The number 1 cult-club of Germany getting boisterous in this design. The politicised and partisan nature of German Football fandom has facilitated the evolution of some interesting rivalries between clubs from cities located hundreds of miles apart, and though they in no way can be considered neighbours, the opposing political affiliations of FC Hansa Rostock and FC St Pauli make meetings between the two very exciting affairs.
Hamburg is Germany’s premier commercial port as well as being a popular tourist destination thanks to its vibrant nightlife. HSV fans have taken inspiration from their city’s longstanding maritime traditions in this tidy design. Seen in merry old Hull.
The 2. Bundesliga’s biggest derby of the season is upon us. Hamburger Sport Verein is hosting FC Sankt Pauli this afternoon at the Volksparkstadion, and the atmosphere is set to be electric.
Anyone attending? Let us know how it is.
A diagnosis of the 4 different characters you’re going to meet on a Bundesliga Saturday. Enjoy.
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In this guest post, Chris Lee, founder of Football travel and culture blog Outside Write, describes how he first fell for German Football and how the Bundesliga experience has probably helped change attitudes toward Germany among English Football fans.
It’s the evening of 13 July 2014. I am sat in a packed bar in Balham, South London, enduring yet another turgid World Cup final. I can’t remember a good one since 1986, when the opponents were (almost) the same: then it was West Germany and Argentina. Continue reading
This post is a part 2 to Club Comparison, England and Germany; an entry that was very popular. In that post, we tried to match DFB and FA clubs based loosely on their characters and identities. In this post, we take a look at some of the German clubs that simply stand out too much to be coupled with an English equivalent. Enjoy.
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Our Ultras Aufkleber of the week, brought to you from St. Pauli; a dig at the suspected average intelligence of HSV fans.