Stefan Buczko
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Editor-in-chief and Host of the Yellowwallpod. Freelance football writer, currently writing for ESPN FC.

You hate to see it: Bayern stumble in Bundesliga curtain-raiser

The first game of the 2019-20 season is in the books and Bayern Munich have already dropped points in a 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin.

#BVBFCA Preview: The time is now!

On Saturday, Borussia Dortmund will open their 2019-20 campaign against FC Augsburg in front of a packed Westfalenstadion.

Presser before #BVBFCA | Favre: “Except for Guerreiro and Morey, everyone is fit”

Borussia Dortmund start their hunt for the Bundesliga championship at the Westfalenstadion against FC Augsburg on Saturday. Here is the summary of Thursday’s pre-match press conference.

Episode 286: Pronunciations, Geography & other stupid stuff

The Bundesliga is back, baby! And so is Luca Gierl, who joins the show to talk about the most recent transfers, BVB’s DFB Pokal win vs. KFC Uerdingen, the Augsburg game and who will win the Championship.

Official: Sergio Gomez joins SD Huesca on loan

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sergio Gomez joins Spanish Segunda Divison side SD Huesca on loan.

Mats Hummels: “Titles in Dortmund are worth more than elsewhere”

Summer signing Mats Hummels talked about his national and international ambitions with Dortmund and refuted Niko Kovac’s assertion that he fled Bayern’s competition in Monday’s Kicker interview.

Julian Brandt: “My injury was shitty timing”

Borussia Dortmund signing Julian Brandt picked up an adductor injury during the Bad Ragaz training camp that sidelined him for the Supercup and DFB Pokal. He spoke about his fitness after the test against Preußen Münster.

Zorc praises Balerdi’s development after Toprak exit

Borussia Dortmund centre-back Ömer Toprak joined Werder Bremen on loan on Sunday. That puts a spotlight on the young Leonardo Balerdi to step up.

Official: Ömer Toprak joins Werder Bremen on loan with an obligation to buy

Borussia Dortmund announced on Sunday that centre-back Ömer Toprak joins Werder Bremen on loan. The deal includes an obligation to buy which will be triggered by a certain number of games.

Ömer Toprak’s Dortmund exit looms closer

Borussia Dortmund defeated 3. Liga team Preußen Münster 4-0 on Saturday. Only players played that did not — or just shortly — featured in Friday’s cup win. One player was not in the squad: Ömer Toprak.

Borussia Dortmund’s second string underwhelms in test against Preußen Münster

Lucien Favre fielded a second-string team in a test against 3. Liga side Preußen Münster on Saturday. While the Black and Yellows won 4-0, there were only a few positives overall.

Marco Reus: “I called Kevin last night but he was already in bed”

Marco Reus and Kevin Großkreutz share a long footballing history. The former RW Ahlen and Dortmund teammates joked after Friday’s cup match against KFC Uerdingen.

#KFCBVB Post-match Reactions | Favre: “Luckily, we scored right after the break”

Borussia Dortmund comfortably advanced to the second round of the DFB-Pokal against 3. Liga outfit KFC Uerdingen on Friday with a 2-0 win. Here is a summary of the post-match reactions.

Borussia Dortmund advance to the second DFB Pokal round against KFC Uerdingen

The heavy favourite did not slip up on Friday night, beating 3. Liga side KFC Uerdignen 2-0. There was little of the typical first-round charm of the DFB Pokal in Fortuna Düsseldorf’s 54,000-seater stadium Merkur Spiel Arena, which had the…

Raphael Guerreiro sidelined for two weeks

The name of BVB midfielder Raphael Guerreiro did not appear on the line-up sheet of Friday’s DFB Pokal cup tie against KFC Uerdingen.

Official: Maximilian Philipp joins Dynamo Moscow

Borussia Dortmund announced on Friday that attacker Maximilian Philipp joins Russian outfit Dynamo Moscow on a four-year deal, ending a transfer mini-saga.

Official: Shinji Kagawa joins Real Zaragoza

Borussia Dortmund announced on Friday that midfielder Shinji Kagawa joined Spanish Segunda Division side Real Zaragoza.

Großkreutz wants to kick BVB out of the cup: “They’ll be champions, that’s good enough”

Borussia Dortmund will play in the DFB Pokal against 3. Liga side KFC Uerdingen on Friday (2.45 pm ET/ESPN3). They will face old BVB faithful Kevin Großkreutz, who is been greatly anticipating the tie.

Marco Reus about Kevin Großkreutz, Mario Götze, Jürgen Klopp and the 2013 UCL Final

Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus gave a lengthy interview about his days at Dortmund’s youth team, Ahlen and Gladbach. He talked about Mario Götze’s move to Bayern Munich, the semi-final against Real Madrid and his role as team captain.

Watzke: This is Dortmund “very happy” with Favre

Borussia Dortmund arguably overperformed in Lucien Favre’s first season with a second-place finish only two points off the top. Hans-Joachim Watzke is full of praise of the coach.