Archive for June 2nd, 2007

It gets more and more disgusting to watch games of the German national team. Not because they don’t play well. On the contrary, the german team – at the moment – plays some of the most beautiful football in Europe. Still they know when they have to work to score and don’t rush things. What a different picture compared to the grey and dull times with coaches like Berti Vogts, Erich Ribbeck or Rudi Völler. (more…)


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I watched the first international match at the New Wembley yesterday when England and Brasil were facing each other. After one U21 match, the F.A. Cup final this was, I suppose, the official opening for the new home ground of the English national team. After Germany beat England in their last game at the old Wembley Stadium 0-1 (by a freekick from Didi Hamann) in 2001 it took six years to complete the whole thing. (more…)

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