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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 →


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From Düren to Hero: Andreas Lambertz

Lambertz in 2004 vs. GFC Düren American sportsfans have it good: A rebound is a rebound is a rebound. An RBI … In football, however, it’s always a bit tricky … Continue Reading →


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Coldplay and Leon Andreasen – Never meant to cause you trouble

A spider web and it’s me in the middle Having last played in April 2010(!), Leon Andreasen’s cinderella-esque return into Hannover’s first team was _the_ story of the still young … Continue Reading →


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Ibrahim Afellay: First Interview at Schalke

Well, as the title implies: The new loan signing from mighty Barca directs his first words to Schalke’s Club TV (in English with German translations). What no one really expected: … Continue Reading →


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Timo Hildebrand: Vanquisher of Schalke’s goalkeeping threesome?

In the latest version of FIFA 12’s online squads, Bundesliga side Schalke 04 reveal an oddly balanced netminder department: Ralf Fährmann and Timo Hildebrand both have a 74 rating, with … 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: