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TF Fantasy MD5 tips - European competition brings the old rotation dilemma
No fewer than SIX Bundesliga sides were in European action this week, and that means fantasy managers will have to keep on their toes heading into Match Day 5.
Listen in as JT and Flo help you sort out who's in, who's out, and how you might keep as many options open as you can!
Talking Fussball MD4 wrap - Getting ready for Europe and chatting Union Berlin w/ Kit Holden
What with the UEFA Champions League and Europa League getting started this week, perhaps we shouldn't have been surprised to see a bit of a low-wattage weekend.
Four 1-1 draws and only one team scoring more than two goals made for a few less fireworks, but didn't dent our enthusiasm for this week's guest. Matt sat down with his old pal Kit Holden, who's been working the Union beat for Berlin's Tagesspiegel newspaper. He's got lots to say about the Köpenickers' solid start, as well as ideas about which German sides have the best chances to put a real dent into European competition this season.
In the middle of the show, Nik Wildhagen talks to Christian Woop, who's just completed a study on how the German press cover RB Leipzig - hear more of that interview on our Patreon page!
TF Fantasy MD4 tips - Unlimited transfers, unlimited possibilities?
Welcome back from the international break - if you don't recognize us, it's because the recent unlimited transfers period means our rosters have experienced a LOT of turnover.
Not to worry though - JT and Flo are still in the house, dispensing the sage advice you've come to depend on. Find out where you should be spending your money in a week where a real rebuild is possible.
Talking Fussball Patreon Teaser Edition - Götze and Schmidt's PSV and Unsere Kurve's plan to revolutionize German football
The Bundesliga took this past weekend off - Talking Fussball didn't. Most of the action is over on our Patreon page, where you can get a slew of bonus material. This edition is a taster of some of the material you can get over there.
First up is an extract of Nik's interview with Marco Timmer, a Dutch journalist with lots to say about Mario Götze's move to PSV to work with Roger Schmidt. You can hear more from Timmer if you become a patron.
In the back half, you'll hear a portion of the newest Talking Fussball Extra, a show where we stretch out and go in depth on big issues facing the German game. Here Nik talks to DW's Felix Tamsut about some of the implications of the grand plan for German football's future set out by fan group Unsere Kurve. You can hear the whole episode if you become a patron for as little as $3 a month.
Talking Fussball MD3 wrap - Bob to the rescue as Hertha push Bayern to the brink ahead of deadline day
Bundesliga fans witnessed a masterclass on Sunday when Robert Lewandowski scored all four in a wild 4-3 win for FC Bayern München over upstarts Hertha BSC. Both teams were among the most active on deadline day, with some surprising faces entering and exiting the buildings at Säbener Strasse and Olympiapark.
Listen in as Matt and Nik run through all of Monday's biggest moves, all the 4-0 stompings on Match Day 3, and much more.
TF Fantasy MD3 tips - If one week you don't succeed...
Bundesliga fans were treated to a topsy-turvy match day last weekend - one which brought surprises and excitement...and a fiar bit of disappointment for Official Fantasy Bundesliga players.
JT (73 points) and Flo (87 points) lick their wounds for a moment, then get down to the business of fixing things ahead of MD3. Listen in for all their tips as well as answers to your questions!