Ghost games: “Players react differently, I would name three groups”

Dhe continuation of the football season in times of the corona virus also represents an extraordinary challenge for players and coaches mentally. “They are all professionals, they will probably not love championship games in this form, but will get used to it temporarily,” says Hans-Dieter Hermann (59 ), the sports psychologist of the German national […]

Why Miroslav Klose is promoted

DWhen he wanted to become a coach, Miroslav Klose had this feeling as a player. It became certain to him in the four months after the end of his career at Lazio Rome in 2016, “when I was doing a lot with the family, with friends, fishing holidays, everything that was fun – and realized […]

“I have two hearts, one German and one Turkish”

Berlin Translation of the English Twitter statements by German soccer player Mesut Özil on the controversial photos with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “The thing that has probably frustrated me the most in the past few months was the bad treatment by the DFB, and especially by the DFB president Reinhard Grindel. After […]

Why Özil’s resignation and DFB criticism split Germany

Dusseldorf Mesut Özil. That was once a brilliant footballer. One who recognized the gaps like no other and who with precise passports punished every positional error that the opposing defense. One who became world champion, who celebrated the German, Spanish and English cup wins with his clubs – and who had been among the best […]

How the national coach wants to save German football

Joachim Löw The national coach admits that the system was too inflexible. (Photo: imago / Eibner) He is back: Joachim Löw, 58, former magician of German football, who needed a creative break after the World Cup debacle. The re-entry into the orbit of the media company, on Wednesday for the “High Noon” in the catacombs […]

National team: restart with old forces

Both are attached to their jobs, and both consider the tournament debacle to be an industrial accident that can be corrected without radical measures – by them. “We both felt that even after 14 years, we still have the great motivation and the energy to put what we’ve screwed up in Russia on good feet […]

Euro 2024 in Germany – economy expects a surge in billion

Dusseldorf Favorite win for Germany: The 2024 European Football Championship is organized by the German Football Association (DFB). Uefa announced this in Nyon on Thursday. Outsider Turkey went empty-handed as expected. DFB President Reinhard Grindel thanked for the trust of the European football association. “We have great stadiums, great spectators who live football and people […]

3 reasons why Jogi Löw remains national coach

Dusseldorf It is by far the most difficult time for Joachim Löw. The national coach of the German national soccer team, who was crowned world champion four years ago, has not experienced a dry spell like this during his long tenure. In the summer, his team retired early from the World Cup in Russia after […]

After the Corona crisis, Uefa plans a dense international match autumn

EJoachim Löw actually had the busiest weeks of the year ahead of him. The national coach would currently evaluate with his closest staff the impressions of the two international matches against Spain and Italy, which should serve him as the last sighting before the announcement of the provisional squad for the European Football Championship in […]

New contract: Bayern extend with coach Flick until 2023

Sports New contract FC Bayern extended with coach Flick until 2023 As of April 3, 2020 | Reading time: 2 minutes Looking to the future: FC Bayern have agreed on further cooperation with Hansi Flick Credit: Bongarts / Getty Images / Alexander Hassenstein In the corona crisis, FC Bayern Munich sets the first course for […]