1.FC Magdeburg Archives ⋆ An Old International

Slide and Jump

The good news don’t stop coming for 1. FC Magdeburg. Their recent results read played five, won three with two draws at 14 goals scored with five conceded. A year ago, the picture looked much bleaker, there was genuine fear the Club might go down. Among these five games there were two top games which…

Magdeburg and Saarbrücken provided a rare spectacle

Sometimes a good match comes along when you least expect it. It is one fixture that many have been looking forward to for several reasons: first against third of division three shown live on terrestrial television while Bundesliga 1 and 2 take a break. This is a dream set-up. The only downside are the restrictions…

Slapstick Pinball Wizardry

Magdeburg supporters will be smiling this week as their team cemented the top spot in the table, going into the second leg of the season with 37 points from 17 games and a goal difference of +19. The latest game, away at TSV 1860 Munich however, had the aura of a farce. Not so much…

Bad Losers, Suspicions and Conspiracies?

A debate of racism surrounded the match between Saarbrücken and Magdeburg in late August. The evidence is thin and there is an element of whataboutism included. Not an easy debate considering all points of view. Deserved Defeat It is already a while ago that Magdeburg have caused some headlines for all the wrong reasons. It…

FCM I vs FCM II

Magdeburg vs Rostock is one of a few derbies of the former DDR Oberliga. Both find themselves at opposite ends of the table and the clash could destine either club’s fate this season. For some months now Magdeburg fans must have a deja vu. Not at their own club, but at the Baltic Sea where…

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…