January 2013 ⋆ An Old International

Bundesliga 50: the 1980s

With the return of the Bundesliga for the second leg of its 50. season, the Bundesliga50 series continues with the 3rd part of the history of the German football league. This part will focus on the 1980s. After the first taste of success during the 1960s and the most successful decade for the national team,…

Football under attack from the right

While German football was bubbling with joy as Bayern Munich have announced the signing of Pep Guardiola as their new coach for next season, a far worse signal came from Aachen, where the Aachen Ultras disbanded after continuing attacks from neo-Nazi supporters. They felt left alone by the club and the city. Continuous Threat The…

Budenzauber

While Europe’s top leagues continue their schedule throughout the Christmas and winter period, Germany enjoys the comfort of having a winter break. For almost 20 years this was the moment to enlighten the fans indoors. However, the Budenzauber has become somewhat neglected over the last years due to injury fears. However, nothing is more enjoyable…