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Relegated: A Season in Review

Last year a brief post stated that 1. FC Magdeburg had achieved something historical by reaching Bundesliga 2. This year, just over a year later, the club have been relegated. Time to draw some conclusions. Where to begin such a season review? There are a number of factors to be added into the calculation that…

But is it enough?

That winning feeling is wonderful. Yesterday’s match between FC Magdeburg and Greuther Fürth was one of those days that made one believe in all the good things in live. Sunshine, a team that was taking the game to the opponent and came back from a goal down to secure a vital home win. The final…

Play, Repeat, Paris

Equipped with petro dollars and stars, Paris Saint Germain cannot drop the image of big time bottlers. The latest defeat against a limited Manchester United is just another repeat of previous seasons failures. Whoever manages PSG these days has to achieve one thing: to keep the club in the Champions League beyond April. It is…

The belief is back

In the new year Magdeburg are still unbeaten and are currently on a roll. Read more →

At long last!

The fans of 1. FC Magdeburg are a patient bunch. First they had to endure a quarter of a century during which their club played in the nether regions of the German football pyramide, once the club got promoted it took eight games before they recorded their first ever win in Bundesliga 2. Patience is…

European Cup, Reloaded

A short recap of a pre-season tournament in Magdeburg Read more →

Cherish the Moment

A few thoughts on football and technology after witnessing a great goal. Read more →

Cosy Football: FC Oberlausitz Neugersdorf – BSG Chemie Leipzig

A match report from the south eastern part of East Germany: the Lausitz where people say the clocks are ticking differently. Read more →

Football Among Friends: Red Star FC 93 – Grenoble FC 38

The first rays of sun last Saturday saw the top game of the French third division between Red Star FC and Grenoble FC 38. Grenoble came as second, Red Star were just behind them separated by mere two points. The top game began in top fashion with the visitors recording the first chance when Benet…

Red Star Belgrade 3 – Manchester United 3

As this blog celebrates its eighth anniversary in June it is time to remember the name sake, the original Harold Donald Davies also known as Don Davies who signed his match reports for the Manchester Guardian with ‘Old International’. Davies and eight of his colleagues travelled with the Manchester United team to Belgrade and reported…