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 scenery. We can sense Brexit developing. Read more →

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. Read more →

Reinhard H

Reinhard H

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. Read more →

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. Read more →

Red Star – Niort FC

Mid-table Red Star host bottom team Niort FC on a Friday evening kick-off. While the hosts have found their momentum again, Niort are sinking slowly. Read more →

Second Season Syndrome for Magdeburg?

Winning promotion is one thing, sustaining the level in the new division another. Last season FC Magdeburg surprised many and probably themselves and finished fourth. The second season is something entirely different. Read more →

Germany's World Cup Goals

Ever wondered who scored all these goals for Germany at the World Cup? The video shows in roughly 62 minutes every goal scored since 1954. There is one omission though, East Germany beat West Germany in 1974 and the goal is missing. Besides this arguably disputable fact this is a very good collection.

Germany’s World Cup Goals

Ever wondered who scored all these goals for Germany at the World Cup? The video shows in roughly 62 minutes every goal scored since 1954. There is one omission though, East Germany beat West Germany in 1974 and the goal is missing. Besides this arguably disputable fact this is a very good collection.

Sporting Heroes: Paul Breitner – The Revolutionary German?

Paul Breitner has divided opinions in Germany like no other. A genius of a player, he once flirted with Marxism and sported an Afro. Leslie Crang, an Arsenal supporter from London looks back at the career of one of his sporting heroes. Read more →