Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 4 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another episode brimming with goodness from Germany’s top flight as James and Alex C. mulled over all the permutations from Matchday 4!

How much credit does Armin Veh deserve for turning Eintracht Frankfurt into the attacking force they were when he was last in charge? In light of the current mini-crisis, which player are Borussia Mönchengladbach currently missing the most: Max Kruse or Christoph Kramer? Which player is the most important cog in Borussia Dortmund’s free-scoring frontline and how on earth did Douglas Costa win a last-minute penalty against FC Augsburg?

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

Talking Fussball Extra – Transfer history special

This week’s Extra really is a bonus – it’s a history special! In an era where deadline day can seem like the ONLY DAY THAT HAS EVER MATTERED, Matt and especially Nik decided to take an extra long view of the transfer window and look back at how German football’s Wechselbörse has changed down the years, and how the game has changed along with it.

Look out for a nifty little history intro ditty along the way too.

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 3 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with another jam-packed episode full of Bundesliga goodness as James, Alex and Archie mull over all the goings on from Matchday 3, whilst casting an eye over the top transfer deadline deals.

Are Borussia Mönchengladbach headed for a Borussia Dortmund-like crisis this season? Who will get the sack first: VfB Stuutgart’s Alexander Zorniger or Hannover 96’s Michael Frontzeck? What kind of a season are FC Augsburg in for? What is FC ingolstadt 04’s secrect to success and are Eintracht Frankfurt on the up and up under the tutelage of Armin Veh?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 2 Review

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James, Alex and Jon cast their analytical eyes over all things Matchday 2.

Is Hamburger SV’s win over VfB Stuttgart an early sign that they’re in for another jammy season? What does the season hold for FC Schalke 04 and Andre Breitenreiter? What was with Kevin De Bruyne’s body language after missing a golden opportunity to clinch a win for VfL Wolfsburg against 1. FC Köln? How does Thomas Tuchel’s Borussia Dortmund side differ tactically from the Jürgen Klopp version and is Douglas Costa the real deal or a flash in the pan?

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

Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 1 Review

We’re back!!

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns with your first weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness in the 2015/16 season, as James and Alex put their heads together to break down the action from Matchday 1.

Is this going to be Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s year to shine for Borussia Dortmund? Was BVB’s performance the perfect synergy between the playing philosophies of Jürgen Klopp and new man in charge Thomas Tuchel? Do FC Ingolstadt 04 or SV Darmstadt 98 have better survival prospects as the two newly-promoted sides? Could 1. FC Köln be this year’s surprise package following their impressive outing against VfB Stuttgart? Just how good is Douglas Costa and is Kevin De Bruyne on the move?

All this and more on the Talking Fussball 2015/16 – Matchday 1 Review!

Talking Fussball – Matchday 29 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James and Bernie put their heads together to mull over managerial changes, Bundesliga Matchday 29 and FC Bayern München’s upcoming UEFA Champions League 2nd leg against FC Porto.

What will Thomas Tuchel bring to the table that Jürgne Klopp didn’t at Borussia Dortmund? Was this the right time for Hannover 96 to pull the plug on Tayfun Korkut’s reign as their head coach? Did we witness an improvement in Hamburger SV’s first outing under Bruno Labbadia and do SC Freiburg and VfB Stuttgart fans have reason to believe their sides have what it takes to survive this season?

We are also giving away 10 copies of Ronald Reng’s new book “Match days: The hidden story of the Bundesliga”.

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

Talking Fussball – Matchday 26 + Germany Squad

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with ato bring you the latest from the Bundesliga as James and Alex look back on all the twists and turns from Matchday 26 as well as briefly breaking down Joachim Löw squad selection for Germany’s upcoming encounters.

Did Borussia Mönchengladbach execute a perfect gameplan against league leaders FC Bayern München? How big of a loss will Arjen Robben be in the coming weeks? Have Hamburger SV made a rash decision in replacing Josef Zinnbauer with Peter Knäbel and how important were VfB Stuttgart’s and SC Freiburg’s victories this weekend?

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

Talking Fussball – Matchday 25 Review & UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with another weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James, Alex and Bernie put their heads together to mull over Bundesliga Matchday 25 and the upcoming UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg encounters.

Has Josip Drmic played his way ahead of Stefan Kießling in the Bayer 04 Leverkusen pecking order? Do VfB Stuttgart need to pull the plug on Huub Stevens to stand a chance of surviving this season? Is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the long-term solution for Borussia Dortmund in the lone striker role? Where would Borussia Mönchengladbach be without Patrick Herrmann and his goals? How good could Leroy Sane be in the future for FC Schalke 04 and how costly were Timon Wellenreuther’s mistakes against Hertha Berlin?

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

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.

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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?

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