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  1. Prandelli is Lippi’s Replacement

    La Gazzetta dello Sport has confirmed that the coach that will follow in Marcello Lippi’s footsteps will be Cesare Prandelli. The ex-Fiorentina coach seems to have reached an agreement with the FIGC chief Giancarlo Abete and will take over as … Continue reading

  2. Heiko Westermann Ruled Out Of World Cup

    Heiko Westermann suffered a broken bone in his foot during Germany’s recent friendly with Hungary. The injury will rule the versatile defender out for weeks. Westermann’s injury comes on the back of injuries to key players in the Nationalelf team, … Continue reading

  3. Japan v England: Open Thread

    In the United States, it’s one of those long holiday weekends, which are a rarity. It’s time to remember the fallen heroes who have died while in military service for the United States. It’s also an opportunity to spend time … Continue reading

  4. Germany v Hungary: Germans Finish Strong

    Germany’s warm-up match against Hungary on Saturday proved to be a successful run-out for the Nationalelf, and a good assessment tool for head coach Joachim Low, just before this summer’s World Cup. As I predicted yesterday, Germany finished with three … Continue reading

  5. Heysel Stadium Tragedy: 25 Years Later

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    My memories of how I learned about the news regarding the Hillsborough Disaster and the Bradford Fire Disaster are a lot more vivid than what happened 25 years ago today in the Heysel Stadium Disaster. Part of the reason was … Continue reading

  6. Hanno Balitsch Signs For Bayer Leverkusen

    Battling midfielder Hanno Balitsch has completed his move to Bayer Leverkusen from Hannover 96 on a free transfer. Balitsch will fit wonderfully into Jupp Henckyes side, and will cover the space usually occupied by Simon Rolfes, who is rather injury-prone. … Continue reading

  7. Pre-Match: Germany v Hungary

    In what will be Germany’s last warmup before the World Cup, it will be interesting to see how the Germans lineup, and who will ultimately deserve their place in Low’s final 23-man squad. Hungary, who miss out on this year’s … Continue reading

  8. Lahm Named German National Team Captain

    Following the withdrawal of Michael Ballack, who has captained his national team since 2004, Joachim Low faced the task of having to appoint a successor to the injured ex-captain. Reportedly, the armband was expected to go to either Bastian Schweinsteiger, … Continue reading