WHAT chance has any club got when you have Bayern Munich on your doorstep? TSV 1860 Munich, the Bavarian capital’s oldest club, has an unenviable task in trying to get air time when the behemoth that is FC Bayern pervades … Continue reading Why Munich is Germany’s football capital
THE UEFA Champions League resumes very shortly and the last 16 this season is a very predictable mix of teams from the big five leagues – four from England and Spain apiece, three from Germany and Italy and two from … Continue reading Champions-only could change the face of Europe
FOR the first time in 28 years, a new name has been engraved upon Poland’s football championship trophy. Piast Gliwice, a team from Upper Silesia, have won their first ever title, outshining reigning champions Legia Warsaw, who had won the … Continue reading Poland crowns a new champion
THERE seems to be a World Cup or European Championship for virtually everything these days. The CONIFA World Football Cup drew to a close recently and captured the imagination of a certain type of football fan. It brought international football … Continue reading Commentary Box: Time for non-league to go European?
AFTER an engaging FA Cup final, Game of the People reviews the 2016-17 season and bemoans the lack of the unexpected across European football. Chelsea fans should not begrudge Arsenal their FA Cup. On the balance of play, they deserved … Continue reading 2016-17: More fantasy needed, please
THERE’S a nice reminder that Bern once played host to the World Cup final. In 1954, “Das wunder von Bern” took place – West Germany beating the people’s favourites, Hungary – Ferenc Puskas and all. They’ve reconditioned the clock that … Continue reading In Bern…YB anywhere else?