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Germany
Players or Joachim Low: Who is at fault for Germany's problems?
15:00 Saturday 20th October 2018

Things have gone backwards for the German national team. It hasn't been this bad since 1985. That was the last time Die Mannschaft went three competitive games without winning. They've now lost six of previous 11 matches. In their UEFA…

Germany
Has the end come for Joachim Low and Germany?
15:00 Monday 15th October 2018

Few countries have achieved results similar to what Germany has accomplished in world football. In fact, Germany remains the only nation to have won both the men's and women's World Cups. And it is one of only four nations to win all…

Bundesliga
Can Paco Alcacer find forever home at Borussia Dortmund?
15:00 Wednesday 10th October 2018

Paco Alcacer completed a loan move from Barcelona to Borussia Dortmund late in the summer transfer window. At the time many had doubts. Why did Die Schwarzgelben want a player who had struggled during his time at Camp Nou? At present, though,…

Germany
2.Bundesliga presents the first Hamburg derby in seven years
09:00 Sunday 30th September 2018

Hamburg remains at Germany's northern point while the city’s football scene has gone south. Both teams play in the second division. Hamburger SV's relegation last year set up the first derby with St Pauli in the best part…

International
France vs Germany: Tricky test awaits both in Nations League opener
09:00 Thursday 6th September 2018

France's recent World Cup winners were greeted to a heroic welcome at their Clairefontaine training base this week. It's now time to move on, though. The new season has already begun. International breaks are never too far behind.  …

International
Why Mesut Özil did the right thing by retiring from international football
15:00 Wednesday 25th July 2018

Mesut Özil has had enough. For good. During the past weekend, the Arsenal attacking midfielder decided to retire from the Germany national team amid racism accusations and several critiques against him. Özil took to social media to…

Germany
Renato Sanches faces make or break season at Bayern Munich 
12:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

Renato Sanches' last highlight was winning the European Championship in France two years ago. Others which followed have been pure horror. Among them an aimless pass to advertising hoarding when Swansea City visited Chelsea. With Niko Kovac…

World Cup
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and the death of the individual
08:30 Thursday 5th July 2018

There is no I in team. We’ve already lost you, haven’t we? You’ve already rolled your eyes in distaste at a cliché you’ve come to expect from TV pundits. Stick with us though. The post-mortems have been conducted,…

Germany
Will Joachim Low and Germany part ways?
17:22 Monday 2nd July 2018

It came as a huge surprise that Germany won't feature in the knockout rounds. They did not enter the first tournament in Uruguay in 1930 and were banned in the first post-war competition. Otherwise, die Mannschaft have advanced…

World Cup
Did the USMNT's World Cup failure foreshadow Germany's?
15:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

On November 11th, 2017, the United States lost 2-1 to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. Four days later, they fell 4-0 to Costa Rica in San Jose. Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked. Bruce Arena returned for his second stint as USMNT boss. His second tenure…

World Cup
Ranking the 16 World Cup group stage exiles
17:00 Friday 29th June 2018

Can you imagine the fit that club presidents and managers would have if FIFA announced a Europa League equivalent for the World Cup? Like third-place finishers in the Champions League group stages, the World Cup group also-rans could decamp…

World Cup
Captain Obvious: Germany are World Cup 2018’s Group Stage underachievers
08:30 Friday 29th June 2018

In a World Cup where several favourites failed to live up to their pre-tournament hype, picking an underachiever of the Group Stage was proving to be a difficult task. Then Germany were beaten 2-0 by South Korea and crashed out of the…

World Cup
World Cup Group F: Germany no longer a sleeping giant for cornered South Korea
09:30 Wednesday 27th June 2018

Group F remains very tightly poised with the real possibility that three teams could be level on six-points after match-day three. Germany had an extremely lucky escape against Sweden, thanks to a late wonder strike from Toni Kroos, as they…

Germany
Julian Nagelsmann made bad career decision to join RB Leipzig
15:00 Tuesday 26th June 2018

There have been a few shocks at the World Cup in Russia. Mexico crashing Germany's welcome party and Die Mannschaft stealing from Sweden both stand out. Meanwhile, back home in Deutschland, a silent spark occurred. Julian Nagelsmann ditched…

World Cup
The good and no-good dirty low down on each group for World Cup Match Day 3
08:00 Monday 25th June 2018

Nothin' you can't handle Nothin' you ain't got Put your money on the table  And drive it off the lot Turn on that old love light  And turn a "maybe" to a "yes" Same old schoolboy game got you into…

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