Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wheels come off Bayern machine

Ancient Mayans prophesied an apocalyptic 2012, when a 5,126 year-era of humanity would end with unrivalled chaos and destruction. Bayern Munich fans aren’t known as a superstitious bunch but they could be forgiven for starting to believe in the predictions … Continue reading

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Hertha in dis-Graceland, Hanke in state of grace

There was Hertha-break Hotel for Michael Skibbe, Arjen Robben was ‘All Shook Up’ on the Bayern bench, Poldi told us what has always been on his mind since re-joining Cologne, and ‘Löw Me Tender’ was the theme tune to Mike … Continue reading

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Thick-skinned coaches face battle of wills

If Fabio Capello felt insulted from interference from the English FA, the sensitive Italian is best advised to turn down any job offers from the Bundesliga, where coaches are used regular doses of meddling, big egos and snipes at key … Continue reading

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