A late push for promotion might be doomed to failure but this season was always going to be a transitional one.
Erik Shuranov looked set for the headlines until Abiama struck in the Frankenderby.
The standard of refereeing in the 2. Bundesliga has unfortunately come into the spotlight yet again, with events in Kiel and Hamburg over the weekend highlighting the issue. Of course, when referees even in the Bundesliga or Premier League barely know their arse from their elbow, what hope do those in the second tier have?Continue reading “Matchday 21 Review: Referees in the spotlight, manages under pressure, Vasiliadis and Männel impress”
1. FC Nürnberg’s return to the 2. Bundesliga last year after a season in the Bundesliga couldn’t have gone much worse, with a succession of coaches failing to halt the side, and just Fabian Schleusener and a matter of seconds separating them from a second-successive descent. This year, it was meant to be different. InContinue reading “Matchdays 18 & 19 Review: Pressure piles on Nürnberg, Karlsruhe flying, Kleindienst return”
Heidenheim began the new 2. Bundesliga season in positive fashion against Eintracht Braunschweig – dispelling the ‘Relegation’ curse, at least for now.
Würzburger Kickers have made five signings in four days as they continue to strengthen their side ahead of their 2. Bundesliga return.
1. FC Heidenheim have further strengthened their midfield with the signing of Jan Schöppner from SC Verl, whilst they have also confirmed the return of David Otto.
VfL Osnabrück began training on Monday and confirmed two new faces were involved, with Maurice Multhaup and Luc Ihorst signing for the club.
The 22-year-old has spent the last 18 months on loan with Dynamo Dresden, but has now signed a three-year contract at the Voith-Arena.
It was a day of departures in the 2. Bundesliga on Thursday, with the most high-profile seeing Tim Kleindienst leaving 1. FC Heidenheim to join KAA Gent for an unspecified fee.