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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…

Magdeburg stick to their Traditions

Traditions take a long time to be established and even then they are still suspected to be invented. Magdeburg’s failure to win the first league match in the last five years is not invented, it is purely home made. This new season is under way and supporters of Magdeburg may have a very common feeling…

The Bülter Million

This will be a post that is inevitably influenced by the Corona pandemic that has caused a global standstill. While it is not clear what will happen once the first wave of infections and deaths is over and a possible second wave may ruin our summer, it is clear that there are consequences right now…

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…

European Cup, Reloaded

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

Fire Power

Sometimes success can have negative side effects that essentially could hamper Magdeburg’s progress in the longer term. More can be achieved in taking things easy and a break once in a while. #CFCFCM Read more →

It was one of those days. Magdeburg made the game for most of the 90 minutes. Yet, it was their wastefulness that gave Lichterfelde hope and inevitably, 2 goals. To add insult to injury, the home team were awarded 2 penalties

40 Years – 7 Tears: Fly Me to the Moon 2006-07

The fate of FC Magdeburg told in 7 posts. After the previous ones looked at off pitch failures, this looks at a season that ended in tears as Magdeburg missed out on promotion once more. The history of the club is one of few ups and a few more downs. Sadly, there are more downs…

40 Years – 7 Tears New Millennium + New Money = Success?

In the previous posts of this series the focus was on the history of FC Magdeburg during the 1970s and early 1990s. Arguably, between 1976 and 1989 almost 13 years have passed without major crises. The 90s however, saw the club tumbling from crisis to crisis. This decade began with a huge breakup in East…