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Hoffenheim play risky game with star players

Germans love to hate Hoffenheim but the village club backed by a billionaire mogul provide unparalleled entertainment on and off the pitch. Internal disputes, miraculous escapes and eight-goal thrillers are all par for the course at the Bundesliga’s smallest club. … Continue reading

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Stuttgart axe Labbadia

Just as the transfer world record continues to rocket, so the first sacking of a new season comes faster than ever. This season the quickest to the chopping block are VfB Stuttgart whose axe fell on coach Bruno Labbadia after … Continue reading

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Frankfurt and Braunschweig in need of harmony

Eintracht means ‘‘harmony’’ but that’s a commodity in precious little supply right now at Bundesliga clubs Frankfurt and Braunschweig. Eintracht Frankfurt and Eintracht Braunschweig have both played two, lost two in the new league season and neither can afford another … Continue reading

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Guardiola’s Bundesliga debut

Flying into Germany for the opening game of the Bundesliga season after 12 long weeks off is always exciting. But jetting to Munich to see treble winners Bayern and Pep Guardiola’s Bundesliga debut is extra special. There were no obvious signs … Continue reading

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‘‘Osram’’ determined to switch off career with Champions League glory

Jupp Heynckes’ last Bundesliga match was more emotional than anyone predicted, but if the legendary Bayern Munich coach wants to end his career with the high of a Champions League victory he’ll need to stop a poor run of form … Continue reading

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Six Bayern players in Eurosport’s Bundesliga team of season

Such has been Bayern Munich’s dominance of the 50th Bundesliga season that some might be surprised that a mere six of Jupp Heynckes’ men have made Eurosport’s team of the season, writes Andreas Evagora. With the season drawing to a … Continue reading

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Relegation dogfight

Werder Bremen 14th – 33pts Five minutes is a long time in football. Ask Werder Bremen. Last Saturday, with just five minutes to play, Thomas Schaaf’s men were leading 2-0 against Hoffenheim, another relegation-threatened side. “The Green and Whites” just … Continue reading

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