German Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 21 Reactions + UCL R16 Preview

Talking Fussball Podcast Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James is joined in the heart of Bavaria by Jon and Bernie to break down a turbulent Matchday 21 that boasted goals, upsets and a fifth managerial casualty of the season. Wherein lie Bayer 04 [...]

By | February 18th, 2014|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer|Comments Off on German Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 21 Reactions + UCL R16 Preview

German Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 19 Reactions

Talking Fussball Podcast Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James is joined in the heart of Bavaria by Jon and Bernie to break down a Matchday 19 that was littered with highlights and controversy. Were FC Schalke 04 lucky to take all three points [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer|Comments Off on German Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 19 Reactions

Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 17 Reactions + Hinrunde Flashback

Talking Fussball Podcast Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back for the last time in 2013 with another dose of Bundesliga goodness as James is joined in his kitchen by Sal and Jon the final Matchday of the Hinrunde before refelcting on the highs and lows of both 2013 and the first half [...]

By | December 24th, 2013|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer, Sports in Germany|Comments Off on Bundesliga Podcast: Matchday 17 Reactions + Hinrunde Flashback

The winners and losers this season

So there you go: the last match day of the 2010-2011 season has been played, and the 18 Bundesliga teams is divided into two camps – the winners and the losers. Nevertheless, deciding which teams belong to which category is a matter of personal interpretation – and here’s mine. Winners The biggest winners are, of [...]

By | May 16th, 2011|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer, Sports in Germany|1 Comment

War is too important to be left to the generals

The 29th match day of this Bundesliga season was a day of big-name duels. There was Frankfurt-Bremen, Stuttgart-Kaiserslautern and Mönchengladbach-Cologne, all of which were fights between relegation candidates – the latter, of course, was also something of a local Rhineland derby. There was the Bavarian derby duel, too, with Munich up against Nuremberg. Attention was [...]

By | April 11th, 2011|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer, Sports in Germany|1 Comment

Relegation, or: a nice way to pass the time

I like Pierre Littbarski. First he was one of the country’s most elegant dribblers in midfield, contributing decisively to the World Cup success of 1990. Then he was a coach, with a distinct lack of vanity and an ability to stay focussed and unemotional. This weekend, however, I did find myself wondering about our “Litti”, who [...]

By | February 21st, 2011|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer, Sports in Germany|Comments Off on Relegation, or: a nice way to pass the time

A ride on the transfer merry-go-round

So the 20th match-day of the Bundesliga is over and we know who lost and who won: but do you know who’s new in your favourite team? Ideas, anyone? After all, the winter transfer rounds in January are wreaking absolute havoc with the line-ups, and so it’s not hard to understand why some people are [...]

By | January 31st, 2011|Bundesliga, Football, Soccer, Sports in Germany|2 Comments