October 2016 ⋆ An Old International

Reinhard Häfner 1952 – 2016

Reinhard Häfner, who has passed away Sunday 24. October 2016 was one of the finest players in East German football. He was a key player at the Montreal Olympics and led Dresden to their last title in 1990. The Olympic Stadium in Montreal was not yet finished when the Olympic Games started in the summer…

The Magic of the Cup: Paris FC – FC Metz

The French league cup is one of the minor trophies to win each season. A chance for Paris FC to demonstrate their capabilities against Metz. A chilly Wednesday evening at the Stade Charléty where Paris FC was hosting FC Metz in the league cup. The ground was not even half full which is a sign…

Cross the Line – Book Review

What does it mean to be a professional footballer and to believe in God? English and international players answer this and other questions in a recently published book. Book reviews are normally a pleasant thing to do. In most cases the book will arrive without any extra cost and will be an enrichment to the…