Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 25 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James, Alex and Bent break down all the permutations from Matchday 25!

Was the 0-0 draw between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München further proof that the Bundesliga is the most entertaining league in the world? With a five-point lead at the top of the table can FC Bayern still be caught? Have Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s players not understood Roger Schmidt philosophy? Are VfL Wofsburg’s big players ready to step up at the most crucial stage of the season and how have Max Meyer and Leroy Sane’s performances matched-up for FC Schalke 04 in the current campaign?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 23 Review + Matchday 24 Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James and Alex analyse and assess all things Matchday 23.

Is 1. FSV Mainz 05’s Yunus Malli a candidate for MVP of the current campaign? How much pressure is Roger Schmidt under to deliver a top-four finish with Bayer 04 Leverkusen? Were FC Bayern there for the taking this weekend against VfL Wolfsburg and how do we rate Kingsley Coman amongst the other top Under-21 player in the Bundesliga?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

We apologise for the technical issues in today’s show we thought putting out something was better than nothing.

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 22 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with fun-filled episode of Bundesliga analysis as James, Bent and Alex discuss all the debatable topics from Matchday 22!

What on earth was referee Felix Zwayer thinking in sending all the players down the tunnel in Leverkusen and did Bayer 04 have every right to feel aggrieved by the decision? Is Christian Pulisic the next big thing to come out of Borussia Dortmund? Hertha Berlin are still without a win in 2016 so can we still consider them top six contenders? What conclusions can be drawn from FC Schalke 04’s draw with VfB Stuttgart and are Hannover 96 the most hopeless side in recent Bundesliga history?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 21 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James, Ross and Stefan break down all the permutations from Matchday 21!

Have Borussia Mönchengladbach become complacent since the turn of the year? Is VfB Stuttgart’s frontline worthy of being in Europe next season? Can 1. FSV Mainz 05 fly under the radar to clinch a spot in the top six? What is to be made of #GelbeKarteGate with SV Darmstadt 98 set to be without 5 first-team regulars against FC Bayern München next week and did VfL Wolfsburg’s win over FC ingolstadt 04 do any more than paper over their cracks?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 20 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James and Jon analyse and assess all things Matchday 20.

Did Bayer 04 Leverkusen do enough to take all three points against FC Bayern München? Was Pep Guardiola right to leave Thomas Müller on the bench to move Douglas Costa into a more central position? How much of a difference does Mahmoud Dahoud make in Borussia Mönchengladbach’s midfield? How is the relegation battle paning out after some big results? Has Andre Breitenreiter alleviated some of the pressure on himself and how much pressure is his counterpart Dieter Hecking now under?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 19 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James, Bent and Ross dissect and discuss all things Matchday 19 as well as getting Ross’ first-hand tale of what went down in Stuttgart.

Are there any words to describe Felix Wiedwald’s abysmal showing between the sticks for SV Werder Bremen against Hertha Berlin? Are Hamburger SV in danger of being dragged in the relegation mire? What on earth happened in controversy central in the game between Borussia Dortmund and FC Ingolstadt 04? How big of an impact has Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez had at Bayer 04 Leverkusen beyond just the goals he scores and will he stay beyond the summer?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 18 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back for the first time in 2016 and Matchday 18 served up an absolute doozy allowing James, Jon, Bent and Alex to break down a whole host of talking points!

In the ‘Battle of the Borussias’ were Dortmund at their attacking best or were Gladbach at their defensive worst? Are the form and fitness of Timo Werner, Daniel Didavi, Filip Kostic and Christian GEntner the key to Stuttgart’s survival? Are 1. FC Köln too over reliant on Anthony Modeste? Is Leroy Sane really ready for a big-money move to a big-name club and is Alexander Meier the Bundesliga’s budget version of Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 17/Hinrunde Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns for one final time in 2015 as James, Bent and Alex cast their analytical eyes over, not only Matchday 17, but the Hinrunde as a whole!

Can Pep Guardiola’s three-year stint be considered a success and what will Carlo Ancelotti bring to the table when he takes over in the summer? Who wants to and who can come in to rescue Hannover 96 from the relegation scrap? With no European or domestic cup action, where does Andre Schubert go from here with Borussia Mönchengladbach? Was Borussia Dortmund’s first half a season under Thomas Tuchel a success despite complacency costing them against 1. FC Köln and which German player is in biggest need of a good Rückrunde to make it into Jogi’s Euro 2016 squad?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 16 Review – UCL & UEL Draws

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James and Alex break down all the permutations from Matchday 16 before taking a look at the recent European draws!

Was Bayer 04 Leverkusen’s win a signal of intent when it comes to battling for a top 4 spot in the Bundesliga? How will Borussia Mönchengladbach handle their first real test in dealing with adversity under Andre Schubert? Was Armin Veh right to openly criticise his Eintracht Frankfurt players in the media? What’s wrong with FC Schalke 04’s backline and are Hertha Berlin on course to be this year’s success story?

All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball!

Talking Fussball Extra – UCL group stage wrap, MD16 preview + bonus FC St. Pauli interview

The 2015-16 UEFA Champions League group stage is history – two Bundesliga sides passed the test, two didn’t. Each one has s story to tell and Matt Hermann and Nik Wildhagen are here to tease those stories out.

Nik then treats us to an interview with Maik Krükemeier of the Übersteiger ‘zine and the Millernton podcast, twin beacons of FC St. Pauli fandom. A great place to learn about the current state of play at Hamburg’s one-of-a-kind club.

Finally, we take a look at what’s in store on the penultimate match day before the winter break. Dig in!