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”
A look back on the weekend’s 2. Bundesliga action, as Braunschweig rue the missing 12th man in their derby defeat
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”
It’s been five months, but I’ve written a thing – 2. Bundesliga matchday 17 review, focusing on Fürth’s recent defensive wobbles
Four days after the defeat to Dresden, Simon Terodde sends a clear signal of his intentions back in the 2. Bundesliga.
Hamburger have signed Toni Leistner from Queen’s Park Rangers, whilst Hannover 96 sign experienced Swedish left-back Niklas Hult.
The 32-year-old has signed a one-year contract with the Red Shorts, who are looking to get back into the Bundesliga at the third attempt.
Hamburger SV have confirmed the signing of Albanian midfielder Klaus Gjasula from relegated SC Paderborn 07.
Hamburger SV have handed a new long-term deal to Jonas David, which will run to 2024.
Hamburger SV have unveiled Daniel Thioune as the successor to Dieter Hecking.