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Germany
Was Jurgen Klinsmann right to quit as Hertha Berlin manager?
19:01 Monday 17th February 2020

It came as a surprise to most German football followers when the news filtered through that Jurgen Klinsmann had quit his position as Hertha Berlin manager. The former United States men’s national team boss lasted just 76 days on…

Germany
Explaining Hertha Berlin's revival strategy
09:00 Friday 7th February 2020

Hertha Berlin are the talk of Germany. Recent signings Lucas Tousart and Krzysztof Piatek represent much-needed upgrades on manager Jurgen Klinsmann's in-house options and demonstrate ambition. German businessman Lars Windhorst bought 37.5%…

Premier League
Mikel Arteta wants Granit Xhaka to stay; Should he?
08:01 Monday 6th January 2020

Granit Xhaka sits at a crossroads. One path leads away from the Emirates and his toxic relationship with fans. The other leads back into the clubhouse where a welcoming manager values his skills and leadership. Which should he take?…

Bundesliga
Jurgen Klinsmann, comeback king?
19:02 Monday 30th December 2019

The uninitiated in the more obscure realms of football folklore may believe Jurgen Klinsmann ended his playing career with Tottenham Hotspur in 1998 via a short spell at Sampdoria. In fact, his final bow came five years later, with the German…

Bundesliga
Could Bayern miss out on Champions League football?
09:01 Thursday 19th December 2019

Bayern Munich are European football royalty. The dominant force in Germany are drifting through the final months of a glorious decade, with multiple Bundesliga and DFB Pokal Cup triumphs, and a Champions League trophy – one season…

Premier League
Can Marko Grujic crack Liverpool lineup next season after Hertha heroics?
15:01 Saturday 26th October 2019

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.  Too often, the term is thrown around blindly in the football world, albeit predominantly by those who sit in the stands rather than the dugout. World-beating managers such as Manchester City’s…

Bundesliga
2019/20 Bundesliga preview
17:05 Friday 16th August 2019

Imagine playing a word association game in which the object is to match a novel title with the country it best describes. Germany would probably get Sense and Sensibility. As stereotypes go, however, pragmatism and discipline aren’t bad…

Bundesliga
In-form Duda aiming to fire Hertha Berlin into Europe
15:00 Friday 21st September 2018

Berlin may be Germany's biggest city, but the football fans there haven't had much to cheer in the past decade. Hertha Berlin, the city's sole Bundesliga representative, has been relegated twice in the last 8 seasons.  They…

Germany
Bundesliga left-backs who Premier League clubs should sign
18:00 Monday 26th March 2018

The Bundesliga is home to some world-class players. Despite Bayern Munich running away with the league title this season, Germany’s first division is still entertaining to watch and some great players are still on show. Premier League…

Bundesliga
BVB toil to draw against Hertha sans Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
10:30 Monday 22nd January 2018

The Olympiastadion in Berlin was lit up on Friday night. Hosts Hertha BSC welcomed Borussia Dortmund. For the second week in a row, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left out of the match day squad. Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc…

Features
2017/18 Bundesliga Preview, Part 3: Best of the Rest
09:00 Sunday 13th August 2017

Part One of the Bundesliga preview looked at top clubs. Part Two, bottom. Now, let's have a peek at sides stuck in the middle for the 55th German top flight season. Gunning For A Champions League Berth