Monthly Archives: November 2010

Buy Buy Bayern?

“We talked at the hotel, and it was love at first sight.” Louis van Gaal’s candid admission this week didn’t reveal anything about the Dutch coach’s private life. But it did speak volumes about his relations with Bayern’s best players … Continue reading

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Storm clouds surround Steve McClaren at Wolfsburg

England fans might find it fitting that in the week Fabio Capello’s team slumped to a listless Wembley defeat, Steve McClaren could still be seen pitch side, under pouring rain, unable to believe just how his side had thrown away … Continue reading

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Have The Eagles landed?

In the thrill-a-minute war-time adventure Where Eagles Dare, Richard Burton led a crack team of troops into the impregnable Schloß Adler – Eagle Castle. Michael Skibbe is unlikely to have to grip perilously to an icy cablecar to reach his objective, … Continue reading

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Internal divisions hit Bundesliga giants

Win, lose or draw, Germany’s Champions League teams are squabbling more than scoring. This week Bayern maintained their unstoppable European form, but their win was overshadowed by an unseemly spat between club coach and president. Schalke drew, then saw their … Continue reading

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