November 2016 ⋆ An Old International

Insane Stadium Posse

Of late Magdeburg were the target of Schadenfreude. The matter though, is serious and speaks of gross neglect. Imagine your club plays THE game of the season: the derby against the local rival; think Charlton Athletic vs. Crystal Palace; Arsenal vs. Tottenham and you'll geht the idea. Imagine the atmosphere in the ground. The weeks…

We need to talk about Leipzig

RB Leipzig are top of the league and some people are not happy. However, scapegoats are easy to find. Last weekend the Bundesliga experienced something unusual. For the first time in what must feel like an era, Bayern are no longer top of the league. That’s the part most people would rejoice in. The fact…

Book Review: The Bones of a Season

Another book review, this time of a novel that does not fit the label crime fiction but has nevertheless a gripping story to tell. This post is about the eBook version of Paul Breen's latest novel The Bones of a Season. Though football is at the centre of the book, it is merely a background…

The Silence of the DFB

The general assembly of the DFB has shown an organisation deeply mired in controversy and keen on keeping a lid on the most recent past. You