May 2016 ⋆ An Old International

The Magic of the Cup

There is a saying in Germany that the Cup has its own rules. It means that the underdog has the chance to beat the favourite if the latter have a bad day at the office. Looking at the Cup Final results from Europe one can but note that this rule has somehow been made obsolete.…

Dilly-Ding, Dilly Dong!

What a season it has been for Leicester City! Written off a year ago as they were bottom of the table and secured their Premier League survival only rivaled by Fulham’s great escape a few years previous under Roy Hodgson and now they are crowned Premier League champions! Centres of Industry As an inhabitant of…

Euro 2016 – Preview

We are now just weeks away from another tournament that will take a strong hold on football fans in Europe and maybe globally: Euro 2016 in France. For the second time the tournament will be hosted by France; the last edition in 1984 saw Michel Platini guide his team to overall victory. On their way…

Then Came Malone: Magdeburg – Gro

Promotion might not be on the cards any more for FC Magdeburg but place 4 is still possible which would mean direct qualification for the DFB Cup next season. Opponent was Groaspach, a direct rival for said fourth spot in the table. April has so far been a cold month without much sun but a…