Posts by Terry

That Revierderby Touch

That Revierderby Touch

By on Mar 23, 2014 in Bundesliga, Latest | 2 comments

Being a preview of the forthcoming match between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04. Matthias Suuck, the presenter of the Yellow Wall pod, a Borussia Dortmund podcast, once described the rivalry between Dortmund and Schalke as more about the two sets of fans similarities rather than their differences. Dortmund and Gelsenkirchen are two former mining cities in the...

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Bundesliga round up – Week 24: Stuttgart Sack Schneider for Stevens

Bundesliga round up – Week 24: Stuttgart Sack Schneider for Stevens

By on Mar 9, 2014 in Bundesliga, Latest | 0 comments

After last week’s defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt, VfB Stuttgart elected to keep their coach Thomas Schneider for another game despite their perilous position in fourth from bottom of the Bundesliga. On Saturday they faced the bottom side Eintracht Braunschweig at home. It was a Wikipedia definition of a must win game. Jan Hochscheidt took the lead for Braunschweig...

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Bundesliga Round Up: Week 23 – Stuttgart lose again

Bundesliga Round Up: Week 23 – Stuttgart lose again

By on Mar 2, 2014 in Bundesliga, Latest | 0 comments

It’s definitely crisis o’clock at Stuttgart. The Swabians are one of the Bundesliga’s biggest clubs and regular European competitors who last won the championship as recently as 2007. Their coach back then was a guy call Armin Veh. He is now the coach of Eintracht Frankfurt, who were responsible (in part at least) for Stuttgart eighth consecutive defeat on...

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Bundesliga Round Up: Week 22 – Çalhanoğlu’s Wondergoal

Bundesliga Round Up: Week 22 – Çalhanoğlu’s Wondergoal

By on Feb 23, 2014 in Bundesliga, Latest | 0 comments

“It was the best goal of my career” said Hakan Çalhanoğlu after his 40 yard free kick made a fool of Borussia Dortmund’s goalkeeper, Roman Weidenfeller and sealed a 3-0 win that even a week ago would have seemed fanciful. Çalhanoğlu is only 20 years old so he has many years to try to score a better goal. Nevertheless, it is unlikely that such a set of circumstances...

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Bundesliga Round Up: Week 21 – HSV change coach after Braunschweig defeat

Bundesliga Round Up: Week 21 – HSV change coach after Braunschweig defeat

By on Feb 16, 2014 in Bundesliga, Latest | 0 comments

Hamburg coach Bert van Marwijk just barely escaped with his job last weekend after the 3-0 defeat to Hertha. This weekend the axe finally came down and after 143 of the longest days of his life the former Dutch national team coach was paid off. The decision was taken shortly after Hamburg lost their relegation six pointer at bottom club Eintracht Braunschweig, 4-2....

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