May 2015 ⋆ An Old International

The End of an Era

How to celebrate promotion and leave the fans out of it is what Red Star's directors thought best at Stade Bauer. Lifeless Football is a funny game. There are days/matches when the better team ends up losing and consequently may blow all chances for success. There are occasions when there simply has to be joy,…

Get the Party started

There was no need to, not today for Red Star have won promotion two weeks ago with a four-nil victory over Istres. This final match against Amiens SC at the Stade Bauer will be icing on the cake. They have added the league title last week with an incredible last minute turn around away at…

Nomen Est Omen?

The names of football clubs are a serious matter, one would think. Indeed, in East Germany football clubs have all kinds of name affix depending on their main 'sponsor.' The following is a short description of the Dynamos and Motors, Lokomotives and Rotations. Nomen Est Omen? Reading the excellent and funny pieces at Put Niels…

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Writing is fun and it should remain that way. For almost five years I have now explored football, culture and history and there is more to come for sure. I do not intend to pack it in. I have started this blog with the intention of keeping my English as fluent as possible since I…