Germany

Features news coverage of Germany and its players, including match reports and general football news.

A compelling argument for video referees

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I'm probably the biggest proponent of the video ref alive. We all know how things are. Refs are only human. Expecting them to get all...

Ballack apologises to Loew

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I criticised Ballack for his unprofessional conduct earlier this week so it's only fair to praise the man for being a man and apologising...

Michael Ballack is out of order

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Let's set one thing straight - I'm not a Germany fan, but I'm a Michael Ballack fan. He's as professional as they come, he's...

German football resists foreign riches, for now

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The German Soccer League (DFL) confirmed last Thursday that the regulation preventing foreigners to possess majority shares in German clubs will remain in effect....

International five-a-side, here we come

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Considering that to Joe Public it is the be all and end all of the beautiful game, international football does not have an easy...

The Bundesliga road steamer – more haste, less speed

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In the last few years, the Bundesliga has raised its profile in a very professional manner. Both the economy and its partners have come...

Football vs. nationalism – England vs. Germany

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Get all the updates on the latest England-Germany match here. Football has developed quickly in many countries because it used to be part of the...

Does Michael Ballack deserve criticism for not winning major titles?

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Former Major League Baseball pitcher Anthony Young once lost a record 27 straight decisions before finally recording a win. The Buffalo Bills went...

Euro 2008 Manager Ratings

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We've looked at the players, now it's time to look at the managers involved at Euro 2008 and find out how they got on: Because...

Simple Spanish Style Enough To Conquer Europe

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For all the laudatory praise that will inevitably follow Spain's 1-0 victory over Germany in the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna, the culmination of...

Germany 0-1 Spain – Champions At Last!

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Germany 0-1 Spain (Torres 33') Euro 2008 Final Date - Sunday 29 June 2008 Venue - Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna Kickoff - 20:45 CET, 19:45 UK, 14:45 EST They...

Germany 3-2 Turkey – Impressive Turks bow out in style

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Germany 3-2 Turkey (Germany: Schweinsteiger 26′, Klose 78′, Lahm 90′, Turkey: Ugur Boral 22', Semih Senturk 86') St. Jakob-Park, Basel Wednesday 25 June 2008 Euro 2008 Semi...