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Christina writes the "Off the Pitch" column for the Yellow Wall, which - you guessed it - surrounds all the stuff that goes on off the pitch at Borussia Dortmund.

Hot Shots of Darmstadt – Borussia Dortmund

Best shots of Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 away loss to Darmstadt.

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Hot Shots of Borussia Dortmund – Hertha Berlin

Best shots of Borussia Dortmund’s 4-3 (1-1) home win over Hertha Berlin in the DFB Cup round of 16.

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Hot Shots of Borussia Dortmund – RB Leipzig

Best shots of Borussia Dortmund’s 1-0 home win over RB Leipzig on Matchday 19.  

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Feel good stories from Borussia Dortmund’s leisure game against Legia

Borussia Dortmund’s 8-4 win over Legia Warsaw was a fun game, wasn’t it? The Black and Yellows were already qualified for the round if 16 going into the game and it showed on the field as the defensive mindset went right out of the window. There were so many endearing stories coming out of the match, so here is a summary.

Marcel Schmelzer out for two weeks with torn muscle fibre

Borussia Dortmund confirmed on Saturday that Marcel Schmelzer will be out for two weeks due to a torn muscle fibre.

Why Marcel Schmelzer is the perfect captain for Borussia Dortmund

Marcel Schmelzer is Borussia Dortmund’s new captain. Thomas Tuchel was quoted saying that this “decision was a logical one.” Here is why:

Neven Subotic to stay at Borussia Dortmund due to health problems

Borussia Dortmund confirmed on Wednesday that Neven Subotić will be out for the rest of 2016 due to health problems. A transfer away from BVB will not materialise this summer.

Borussia Dortmund Stars On Holiday

GREETINGS FROM: Ibiza? Florida? California? Where are BVB players if they aren’t playing for their National Team?
Here is a round-up of social media posts from a few of your faves.

Who is on National Team Duty?

Wondering if your favorite BVB player is on holiday or got called up to their National Team? Here’s a round-up of players on National Team duty:

Christian Pulisic Makes History Again!

On Saturday night the United States played Bolivia in a friendly prior to the Copa América. Christian Pulisic took to the pitch for the USMNT in the 63rd minute. It only took him 6 minutes to make history again, when he scored his first international goal in the 69th minute!

Mats Hummels is not “going home”

I wasn’t able to be on the Hummels “goes home” podcast because I had to work but I wanted my feelings to be heard. I fall on the “emotional/passionate” side of the fence when it comes to sports. I haven’t heard the podcast yet but I have a feeling there wasn’t much emotion regarding Hummels transfer request.

Match report: Dortmund cruise past Stuttgart

On Saturday afternoon the coverage surrounding Mats Hummels’ future was shortly interrupted for 90 minutes of football. Borussia Dortmund played away to VfB Stuttgart in their quest to extend the small lead of only 26 points to FC Schalke in the league table.

South end of the Pitch: Beer showers in The Yellow Wall

On MatchDay 23, I had the distinct pleasure of being a part of “The Yellow Wall” for BVB’s 3-1 win over Hoffenheim.  Being able to watch the match from the heart of The Yellow Wall is an experience that I…

Off the Pitch: Piszczek scored extraordinary fitness results

Lukasz Piszczek had to retake a fitness test in 2006 as the doctor believed the devices were malfunctioning – but Piszczek’s marks were really that good!

Aubameyang: From Brilliant Goals To Bold Fashion Sense

Besides his 30 goals in 31 matches, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is commonly known for his creative goal celebrations, elaborate handshakes, fancy cars, fast sprints and interesting fashion choices.
He might have been missing from the pitch yesterday, but he still made headlines because of his outfit.

Off the Pitch: A boy and his Dogs

In case you didn’t know, everyone’s favorite Left Back Marcel Schmelzer is a big dog lover.

Match report: Hapless Dortmund lose to PAOK

Borussia Dortmund finish the group stage of the Europa League on second place, as Karsnodar beat Qabala 3-0. Dortmund’s somewhat embarrassing 1-0 home loss to PAOK didn’t make much of a difference in the end, but perfectly summed up BVB’s lack of enthusiasm for the Europa League thus far.