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 Extra 2014/15 – Champions League Progression + Matchday 15 Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show has a slightly different feel this week. James Thorogood and Bernie Reeves provide the analysis of UEFA Champions League Matchday 6, a matchday that secured Schalke’s place in the draw for the Round of 16.

James and Bernie cast their eyes over the performances of Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke after their midweek matches, before turning their attention to Bundesliga matters. The pair take on the challenge of predicting for against Andreas, the latest member of Team Listener, who wants to beat Team Pod in the on going ‘pick the score’ battle.

Enjoy the show!

Talking Fussball 2014/15 – Matchday 12 Review & UCL Preview

This week on Talking Fussball – The Bundesliga Show, everything is upside down. The Extra crew have jumped into the early slot in the week to bring you a review of Bundesliga Matchday 12. On the show is host Matt Hermann, who is joined by BT Sport’s Archie Rhind-Tutt and TuneIn Radio Bundesliga Commentator Kevin Hatchard and the trio have their finger firmly on the pulse of the latest action from Germany’s top-flight.

The Bundesliga isn’t the only thing on the menu. The UEFA Champions League is almost upon us and all four of Germany’s participants are in action. Matt, Kevin and Archie give their opinions on what to expect from Schalke, Bayern, Leverkusen and Dortmund’s midweek missions.

Talking Fussball Extra – UEFA Champions League Matchday 4 & Bundesliga Matchday 11

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is tasked this week with sifting through the remains of UEFA Champions League Matchday 4 which brought success for three of Germany’s four teams. Host Matt Hermann and a panel of Niklas Wildhagen and Mark Lovell go through the highs and lows of the Matchday.

In addition, they one of the panel faces 0ff with a listener in our weekly preview and ‘pick the score’ competition that has been running all season long. Team Pod is in the lead, but will listener Jonathan Walsh be able to strike a bow for the other side against Mark?

Find out on Talking Fussball Extra.

Talking Fussball Extra – UCL Matchday 3 Preview & Bundesliga Matchday 9 Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is juggling the midweek fixtures and more importantly the success of German sides in the UEFA Champions League. Matt Hermann, Niklas Widlhagen and Terry Duffelen look back at the wins for Schalke, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen.

To talk about Bayern’s match with Roma, Italian football expert James Horncastle joins the pod to discuss the rout in Rome.

All that, plus a preview of the up-coming matchday in the Bundesliga.

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 Extra – The Champions League Begins & Matchday 4 Preview

Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show is packed to the rafters with German football goodness. Host Archie Rhind-Tutt has been out and about at Stamford Bridge to catch-up with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Julian Draxler after Schalke’s UEFA Champions League draw with Chelsea. Sky Deutschland reporter Dirk Schlarmann also drops in on the pod to give his views on the Royals Blues. The midweek action from Bayern, Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund also goes under the microscope from the panel of Niklas Wildhagen and Bernie Reeves.

Plus, the TFE crew get stuck into predicting Bundesliga Matchday 4. This week Bernie takes on listener Ryan O’Grady in our pick the score competition.

If that wasn’t enough, the pod has gone Wrestling crazy after the announcement that Tim Wiese has been offered a contract to join the WWE.

Let’s get ready to rumble!

 

Talking Fussball Extra – Kasper Hjulmand in Focus, Leverkusen Progress & Matchday 2 Preview

On Talking Fussball Extra – The Bundesliga Show this week, host Matt Hermann is joined by the Bundesliga Fanatic’s Niklas Wildhagn, to bring you up-to-date with the goings on in the ‘League of the World Champions’. In a jam packed show, Bayer Leverkusen go under the microscope after their success in the UEFA Champions League play-offs against FC Copenhagen. Eric from the Neverkusen Podcast joins Nik to discuss the the match and how the team are shaping up at the start of the new season.

TFE also gets the low-down on the new coach of Mainz -Kasper Hjulmand. Matt calls up Danish sports journalist Martin Davidsen for his thoughts on the new man in the hot-seat at the Coface Arena. What can we expect? And will he be a success? We have the answers.

If that wasn’t enough, Matt represents Team Talking Fussball against you – the listeners – in our score prediction competition. Taking him on is Joe Havens on behalf on Team Listeners.

Enjoy the show!