Joachim Löw’s announcement that he will step down as Germany manager after the European Championship hardly came as a surprise. … More
Now that league titles have become a mandatory requirement at Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski has turned his attention to breaking … More
The Angel of Gelsenkirchen
In the closing minutes of Schalke’s pre-season friendly against Qatari club Al Sadd, a 13-year-old boy held up the fourth … More
Are we finally going to see a title race in the Bundesliga this season?
People up and down Germany braced themselves for Storm Sabine to hit last Sunday but, before the gales began to … More
The case for RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig are unloved for a good reason, but they deserve respect for trusting young players, promoting exciting managers and … More
Where do we go from here?
There was a sense of inevitability when Virgil van Dijk volleyed home a last-minute equaliser on Monday night. The Netherlands, … More
End of an era?
Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry joined Bayern Munich while on different career trajectories. Robben was only 25 when fellow Dutchman … More
The rise and fall of SC Paderborn 07
The Stoppelkamp-Allee is a rather unusual boulevard that runs for precisely 82.3 metres in front of the Benteler-Arena, home of … More
It’s 18:06 on Friday 20 June 2006 and 66,000 people, mostly clad in Germany colours, have packed into Munich’s shiny … More
A year in the life of Marco Russ
Every penalty shootout creates heroes and villains. The villain is often left standing on the penalty spot, looking emptily into … More