Column: Strongest second division in the world? In the end there are mostly losers

Before the start of the season in the second division, the gathering of ex-Bundesliga clubs ensures one superlative after another – again. But the successes of long ago are contrasted with the dreary reality: Nobody can afford to be second class in the long term. The football column. Power ranking at the start of the season: Hamburger SV doesn’t make … Read more

BVB: The Borussia Dortmund squad in the analysis

The training camp in Bad Ragaz begins on Friday, the first competitive game two and a half weeks away: How is BVB doing in terms of personnel? The Borussia Dortmund squad analysis. At Borussia Dortmund, especially in the years of a tournament like the European Championship, the preparation for the new season is fragmented due to the numerous national players. … Read more

Interview with Schalke coach Dimitrios Grammozis: Anthony Yeboah? “They were full of pants!”

Schalke coach Dimitrios Grammozis speaks in an interview before the start of the 2nd league (Schalke vs. HSV, 8.30 p.m. in LIVETICKER) SPOX and goal about the challenge with the miners, his idea of ​​football and the qualities of Italy’s successful coach Roberto Mancini. The 43-year-old also talks about legendary teammates like Anthony Yeboah and reveals the parallels between his … Read more

Depay is introduced as a new Barça player: “The time has come to collect trophies”

The new FC Barcelona player Memphis Depay was presented this Thursday at the Camp Nou and affirmed that the coach Ronald Koeman influenced in his signing, but he confessed that he had also arrived at the Blaugrana club because “You can’t say no to Barça”. The 27-year-old Dutch striker from Olympique Lyonnais signs until 2023 and will have a termination … Read more

The gold that Dani Alves lacks

The flight was from Belgrade (Serbia), where the Brazilian Olympic men’s soccer team made a concentration, to Tokyo, a required stop to play the Olympic Games. Then, Dani Alves (Bahia, Brazil, 38 years old) took a handkerchief from the hostesses and threw it around his neck, he also dragged the paper with the instructions and sat in the chair next … Read more

Barça: a public tragedy

The first game of the Blaugrana preseason served to confirm some of their worst fears: Barça 2021/2022 will jump to the fields of half Europe as if the players were ten years old and their parents allowed them to sleep at a friend’s house for the first time, maybe not even that. Not even the cruelest Galician mothers, used to … Read more