February 2021 ⋆ An Old International

How much hope left?

Another match day and another defeat. This time after being the better team. Zero points are the cruel reality for Magdeburg. This season is rapidly approaching the period when matches can be counted on two hands – there are fourteen matches left – and when those who may go up have established a gap of…

Bauer’s da Name

A football ground is so much more than just a football ground for football fans. It is home, it is a sacred space, a place where people meet friends and family. Its names are just as sacred as the places. Red Star FC’s fans will feel elated these days. For years if not decades, the…

Dawning Of A New Era?

The search for a new coach has lasted a mere three days – given the urgency precious time – but the result is a bang and immediately raises the level of hope among supprters. Habemus Exercitorus[efn_note]This of course is Latin and means ‘we have a new coach!’, see: http://www.latin-dictionary.net/definition/19738/exercitor-exercitoris [/efn_note]! Magdeburg have found a new…

Fresh Impulses

The head coach of FC Magdeburg,Thomas Hoßmang, has resigned, raising more questions and emphasizing that need at all levels at the club is necessary. Now more than ever. Thomas Hoßmang, the coach of FC Magdeburg as resigned on Tuesday (February 9, 2021), leaving his assistants to step in and the club with the task of…

Magdeburg – Dresden

After a grueling January, February will be the month in which fears may become certainties. For Magdeburg supporters there are only two or three matches that really matter: Halle, Dresden and maybe Hansa. The pride drawn from winning against these would carry them for weeks and add to the folklore. This season, games against Halle…

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The beginning of the year was not easy for Magdeburg as they had to play six matches in three weeks. The rewards is meagre. There is unrest at the Club, now more than ever and the pressure is as high as ever. Readers in January will be aware that there are some words missing as…