Monthly Archives: October 2010

Schalke Seek Divine Intervention

Roman Catholic footballers often call on a higher power as they step onto the field of play. But Germany’s top goalkeeper apparently believes his team already have a player with divine powers. “When I heard that Raul was coming to … Continue reading

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I, Pod

If Wayne Rooney is looking for a sympathetic ear, he could do worse than board the next plane to Cologne to meet Germany’s own disgruntled No. 10. The last time the want-away Manchester United striker saw Lukas Podolski, he was … Continue reading

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The making of the Unfabulous Four

If you look at the table, all the big names are right where you’d expect them to be. The only trouble is having their stars in the top ten of ‘Most Bought Players’ in the Bundesliga’s official fantasy football league … Continue reading

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Tuchel: The Pied Piper of Mainz

When Thomas Tuchel climbed into the stands at the Stadion am Bruchweg following his team’s record-equalling seventh straight win last weekend, the young Mainz coach looked like a footballing version of famous Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan. It is hard … Continue reading

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