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

And the Yellowwallpod Player of the Month is …

The votes are in, we have our inaugural winner of the Yellowwallpod Player of the Month award. This was a landslide. When Henrikh Mkhitaryan laced up his boots for Borussia’s first competitive match under new head coach Thomas Tuchel, a…

Continued confusion over Großkreutz move

On Tuesday evening Turkish giants Galatsaray announced Großkreutz as a new player – with a catch. The announcement, as is customary for the market-listed clubs in Turkey, contained all the details fans would love to know for every move on the…

Kevin Großkreutz in transfer limbo over Galatasaray move – FIFA to decide

The 27-year-old travelled to Istanbul yesterday to seal his move away from Borussia but no confirmation of the deal has been given by either one of the clubs involved. Borussia has released an official statement on the matter on their…

Official: Jakub Blaszczykowski leaves Borussia after eight years

29-year-old Poland international Jakub Blaszczykowski leaves BVB for Italian side AC Fiorentina. “Jakub Blaszczykowski will be loaned out for the rest of the 2015/16 season” reads the official statement of Borussia Dortmund. According to Ruhrnachrichten Forientina have the option to make it a permanent…

Official: Oliver Kirch leaves for Paderborn

Borussia’s summer sale continues, as fan favourite Oliver Kirch’s departure to 2nd Bundesliga’s SC Paderborn was announced by the club. The midfielder penned a deal until 2017 with the Ostwestfalen. Terms of the agreement between the clubs have not been disclosed,…

Getting to know Park Joo-ho

When the club you’re supporting is largely regarded as a top address in European football, you will be forgiven for not jumping up and down in joy after reading your club has just signed a 28-year-old from a middling side…

Official: BVB signs Park Joo-ho from Mainz

What had been talked about since Tuesday has now finally been confirmed by both involved clubs: 28 year old South Korea international joins die Schwarzgelben on a contract until 2018. As is custom in the Bundesliga, terms of the agreement have…

Official: Borussia Dortmund sell Kevin Kampl & Jeremy Dudziak

The rumours about Kevin Kampl joining his former coach/mentor Roger Schmidt in Leverkusen were confirmed earlier today, when both clubs involved announced the agreement. According to multiple reports, BVB will get 11 million € for Kampl, who had only joined…

Borussia beats Odds, cruises to Europa League group stage

Borussia Dortmund put seven past overwhelmed visitors in what can well be described as the highest attended exhibition game in the club’s recent memory.   In a surprising move, BVB head coach Thomas Tuchel opted to change only three players…

To rotate or not to rotate (that shouldn’t be a question)

Thomas Tuchel is a man of many talents. Among other things, reports tell us he’s fluent in French. His English was more of a mystery until very recently – the pre-game press conference the day before the away tie of…