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”
Hamburger have signed Toni Leistner from Queen’s Park Rangers, whilst Hannover 96 sign experienced Swedish left-back Niklas Hult.
Tuesday was a busy day in the 2. Bundesliga with six teams bringing in new players as the countdown to the new season continues.
Rapp will spend a further season on loan with Darmstadt from Union Berlin; Führich joins from Borussia Dortmund.
Upon their return to training, SC Paderborn 07 have confirmed that former captain Uwe Hünemeier has signed on for another season at the club.
SC Paderborn 07 have announced they have signed left-back Chima Okoroji on loan from SC Freiburg.
SC Paderborn 07 have announced the signing of midfielder Maximilian Thalhammer from Ingolstadt, beating SSV Jahn Regensburg for his signature.
Hamburger SV have confirmed the signing of Albanian midfielder Klaus Gjasula from relegated SC Paderborn 07.
Several clubs have started sending off their out of contract players with contracts expiring on Tuesday.