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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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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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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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Relegation does not necessarily mean Relegation

Hertha’s last lifeline One of the local specialities of German football: the relegation play-offs. It’s simply called “Relegation” in this part of the world, which might sound strange to foreign … Continue Reading →