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Dawning Of A New Era?

The search for a new coach has lasted a mere three days – given the urgency precious time – but the result is a bang and immediately raises the level of hope among supprters. Habemus Exercitorus[efn_note]This of course is Latin and means ‘we have a new coach!’, see: http://www.latin-dictionary.net/definition/19738/exercitor-exercitoris [/efn_note]! Magdeburg have found a new…

Fresh Impulses

The head coach of FC Magdeburg,Thomas Hoßmang, has resigned, raising more questions and emphasizing that need at all levels at the club is necessary. Now more than ever. Thomas Hoßmang, the coach of FC Magdeburg as resigned on Tuesday (February 9, 2021), leaving his assistants to step in and the club with the task of…

Magdeburg – Dresden

After a grueling January, February will be the month in which fears may become certainties. For Magdeburg supporters there are only two or three matches that really matter: Halle, Dresden and maybe Hansa. The pride drawn from winning against these would carry them for weeks and add to the folklore. This season, games against Halle…

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The beginning of the year was not easy for Magdeburg as they had to play six matches in three weeks. The rewards is meagre. There is unrest at the Club, now more than ever and the pressure is as high as ever. Readers in January will be aware that there are some words missing as…

Fergie Time in Halle

The script for this match reminds seasoned readers of the time when Manchester United got their goals late in many a games by sheer will. There is not much that can be said about the derby against Halle. It was an unfortunate defeat, unnecessary as the goal came with the last action of the match…

The week that was

It is only the second week of the year but FC Magdeburg have already produced headlines enough for at least the first half of the year. Some of the news were absolutely devastating to the point of utter disbelief before a convincing three points concluded the week. Monday It was a bombshell that commenced the…

Confidence Booster

FC Magdeburg have become an ideal sparring partner for teams lacking confidence as the defeat against out of form FC Saarbrücken demonstrated. Magdeburg have lost their home game against Saarbrücken 2-1 after the visitors benefitted from Magdeburg’s sleepiness during the first 15 minutes of each half. The story of the game is quickly told: After…

Wearying Football

To find something positive in Magdeburg’s game, we need to look at the table because on the pitch there was not so much to talk about. The first game of seven in a condensed period of time was a 1-1 that serves no one. There are some positives. Magdeburg are no longer last in the…

The Month of Truth – January 2021

FC Magdeburg face the month of truth in January 2021 as they will have to play seven games in 21 days. That is one hell of a start to the new year. It is a new year, 2021 and almost from the start, Magdeburg face a challenge they have not faced in recent years. One…

Self Harm

Normally, it is the fans who commit acts of self harm by following their club through highs and lows. Magdeburg are acting dangerously by sticking to their guns. It may go wrong and a house of cards will collapse creating a thunderstorm.