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« on: August 9, 2015, 11:32:01 PM »
The DFB Pokal first round has begun before the season

HSV knocked out of the DFB-Pokal by Regionalliga Nordost side Carl-Zeiss Jena in the first round....


...and in more disturbing news


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Hertha Berlin team bus shot at in Germany

Hertha Berlin's team bus has been shot at on the eve of a German Cup match.

The Bundesliga club say  the bus was fired at by a motorcyclist in Bielefeld in north-west Germany but added that no-one was injured.

Hertha are staying near Bielefeld before their first-round tie with German second division side Arminia Bielefeld on Monday night.

Only the driver was on board at the time of the shooting and police are now investigating.

The vehicle was travelling from the team hotel to pick the players up from Bielefeld Central Station.

Hertha say the motorcyclist had overtaken the bus and threatened the driver "with his fist", before turning and pointing a gun at the bus and the driver.

Pictures from the club show the windscreen of the bus with a bullet hole.

Hertha chief executive Michael Preetz said: "We are deeply shocked and hope that the perpetrators will be caught. Luckily our bus driver got off with a fright."

Arminia Bielefeld tweeted:  "We are shocked by the attack on the team bus from HerthaBSC."
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/33843510
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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2015, 01:05:22 PM »
Glad nobody was hurt and hope police find the shooter

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2015, 04:07:36 AM »
The DFB Pokal first round has begun before the season

HSV knocked out of the DFB-Pokal by Regionalliga Nordost side Carl-Zeiss Jena in the first round....


...and in more disturbing news

That's horrible.

If this happened in England you'd have a Thatcherite response to it from Cameron and everyone would say football is the devil.

If this happened in America they'd call it international terrorism and find the guy and shoot him dead on sight and say they thought he had a gun in his hand.

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2015, 11:26:05 AM »
Bundesliga returns this evening with Bayern against HSV. The latter was knocked out of the Pokal by Carl-Zeiss Jena last week and have been thrashed in this fixture in recent years

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2015, 06:09:38 PM »
Time are Munich on?

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2015, 06:18:03 PM »
Time are Munich on?

7.30pm. Hard to see this ending up in anything other than a rugby score. Dortmund v Gladbach tomorrow should be closer.

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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2015, 06:19:07 PM »
Bundesliga returns this evening with Bayern against HSV. The latter was knocked out of the Pokal by Carl-Zeiss Jena last week and have been thrashed in this fixture in recent years

Conceded 31 in their last 5 visits! Last 3 have been 9-2, 3-1 and 8-0, don't fancy a Hamburg win in this one.

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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2015, 08:04:29 PM »
What a pass on the free kick by Alonso. Bayern lead.
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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2015, 09:30:21 PM »
That Douglas Costa had a brilliant game. Business as usual for Bayern with that massive win.

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« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2015, 12:07:48 AM »
Quite the debut from Douglas Costa.
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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2015, 08:52:57 AM »
I watched the freaking Ligue 1 game instead of Bayern's cause I knew what was coming. Worst league purely in terms of who's coming first.

The state of Hamburg the last years. Oh man.
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« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2015, 11:35:14 AM »
What is going on at Hamburg? Absolutely awful, showed no ambition. Their annual Allianz capitulation. I know it's going back, but they were a proper team when I was a lad: Kaltz, Hrubesch, Magath et al...

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« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2015, 11:41:19 AM »
What is going on at Hamburg? Absolutely awful, showed no ambition. Their annual Allianz capitulation. I know it's going back, but they were a proper team when I was a lad: Kaltz, Hrubesch, Magath et al...

I seem to remember hearing last year that they're upto their eyeballs in debt. Some expensive and awful signings haven't helped, Van Der Vaart springs to mind.

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2015, 02:43:59 PM »
No goals so far besides for Hoffenheim, beating Bayer 1-0.

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2015, 05:38:15 PM »
some finish that from aubameyang.. disallowed

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Re: Bundesliga 2015/16
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2015, 05:45:21 PM »
Nice goal. Dortmund look good.

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« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2015, 05:51:57 PM »
Dortmund are bossing this.

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« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2015, 05:52:17 PM »
Another good goal. Quality finish.

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« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2015, 05:52:58 PM »
2-0 now. Glorious start to Tuchel's reign at Dortmund.

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« Reply #19 on: August 15, 2015, 06:03:11 PM »
Dortmund flying 3-0

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« Reply #20 on: August 15, 2015, 06:03:43 PM »
There's people on here who don't rate Aubameyang. Strange individuals.
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« Reply #21 on: August 15, 2015, 06:04:12 PM »
There's people on here who don't rate Aubameyang. Strange individuals.
He is fast i'll give him that

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« Reply #22 on: August 15, 2015, 06:04:29 PM »
Just tuned into this at 3-0, are they playing as well as the scoreline suggests? (Probably a stupid question haha)

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« Reply #23 on: August 15, 2015, 06:04:41 PM »
Wow. The speed at which Dortmund are playing is phenomenal. A summer off for most of their players has done them a world of good.

