Monthly Archives: January 2012

Herrmann Monster and Polter-geist, the ghosts of Bundesliga future

Patrick Herrmann left Mönchengladbach fans asking ‘Marco who?’, ‘Kuba’ got his first brace since medieval times, Leverkusen somehow turned a 3-2 win into a snore-fest, and Felix Magath learned the value of home-grown talent as the Bundesliga returned. You could … Continue reading

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Cissé and Reus show size isn’t everything

While Lionel Messi is proving that being very short is no bar to success, the Bundesliga transfer window shows that being skinny needn’t stop a player fulfilling his dreams. Two moves have dominated Germany this winter: Pappis Cissé’s €12 million … Continue reading

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Four questions for 2012

Mirko Slomka this week gave his Hannover squad a 128-question survey that poked its nose into every nook and cranny of their lives, asking for their opinions on a wide range of subjects from nutrition and their family to their sex lives. … Continue reading

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