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 – 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.
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 Sports‘ Bodo 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: 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 – 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: 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 – 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.
Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back to highlight another goal-ridden weekend of Bundesliga action as James is joined in the heart of Bavaria by Jon, Bernie and Alex to break down Matchday 25.
Is there anything left to say about this FC Bayern München side? Can Borussia Mönchengladbach push on for European qualification after beating their namesakes from Dortmund? Could 1. FSV Mainz 05 sneak under the radar to secure themselves European football next season? Did FC Augsburg prove they’re not ready to compete at the top of the table and what were the implications of ‘Relegation Super Sunday’?
Elsewhere Bernie caught up with FC Schalke 04 duo Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Kevin-Prince Boateng to get their thoughts on the Royal Blues’ away win in Augsburg.
All this and more on the Talking Fussball Episode 30!
Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show returns as your source for all things German Football. Host Matt Hermann is joined by Bundesliga Fanatic Editor Nik Wildhagen and BT Sport‘s Archie Rhind-Tutt, to look back on a semi successful week in the UEFA Champions League. Bayer Leverkusen didn’t progress as expected, but Bayern Munich certainly did.
But now the Bavarians have more trouble on their hands with club President Uli Hoeneß in court for tax evasion charges. Guardian and Süddeutsche Zeitung journalist, Raphael Honigstein gives his view on what has been happening in the case.
If that wasn’t enough, the panel give their views on the up-coming Matchday in the Bundesliga – a weekend that could see Bayern Munich go 50 games unbeaten in the Bundesliga, if they beat Bayer Leverkusen.
Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James is joined in the heart of Bavaria by Jon and Bernie to break down a Matchday 24 which didn’t disappoint and preview a crunch week in the UEFA Champions League for the Bundesliga sides.
How are things shaping up in the relegation battle with just nine points separating Hannover 96 in 12th and Eintracht Braunschweig in 18th? Were VfB Stuttgart right to sack Thomas Schneider and can Huub Stevens come in and rescue them from the drop? Have FC Bayern München rediscovered the ruthless quality to their game within Pep Guardiola’s new system and philosophy?`Have Borussia Mönchengladbach got the raw end of the deal in signing Yann Sommer and who did the Talking Fussball listeners vote for in the Bundesliga XI to beat Bayern?
All this and more on Talking Fussball Episode 29!
Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is talking international football this week. Host Matt Hermann and Editor of the Bundesliga Fanatic, Niklas Wildhagen, run the rule on Germany’s performance in their friendly against Chile.
That game took place in Stuttgart where the locals have been getting restless about their own team. Stuttgart coach Thomas Schneider has been under pressure after poor results. Kicker writer George Moissidis gives his view on the the state of affairs at Stuttgart.
Finally, Eurosport commentator Angus Torode joins the pod to preview Matchday 24.