Monthly Archives: March 2012

Raul still required at Schalke

Schalke fans may not have the fondest memories of Felix Magath’s reign in Gelsenkirchen, but they should still be thankful that the Bundesliga’s most demanding coach brought Raul to the club. With his two-year contract up this summer, the powers-that-be … Continue reading

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Goal machines Gomez and Huntelaar set to cash in

The transfer window is well and truly shut but Bayern Munich and Schalke are nevertheless set to make their most important signings of the year. Bayern’s Mario Gomez and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of Schalke have resurrected their careers in spectacular fashion, … Continue reading

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Bayern aren’t the finished article

Fourteen goals in two games has everyone drooling over Bayern Munich right now, but Jupp Heynckes’ side still have more than one or two creases that need ironing out if they want to win both the Bundesliga and the Champions … Continue reading

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The Mainz Man Strikes Again

Mohamed Zidan knows all about goals – scoring them, celebrating them too much and not celebrating them at all. The charismatic Egyptian is on a record-breaking goalscoring run that shows no sign of ending. Sold by Borussia Dortmund on the … Continue reading

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Solving the Ribery riddle

It’s been an outstanding, match-winning, disappointing, frustrating few days for Franck Ribery. In other words, a typical week in the life of the mercurial Frenchman. The Bayern Munich winger was on top of the world after steering his team to … Continue reading

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