German Clubs

It’s A Day Of Hoppe: An American Is Europe’s Highest Scorer In 2021

Wednesday was unforgettable for America as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the new U.S. President and Vice President. It was a hopeful day for Americans who want the divisive Trump era to be a thing of the past. It was a Hoppeful day for Americans abroad, as a 19-year-old Californian added to his impressive goal haul in 2021. 

Eintracht Frankfurt Captain Says Farewell To The Bundesliga By Swapping Shirts With Referee

That final exit from the footballing stage is often an emotional one, even for the most stone-faced of athletes.

John Terry was heavily applauded when he came off in the 26th minute of his final match, in accordance with his jersey number, Francesco Totti gave a tearful goodbye in front of a packed Stadio Olimpico and Iker Casillas gave a somber press conference in room devoid of any teammates or club personnel.

Definitely Maybe: Forecasting Breakout Teams For 2021

Few things in sports are as difficult as predicting results of future games. According to Chris Anderson and David Sally, authors of The Numbers Game, soccer is 50 percent luck and 50 percent skill. Add in an overwhelming number of professional leagues and players and the low-scoring nature of matches, soccer is one of the most unpredictable sports. 

American Matthew Hoppe’s Heroics Denied By Luka Jović Remembering He’s Good At This Sport

A second dose of Matthew Hoppe heroics was thwarted by a Luka Jović brace in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 3-1 Bundesliga victory against Schalke on Sunday. The Frankfurt-Schalke highlights depict the emergence of the American teenager and the resurgence of a written off star.

Reus Sends PK Off Target As Bayern’s Chasers All Drop Points

DORTMUND, Germany — Borussia Dortmund had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 home draw against struggling Mainz 05 on Saturday that kept them in fourth place in the title race, four points off the top.

Dortmund, who missed a late penalty, did everything right in the first half with close to 70 percent possession and 11 shots on goal, but they wasted a slew of chances and Jude Bellingham also hit the woodwork.

Hell Has Frozen Over: Sheffield United, Schalke Win League Games In Same Week For First Time Since 2019

Temperatures hit record lows across Hell on Tuesday afternoon after Sheffield United defeated Newcastle 1-0 in Premier League play. It has been a long long time since the last Sheffield win.

These record lows follow Saturday’s unprecedented blizzard that dumped snow all over the fiery landscape when Schalke defeated Hoffenheim 4-0 in the Bundesliga. Reports state that American Matthew Hoppe has claimed responsibility for the blizzard.

Reyna, Haaland, BVB Prevent Adams, RB Leipzig From Going Top

LEIPZIG, Germany — Borussia Dortmund scored three times in the second half, twice with Erling Haaland and once with Jadon Sancho, to beat hosts RB Leipzig 3-1 on Saturday and close the gap to the top spots in the Bundesliga.

After a toothless first half Dortmund improved after the break, taking the lead when Halaand charged down the wing and Marco Reus flicked his cross on with his back heel for Sancho to fire in.

The One Club That Wants Schalke To End Winless Run More Than Schalke

BERLIN — It is said that any publicity is good publicity and there is one club in Germany that currently lives and breathes by this adage more than any other.

Amateurs Tasmania Berlin have held on to the record for the longest winless streak in the Bundesliga for more than half a century and the Berlin club are desperate to protect it with Schalke 04 only a game away from matching their 31-game run.

While other teams would have buried that statistic deep in the annals, Tasmania's disastrously brief spell in the top division in 1965-66 has been a source of pride for them.