Category Archives: Bundesliga

Barcelona’s Summer of Discontent

Barcelona’s summer transfer window has been less than ideal, to say the least. Before last season even ended, even the casual observer knew that Barca needed a right back, midfield options, and maybe some defensive cover. The Blaugrana also needed to … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga, Features, La Liga, Ligue 1 | Leave a comment

Costa Is Bayern’s Engine

When Douglas Costa signed for Bayern Munich for €30 million this summer from Ukrainian champions, Shaktar Donetsk, many people questioned the deal including his former manager Mircea Lucescu.  Speaking to German newspaper, Bild, he remarked, “I think Costa is not yet strong … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Gabonese Gas Pedal

It’s not a tragedy, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a long, two-part uphill battle to show he’s one of the best strikers in the world. First, the fact is Aubameyang is a very fast African player. His athletic greatness is something many … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

REPORT: Kevin de Bruyne to Join Manchester City

It looks like this is finally happening. Bild, one of the more reliable papers in Europe, is reporting this afternoon that Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will, at long last, return to the Premier League as a member of Manchester City. … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m All In On The Bundesliga

When I became a soccer fan I remember having to hunt down grainy, laggy streams to watch my beloved Arsenal. For the past three seasons NBC Sports has held the Premier League rights and made it easy to watch HD … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bundesliga Preview Part 1: The Return of the Black and Yellow

The first major storyline in the Bundesliga is probably what to make of Borussia Dortmund? There was supposed to be a huge exodus from the club after a disappointing season that started at a snail’s pace just for a heroic … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga, Features | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

RIP to the RIP 10’s Movement

At the turn of the century, 10’s were the most important players on a football pitch for almost every big club in the world. Zidane (who did spend a fair share of time deeper in the midfield), Deco, Kaka, Rui … Continue reading

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, La Liga, Tactics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment