1. No Excuses: Thomas Tuchel Has to Get Borussia Dortmund over the Hump vs. Bayern

    Borussia Dortmund fans have every reason to be happy with what head coach Thomas Tuchel has done so far at the Westfalenstadion...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 16 days ago 2,036 reads 20 comments

  2. Robert Lewandowski and Mats Hummels: The Road to Bayern Munich Via Dortmund

    When Bayern Munich line up at Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park for Saturday's Klassiker in the Bundesliga, the camera will linger for just a little longer on two ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 16 days ago 1,476 reads 6 comments

  3. Borussia Dortmund Should Attempt to Sign Midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud in January

    International breaks can produce strange effects. In today's hectic news cycle, the absence of actual games at club level allows other stories to come to the forefront...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 18 days ago 2,390 reads 5 comments

  4. Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund: The Makings of Der Klassiker

    Der Klassiker, Germany's answer to the Clasico between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid , does not have the history of its La Liga counterpart, but Saturday's 95th meeting between ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 19 days ago 3,980 reads 3 comments

  5. Where Does Aubameyang Rank in Pantheon of Greatest Borussia Dortmund Strikers?

    "First impressions are the most lasting," an old saying goes. Another school of thought turns that idea around and probably holds true for sport in particular...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 19 days ago 2,227 reads 2 comments

  6. Joshua Kimmich: The Origins of Bayern Munich's Next Superstar

    Hailing from the German town of Rottweil, the Swabian town that gave its name to the powerful, tenacious dog, perhaps it is little surprise to find those qualities in Joshua Kimmich...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 20 days ago 4,086 reads 7 comments

  7. Hummels, Gundogan, Mkhitaryan: Which Former Star Do Borussia Dortmund Miss Most?

    By and large, Borussia Dortmund have put together a decent start to the season. Many predicted the Black and Yellows would stumble out of the gates a bit following a massive ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 21 days ago 7,394 reads 7 comments

  8. Kingsley Coman Injury: Bayern Munich Winger Injures Knee, Ankle on France Duty

    Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman will be out until the new year with knee and ankle injuries suffered in training with his national team at their base, Clairefontaine, France...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 22 days ago 864 reads 2 comments

  9. Can a Back 3 Seal Borussia Dortmund's Leaky Defence?

    For a head coach who is often lauded as an innovator and groundbreaker, Borussia Dortmund 's Thomas Tuchel has been somewhat conservative in the way he's set his teams up this season...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 22 days ago 1,620 reads 7 comments

  10. Bayern Munich's Backroom Boys: The Men Behind Carlo Ancelotti

    Two Italians, a pair of Germans and an Englishman might sound like the start of a joke, but the punchline the combination provides at the Allianz Arena is no laughing matter for Bayern Munich's opponents...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 22 days ago 1,095 reads 2 comments

  11. Matthias Ginter Is Finally Making Good on His Promise for Borussia Dortmund

    Two years can be a long time, especially in football. Careers have been made — and wasted — in shorter spans of time. For Matthias Ginter, his first two years at Borussia Dortmund may well have felt like a lifetime...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 23 days ago 1,759 reads 3 comments

  12. Bayern Munich's Recycled Kit Shows the Club Are Anything but Plastic

    Bayern Munich are the defending German champions—a position they have found themselves in a record 26 times...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 24 days ago 1,007 reads 2 comments

  13. What Can Borussia Dortmund Fans Expect from Marco Reus Upon Return from Injury?

    The last time Borussia Dortmund fans saw Marco Reus on the football pitch, the Black and Yellows fought for the DFB-Pokal in the final against Bayern Munich, losing only on penalties after a tight 120-minute battle...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 25 days ago 5,801 reads 13 comments

  14. Goal Drought or Return to Normal for Bayern's Raumdeuter Thomas Muller?

    "Muller always plays." The phrase, uttered by Louis van Gaal back in 2010, per Focus (in German), has been true for Thomas Muller since he established himself in the ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 26 days ago 1,597 reads 13 comments

  15. Scouting Borussia Dortmund Youngsters Dzenis Burnic and Jacob Bruun Larsen

    If there is a positive in an injury crisis at a football club, it is that it allows young players to gain valuable experience they otherwise would have struggled to make...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 26 days ago 1,325 reads 0 comments

  16. Bundesliga Table 2016: Standings and Top Scorers After Week 10 Results

    RB Leipzig ascended to clinch a joint-lead at the head of the Bundesliga on Sunday after a 3-1 victory over Mainz saw the top-flight newcomers maintain their unbeaten start to the 2016-17 campaign...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 26 days ago 2,273 reads 7 comments

  17. Unpicking Bayern Munich's Problems at the Back That Could Cost Them Dear

    "We defend as a team" is what you hear from most footballers these days. If that is true, then everyone from Robert Lewandowski down to Manuel Neuer in the Bayern Munich squad needs to be looking at what they are doing wrong...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 27 days ago 3,266 reads 16 comments

  18. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Quadruple Covers Up Borussia Dortmund Intensity Issues

    Borussia Dortmund overcame their curse on Saturday, beating bogey team Hamburger SV 5-2 at Volksparkstadion. The Black and Yellows had last won there in January 2012 and lost five of the eight meetings since...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 27 days ago 2,684 reads 6 comments

  19. Time for Carlo Ancelotti to Make Thiago Alcantara Bayern's Anchorman

    "We need to improve on our structure, how we are in possession of the ball, so that we are better positioned to avoid counter-attacks," Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels told ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 30 days ago 7,000 reads 7 comments

  20. Borussia Dortmund Beat Sporting Despite Tactical Issues, Aubameyang Sideshow

    Borussia Dortmund advanced to the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening, beating Sporting CP 1-0 at home in Westfalenstadion...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 30 days ago 1,595 reads 7 comments

  21. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Dropped for BVB vs. Sporting for 'Internal Reasons'

    Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left out of the team’s UEFA Champions League showdown with Sporting CP on Wednesday, with contrasting reports emerging as to why the decision was taken...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 30 days ago 4,612 reads 20 comments

  22. 'Coco' Show Carlo Ancelotti Benefit of Pace and Width to Bayern Munich

    Come on, fellas, make your minds up! Mats Hummels confidently stated to kicker he had found Bayern Munich's UEFA Champions League win at PSV Eindhoven " quite honestly ...

    Ian Holyman Written by Ian Holyman about 1 month ago 2,220 reads 15 comments

  23. Flawed Transfer Policy Not Injuries to Blame for Borussia Dortmund's Troubles

    " It's not a crisis," Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki said after Saturday's disappointing goalless draw with Schalke 04 saw the Black and Yellows drop another two ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 month ago 3,209 reads 12 comments