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/ 131 days ago

German fans put bike lock on goal to protest Bundesliga sale

Hannover 96 supporters went to new lengths to show their frustrations with German soccer's plans to sell 8% of the media rights. Protests have been common throughout the German soccer divisions over recent weeks. Yet, most of the time, fans throw fake money or tennis balls on the field. This also features banners in the […]

German Cup

/ 797 days ago

Surprise semifinalists of the German Cup fight for European spot

Neither Bayern nor Dortmund will play in the DfB-Pokal finals for the first time since 2011. The two German heavyweights, boasting 25 titles combined, exited the competition even before the quarterfinals. With small margins for error and wildly varying Bundesliga standings, this season's DfB-Pokal holds more significance. A guaranteed Europa League spot is up for […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 5724 days ago

Bundesliga Matchday 8 by the Numbers

0 – The number in Frankfurt's win column (still, and I'll keep on mentioning this until Frankfurt take note and do something about it) 5 – Difference in points between 1st (Hamburg) and 11th (Bayern). 6 – Number of goalscorers Hamburg and Werder Bremen have in the top 12 (ie, those who have scored at […]

Bayern Munich

/ 5753 days ago

Bayern’s 2-5 Defeat to Bremen in Historical Perspective

Having had the time to digest Bayern's 2-5 mauling by Bremen (no need to rehash things here, if you need a refresher check out the excellent post at Deutsche Welle's Ballspiel or the video highlights at 101 Great Goals), I wanted to know exactly how bad it was for the Bavarians. No matter what your […]
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Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 5754 days ago

Week Five by the Numbers

1 – Number of weeks Hamburg spent at the top of the table 2 – Number of 0-0 draws after five weeks 5 – Clean sheets, tied (alongside week 4) for the most in one week 8 – Minutes it took sub Jonas Kamper to score in Bielefeld's 2-0 win over Köln 11 – The […]

Bayern Munich

/ 5778 days ago

AC Milan’s Oddo on a Season-long Loan to Bayern

The unexpected bookend to yesterday's surprising transfer of Marcell Jansen to Hamburg is Bayern's acquisition of right back Massimo Oddo on a season-long loan from AC Milan. The 32-year old brings both international class and a warm body to shore up the team's dangerously thin defense. According to Bayern's general manager, Uli Hoeneß, the team […]

Bayern Munich

/ 5779 days ago

Marcell Jansen transfers from Bayern to Hamburg

Defender Marcell Jansen has transfered from Bayern München to Hamburg today. The 22-year old played 73 games over 3 seasons for Borussia Mönchengladbach before switching to Bayern. Now after only a single year and 17 games in Bavaria he has moved north to Hamburg for an undisclosed sum. He reportedly signed a five-year contract that […]

European Competition

/ 5794 days ago

Interview With Raphael Honigstein: Aug. 2008

The new Bundesliga season is just days away, so Bundesliga Talk writers Mark Moll and Double Pivot decided to interview one of the preeminent writers and authors on the topic of German soccer, Raphael Honigstein. Many readers may know Honigstein best from his appearances on the Football Weekly Podcast by The Guardian. Here's the transcript […]

Hamburger SV

/ 5802 days ago

Hamburg Captain van der Vaart transfers to Real Madrid

It's finally official, Rafael van der Vaart the Netherlands midfielder and Hamburg's captain is on his way to Real Madrid pending the results of a medical. The Bundesliga's own version of the Ronaldo affair has come an end. Although the clubs themselves have not released the details regarding the transfer fee, reports in the German […]


/ 5805 days ago

Big Concern For Bundesliga Fans On DISH Network

As of August 1, GolTV – the 24/7 soccer network – has been removed from DISH Network due to a contract dispute. According to GolTV, "this occurs despite efforts to continue GolTV's availability to Dish customers." DISH Network, in retort, inserted this message when you hit the INFO button where GolTV's channel used to be: […]