The two young managers to keep an eye on in the Bundesliga

Saturday’s match-up between Schalke and Hoffenheim showcased an interesting battle between the two youngest managers in the history of the Bundesliga. 32 year-old, Domenico Tedesco’s side triumphed 2-1 over 30 year-old, Julian Nagelsmann’s Hoffenheim as Schalke responded in the perfect manner to their previous two league defeats. The two managers have now won one game […]

Can Batshuayi be a Bundesliga success?

Following Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s move to Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund ran out 3-2 winners in the Friday evening Bundesliga clash away to Cologne. Michy Batshuayi scored twice on his debut as Peter Stoger’s men made the perfect start to life without their departed Gabon star. Stoger said how Batshuayi’s desire to have regular game time in order […]

Aubameyang starts for Dortmund but is he on his way out of Bundesliga?

After going three league games without starting, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang played the full ninety minutes as Borussia Dortmund rescued a last gasp point at home to Freiburg. The Gabon international has been a hot topic of January transfer speculation with Arsenal reportedly trying to bring him to North London. The fact that the forward was left […]

How do the players of league-leaders Bayern Munich and Man City compare?

Bayern Munich returned to winning ways after the winter-break with a 3-1 victory away to Bayer Leverkusen on Friday night. The league-leaders are over ten points clear at the top, seemingly on course for another league title. Likewise, in England, Manchester City also appear unstoppable as they have a significant lead over ten points as […]

The joys of the winter break

Over 20 days to recover mid-way through the domestic season enables Bundesliga players to rest-up and travel to warmer climates, leaving the wintry German conditions behind them. For league-leaders and defending champions, Bayern Munich, there is a 22 day hiatus between their last game against Borussia Dortmund in the cup on the 20th December, and […]

Last Gasp City Break Record After Win Over Southampton

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are on a roll. After swashbuckling performances against the likes of Leicester, Stoke, Liverpool and Arsenal, City have shown another side to their winning streak by grinding out consecutive 2-1 wins over Huddersfield and Southampton courtesy of late Raheem Sterling winners. Momentum is a wondrous asset to have, and right now, […]

Premier League Legends: Jay-Jay Okocha

There are certain players that every football fans warms to regardless of allegiance. Jay-Jay Okocha certainly falls under this category. ‘‘So good they named him twice’’ was an infamous line that summed up the adoration lavished upon the creative midfielder. Okocha brought African flair to the Reebok Stadium during his four years at Bolton, and […]

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