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What Has Caused Borussia Dortmund’s Renaissance?

Callum Connolly investigates the rebirth of Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund side following months of mediocre displays.   Marco Reus instigated a 4-2 comeback win over Mainz on Friday evening and after a sensational 3-0 rout in Freiburg the previous week, the resurgence of form for Die Borussen led many to think Jürgen Klopp’s outfit had returned to the heights of …

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Highlights: Dortmund Cruise Past Freiburg

It has been a season to forget for Borussia Dortmund. Starting the campaign with ambitions of once again challenging Bayern Munich for the Bundesliga, Dortmund are now not even thinking about a Champions League spot. They are simply hoping to avoid relegation.  After a 1-0 loss at home to Augsburg mid-week, the Yellow Wall finally began to turn on Jurgen …

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Is The End Near For Jurgen Klopp?

The past four years at Borussia Dortmund has seen Jurgen Klopp claim two Bundesliga titles while also guiding his side to a Champions League final. However, after a dismal season thus far, the 1-0 loss to Augsburg on Wednesday night finally saw the Dortmund faithful losing patience with both their team and manager.  Widely regarded across Europe as the best …

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WATCH: Hummels & Weidenfeller Try To Calm Dortmund Fans

After yet another loss, this time to high-flying Augsburg the Borussia Dortmund duo did their best to appease the fans.   Things are ugly in Dortmund. Really ugly. The side sit bottom of the Bundesliga after nineteen games. Their latest loss came last night to FC Augsburg. A team that are flying high, currently occupying fourth in the Bundesliga. But …

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Who Could Legitimately Replace Wenger At Arsenal?

The #WengerOut brigade are unlikely to have been put off by Arsenal’s recent easy victory over Galatasaray. They want Arsene Wenger gone. But realistically who could Arsenal possibly get instead?    Whether you’re #WengerIn or #WengerOut you’re probably getting pretty sick of the debate. In fact, is it even a debate? Anyone familiar with Arsenal Fan TV will no doubt have …

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Graham Cummins Column: Time For Change at Arsenal

Exeter City Striker Graham Cummins gives us his thoughts on Arsenal, Arsene Wenger & the need for change in the red half of North London.  How much more can Arsenal fans take of Arsene Wenger? Inconsistency, rewarded with trophy less season is all that Arsenal supporters can look forward to. Granted Arsenal did win the FA cup last season but …

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Bundesliga Review: Matchday 13

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Callum Connolly reviews matchday 13 of the Bundesliga in a week where Borussia Dortmund drop to bottom of the table while Bayern Munich continue their dominance at the top.  Jürgen Klopp must be feeling the warm breath of the Dortmund board on the back of his neck after Sunday’s 2-0 loss in Frankfurt. Qualification to the last 16 of the …

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Bundesliga Review: Cruyff Turns, Goals And Despair On MD 12

Classy Cruyff turns, horrific injuries and wondrous goals were there for all to see in the twelfth round of fixtures in Germany’s Bundesliga, writes Callum Connolly.  Schalke took on much fancied Wolfsburg at the Veltins Arena, Bayern faced Hoffenheim at the top of the table, whilst Hannover battled Leverkusen with both sides vying for a place in Europe next season. Mainz’s inconsistent season …

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Borussia Dortmund Will Need A Miracle To Qualify For CL

Borussia Dortmund lie 17th in the Bundesliga table after 10 games. Dortmund will need more than a turnaround in fortunes to claim a CL spot, they will need a miracle.  Nobody could have foreseen the abject form of Borussia Dortmund. This season they have been truly dire. Ten games in, the German side have only two wins to their name, …

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Gerd Muller, Boris Becker and Porn: Jurgen Klopp Reveals All

Borussia Dortmund’s head coach Jurgen Klopp is not a man without a sense of humour. The right combination of banter and barmy, Klopp once told reporters: “My wife wrote a book for children. It’s like Harry Potter – but it’s about football. There’s no Harry Potter flying on his f*cking stick – just football.” Well luckily for football fans, Klopp …

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Manchester United Line Up Defender For January Window

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has assembled a side with awesome firepower going forward but worries persist over vulnerability at the back, rumour has it that the Dutchman will seek to rectify this imbalance with a  January swoop for Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels. After having recorded a facile 4-0 win against a hapless QPR Manchester United fans will be …

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Manchester United Already Looking For A Replacement For Van Gaal

Manchester United are already looking for a long term successor to 61-year-old Louis Van Gaal, according to the Evening Standard. Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp is being lined up as a replacement for the experienced Dutch man. Klopp is expected to leave Dortmund when his contract finishes in 2018 and it is believed that he is the man that has …

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Success Is A Double-Edged Sword For Overachieving Clubs

Rickie Lambert looks set to join Liverpool from Southampton this summer in a deal reportedly worth around £4.5m. With speculation about Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren also making the move to Anfield, and manager Mauricio Pochettino having already been appointed at Tottenham, Pundit Arena takes a look at the problems facing over-achieving teams. Ateltico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and now, Southampton; …

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Three Lasting Conclusions From The Bundesliga Season

The Bundesliga season may be over, but the lasting effects of results on both ends of the table will live on throughout the summer. We look back at the three biggest talking points. 1. Bayern reign supreme Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich wrapped up a predictable Bundesliga season with a facile 3-1 away victory over Hertha Berlin in the Olympiastadion on …

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