Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Bundesliga Good, Bad and Ugly

Believe Uli Hoeness, and Bayern’s last three coaches are a little like the good, the bad and the ugly of German football. Like any club president, Hoeness keeps a close eye on finances and this week he revealed how the … Continue reading

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Loved abroad, rejected at home

One of the great maxims of football is that great players don’t necessarily make great coaches and Lothar Matthäus seems to be doing his level best to prove it. It’s been another ignominious week for the legendary player: after a … Continue reading

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Babbel’s Hertha making sense

Markus Babbel won six Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, but this weekend the Hertha Berlin coach will be aiming to undo his former employers, and give the rest of the league a glimmer of hope that the season may just … Continue reading

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Race against time to find new Hamburg coach

Position vacant: Former Bundesliga champions looking to recruit German-speaking coach to save team in crisis. Potential candidates must have coaching badge. And be available to work immediately. Hamburg haven’t quite been reduced to advertising for a new coach, but their … Continue reading

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