Clash of cultures: Football management games in England and Germany

Groundsman asks for pitch size alterations Your groundsman has asked you if you wish to make any changes to your current pitch dimensions. The Football League 1 regulations state that … Continue Reading →


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Fortunabrötchen

German kids love this DIY snack, which is perhaps best known as “Matschbrötchen” (eng: mud roll). Let’s try it yourself! There are some regional names though and one of them implies … Continue Reading →


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2012-2013 Bundesliga Team of the Season

Robert Lewandowski (BVB) Franck Ribery (Bayern) – Mario Götze (BVB) – Thomas Müller (Bayern) Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern) – Ilkay Gündogan (BVB) David Alaba (Bayern) – Dante (Bayern) – Ömer Toprak … Continue Reading →


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Die Mannschaft

Let’s face it: “Die Mannschaft” is a hoax. You’ve been shanghaied by your media’s desperate search for interchangeables. Ze German national football team is either called “Nationalmannschaft” (national team) or “Nationalelf” (national … Continue Reading →


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What Spurs fans can expect from Lewis Holtby

First of all: He’s better than Marko Marin. Way better. Lightyears better. They don’t even play in the same universe. Beyond that, Lewis Holtby really is an above average Bundesliga … Continue Reading →


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RIP Alex Alves

The former Hertha striker tragically died from leukemia today – at the age of only 37. He was best known for his flamboyance and of course this tremendous 55 yards … Continue Reading →


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Gender Equality at German Non-League Grounds

It is one of the phenomena of the non-league scene that hasn’t changed since my childhood days – female football fans often have to pay considerably less at the gates … Continue Reading →


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Felix Wiedwald and the worst red card decision ever

What a villainous assault: –>


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Screen derby: Roman Neustädter vs. Marco Reus

Prior to last Saturday’s Revierderby between Dortmund and Schalke, Former Mönchengladbach teammates Marco Reus and Roman Neustädter already did a simulation of the eagerly anticipated matchup with FIFA 13. As … Continue Reading →