Monthly Archives: November 2011

Bundesliga giants taste European success

After years of watching rivals from England, Spain and Italy grab the limelight, Germany clubs can be forgiven for believing they have finally cracked the Champions League. Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich both won this week to book places in … Continue reading

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Do Dortmund measure up to Bayern challenge?

With a five-point lead over Dortmund at the top and a squad that is more formidable than your average mother-in-law, Bayern Munich are already many people’s champions elect. Last February, Dortmund took a big step towards the title with a … Continue reading

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Klopp and Tuchel Silence Critics

Back in September 2010 Mainz and Borussia Dortmund were setting the new Bundesliga season alight, their young teams displaying an attacking brand of football that was bringing in wins galore and plaudits from around Europe. These two very different clubs, … Continue reading

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Stuttgart enjoying Labbadia love affair

It is not all that surprising that in a city renowned for the chic of the cars it produces that its football team should have a coach equally nattily turned out. Bruno Labbadia’s sartorial elegance means he always looks as … Continue reading

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