Tag Archives: Germany

Germany v Ghana: Kevin-Prince Boateng out to settle a score – again

… In 2010 it was a foul on Chelsea’s Michael Ballack in the FA Cup final that made Boateng, then playing for Portsmouth, public enemy No1 in Germany. The national captain was consequently ruled out of South Africa 2010 with ankle-ligament damage and never played for Germany again. In 2014 it is not Boateng’s actions but his […]

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The best of the week (9-15 September)

Every Sunday I will publish the best articles that our team has complied or read from across from the last week. It will include blog articles; interviews, tactical information, fantasy football and others. Some of the articles will have been published on our very own website. Others will be linked to the main article. The […]

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Ballack: a nearly man or an undisputed midfield genius?

The former Chelsea and Germany midfielder says farewell to football in Leipzig on Wednesday – but what will his legacy be? On Wednesday night, in Leipzig, a former international will say goodbye to football. He won four Bundesliga titles and three German Cups. He won the Premier League title with Chelsea and three FA Cups. He represented Germany 98 […]

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The Germans are coming!

Guest Post by Cathal  – 17 year old Irishman, best known as ‘The FM Guru’ on Youtube, and Twitter @TheFMGuru — German teams in Europe this season can feel very optimistic indeed. The prospect of an all-German final in the Champions League has left many wondering whether or not this is the beginning of a golden […]

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Lessons from Germany

The resurgence of German soccer began, like the country’s economic comeback, after a long slide toward stagnation amid dire prophecies of impending irrelevance. The sick man of Europe, as Germany was known a decade ago, could as easily have been called the sick man of soccer. After a disastrous European Championships in 2000 when the […]

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The 100 Best Footballers in the World

The Guardian’s 11-strong international panel of experts set about ranking the best footballers in the world, and end up with their top 100. #99 Diego Forlan Age: 33   Nationality: Uruguayan Team: Internacional The striker became the most capped Uruguayan of all time at the 2011 Copa América and is also the country’s record scorer. That seemed implausible when […]

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International Match-day roundup: Goals Galore and a Few Shocks

As the major leagues of the world come to a screeching halt for a “much-loved” international break, TKTG takes a look at some of the results as well as the hot topics from a weekend of WC 2014 qualifiers and international friendlies. The Friendlies With most major teams involved in battles to qualify for WC […]

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