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 →


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 →


The state of German non-league football?

Simply stick to Erkenschwick …or as Goscinny didn’t say: All of the Recklinghausen disctrict is under Schalke’s control, except for one small village of indomitables that still holds out against … Continue Reading →


1. Bundesliga All-Star Team 2011-12 Season

Someone Still Loves You Lewis Holtby Quick and painless, 100% subjective: Klaas-Jan  Huntelaar (S04) Raúl (S04) Franck Ribery (FCB) – Marco Reus (BMG) – Shinji Kagawa (BVB) Sebastian Kehl (BVB) … Continue Reading →


TiL ft. Hula – Draxler (The Song!)

After two weeks of severe footballing disappointments it’s time to cheer up the atmosphere a little bit. I therefore proudly present DRAXLER: Lyris excerpt: Here comes Draxler!Who are Götze and … Continue Reading →


Raúl still got it

Without words:


Twente-Twente Vision

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


Rudi Assauer: Fading memories of my life

“There are artificial knees, new hip joints, while others enjoy life with a cardiac pacemaker. But the head. The bonce. It can’t come worse.” — Rudi Assauer, 2011 The last … Continue Reading →


Raúl: Goal of the Year / Tor des Jahres 2011

Raúl’s wondergoal against 1. FC Köln earlier this season has officially been selected as “Tor des Jahres 2011” by viewers of the “ARD-Sportschau” (Bundesliga TV show). ¡Felicitaciones! Now sit back, … Continue Reading →