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Always look on the bright side

What a week it has been for Magdeburg! First, there was the win against Bayern’s reserves, which was vital in order to show that the team is still alive and that there is a still some hope. This was followed by the presentation of a new sporting director, Otmar Schork. The week ended with a…

Magdeburg 7 – Munich 0

Teams from Munich seem to be good for Magdeburg as all of their points so far this season come from the three games against them. It came with a huge sigh of relief, this second win of the season. It propelled Magdeburg from bottom place to 18th in the table and just one point behind…

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

This season will be one of the hardest for FC Magdeburg. The team still suffer from last season’s traumatic finale and have not yet found their mettle. The first English week, i.e. playing in a weekend-mid-week-weekend rhythm proved to be a litmus test. One that pointed the club into either direction: up or down. A…

Numb

The fixture Dresden vs Magdeburg is one loaded with stories and history. Both teams dominated East German football in the 1970s, had their fare share of European games and suffered equally post-1990. However, thirty years of hurt both find themselves in Germany’s third division where life is not always easy and pleasant as it may…

Stasis

Monday, October 5 is deadline day for any transfers during the 2020/21 season. This is due to the corona situation in Europe. It provides a lifeline for clubs to rectify some of the summer’s transfers and bolster their squads. Magdeburg are in a state of decline ever since they were relegated in spring 2019. In…

Quod Erat Demonstrandum

Magdeburg have still some life in them and they showed it today. Jena were the victims of a thrashing. It takes some time to research a similar result, when Magdeburg scored six. SIX. Though it has to be said: they also conceded two.

a change is gonna come

Magdeburg may just have turned a corner in Munich, yet there is still a long way to go. The regular reader will have noticed that the frequency of writings about FC Magdeburg have increased over the last few weeks; the last text was published just two weeks ago which is a lot for a blog…

Plain Chill: 1. FSV Mainz 05 – SC Freiburg

Match report for Mainz 05 vs SC Freiburg on a chilly and windy Saturday afternoon in Mainz. Read more →

The Dunkirk Spirit

Match Report if Red Star against Dunkirk which saw the visitors winning quite confidentially. Read more →

Match 4/4: Sweden progress against Canada

The last of four matches at this world cup saw me attending a knock out game between Sweden and Canada, two of the wider circle of favourites in this year’s competition. The atmosphere was a lot livelier in contrast with the previous three matches. There were close to 40000 people in the ground making some…