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International
Can Germany reinstate its fearsome reputation?
12:00 Friday 6th September 2019

The short international break offers clubs time to reflect on their current situation. For international teams, their resting period is over. Germany return to action tonight. Joachim Low will hope his side pick up from where they…

Bundesliga
2019-20 Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga preview
15:01 Thursday 15th August 2019

Bittersweet sums up Borussia Dortmund’s 2018/19 campaign. On one hand, they continued to display the bright, attractive attacking style that's thrilled the Bundesliga and Europe for the best part of this decade. On the other, the…

Bundesliga
Can Marco Reus' return spark sputtering BVB?
09:00 Thursday 7th March 2019

Marco Reus’ return couldn’t come any sooner. Borussia Dortmund’s form underwent a landslide without him. BVB edge Bayern atop the Bundesliga only due to superior goal difference. No one else stepped up in Reus' absence…

Bundesliga
Inexperience at the back risking BVB's title run
14:00 Sunday 24th February 2019

2019 hasn’t turned out as the fortuitous year Borussia Dortmund thought it would be. Heading into the Bundesliga winter break with a six-point gap over second-placed Bayern Munich, confidence was oozing off the Dortmund camp. However,…

Germany
Will Borussia Dortmund end the season empty-handed?
17:00 Saturday 23rd February 2019

Borussia Dortmund started the season on fire. In a league that has been dominated by Bayern Munich for more than half a decade, many saw it as a breath of fresh air. But the Bundesliga’s most successful club has now been let back in on…

Germany
Can Bayern still win the Bundesliga?
09:00 Friday 21st December 2018

Everyone has their list of three things certain in life. Death and taxes are always numbers one and two [with a bullet]. If the subject is the Bundesliga, Bayern hoisting the trophy is number three. The Bavarians are the biggest team in Germany,…

Germany
Marco Reus proving vital for Borussia Dortmund this season
15:00 Monday 19th November 2018

Without a doubt, Marco Reus is amongst the most talented footballers on the planet. But as has often been the case, ability alone is not enough. There are several other factors that usually go into the making of a winner. Reus was, and…

Bundesliga
Loss to Borussia Dortmund exposes chemistry issues for Bayern Munich
08:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

A particularly good weekend for derbies capped off with the affair in Manchester. Understandably, a contest between two clubs that have spent nearly a billion pounds sterling combined for their current managers [Manchester City/Pep Guardiola/£541.9,…

World Cup
Nerves of steel? Can Germany prove their mental strength?
08:00 Saturday 23rd June 2018

Two thoughts dominate my mind regarding die Mannschaft. In the words of American politician Alan Grayson: When nobody is paying attention, anything is possible. And those of Gary Lineker In the end, the Germans always win. So what if it’s…

World Cup
2018 World Cup: The stage is set for Marco Reus
17:00 Thursday 7th June 2018

The fact that a player like Marco Reus never playing in the World Cup is nothing but absurd. He is arguably one of the most unluckiest footballers of the 21st century. Recently turned 29, injuries have been the bane for Reus'…

Germany
How good is Borussia Dortmund starlet Jadon Sancho?
10:00 Friday 27th April 2018

Marco Reus never believed an 18-year-old could possess such footballing brains as Jadon Sancho. The Englishman scored and assisted two other goals in Borussia Dortmund’s 3-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday to his senior German…

Bundesliga
Marco Reus giving Dortmund the exact boost they needed
09:30 Sunday 11th March 2018

Borussia Dortmund are on a good run over the past few months. Ever since Peter Stoger's appointment, the Bundesliga giants have bounced back to respectability. They are in position to claim another UEFA Champions League berth in 2018/19.…

Bundesliga
RB Leipzig 1-1 Borussia Dortmund: Naby Keita closest thing to Gerrard since Gerrard
09:00 Sunday 4th March 2018

If Jurgen Klopp bothered to watch RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund following his side's 2-0 victory over Newcastle, his frustration over Naby Keita’s move to Anfield being delayed by a year would have heightened. In this match between…

Germany
Marco Reus: Comeback kid returning to his best
14:00 Tuesday 27th February 2018

For the better part of last season, Marco Reus' face was far more often seen on EA Sports' FIFA 2017 front cover than on the pitch. A fortnight ago, the comeback kid announced his return from yet another agonising injury, that sidelined…

Bundesliga
Bundesliga Matchday 24 TOTW
08:00 Tuesday 27th February 2018

Matchday 24 in the Bundesliga had plenty to offer. Werder Bremen made certain Hamburg's top-flight clock would run down at season's end. Just one club in the top six won. It wasn't Bayern. Nor Dortmund. With both drawing, die Rosen…