Ilkay Gündogan to Manchester United all but done

lkay Gündogan will leave Borussia Dortmund next summer, as he did not extend his contract running until 2016. Der Westen and Ruhrnachrichten are reporting it, which means there is something on to it. BVB made it clear, that they will…

Episode 97: Looking ahead to Dortmund vs. Bayern

The headline says it all, it’s Borussia Dortmund against FC Bayern. 10th vs. 1st – entirely meaningless or still Germany’s most prestigious match? Join Stefan Buczko and Jonathan Harding from TalkingFussball and BVB World, who preview the match and look…

Will Dortmund bring shelter to want-away Schürrle?


After Lewis Holtby and Adam Szalia it seems like the third of the ‘Bruchweg Boys’ is falling from grace. Andre Schürrle has fallen out of favour at Chelsea and is fed up with warming the blue’s bench.

Is the world cup winner an option for an eventual Reus replacement?

Felix Passlack – the youngest in the La Manga camp

Who is Felix Passlack, the 16 year old, who is training with Borussia Dortmund’s pros in LaManga?

Some of you might have already heard of him when he won the German u 17 Championship with Borussia Dortmund last year in Leipzig, defeating RB Leipzig 2:1. He is also a part of the u 17 German national team, having made his debut with the eagle on his crest at under 16 level.

Borussia Dortmund win their Champions League group


It wasn’t the most spectacular match of all time to behold, but it had it’s moments. The equalizer in the end unnecessary, but irrelevant looking at the bigger picture, as Dortmund will avoid all other group winners.

Whether first place will mean an easy draw for Dortmund remains to be seen, but this match against Anderlecht had plenty of other stories to tell

BVB – Anderlecht: one game away from winning Group D


It’s good to know, that whatever will happen on Tuesday night against RSC Anderlecht, we will all have the pleasure of seeing Borussia Dortmund at least two more times in that fancy Champions League kit. A loss will most likely mean second place – let’s just assume Arsenal will win their game in Istanbul – a draw might not be enough, if the London club wins by more than six goals, while a win will win the group for BVB. No-brainer.

Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Borussia Dortmund: Here comes the anxiety

Rock bottom. It is starting to get scary now. For the first time in a very, very, very long time Borussia Dortmund fans turn against their team, while the Champions League places seem far out of reach by now. The thought what might happen if Borussia Dortmund actually fails to qualify is a freightening one. Which players will be willing to stay? Definitely not Ilkay Gündogan or Marco Reus. Will everything fall apart then? Dark and depressing thoughts arise after yet another painful loss.




Episode 84: Most depressed episode (yet)





Matthew Gerrard and Stefan Buczko discuss SC Paderborn, FC Arsenal and preview Eintracht Frankfurt in what is one of the most depressing episodes so far.

Champions League: FC Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund






Do we really have to talk about this? Can’t we just swoop this game under the carpet and say “Oh, Dortmund hadn’t had to play well anyway.”?
Now this was obviously one of the worst Champions League performances we’ve ever seen under Jürgen Klopp. The is 2-0 loss just as deserved as the 2-0 win in the previous encounter.

Episode 83: What comes next after Gladbach?

Following the international break, the guys discuss BVB’s all but lucky win against Borussia Mönchengladbach and look ahead to Paderborn and the Champions League.