Lars Pollmann
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Lars is a freelance football writer focusing on Borussia Dortmund and the Bundesliga.

A Year on, the Bus Bombing’s Lasting Impact on BVB

A year ago today, on April 11 2017, Sergej W. detonated three explosive charges surrounding the team bus of Borussia Dortmund on its way to the Signal-Iduna Park for the UEFA Champions League match against AS Monaco.

Batsman to the Rescue as BVB Leave it Late vs. Atalanta in UEL

Michy Batshuayi and Mario Götze continued to amaze in Dortmund’s come-from-behind win over Atalanta in the UEFA Europa League.

BVB Grind it Out in Bundesliga Win Over Hamburg

BVB celebrated their first home win of 2018 after grinding out a 2-0 over second-to-last Hamburg in the Bundesliga.

Official: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Leaves BVB for Arsenal

The Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer saga has come to an end with Borussia Dortmund selling the mercurial forward to Arsenal.

Official: Marc Bartra Leaves BVB for Real Betis

Marc Bartra is the next player to leave Dortmund in the winter transfer window, joining Real Betis on a permanent deal.

BVB Salvage Late Point in Abject Performance vs. Freiburg

Borussia Dortmund’s third Bundesliga draw on the spin came after an abject performance against their favourite opponents, Freiburg.

Official: Neven Subotic Joins AS Saint-Etienne

Borussia Dortmund confirmed on Thursday that long-serving defender Neven Subotic has left the club. The 29-year-old centre-back has joined French side AS Saint-Etienne. In an acknowledgement of the Serbian’s massive contributions to the club’s recent history, Dortmund have passed on…

BVB Held to a Draw at Hertha BSC Despite Best Half Under Stöger

Dortmund were held (literally) to a draw in the capital, but there were some notable positives to take away from the Bundesliga match.

Expert Interview: Why BVB Splashed the Cash for Manuel Akanji

Swiss football expert Oliver Zesiger gives us the lowdown on Dortmund’s newest signing, centre-back Manuel Akanji.

Official: BVB Sign Basel Defender Manuel Akanji

Borussia Dortmund have signed centre-back Manuel Akanji from Basel on a four-and-a-half-year contract.

Opinion: The Final Straw — Why BVB Have to Sell Aubameyang Now

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s third suspension in 14 months was the final straw as Dortmund should prepare to sell him, argues Lars Pollmann.

Under-the-Radar Bundesliga Transfer Targets for BVB

Taking a look at potential transfer targets in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund.

Revisiting BVB’s Summer Signings at Halfway Point of the Season

The halfway point of the season is a good point to take a look at the early returns of Dortmund’s seven summer signings.

BVB Ride Their Luck to Victory in Final Bundesliga Match of 2017

Borussia Dortmund are two-out-of-two under new head coach Peter Stöger following their come-from-behind win over 1899 Hoffenheim on Matchday 17 of the Bundesliga.

BVB Victorious in Peter Stöger’s Debut vs Mainz

Borussia Dortmund won their first league game since September — and their first match under new management — against FSV Mainz 05 on Matchday 16.

Expert Interview: Getting to Know BVB Head Coach Peter Stöger

Get to know Dortmund’s new head coach Peter Stöger courtesy of Effzeh.com’s Thomas Reinscheid.

Official: Peter Bosz Sacked, Peter Stöger to Take Over at BVB

Borussia Dortmund confirmed in a press conference on Sunday that Dutch head coach Peter Bosz has been relieved of his duties as head coach. The 54-year-old was only in charge of the Black and Yellows for little over five months. …

BVB Continue to Stumble Through the Bundesliga in Bremen Home Loss

Dortmund’s Bundesliga defeat to Werder Bremen further puts Peter Bosz’s future at the club in doubt.

Opinion: Why Peter Bosz Has Got to Go

YWP writer Lars Pollmann argues why Peter Bosz must go — and why that might not happen too soon.

BVB Hit New Low in Embarrassing Revierderby Draw

Borussia Dortmund continue to find ways to embarrass themselves after squandering a four-goal lead in the Revierderby.