The Bundesliga & DFB Pokal

This category contains 16 posts

Back To Normal? WFC’s 2011-12 Bundesliga Preview

Steven Chang runs the rule over the new Bundesliga season. Continue reading »

2010-11 – The Bundesliga Mails It In

The 2010-11 Bundesliga saw Bayern Munich stumble out of the gate and never really recover. Yet, another giant, Borussia Dortmund, awoke from its slumbers to dominate the league to such an extent that it was almost boring. Continue reading »

Bundesliga v Serie A: Is The UEFA Co-Efficient An Accurate Reflection Of Their Relative Standing?

UEFA has decided, through a complicated formula, that the Bundesliga are now more worthy than Serie A of representation in Europe but are they really. Martin Palazzotto takes a (somewhat) objective look at which competition offers more to the neutral fan. Continue reading »

Bundesliga Boünce: All Hail Dortmund, German Champions 2011!

Kristian Anker-Møller examines Borussia Dortmund’s return to the top of the Bundesliga, the squad having been transformed from a band of hired mercenaries into a close-knit group of young turks. Continue reading »

Bundesliga Boünce: After Sammer, Hamburg Manage Not To Make Mincemeat Of Frank Arnesen’s Hiring

Kristian Anker-Møller examines the challenges facing Hamburg’s incoming Sporting Director Frank Arnesen and discusses his biggest obstacle, the man who hired him, Club President Bernd Hoffman. Continue reading »

Bundesliga Boünce: Facebook & Farfan Win Friends For Magath

Schalke 04’s under-fire manager Felix Magath has started a Facebook profile to show his willingness to listen to the club’s fans.  Magath has come under fire recently because of the club’s poor results this season,as well as for his dealings in the transfer market. The former boss of champion sides at Wolfsburg and Bayern, Magath has … Continue reading »

Bundesliga Boünce: Steve McLaren Bugs Out Of Wolfsburg

With Wolfsburg hovering just above the drop zone after only one victory in the last 12 games, star player Diego revolting on the pitch and manager Dieter Hoeness off it, it was only a question of time before Steve McLaren was driven out of Volkswagen country. The Bundesliga has not been accommodating to the first … Continue reading »

Undercurrents: Louis Van Gaal Has The Balls, Luca Toni Has The Nightmares

Modern mental health experts suggest that it’s counter-productive to suppress your problems.   It’s far better, they say, to talk about them openly and honestly.  Apparently, it’s very therapeutic.  It’s one thing to get a load off your mind in a private session with a qualified therapist but quite another to confess your latent sexual … Continue reading »

2010-11 Bundesliga Mid-Term Report: The Future Is Bright And It’s Yellow

As the Bundesliga returns from its yearly mid-season slumber, we take a look back at the movers and shakers in a first half of the season where Borussia Dortmund regaled all with a purposeful sense of brilliance. Juergen Klopp’s youngsters provided the gloss to the league which was mostly missing from Bayern Munich, who struggled … Continue reading »

A Frothing Head & A Sour Kraut

It is now 2 November.  Technically, Oktoberfest is over.  In the Bavarian capital, however, two of the Platzhirschen (top dogs) at Bayern München, have been pulling at their chains and trying to get at each other’s throats in a decent impression of a bierhaus brawl.  The club, sporting one of the most impressively talented injury … Continue reading »

Bundesliga 2010/11 Preview

Geoff Edwards looks ahead to the Bundesliga season, which kicks off on Friday 20 August. Continue reading »

Bundesliga Team of the Season

In this column I’ve picked my Bundesliga All Star XI for 2009-10. Continue reading »

Matchday: Eintracht Frankfurt v Hoffenheim

Eintracht Frankfurt and TSG Hoffenheim faced off in the battle for the ‘Golden Pineapple’. Continue reading »

Bundesliga: 4 Players to Watch in the ’Rueckrunde’

A look at 4 players whose stars could rise in the 2nd half of the Bundesliga season (‘Rueckrunde’), which kicked off on Friday 15 January following a 3-week winter break. Continue reading »

Babbel and Van Gaal Under Pressure

Vfb Stuttgart meet Bayern Munich on Saturday with both managers under pressure. It’s a far cry from last season when they met on the final day in a potential title decider. Continue reading »

Bundesliga ’09-10: Countdown to kick-off

A preview to the 2009-10 Bundesliga season which kicks off this week. Here’s hoping it will be as action packed as last season. Continue reading »

World Football Columns In Motion

Video Content created specifically for WFC articles.
Watch videos at Vodpod.

Articles at Large

Culture Schlock

Martin Palazzotto finds a diamond in the rough in Gordon Bartlett: Off The Bench, a down to earth account of twenty-five years in Non-League Management.

Culture Schlock

Roger Domeneghetti reviews Paul Tomkin's book Pay As You Play, which reveals an interesting method for comparing your favourite sides of old with the best clubs of today.