Talking Fussball Episode 35 – Matchday 31 Review + Champions League Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness after an Easter weekend that brought treats for some clubs but left a sour taste indeed for others.

Crowd favourite Sal is in the host’s chair this week, joined by panel regular Bernie and panel rookie Matthew making his Talking Fussball debut, as we break down Matchday 31 in the Bundesliga, before looking ahead to Bayern’s clash with Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final.

At the bottom, is there still hope for Eintracht Braunschweig and are 1. FC Nürnberg dying a slow death in the top flight? And was this the weekend that also ensured Hamburger SV will be the last remaining ever-present club to depart the Bundesliga after 51 years come the end of the season? Are Borussia Mönchengladbach in danger of missing our on Europe altogether and will VfL Wolfsburg steal the final Champions League spot from under the noses of Bayer 04 Leverkusen?

All this and more on the Talking Fussball Episode 35!

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 34 – DFB Pokal Special + Tobias Escher

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show returns with a look at the semi-finals of the DFB Pokal, the German Cup. Terry Duffelen steers the good ship TFE through the choppy waters of Cup action with the assistance of Niklas Wildhagen (Bundesliga Fanatic) and Talking Fussball’s own Jonathan Harding.

Also on the show, tactical genius and leading light at website Spielverlagerung.com, Tobias Escher, joins the pod to talk about Wolfsburg’s development.

Plus, there is a full run down on the up-coming matchday in the Bundesliga.

Talking Fussball Episode 34: Matchday 30 Review + DFB Pokal Preview

Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James is joined in the heart of Munich by his bundesliga.com colleague Bernie to breakdown a Matchday 30 packed to the brim with talking points before looking ahead to the DFB Pokal semi-finals.

Has the defeat to Borussia Dortmund proven that FC Bayern München’s invincibility was just a scary Bundesliga story? Do FC Schalke 04 still have a chance of clinching second place? Can Bayer 04 Leverkusen hold onto fourth place now that Sascha Lewandowski’s in charge? Is Kevin De Bruyne finally showing the type of form expected of him following his move to VfL Wolfsburg? Are Borussia Mönchengladbach gearing up for a long spell in European competition next season and how is the relegation battle going to pan out?

All this and more on the Talking Fussball Episode 34!

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 33 – Champions League Review + Ian Joy

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show returns for a bumper edition. Host Matt Hermann is joined by Bundesliga wisemen Niklas Wildhagen and Archie Rhind-Tutt to steer through the partially murky waters of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

Also on the show, Ian Joy who broadcasts for beINSport in North America and is a former player of Hamburg and FC St. Pauli. He gives his insight into the footballing constellation in the Hansastadt.

All that and a preview of Matchday 30 in the Bundesliga!

Talking Fussball Episode 33: Matchday 29 – The Bayern winning streak ends

It’s another jam-packed episode of Bundesliga goodness courtesy of the Talking Fussball Munich crew, in which they kick of the show by discussing the surprise Bayern defeat to Augsburg and express their opinions on the much-asked question of the weekend: ‘Was Pep arrogant in fielding the side he did?’. Next, the pod trio get their teeth stuck into the relegation battle once again, as they shake their collective heads in disbelief at the excitement of it all. Can Braunschweig survive following their 3-0 win against Hannover 96? Did we really witness Heiko Westermann score a wonder-goal? And have Stuttgart got what it takes to stay in the league following their own win against Freiburg at the weekend? We’ve got our top 3 players, a new Sprechen Sie Fussball word and the obligatory Champions League preview talk, as Bayern and Dortmund prepare to do battle in Europe’s premier competition. All this and much more on this week’s all new Talking Fussball Episode 32!

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 32 – Bodo Illgner + UEFA Champions League Review

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is on hand to break down the latest action from the UEFA Champions League for the two remaining German teams – Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

Host Matt Hermann make his return to the show to head up an all-star line-up. He is joined by 200percent.net Bundesliga columnist – Terry Duffelen – and bundesligafanatic.com’s Niklas Wildhagen.

Alongside a review of the Bayern’s quarter-final 1st leg match against Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund’s visit to Real Madrid, the guest of the week is a World Cup winner – beIN SportsBodo Illgner.

The former German international goalkeeper gives his thoughts on the Champions League, as well as his country’s prospects in Brazil.

Plus a preview of Bundesliga Matchday 29.

Talking Fussball Episode 32: Matchday 28

Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back to delve headfirst into the weekend’s Bundesliga action! As Jon, Bernie and Alex break down Matchday 24, and wade through the topsy-turvy regulation battle, they wonder: who has got what it takes to survive? And what exactly was happening in Freiburg this weekend? Next, the pod gang turns its attention towards the battle for the European spots. Can Schalke 04 actually nick 2nd spot off their bitter rivals Dortmund? And could Mainz or Gladbach grab the Champions League qualification spot? Finally, it’s tears all round as Jon takes a look back at his favorite moments on the podcast and bids his chums goodbye, the night before he is set to leave Munich. All this and much more, on this week’s episode of Talking Fussball.

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 31 – The Champions Crowned on the English Week

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is back with an English week special. The midweek fixtures in the Bundesliga saw not only the crowning of the record breaking champions Bayern Munich, but also the clash of Germany’s biggest rivals – Borussia Dortmund and Schalke.

Stand-in host Jon Hartley is joined by BT Sport’s Archie Rhind-Tutt and 200percent.net’s Terry Duffelen to review the ‘English Week’ and preview Matchday 28 in the Bundesliga.

Matt Hermann has been out and about in Berlin to interview Tagesspiegel journalist, Kit Holden. The pair talk about Bayern’s win on Tuesday night and their incredible run to the title. They also discuss what we can expect in the future from the record champions.

 

 

 

Talking Fussball Episode 31: Matchday 26 Reaction + Revierderby Preview

Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James is joined in the heart of Munich by Bernie, Jon and Alex to breakdown a Matchday 25 packed to the brim with talking points before looking ahead to Matchday 27 and the Revierderby.

Is fourth place there for the taking considering Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s current battle with poor form? What can Borussia Mönchengladbach realistically achieve with just two points separating them from UEFA Champions League qualification? Did VfL Wolfsburg get ahead of themselves in their pursuit of European football? Were Jos Luhukay and Gertjan Verbeek harsh with their post-match comments and what implications will Tuesday’s Revierderby have on the battle for second place between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04?

All this and more on the Talking Fussball Episode 31!

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 30 – Dortmund Progress, ESPNFC’s Stephan Uersfeld + Matchday 26 Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is back! Archie Rhind-Tutt takes to the hosting hot-seat alongside panellists, Terry Duffelen (200percent.net) and Niklas Wildhagen (bundesligafanatic.com). This week, the trio look back at the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 matches for Schalke and Borussia Dortmund.

While on the subject of Dortmund, Matt Hermann caught up with ESPNFC’s Stephan Uersfeld to get his take on the present and the future for the Black and Yellows.

And if all that wasn’t enough, Archie and Co. wrap up the latest Bundesliga news and preview Matchday 26.