German Bundesliga news

He was a player with so much finesse and flair. He is one of the greatest Brazilians to grace the Bundesliga. Marcelo dos Santos, simply Marcelinho, will live long in the memory of Hertha Berlin [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/a-tribute-to-marcelinho-a-hertha-berlin-legend/]

While some German clubs have the financial clout to splash millions of Euros on new talent, others like Hertha Berlin more often have to take an alternative approach and promote talented young players from within [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/the-old-ladys-young-man-hertha-berlins-arne-maier/]

Mention the name ‘Jupp Heynckes’ anywhere in the environs of the Allianz Arena, the Sabener Strasse, or come to think of it, anywhere in the vicinity of a Bayern Munich supporter, and their eyes are [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/flashback-when-bayern-munich-sacked-jupp-heynckes/]

The Bundesliga returned last weekend with last-minute winners, wonder goals, amazing comebacks, and plenty of controversy. The action resumes Friday when Hertha Berlin host Borussia Dortmund. Here are my Match Day 19 Predictions: Hertha Berlin [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/bundesliga-match-day-19-predictions/]

With the World Cup just a few months away, once again there is one goalkeeper who isn’t receiving the same plaudits as the likes of Bernd Leno and Marc-André ter Stegen — Schalke shot stopper [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/ralf-fahrmanns-journey-to-be-a-number-1-at-fc-schalke-04/]

Now that the ink is dry on Borussia Dortmund’s newest signing and Manuel Akanji’s 21.5 million move from Basel to BVB is complete, let’s take a longer look at just who this 22-year-old, 6ft 1, [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/who-is-new-dortmund-cb-manuel-akanji-profile-skills-analysis/]

The Aubameyang Dilemma! It has happened before and it is happening again. Borussia Dortmund’s striker has missed the game against Wolfsburg due to disciplinary measures. Previously, Aubameyang was punished for what was reported as shooting [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/the-aubameyang-dilemma/]

The final whistle has blown, the heat of battle has just abated and the Bundesliga trainer is quickly thrust in front of a microphone to give his take on the action. Whether his side have [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/bundesliga-weekend-wrap-matchday-18-he-said-what/]

So with the New Year in full swing, the Bundesliga returned this weekend for the start of the Rückrunde. Bayern began where they left off before the Winterpause by beating Leverkusen, while Herbstvizemeister Schalke suffered [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/gute-woche-schlechte-woche-matchday-18-edition/]

Some of you may already be fuming after seeing the title. After all, how dare I question the unmatchable prowess of Super Manuel Neuer? How can I put a younger keeper as a possible number [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/will-marc-andre-ter-stegen-be-germanys-number-1-at-the-world-cup/]

Die Wutrede: the nifty German word for rant. However, in German, the term has darker connotations; thanks to the wut- prefix, it means something like “rage,” “fury,” or “wrath,” which is a attached to Rede, meaning [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/wutrede-hall-of-fame-giovanni-trapattoni-the-original/]

In the East German district of Saxony, a mini-revolution is taking shape nearly 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Leipzig now have a football team at the peak of the domestic game. [...] [http://bundesligafanatic.com/ibrahima-konate-emerging-at-leipzigs-latest-breakout-star/]