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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…

The Eternal Beck

A lot has been said and written – here and elsewhere about the history of FC Magdeburg. Coaches have come and gone as have players. One has been with the club now for seven years, he has seen three head coaches, promotion twice and has been an integral part of the team. Always. There are…

The belief is back

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

Historical

A short personal text about FC Magdeburg securing promotion to Bundesliga 2 next season. Read more →

Magdeburg Dreams

A short review of Magdeburg’s season so far, including a trip to Bolton that has caused more headlines than the team’s performance against Bolton Wanderers. Read more →

Losing the Battle – Winning Hearts

Magdeburg may have been beaten thoroughly, their fans have impressed however. It was not only the show just before kick-off when the teams came onto the pitch, it was moreover and more importantly the fact that throughout the ninety minutes they sang, created chants and noisy and supportive of their team. To remind people in…

The Match of the Season

As Magdeburg take on Dortmund in the Cup tonight, a short preview about the impact this game could have for either team. #FCMBVB Read more →

Next Stop: Promotion?

Fans of FC Magdeburg can be forgiven to be over the moon this season. They have a reason for being chirpy: the blue and whites from the river Elbe are flying high again this season and look a lot improved compared to the previous two years. The last two years have been nothing but wonderful…

That Familiar Feeling

The third division in Germany is the place of drama. At least on the final day of this season. Theoretically, Magdeburg still had chances to win promotion via the diversion of play-off. However, it was a last-minute goal that burst the bubble. After coming so close again, fans and friends of FC Magdeburg will re-discover…

8 May 1974: FC Magdeburg – AC Milan

Fans of FC Magdeburg will have a spring in their walk today as May 8 marks the day of their club’s greatest success: winning the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1974 against none other than AC Milan, holders of the cup and giant of Italian football. On paper the matter was clear. Nothing but a success…