Episode 215: A Visit to the Rumour Mill | #FreeMicki

A short recap of Dortmund’s cup match away to Bayern and a first look at possible winter transfers are the topics of Episode 215. 

Rumor Roundup (07.07.2016) | Blaszczykowski to Liverpool

Before Borussia Dortmund’s preseason started, club boss Hans-Joachim Watzke confirmed that BVB’s summer will remain busy. The transfer window shuts on August 31st and until then there will be a lot of rumors floating around. Here is a rumor roundup of this week’s transfer gossip.

Watzke: “Borussia Dortmund will become active on the transfer market”

Borussia Dortmund has to deal with the losses of Ilkay Gündogan, Mats Hummels and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. BVB boss Hans-Joachim Watzke speaks about the overhaul, the aims for 2016/2017, and additional signings in an interview with dpa.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan officially joins Manchester United

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Manchester United. After “intense negotiations” the club agreed to a deal that allows the Armenian midfielder to move to Manchester.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan close to leaving Borussia Dortmund

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed personal terms with Manchester United after talks with his representative and will undergo a medical this week, while Dortmund and United are close to settle on a fee over the transfer of the 27-year-old midfielder.

Should Borussia Dortmund Keep Henrikh Mkhitaryan?

Henrikh Mkhitaryan won’t extend his contract at Borussia Dortmund. It seems as though the club will keep him around until then, letting him go on a free transfer. Is that really the better option than selling the Armenia international now?

Watzke: Henrikh Mkhitaryan Will Not Extend Contract at Borussia Dortmund

After months of speculation, Borussia Dortmund fans finally have some clarity. Attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not sign a new contract at the Westfalenstadion.

Episode 142: Three new signings and a trip to Japan

The Yellowwallpod returns with a Q&A Episode this week after Borussia Dortmund already announced their fifth signing of the season. As per usual, the talk during the summer break is mainly about transfer rumors. David Hackerson joins the show in the ‘BVB Fans from around the World’ segment from Japan.

Episode 141: The 2015/2016 Season Review

A long season has come to an end and now it’s time to look back and reminisce about the ups and downs of what happened in 56 eventful games with the involvement of the one and only Borussia Dortmund.

Episode 140: Cup Final loss & Transfer Gossip

Borussia Dortmund could not crown their season with a cup win after falling short to FC Bayern on penalties. The Yellowallpod panel is back to discuss the close defeat and ramble about BVB’s transfer dealings.

Watzke: Gündogan has two options

In an Interview with Ruhr Nachrichten BVB boss Hans-Joachim Watzke talked about Mats Hummels’ transfer to Bayern and the uncertain future of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ilkay Gündogan at the club.

And the Yellowwallpod Player of the Month is …

Borussia Dortmund’s season is coming to a close, and we’re giving out our penultimate Player of the Month award. There were plenty of positive performances to pick from for our panel, but a clear winner emerged.

Episode 137: At least there was Pizza

The Yellowwallpod is back to discuss Mats Hummels’ reception in Borussia Dortmund’s 5-1 home win against VfL Wolfsburg and to preview the upcoming away match against Eintracht Frankfurt. In between Matthias Suuck has his weekly rant, while Stefan Buczko and Lars Pollmann guide you through the main talking points of this week.

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.

Tactical talking points: Klopp’s team with a trademark underdog performance

A Klopp team faced a superior opponent and made it ugly. Borussia Dortmund dominated the match for the better part of 90 minutes, but didn’t seem too comfortable with Liverpool’s counterattacking threat. Here are three tactical talking points from Thursday night’s Europa League clash.

Episode 132: International Break Q&A

Without any Borussia Dortmund football to discuss during the international break, the Yellowwallpod panel used the time to answer listener questions in a Q&A Episode. Will Mario Götze come? Does it make sense? Which players will remain in Dortmund, who will leave, who will join? Will BVB be favourites for the next Bundesliga title? You’ll find answers to those and more question on Episode 132.

Life after Ilkay?

  As it’s the international break and there isn’t much to talk about (if you want to ignore speculation that Mario Götze could return to the Westfalenstadion), how about Ilkay Gündogan? After a dodgy spell following the return from his…

Tactical Talking Points: Dortmund Make Intelligent Changes

After easing past Tottenham to progress in the Europa League, Dortmund headed back to Germany for a road match in Bavaria as they looked to maintain their unbeaten record in the Ruckrunde against Augsburg.

Tactical talking points: Dortmund deliver dominant performance

Dortmund beat a poor Tottenham side in a one-sided first encounter between the teams. We examine the major tactical talking points.

And the Yellow Wall Pod Player of the Month for February is…

Though Dortmund had a little trouble going forward in February, the team tightened up at the back to keep the momentum of a great season going. Heading through in the DFB Pokal and Europa League put the icing on a cake made up of solid Bundesliga form. So which player earns the spoils for busy February?