Monthly Archives: August 31, 2016

From Seeler to Schweinsteiger: Farewell games are a sharp sword

November 7th 1978, intended as a holiday, but it turned out quite differently. The great Johan Cruyff had invited to his farewell match in the venerable De-Sea Stadium in Amsterdam. With Ajax, his club, he wanted to say goodbye properly. For this he would, however, not be able to invite Bayern as opponents. Munich had…read more

Schweinsteiger’s career plans: “America is an option”

Bastian Schweinsteiger will continue his career despite the resignation of the national football team and the phasing-out at Manchester United. “I will certainly not stop playing football,” the captain said before his 121st and last international match on Wednesday in Moenchengladbach against Finland (20.45). “My absolute dream would be to play for Manchester United,” the…read more

English scorer: Rooney announces retirement from national team

“Russia will be my last tournament,” Wayne Rooney wants to end his international career after the 2018 World Cup. For the tournament, the 30-year-old has big plans. Captain Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from the English national football team after the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “Realistically, I know myself that it will be…read more

US Open: Serena Williams sovereign, six German men fail

The US Open run modest view of the German Tennis-Men: Of the eight starters in the peloton are six excreted in the first round. Florian Mayer is out. The long-time Davis Cup player who has fought his way after several injury breaks again at No. 58 in the world rankings, defeated Argentinian Horacio Zeballos 3:…read more

Papadopoulos changes to Leipzig

Kyriakos Papadopoulos is facing a change from Bayer Leverkusen to Bundesliga newcomers RB Leipzig. Congruent ends According to media reports, the 24-year-old is the medical check on all axes. The plan therefore is initially a loan deal for one year with subsequent option to purchase. RB sporting director Ralf Rangnick and Papadopoulos know each other…read more

Balotelli goes to France

The Italian striker Mario Balotelli is according to a report of the newspaper “L’Equipe” before a change to the trained by Lucien Favre French club OGC Nice. The EM-hero of the Azzurri of 2012, which was scrapped at Liverpool Team Manager Jürgen Klopp, completed as part of the contract negotiations just before the end of…read more

Konoplyanka change to Schalke perfect

Schalke 04 has been able to find on the search for a replacement for Leroy Sané. The Bundesliga side obliged the Ukrainian national team Yevgeny Konopljanka from Spanish side Sevilla. “We look forward to a prolific and fast midfielder who can be used on either flank,” said coach Markus Weinzierl. Konopljanka was initially on loan…read more

Frankfurt reinforced the offensive

Eintracht Frankfurt have signed Swiss international Shani Tarashaj from English Premier League club Everton. The 21-year-old offensive player is on loan for the current season. About the Treaty rules has not been disclosed. “With the commitment of Shani Tarashaj we responded to the transfer of Luc Caistaignos to Sporting Lisbon and still can undertake a…read more

HSV brings Olympic champion

The Hamburger SV seems to be been able to find on the search for a new left-back: Douglas Santos has already landed after information of “kicker” in Hamburg to undergo the medical check. For the 22-year-old who has recently become Olympic champion with Brazil, is to transfer approximately ten million euro transfer fee the club….read more

Tottenham woos Schalke Meyer

Olympic silver medalist Max Meyer from Schalke 04 is apparently being courted by the English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. According to information of the newspaper “Bild” the Spurs want to place a 45-million-euro offer for Meyer. His contract at Schalke has a term until 2018th Allegedly sporting director Christian Heidel has already been informed…read more