Archive for December 11th, 2007

Just as the Champions League matches get into the final minutes – and it looks as if Schalke will advance and Bremen will end up in the UEFA Cup – there is a special program on the German Sports Station DSF (German Sports Television) about the suspension of Oliver Kahn. These are the facts: the clubs suspended the player because of displinary reasons for one game and he will have to pay another 25.000 Euros. That’s it. Of course it’s a journalists duty to dig for further reasons which might have had an influence on the decision of the club. But the way those blokes of DSF do it it just gets way too hilarious. First up they show a report about the morining practice session of Bayern Munich in which goalkeeping coach Sepp Maier gives a rather enigmatic interview in which he tries to indicate that there was something going on which he knows what it is but he won’t tell the media. You get the picture. (more…)

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