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Renato Sanches

Renato Sanches, Alen Halilovic, Naby Keita… 14 Bundesliga summer transfers to get excited about

They’ve kept us waiting over in Germany but the Bundesliga 2016/17 season finally kicks off this weekend. After a round of DFB German Cup action last weekend and the curtain-raising Super Cup, won by Bayern Munich, the league’s 18 teams are back for another year of action in what should be a fascinating (if Pep-less) […]

Euro U21s 2015

Euro U21s: Czech Republic 1-1 Germany – Favourites Germany through to semi-finals as Czechs crash out

by Jonathan Fadugba at the Eden Arena, Prague Germany Under-21s advanced to the semi-finals of the U21 European Championship 2015 on Tuesday after a 1-1 draw with Czech Republic U21s proved enough to secure their place in the last four. But how nerve-racking it was! A worrying tendency to dip in and out of games […]

St James' Park Newcastle

Hull or Newcastle? The state of play in Europe’s major leagues including who is getting relegated in the Premier League & Bundesliga

There might be nothing left to play for at the top of Europe’s five major leagues, with Bayern Munich, Juventus, Chelsea, PSG and Barcelona all wrapping up top spot already, but there is no shortage of drama to look out for around Europe in the last weeks of the season. The Premier League, Bundesliga, La […]


Lucien Favre, 4-4-2 and how Borussia Moenchengladbach became the Bundesliga’s surprise package

by Hamoudi Fayad Borussia Moenchengladbach was a club in turmoil, in the Bundesliga relegation zone with two games left of 2010-11. The Swiss-born Lucien Favre had arrived at Borussia-Park having taken over from the recently fired Michael Frontzeck who boasted a 23% win percentage since his managerial career started at Alemannia Aachen. Favre was renowned as an […]

Berlin Olympiastadion

Welcome to Berlin: Thriving City, Champions League final hosts, No Decent Football Teams

The Champions League trophy will arrive in Berlin next summer but its stay will be short. After the champion grabs it with both hands and thrusts it into the Berlin night sky there won’t be an opportunity for the trophy to see the sights from an open top bus as it will be packed into […]