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Archives: bundesliga

Pep Guardiola’s trip to Barcelona to blame for Bayern Munich’s shock loss

Posted on by David Bronstein
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Soccer often throws up surprises and one at the weekend in the Bundesliga was no exception. Tongues will wag and an inquest will be opened after Bayern Munich were left shell shocked after losing 2-0 at home to Borussia Mochengladbach. … Continue reading

The Greatest Teams – Bayer Leverkusen 2001- 2002

Posted on by Saad Rashid
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Bayer Leverkusen (4-1-4-1): Butt, Sebescen, Nowotny, Lucio, Placente, Ramelow, Schneider, Basturk, Ballack, Ze Roberto, Neuville. For a team of so much quality, this Leverkusen side ended the 2001-2002 season without a trophy. They completed the treble of second-place finishes, losing … Continue reading

Previewing Bundesliga clash between Bayern Munich vs. Schalke FC 04

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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Today’s Bundesliga vocabulary word is Englische Woche, or English week. It refers to any week where the clubs play multiple matches, a fairly frequent occurrence in English soccer but a relative rarity in Germany. With Bayern losing to Wolfsburg this … Continue reading

Wolfsburg on the rise following emphatic 4-1 win over league leaders Bayern Munich

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Fresh off beating Bayern Munich 4-1 at home, VfL Wolfsburg now sit eight points behind the reigning Bundesliga champions and will be become even a bigger threat soon with a major acquisition on the way. Before the match began a … Continue reading

2015 AFC Asian Cup Preview: Asia’s Top Teams Look For Redemption After World Cup

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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There have been 60 games, 258 shots on target, 408 shots off target, 103 goals, 84 saves, 112 yellows and eight reds. Those numbers, statistically at least, paints a picture of the qualification process for Asia’s premier international football tournament … Continue reading

Reasons Why Marco Reus Should Stay at Borussia Dortmund For The Good of Soccer

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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Do you care about soccer? I know that sounds like a moronic question given that it is being asked of a reader of a site called World Soccer Talk, so ostensibly you do care about soccer if you managed to … Continue reading

Winter Break Review of The Bundesliga

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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This season’s Bundesliga looks more of a procession than anything else. Bayern Munich are running away with the league and only a catastrophic collapse could see even a semblance of a title race. The chances of that happening with Pep … Continue reading

Most Champions League Minutes Played By Footballers of Each Country

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Players representing Brazil have edged out Spaniards for the most minutes spent on the pitch during Champions League play so far this season.  Brazil, who have 17 of their 23 players that were called up last month to the national … Continue reading

Bundesliga Clubs Vote to Implement Goal-Line Technology

Posted on by Chris Moore
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In a decision on Thursday, Bundesliga clubs voted to approve goal-line technology starting next season. The result in Germany now means that the German league will join the Barclays Premier League in implementing the expensive technology during its matches. Bundesliga … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Bayern Munich’s Performances After 11 Gameweeks

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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With an injury-cursed Borussia Dortmund floundering at the bottom of the 2014 Bundesliga table and with a typically dominant Bayern Munich sitting pretty at the top, Der Klassiker may have lacked some of the drive that it has had in … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Captain Philipp Lahm Out For Three Months

Posted on by Jacob Dorman
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This is a disaster. That may sound like hyperbole, but for anyone who has watched Bayern Munich play soccer over the past few months, not to mention the past decade, knows how significant it is for Der FCB to lose … Continue reading

Robert Enke’s Death Is An Example Of Why Depression In Soccer Needs More Attention

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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November 10th seemed just like another day in the soccer calendar but the date marked the 5th anniversary of the death of Robert Enke.  The former German international, who was tipped to be his country’s No. 1 at the World Cup in South Africa, took … Continue reading

Reasons Why Borussia Dortmund Are Experiencing Problems In The Bundesliga

Posted on by Saad Rashid
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Although Borussia Dortmund’s win over St Pauli in the DFB-Pokal eased some tensions, problems still remain, as Dortmund have made a terrible start to the Bundesliga season. Already 14 points behind league-leading Bayern Munich, Dortmund have only won two out … Continue reading

Winners of the 2014 Summer Transfer Window

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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1. Chelsea Players In Diego Costa-£32million Cesc Fabregas-£30million Filipe Luis-£15.8million Loic Remy-£10.5million Mario Pasalic-£3million Didier Drogba-Free Transfer Players Out David Luiz-£50million Romelu Lukaku-£28million Demba Ba-£4.7million Frank Lampard-Free Transfer Ashley Cole-Free Transfer Chelsea have had what can only be described as … Continue reading

talkSPORT and TuneIn Brings European Soccer to US Radio

Posted on by Jord Willis
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Listening to European soccer is to be made even easier this season with the renewal of radio services in the United States for Premier League and Bundesliga broadcasting rights. talkSPORT, the world’s largest sports radio station, has been given the … Continue reading

Bundesliga Gameweek 5 Preview: German Soccer Returns

Posted on by Jad
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After a long international break, the Bundesliga season returns this weekend with several enticing matches. As the season progresses, title favorites Bayern Munich has already lost ground to Borussia Dortmund.  The “Schwarzgelben” have won every one of their games so … Continue reading

The Revival of Borussia Dortmund

Posted on by Mark McAllister

Dortmund’s form this season has been exceptional. In the early autumn, many people thought that perhaps they would start to fade away by now, but they’ve in fact managed to do the complete opposite. Incredibly, they now find themselves 11 … Continue reading