Bayern Munich Host FC Basel

Louis van Gaal’s Bayern Munich are set to host an FC Basel side that, with a win, could qualify for the round of sixteen. Die Roten booked their place in the next round of Europe’s elite club competition weeks ago, but Louis van Gaal has stressed the importance of winning […]

Tuesday’s Champions League Preview: Schalke For First, Bremen For Pride
Tuesday’s Champions League Preview: Schalke For First, Bremen For Pride

The Champions League continues this week with the Bundesliga’s representatives finishing their groups and either heading into the round of sixteen or out of the competition altogether. Tuesday night features Felix Magath’s Schalke, who will travel to Benfica for three more points that will seal their top-of-the-table status; and Thomas […]

Kuba Wins Polish Player Of The Year
Kuba Wins Polish Player Of The Year

Borussia Dortmund’s Jakub Blaszczykowski has won Polish Player of the Year after turning in some impressive performances at both club and international level. In the 09/10 season, Kuba, as he is known for short, scored four league goals and contributed a few assists. This season, he has nearly reached those […]

Sunday’s Bundesliga Review: Dortmund Go Ten Points Clear
Sunday’s Bundesliga Review: Dortmund Go Ten Points Clear

Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund side have looked unstoppable lately, and they had the chance this Sunday to extend their lead at the top of the Bundesliga table to ten points. Meanwhile, their main title rivals Bayer Leverkusen, will have been hoping to keep pace and take advantage of any slip-ups. […]

Sunday’s Bundesliga Preview: Borussia Dortmund Look To Further Extend Lead
Sunday’s Bundesliga Preview: Borussia Dortmund Look To Further Extend Lead

Mainz slipped up on Saturday afternoon against Eintracht Frankfurt, which gives Borussia Dortmund the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of the table to an enormous ten points. To say they’re running away with it wouldn’t be far from the truth right now, despite it only being December. […]

Saturday’s Bundesliga Preview: Schalke Host Bayern Munich
Saturday’s Bundesliga Preview: Schalke Host Bayern Munich

Round fifteen of the Bundesliga kicked off in unspectacular fashion on Friday night with St. Pauli beating Kaiserslautern by one (own-goal) to nil. Hopefully Saturday’s games, though, should be full of action. Werder Bremen hosts Wolfsburg, and Bayern Munich travels to Schalke in two of the bigger games of the […]

Friday’s Bundesliga Review: Kaiserslautern Slip At St. Pauli
Friday’s Bundesliga Review: Kaiserslautern Slip At St. Pauli

It’s just disappointing all around really. One goal, and an own-goal, to decide what should have been a game packed with action. Kaiserslautern have been on such high form that anyone would have easily bet money on them smashing a St. Pauli side who have looked destined for the 2. […]

Europa League Review: Borussia Dortmund Stay In After Home Win
Europa League Review: Borussia Dortmund Stay In After Home Win

Borussia Dortmund’s Europa League form has been nowhere near as good as their domestic form, and that’s probably because they’ve had to prioritize their league fixtures over their Europa League ones. They’ve looked uninterested in their Europa League duties up until last night, where they whacked their Ukrainian opponents by […]

The Weakest Excuse In The World: Van Gaal Blames The Pitch For Away Form
The Weakest Excuse In The World: Van Gaal Blames The Pitch For Away Form

It’s just so lame. “We don’t win away because other Bundesliga clubs don’t take care of their pitches.” I mean come on. Many of the Bundesliga’s top clubs play a similar kind of attacking football, and they’ve been able to take points on the road. I think it’s a bit […]

Europa League Review: Stuttgart And Leverkusen Into Next Round
Europa League Review: Stuttgart And Leverkusen Into Next Round

While these two sides are at polar opposites of the Bundesliga table, they’ve both managed to qualify top of their groups for the next round of the Europa League. Stuttgart had a tough match away to Young Boys of Switzerland, while Leverkusen travelled to Rosenborg in Norway. BSC ¬†Young Boys […]

Ballack’s Back: Can He Lead Leverkusen To The Title?
Ballack’s Back: Can He Lead Leverkusen To The Title?

Michael Ballack’s return to the Bundesliga has so far been nothing to write home about. The midfield general has been plagued by injury, and he’s rarely had a chance to showcase the phenomenal talent we all remember him for. Finally, though, Ballack has returned to first-team training and it could […]

Bayern Munich Announce Profits For 09/10 Season
Bayern Munich Announce Profits For 09/10 Season

I’m not the best with numbers, but it’s not hard to see when a club is in financial turmoil. Portsmouth and Leeds are two prime examples, while Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid have shown the world what it means to have debt. Well, it’s a totally different story for […]