DFB Pokal review + match day 17 preview

The Hinrunde in the Bundesliga is slowly coming to an end and soon there will be no Bundesliga football to keep us warm during the coldest time of the year. But, don’t worry – match day 17 is still to come!

In the first part of our show Matt Hermann and Nik Wildhagen mull over the results of the third round in the DFB Pokal.

Mid-show we are first joined by Archie Rhind-Tutt who in the spirit of Christmas has brought along a present. We were more than happy to accept his interview for the Set Pieces of Werder Bremen striker Anthony Ujah which you’ll be able to listen to on this episode.

Nik has also spoken to Radio Free Weser host Patrick Davey about Werder’s crazy cup tie against Borussia Mönchengladbach and the club’s future prospects(Yes, Nik finally got his will and we are going big on the Werder love on this episode).

At the end of the show we take a closer look at the upcoming match day and we answer some of our listener questions!

Talking Fussball Extra – Champions review and Bundesliga Match Day 25 preview

Archie Rhind-Tutt welcomes Terry Duffelen and Nik Wildhagen along for the ride to take a closer look at Bayern’s and Schalke’s brilliant outings in the Champions League and the upcoming match day in the Bundesliga.

In part 1 the boys discuss the ins and outs of Bayern’s 7-0 thrashing of Shaktar and Nik is joined by 11 Freunde editor Ron Ulrich to discuss the Royal Blues trip to Madrid.

In the second half of the show Nik Wildhagen tells you what his thoughts are on the spat between Matthias Sammer and Thomas Eichin and all the upcoming Bundesliga action is previewed. Furthermore, Nik is also joined by halbangst.de blogger and Vollraute pod member Manuel Breuer to talk all things Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Talking Fussball Extra – DFB Pokal review and Match Day 24 preview

Matt Hermann and Nik Wildhagen team up to take a closer look at Match Day 24 and all the DFB Pokal action.

In the first part of the show Nik is joined by Arminia Bielefeld’s press man Tim Santen to talk about the rising Blues’ marvellous win over Werder Bremen in the cup. Matt, meanwhile, talks to kicker’s Wolfsburg beat writer Thomas Hiete about the Wolves’ midweek outing, as well as what’s got the team’s motor running so smoothly this season.

In the second part of our show we take a closer look at all the upcoming action from match day 24.

Pour yourself a nice cup of something and enjoy!

Talking Fussball Extra – Match Day 23 Preview and CL action review

Pour yourself a big mug of tea, because Talking Fussball Extra is back with a jam-packed show full of Champions League and Bundesliga goodness. Matt Hermann guides you through the show as he welcomes the Bundesliga Fanatic’s editor in chief Niklas Wildhagen. The pair talk about Bayer Leverkusen’s big win in the Champions League and take a closer look at the upcoming Bundesliga action on match day 23.

Juve expert and author Adam Digby stops by to talk to Terry Duffelen about Tuesday night’s match between Juventus and Borussia Dortmund and Matt chats to longtime Schalke fan Stuart Dykes about the upcoming Revierderby.

All that and an awful lot more on an all new Talking Fussball Extra!

Talking Fussball – Matchday 22 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another jam-packed episode full of Bundesliga goodness as James, Bernie and Alex put their heads together to mull over all the goings on from Matchday 22 and provide the shortest ever UEFA Champions League preview – quality over quantity guaranteed!

Where’s it all gone wrong for Roger Schmidt and are Bayer 04 Leverkusen relying too heavily on individual quality? When do we have to start taking FC Ausgburg sustained challenge in the top half of the table seriously? Is this the season we’re going to lose a big Traditionsverein in the form of VfB Stuttgart? Can Borussia Dortmund still challenge for the UEFA Champions League qualification spots and is Bas Dost a top quality striker or simply benfitting from top class midfield service? All this and more on the latest episode of Talking Fussball.

And if you want to take part in our listener survey we’d love to hear from you. Fill it out here – it won’t take long we promise 😉

Talking Fussball – Matchday 20 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James, Bernie and Jon gather to delve head first into the Matchday 20 action in which late bloomers stole the show and Borussia Dortmund finally returned to winning ways!

Was BVB’s 3-0 victory over SC Freiburg the turning point in their horrid season? What conclusions can be drawn from Andre Schürrle’s debut for VfL Wolfsburg? Where has it all gone wrong for European hopefuls TSG 1899 Hoffenheim? Are SV Werder Bremen demonstrating the form befitting of a team chasing a top four finish and why were the FC Augsburg fans booing their side following the 2-2 draw with Eintracht Frankfurt?

Talking Fussball is brought to you in partnership with fubo.tv, the streaming service that brings the Bundesliga directly to your tablet, laptop or smartphone. Listeners with a North American IP address can sign up to win a free subscription which will allow them to see LIVE Bundesliga broadcasts for the remainder of the season here!

And if you want to take part in our listener survey we’d love to hear from you. Fill it out here – it won’t take long we promise 😉

Talking Fussball – Matchday 18 Review + Matchday 19 Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns to kick off 2015 in style! Join James and Jon as they break down all the action from the opening weekend of the Rückrunde and preview the upcoming Englische Woche.

What was the key behind VfL Wolfsburg’s resounding win over league leaders FC Bayern München? Does 1. FSV Mainz 05’s Yunus Malli fall under the ‘Ones to Watch’ catergory heading into the second half of the season? Is Jürgen Klopp right in saying that fans shouldn’t expect ‘champagne football’ taking Dortmund’s current predicament into account? Is Franco Di Santo the key to SV Werder Bremen ensuring their survival in the 2014/15 campaign? All this and more…

Talking Fussball is brought to you in partnership with fubo.tv, the streaming service that brings the Bundesliga directly to your tablet, laptop or smartphone. Listeners with a North American IP address can sign up to win a free subscription which will allow them to see LIVE Bundesliga broadcasts for the remainder of the season here!

And if you want to take part in our listener survey we’d love to hear from you. Fill it out here – it won’t take long we promise 😉

Talking Fussball – Matchday 17 Review + Hinrunde Awards

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns for a final time in 2014 :(!

Join James and Archie as they break down a bizarre Matchday 17 and hand out the unofficial Talking Fussball Hinrunde awards.

What are the chances of Jürgen Klopp leaving Borussia Dortmund before the end of the season? Did Mainz’s inability to finish chances negate their work rate in the defeat to FC Bayern? Do Wolfsburg’s struggles against Köln underline the fact they can’t compete with Bayern at the very top of the table yet? Who was the best player from the Hinrunde and which Under-21 star stood out the most in the first half of the campaign?

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