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Archives: VfL Wolfsburg

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

Wolfsburg’s Dilemma

Posted on by Double Pivot

Ah the rumor mill. Such a crazy addictive hobby. And it’s always a load of rubbish. The thing that will stir it up more than anything is a massive purchase. Due to the particularities of January and the desperation of … Continue reading

Seven Things We Learned from Wolfsburg – Bayern

Posted on by Double Pivot

Wolfsburg and Bayern drew at the VW Arena in a high-tempo match that was end-to-end and full of drama this weekend. An early fluke goal by Thomas Müller in the 7′ was equalized by Sascha Riether late in the game. … Continue reading

The Uefa Coefficient Breakdown

Posted on by Double Pivot

Is this the year where the Bundesliga gains a fourth spot? It could well be. Below is a table of the current UEFA Coefficient compared to how it stands if the season were to end today. At the end of … Continue reading

Interview with GOLTV’s Lindsey Dean

Posted on by Double Pivot

Lindsey Dean of GolTV was kind enough to speak with me about the Bundesliga.   Those of us in America will know Lindsey as the voice of Hallo Bundesliga, the league’s review show on GolTV.  Lindsey is originally from Maine and grew … Continue reading

Bundesliga Rumor Mill

Posted on by Double Pivot

Christophe Daum pulled off the biggest surprise of the early silly season, by quitting Cologne to return to Turkey via Fenerbahce. I would love to hear Jan’s input on this, but my take is that it could be a sucker … Continue reading

Evaluating Wolfsburg’s title triumph

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The profile of Germany’s champions cannot be more different from that of the winners of the other major European leagues. Few eyebrows were raised by Manchester United, Barcelona and Inter Milan winning their respective league titles, but the Wolves’ triumph … Continue reading

The Silly Season (€54.5 million! What Recession)

Posted on by Double Pivot

Armin Veh was announced as Wolfsburg’s new manager after their title celebrations. The ex-Stuttgart manager will now try and replicate his 2008 Champions League form. It should be easier with the imminent loss of Dzeko and Misimovic. Mario Gomez became … Continue reading

Wolfsburg Finish Off Miracle Season!

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Congratulations Wolfsburg, Champions of the Bundesliga! Wolfsburg’s magical triangle all scored as the Wolves beat a deflated Werder Bremen 5-1 at home. Their home form was paramount in their unlikely title run as they took an incredible 49 points out … Continue reading

Bundesliga Final Day Preview

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9:30 ET Schalke 04 VS TSG Hoffenheim 9:30 ET Bayern Munich VS VfB Stuttgart 9:30 ET VfL Wolfsburg VS Werder Bremen 9:30 ET Arminia Bielefeld VS Hannover 96 9:30 ET Energie Cottbus VS Bayer Leverkusen 9:30 ET FC Cologne VS … Continue reading

Score One For the Bundesliga!

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Have goals ever been so important? With two games remaining, points are only marginally more important than goal difference in the hunt for survival, Europe and even the Meisterschaft. Wolfsburg silenced the critics and showed their professionalism by keeping their … Continue reading

The Manager Merry-Go-Round Begins: First Stop Wolfsburg

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Wolfsburg has issued an official statement saying that Felix Magath will leave the club on June 30th of this year. Magath is bound for Schalke as has been rumored all week, although we still await confirmation from the Gelsenkirchen side. … Continue reading

Bundesliga: One Month to Sort This!

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We have a month to go to decide the title. But whereas Hoffenheim, Hamburg and Hertha faltered under the pressure of being league leaders, we find that Wolfsburg’s biggest strength is having no “H” in their name. After a loss … Continue reading

The Set: Why My Spending Habits Didn’t Doom Wolves

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I did not cost the Wolves the title this weekend. I didn’t! Sure, this was the weekend that I finally bought my first German car. When I say German, I don’t mean that it has a German name, I mean … Continue reading

How Hertha Will Win Their First Bundesliga Title

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We are all wondering about the possibility of Hertha providing a surprise winner to one of Europe’s premier leagues. With 10 games to go, it becomes feasible that we can map it out and give a best guess as to … Continue reading

Could Cinderella Ruin The Bundesliga’s Ball?

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With Hamburg’s win today over Energie Cottbus, the Dinosaurs join Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich in a three way log jam in second place behind surprise front runners Hertha Berlin. All four are four points behind the pace with upstarts Hoffenheim … Continue reading

Bayern Ousted as Bayer Join Werder, HSV and Mainz in the Semis

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Finally Dusseldorf has come good for visiting dignitaries Bayer Leverkusen. After a poor run of form in the league at the LTU, the Werkself took apart Bayern Munich 4-2 in their temporary home to gain passage to the final four … Continue reading

A Good Week in Europe for the Bundesliga

Posted on by Double Pivot

It was a pretty good week for the Bundesliga in European competitions. Let’s start with the disappointing. Wolfsburg followed a 2-0 road loss with a 1-3 loss at the VW to PSG of France. While PSG has been a self-imploding … Continue reading