Talking Fussball – 2015/16 Matchday 26 Review + UCL Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show returns as James, Alex and Jon analyse and assess all things Matchday 26 and look ahead to FC Bayern München’s UEFA Champions League clash with Juventus.

Was Hertha Berlin’s win over FC Schalke 04 a signal of intent when it comes to their ability to finish in the top four? Where does Borussia Mönchengladbach’s Lars Stindl rank amongst the best signings of the season? How big a role does FC Augsburg’s experience of beating the drop play in the relegation scrap and are 1. FSV Mainz 05 in the best position to finish in the top six this season?

Plus Alex gives his first-hand experience of what is was like to be in the SIGNAL IDUNA PARK on a tragic afternoon.

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

Talking Fussball Extra 2014/15 – Germany versus Gibraltar

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is all about international football this week and specifically the mighty against the minnows clash of Germany versus Gibraltar.

Host Terry Duffelen and Niklas Wildhagen take a look back at what was a disappointing match for Germany despite the resounding 4-0 win. The team came under fire from coach Joachim Löw, but was it justified? Terry and Nik give their views on the match.

They also look forward to Germany’s up-coming match with Spain. Will this be a friendly to savour between the European and World Champions, or one to forget?

Talking Fussball 2014/15 – Matchday 8 Review + UEFA Champions League Preview

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back with your weekly dose of Bundesliga goodness as James, Jon and Bernie sit down to discuss all the goings on from Bundesliga Matchday 8, which boasted goalscoring goodness and a multitude of talking points!

Is FC Bayern München’s Mario Götze exhibiting the form of a Balon d’Or winner? How long will the Bundesliga’s unbeatable quartet remain intact? Have Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund thrown it all away? What’s the reason behind 1899 Hoffenheim’s inability to kill off teams? Are FC Schalke 04 and Roberto Di Matteo a match made in heaven and which Bundesliga captain would you most like to play under?

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

Talking Fussball Extra – UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 + Bundesliga MD 7 Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is back into midweek mode. Host Matt Hermann is joined by Terry Duffelen and Jon Hartley to discuss the action from Matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League, which included the behind closed doors game between CSKA Moscow and Bayern Munich. Schalke only got a draw at home to Maribor, while Leverkusen breezed past Benfica at home. To top it all off, Borussia Dortmund were 3-0 winners away at Anderlecht.

After the midweek excitement, there is the small matter of the previewing Bundesliga Matchday 7 which means that the battle between ‘Team Pod’ and ‘Team Listeners’ rages on. Terry represents TFE against Paul Schall from South Africa.

Talking Fussball – FIFA World Cup Final Review – Weltmeister Edition

Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show is back to celebrate Germany’s FIFA World Cup win! Host James Thorogood is joined by Alex Handcock and Archie Rhind-Tutt to heap praise on the world champions.

The Talking Fussball crew bring together all the emotion and all the analysis of this incredible achievement for Jogi’s boys. Who was Talking Fussball’s man of the match and man of the tournament, tune in to find out.

Let your teutonic side run riot and join in the celebrations of Germany’s fourth star.

Talking Fussball – 2014 FIFA World Cup MD2

The Talking Fussball boys are back! Matt Hermann, Bernie Reeves and Nik Wildhagen break down Germany’s stumble against Ghana, as well as mull over the challenge ahead for Jogi’s Truppe, who face a tricky Group G finale against the USA. (Or will they? The ghosts of Gijon are swirling…)

Nik also catches up with one of our favourite guests, @TobiasEscher of Spielverlagerung.de, who, as usual, has been thinking things out tactically and fills us in on his thoughts as to what went wrong for Germany v. Ghana as well as how the Jungs should prepare for Klinsi and the USMNT.

Talking Fussball – 2014 FIFA World Cup MD1

Germany got off to a flying start at the 2014 World Cup, and so too have the Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show boys. Matt Hermann rounds up Nik Wildhagen and Bernie Reeves to break down die Nationalmannschaft‘s big win over Portugal, as well as discuss the team’s prospects against the beaten (though very game) Ghana in the next match day in Group G.

The gang also take on the matter of a gentleman’s honour (w/r/t how much one can exaggerate after being clumsily fouled by Pepe), as well as share their tops and flops among Bundesliga players over the tournament’s first few days.

So get listening to Talking Fussball Extra’s World Cup Update!

Talking Fussball – 2014 FIFA World Cup Preview

Following a near month-long hiatus, Talking Fussball: The Bundesliga Show returns to bring you a 2014 FIFA World Cup preview focusing specifically on Joachim Löw and the Nationalmannschaft as they go into Group G set to take on Portugal, Ghana and the USA.

Has Joachim Löw got a squad at his disposal capable of meeting expectations of both the media and the fans? Where are Germany at their weakest and strongest? Could selecting just one out-and-out striker prove to be the downfall for Germany? Will the golden generation fall just short again? How big a loss is Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus and can they get off on the right foot in the World Cup opener against the Portuguese?

All this and more on the first episode of Talking Fussball: The 2014 World Cup Edition!

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 37 – Germany World Cup Squad & Matchday 34 Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is delving deep into the announced line-up for Joachim Löw and Germany’s provisional FIFA World Cup squad. Host Matt Hermann and his panel of Terry Duffelen and Niklas Wildhagen, take a look at the Germany coaches initial picks and see what is hot and what is not from the selection.

But let’s not forget that there is one final round of games remaining in this season’s Bundesliga campaign. For some clubs it is do or die in the race for Europe or avoiding the drop. TFE brings you a comprehensive preview of the last weekend of action.

All that and more on Talking Fussball Extra.

Talking Fussball Extra Episode 28 – Germany v Chile Review, Stuttgart + Matchday 24 Preview

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.