One more win will secure Germany’s place in the Euro 2016 finals next year in France, and tonight the Nationalmannschaft take on an injury-hit Republic of Ireland in Dublin. Bastian Schweinsteiger is a late omission for Joachim Löw’s side as
The qualifying phase for next year’s European Championships come to an end with the final pair of matches, with the Nationalmannschaft looking to close out what has been an at times fraught campaign with six more points against the Republic
After the semi-final failure at Euro 2012, a disappointing friendly home defeat to Argentina and two fairly insipid and uninspired performances in September in their opening two World Cup qualifying matches, Nationaltrainer Joachim Löw found himself under pressure for what
I am guessing someone somewhere had a look at my recent comments – or those of Franz Beckenbauer or Felix Magath, perhaps – on the subject of the singing of Nationalhymne by the German players.
It’s a cool but dry evening in Dublin, and the home side take to the field in their traditional green and white ensemble with Germany in their familiar Schwarz und Weiß.
After two wins in their opening two fixtures against the Faroe Islands and Austria, Joachin Löw’s side face a far tougher double-header – with the first match in Dublin against the Republic of Ireland followed by a home meeting with
The last month has just flown by, and the next World Cup qualifying round is upon us. Last month the Nationalmannschaft picked up maximum points against the Faroe Islands and Austria, but this week’s double-header promises to be far more