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Tag Archives: Borussia Dortmund

How Jurgen Klopp And Diego Simeone Made Pragmatic Soccer Cool

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Most teams in the world do not have the luxury of unlimited funds to buy any player they want like Barcelona, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City or Real Madrid do. Because of the gargantuan gaps between the haves and have-nots, … Continue reading

Ciro Immobile Looks To Make His Own Mark At Borussia Dortmund

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Ciro Immobile’s rise to prominence has been very impressive especially since he’s only 24-years-old. The Italian international now has a new challenge of replacing Robert Lewandowski, who left for Bayern Munich, and he looks to be up to surpassing what … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Arsenal Preview: Clubs Put Their Undefeated Streaks On The Line

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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For the past few weeks, Sunday’s matchup between Manchester United and Arsenal has been the topic of conversation throughout the media and among Premier League fans. According to the press, this contest could “make or break” United’s title run and/or … 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

Borussia Dortmund Home Shirt for 2010-11 Season: Photo

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A photograph of Borussia Dortmund’s new home shirt for the 2010-11 season has been revealed. “Kappa has opted for a retro design. This shirt is characterized by a black polo neck and horizontal thin black pinstripes down the shirt,” according … Continue reading

Borussia Dortmund and Cologne Supporters Are Top Class

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I was born into the English leagues. I grew up in Britain so the only leagues I could see on television and see in person when I was a child in the late 70s and early 80s were the British … Continue reading

The Bundesliga’s Most Booked

Posted on by Mark

Football is not always a beautiful game; sometimes bookings are necessary. Thankfully, we’re on hand to keep all these bookings straight. There are 34 distinct offences that the DFB considers bookable. In their honor I’ve written this paean to the … Continue reading

The Bundesliga XI

Posted on by Double Pivot

While this is expected to become a weekly column, I have decided to hand out the first Weekly XI based on the cumulative efforts of the first three weeks.  I will use a 3-4-3 formation for my picks. Schober (S04) … Continue reading

The Set: Seven Reasons the Bundesliga Is Better Than the EPL

Posted on by Double Pivot

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } 1. Parity Okay, let’s not kid ourselves.  Not any team can win the Bundesliga.  But since the inception of the EPL in 1991, four teams have won the title: United, Blackburn, Chelsea and Arsenal, but United has won … Continue reading

Schalke’s Keeper Worries Grow: Schober Injured

Posted on by Mark

Schalke, currently sitting at the top of the Bundesliga, have surged ahead to the peak of another, less prestigious table – the goalkeeper injury table. First choice keeper Manuel Neuer has yet to make an appearance this season, having broken … Continue reading

Soccer News From Around The World: Sept. 2, 2008

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If your head is spinning like mine is from all of the Premier League news from the past 48 hours, maybe it’s time to get back to reality and read some interesting posts about other football leagues other than the … Continue reading

Why Pick Lee?

Posted on by Double Pivot

Young-Pyo Lee has joined Dortmund after the club agreed to terms with Tottenham Hotspur for the South Korean fullback. Lee’s survival at Spurs this long has been something of a oddity for us Lilywhites as he had fallen behind Gareth … Continue reading

die Tabelle lügen nicht! Preview

Posted on by Double Pivot

1st Schalke What You Know: If baseball’s Chicago Cubs had a baby with the Red Sox prior to 2004, Schalke would be the offspring. What You Don’t: All things both good and bad must end. What to Expect: Yes, Campeones! … Continue reading

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The New Gaffer: Introducing Rutten at Schalke 04

Posted on by Mark

This week we make the short trip west on the A40 from Dortmund past Bochum to Gelsenkirchen, home to Schalke 04 and their new coach, Fred Rutten. Much like his new Ruhr rival, Jürgen Klopp, Rutten has been a one … Continue reading

The New Gaffer: Introducing Klopp at Borussia Dortmund

Posted on by Mark

Continuing our series introducing the Bundesliga’s newest gaffers is Jürgen Klopp now with Borussia Dortmund. For those of you at home wondering why Klopp was chosen to follow Klinsmann wonder no more. Was it to juxtapose the long-serving Klopp with … Continue reading

What to look for – Week 33

Posted on by Mark

Relegation Crunch Time With two games remaining a total of six points is all that distinguishes the bottom five squads from one another. Three: Rostock, Duisburg, and Nürnberg technically inhabit the relegation zone with 27, 29, and 31 points respectively. … Continue reading