Monthly Archives: February 2013

Werder keep faith in Schaaf

Few coaches can compare their longevity to that of the Pope, but as at least five Pontiffs will have come and gone during Thomas Schaaf’s time at Bremen, Werder’s current boss is one of them. ‘‘The show always goes on,’’ … Continue reading

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Bayern boost Bundesliga’s Euro credentials

Bayern Munich’s mauling of Arsenal did more than make the Bavarians bookies’ favourites to win the Champions League. It will also go a long way in helping the Bundesliga leapfrog the Premier League in the European rankings. For Premier League-centric … Continue reading

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Are these Burgers the genuine article?

Hamburg SV might have felt insulted last week when they were described as ”half a club” by Borussia Dortmund, writes Eurosport’s Andreas Evagora.But Dortmund’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke wasn’t knocking the club from the north, simply alluding to their massive … Continue reading

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Schalke in crisis

Three months is a long time in football. Back in October when Schalke 04 won at arch rivals Borussia Dortmund in the Ruhr Valley Derby, life looked rosy for the Royal Blues. They were third in the Bundesliga, seven points … Continue reading

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