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« Reply #24 on: August 15, 2015, 06:05:09 PM »
He is fast i'll give him that

He's much more than that.
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« Reply #25 on: August 15, 2015, 06:05:38 PM »
Just tuned into this at 3-0, are they playing as well as the scoreline suggests? (Probably a stupid question haha)
yes mate could easily be 5-0 here, one goal wrongly disallowed and Reus missed one great chance

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« Reply #26 on: August 15, 2015, 06:08:33 PM »
He's much more than that.
he is i agree, but so is Mkhitaryan far better than people give credit for too. both playing well so far

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« Reply #27 on: August 15, 2015, 06:25:33 PM »
Sell the squad, buy Reus.  ;D . He's fucking magnificent.
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« Reply #28 on: August 15, 2015, 06:26:49 PM »
He is fast i'll give him that

Played 3/4th of last season as a striker, got 25 goals. Pacy as fuck, great workrate and great goal return. Can never have enough of those.
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« Reply #29 on: August 15, 2015, 06:32:50 PM »
Played 3/4th of last season as a striker, got 25 goals. Pacy as fuck, great workrate and great goal return. Can never have enough of those.
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« Reply #30 on: August 15, 2015, 06:37:04 PM »
there's the man again, sensational Mkhitaryan 4-0

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« Reply #31 on: August 15, 2015, 07:15:51 PM »
Mkhitaryan has been sensational under Tuchel. Season's barely started and he's got 6 goals in all competitions!
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« Reply #32 on: August 15, 2015, 07:20:53 PM »
Dortmund showing mid-season form in game one. Hard to believe they can be sharper than this. Impressive.

I don't think Mochengladbach played that badly. Just wasn't their day.   

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« Reply #33 on: August 16, 2015, 10:16:38 PM »
Found this on the FSF website... it's from the cup :lmao
and they say Germans are good at penalties...

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« Reply #34 on: August 17, 2015, 01:53:13 AM »
Bayern adding Vidal and Costa just pushes Hojbjerg further down the pecking order. Won't be surprised if he's moving within 12 months. Emre Mk II.
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« Reply #35 on: August 17, 2015, 08:49:27 AM »
Dortmund's performance was superb. One game and all but it was like a training match where they use half the pitch. Amazing really, Gladbach barely went past the mid of the pitch in the 1st half. Hummels with some key passes from the back, players excellently placed between Gladbach's lines. Good stuff.
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« Reply #36 on: August 17, 2015, 04:07:31 PM »
I liked what I saw from BVB and S04, no so much from Wolfsburg.

Will be interesting to see if any of them can keep up with Bayern or not.
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« Reply #37 on: August 18, 2015, 08:16:52 AM »
There's people on here who don't rate Aubameyang. Strange individuals.
He's definitely kicked on over the summer. His stats may have been impressive last season but his overall play wasn't always so great. Dortmund fans were commenting in pre-season on how much his touch, decision making and positioning had improved, and he's carried that on into the league. It's great to see. Mkhitaryan also looks transformed under Tuchel.

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« Reply #38 on: August 18, 2015, 09:40:56 AM »
I seem to remember hearing last year that they're upto their eyeballs in debt. Some expensive and awful signings haven't helped, Van Der Vaart springs to mind.

They denied that there is huge debt and I think their problem is that they've had the wrong people making the decisions in recent years and they're signing the wrong players. I'm not that clued up on what's going on in detail, but I just have the feeling that every now and again they're changing the people in the boardroom or even their manager, but they always replace them with guys who are just as bad or even worse. At the moment, Hamburger Morgenpost and other news-outlets are going with a story about Emir Spahic (a player they've just signed in the summer after Leverkusen cancelled his contract because he was fighting with stewards) behaving like a complete twat in the dressing room. The initial story is that he told Lewis Holtby to shut up or he'll punch him in the face after Holtby fired them up during half-time against Bayern. There are also stories that he was involved in a dispute during pre-season and that he told Holtby and two other players "Get out of my way, you pussys". For a club that's successful none of those stories would be a big deal in my view. For Hamburg it's a disaster as they've just gotten rid of Behrami who apparantly was seen as a disrupting influence in the dressing room. At least, according to one guy from Hamburg I know.

Add to that, that only a week or so ago, there was a story that their sporting director had a backpack full of internal documents that went missing. Apparantly it was stolen and some lady found it lying around in a park. The stuff that was in there included documents with player-contract-details.

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« Reply #39 on: August 18, 2015, 10:23:37 AM »
They denied that there is huge debt and I think their problem is that they've had the wrong people making the decisions in recent years and they're signing the wrong players. I'm not that clued up on what's going on in detail, but I just have the feeling that every now and again they're changing the people in the boardroom or even their manager, but they always replace them with guys who are just as bad or even worse. At the moment, Hamburger Morgenpost and other news-outlets are going with a story about Emir Spahic (a player they've just signed in the summer after Leverkusen cancelled his contract because he was fighting with stewards) behaving like a complete twat in the dressing room. The initial story is that he told Lewis Holtby to shut up or he'll punch him in the face after Holtby fired them up during half-time against Bayern. There are also stories that he was involved in a dispute during pre-season and that he told Holtby and two other players "Get out of my way, you pussys". For a club that's successful none of those stories would be a big deal in my view. For Hamburg it's a disaster as they've just gotten rid of Behrami who apparantly was seen as a disrupting influence in the dressing room. At least, according to one guy from Hamburg I know.

Add to that, that only a week or so ago, there was a story that their sporting director had a backpack full of internal documents that went missing. Apparantly it was stolen and some lady found it lying around in a park. The stuff that was in there included documents with player-contract-details.

http://www.goal.com/de/news/827/bundesliga/2014/01/09/4532336/schuldenberg-beim-hamburger-sv-eine-gro%C3%9Fe-gefahr That's where my thoughts about the debt came from.

I remember reading about Emir Spahic, to say he's a headcase would be an understatement, apparently he started fighting with stewards because his friends weren't allowed in the dressing room after a cup defeat to Bayern. So it wouldn't surprise me if he has said those things in the dressing room. They've changed their head coach 12 times since 2010 and that's obviously way too many to build anything lasting.