Category Archives: Bundesliga

Intimidation by Tunnel

The final whistle blows, and I am seven years old again. I’ve got a cheap black jersey tucked into a pair of shorts that are too big for me, and double knots on the tiniest pair of cleats you’ve ever seen. It’s my third season in the Salvation Army rec league, and by now my… Read More »

COVID-19 and the Future of Football

By now, most people understand that we are in the midst of a global pandemic the likes of which we have not seen in many years. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the highly infectious virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that many people are now becoming familiar with. While I… Read More »

Don’t Drink and Play

In a Bundesliga 2 match on Saturday between MSV Duisburg and Ingolstadt, goalkeeper Mark Flekken of MSV Duisburg made one of the worst mistakes I’ve ever seen. Words cannot do it justice so I’ve attached the video. In an interview, Flekken said that he took a break to drink water because he thought his team… Read More »

[Europa League] The amazing comeback of Liverpool

Gooooooooaaaalllllllll!!! Liverpool scored at the 90 +1 minute as Milner crossed the ball from the right wing to the far post headed in by Dejan Lovren. This goal has led Liverpool to the semi-final of the Europa League. The king of comeback has done it again! Both Liverpool and Dortmund has scored 1 goal in the first quarterfinal… Read More »

The End of an Era: Will There Be a European Super League?

Viewership and potential for profit set the stage for many of the biggest deals in sports around the world. It should come as no surprise that football, one of the most oft criticized sports for backroom deals and controversy over finances—see the Qatar 2022 World Cup issue—is once again at center stage for the future… Read More »