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Bundesliga
Can Werder Bremen avoid relegation?
09:01 Thursday 27th February 2020

Werder Bremen sit 17th in the Bundesliga, five points from safety, in danger of direct relegation to the second tier for the first time in 40 years. Bremen boast four Bundesliga titles. Their most recent came in 2004 when they completed…

Bundesliga
Did Ethan Ampadu turn the corner against Spurs?
17:01 Friday 21st February 2020

How does the saying go? Same shite, different club? Ethan Ampadu rarely features for RB Leipzig. After coming over on loan from Chelsea in search of playing time, four of the teenager's six appearances come from the bench. When the 19-year-old…

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…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Seven sides-a-sinking
08:01 Friday 27th December 2019

On the seventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two title races and  Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12…

Reviews
Book Review: Per Mertesacker - Big Friendly German
19:01 Friday 11th October 2019

It’s hard to stick a label on Per Mertesacker. A World Cup winner who captained Arsenal to an FA Cup win, the self-described beanpole was a highly regarded centre-back at the very top of the game, but never came to be regarded as a truly…

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…

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
How Serge Gnabry is proving Arsene Wenger wrong in Germany
09:30 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Arsenal had the opportunity to renew Serge Gnabry one season after bundling him off to Werder Bremen. Arsene Wenger had other priorities. When squeezed about the German's potential return last summer, he replied: “No, we do not re-sign…

Germany
Assessing the relegation race in the Bundesliga
12:00 Friday 16th March 2018

The Bundesliga relegation race is not as intense as the race to gain a berth in the UEFA Champions League or the UEFA Europa League. However, there are several teams that remain compromised with only eight games left in the fixture schedule.…

Germany
Bundesliga big guns flirting with relegation
12:00 Friday 15th December 2017

Almost midway through the Bundesliga season, things have sprung to life. Unsurprisingly, Bayern Munich leads the way despite their early struggles, with RB Leipzig and Schalke 04 in close company. At the foot of the table, however, lies the…

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

Germany
The Bundesliga Preview - Wolfsburg looking to ravage Darmstadt
12:00 Friday 17th March 2017

No real standout games in the Bundesliga this weekend. Wolfsburg can take a big step towards safety though; the gameweek 25 preview via Mark Dannell. Here is our round-up of the latest Bundesliga action Borussia Dortmund vs FC Ingolstadt 04After…

Germany
The Bundesliga wrap up - Life in Darmstadt yet, while the Bulls crash and burn
09:30 Tuesday 14th March 2017

The Bundesliga saw some frenetic action this weekend with big results for some teams in trouble. The weekly wrap up from Mark Dannell. Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs SV Werder Bremen – 1:1I thoroughly enjoyed the Friday night Bundesliga fixture. Leverkusen…

Germany
The Bundesliga Preview - Gameweek 15, Hoffenheim stand alone
10:45 Friday 16th December 2016

And then there was one (unbeaten one). Into Gameweek 15 and Hoffenheim roll on but have a tough test this week against a wounded Dortmund. That and more in our preview via Mark Dannell. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund

Germany
Bundesliga Game Week 4 - Dortmund hammer Wolfsburg, Werder, Schalke and Hamburg lose again!
15:47 Thursday 22nd September 2016

Convincing wins for the favourites, improved performances at the bottom and the pressure turns up to 9 on Bruno Labbadia. Gameweek 4 wrap up from the Bundesliga with Mark Dannell VfL Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund – 1:5