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Wolfsburg v Dortmund: Klopp‘s final farewell

Some German media tagged the league game between VfL Wolfsburg and Borussia Dortmund on May 16 – the penultimate day of the season – as a dress rehearsal. However in the minds of the majority of pundits, none of the season’s 34 matches can ever truly constitute a dress rehearsal for a real final in which one of the most coveted trophies in German sport is up for grabs – even if it is as exciting as Wolfsburg’s 2-1 home win against BVB ...

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Red alert at Hannover 96

There were shock waves at Hannover 96 on Sunday, May 3, around 17:20hrs. When Hamburger SV won in Mainz, the “Reds” plummeted into the relegation zone. Four rounds before the end of the Bundesliga season Hanover hold 17th position and are threatened with their fifth relegation from the top division. A red alert has been posted at the club and alarm bells are ringing for the fans in the Lower Saxony capital, who realised that a hopeful 2-2 (0-2) draw in the derby with second-placed VfL Wolfsburg had not been enough to remain out of relegation danger ...

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Spain’s change will have drawbacks

When the European club competitions enter their decisive stage in May, Spain’s national coach Vicente Del Bosque will be watching closely. After all there are three Spanish clubs in the semi-finals of the Champions and Europa Leagues -- Bayern Munich’s opponents FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and FC Seville. But Del Bosque will be forced to have a close inspection in regard to the staffing situation at “La Roja” ...

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Asia’s football is booming: record crowd in Iran

100,000 spectators – it sounds like New Year’s Eve at the Brandenburg Gate, the “Rock am Ring” festival in the Nurburgring or Easter Mass in St Peter’s Square. The impressive figure was however recently recorded in Iran – at a football match. 100,000 people streamed into the Azadi National Stadium in Teheran to watch the former Iranian champions Persepolis win 1-0 against the Saudi Arabian representatives Al Nasr ...

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Leonard Stolz: a German in the MLS

In the recent past, German football was represented in the North American professional league by the two former internationals Torsten Frings (Toronto FC) and Arne Friedrich (Chicago Fire) along with the Bundesliga player Christian Tiffert, who was on the books at Seattle Sounders. None stayed any great length and none enjoyed any great success with their clubs. Now in the 2015 season, there’s once again a German professional applying his trade in the Major Soccer League (MLS) - Leonard Stolz, a former U-18 international who was the captain of the U-19 juniors at TSV Munich 1860 ...