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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 →


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Knocked out Referee: The Luisão Situation

In a Fortuna Düsseldorf v Benfica friendly this afternoon, the ref got knocked out by Benfica skipper Luisão. The incident has not been that easy to evaluate, the game however … Continue Reading →


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If Hannover fans were cool…

…, a banner like this one would be in their hand luggage for today’s journey to Dublin:


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2012-13 DFB-Pokal First Round Proper Draw (German FA Cup)

[blow bubbles here] Yesterday, the draw for the 32 first round ties has been made by Oliver Bierhoff in Gdansk. Holders: Borussia Dortmund. 2. Bundesliga versus Bundesliga Jahn Regensburg v … Continue Reading →


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Madrid vs Bayern: "90 MINUTEN IM BERNABEU SIND SEHR LANG"

This is how Spanish daily sports tabloid “MARCA” welcomes Bayern Munich on today’s front page: MARCA front page, 24 April 2012 The pro-Real-Madrid newspaper has some German words in advice … Continue Reading →


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Dynamo Dresden: Sold out empty stadium

NOT a valid matchday ticket Because of riots during a cup tie in Dortmund, Dynamo Dresden will have to play today’s home encounter with Ingolstadt behind closed doors. Despite the … Continue Reading →


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Twente-Twente Vision

Europa League has seen a new record yesterday: A team being triple-handicapped by a single ref decision. Slainte mhath!


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One-Way Rivalry

Neither inner-city opponents like Union Berlin or TeBe nor Energie Cottbus from provincial Brandenburg are considered to be Hertha BSC’s main rivals. No, this iffy honour dues Schalke 04. What … Continue Reading →


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Hansa Rostock–FC St. Pauli rivalry

Following the xenophobic Lichtenhagen riots in 1992, both sets of fans clashed for the first time during a 2. Bundesliga match one year later. St. Pauli’s left-wing attitude and nationalistic … Continue Reading →