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Talking Fussball MD9 wrap - Cologne shock BVB as Bayern fend off Stuttgart
Here we go again. While FC Bayern München's steely efficiency saw it through in Stuttgart, Dortmund fell prey to their old troubles with smaller sides.
Matt and Nik chat about those two teams' fortunes on MD9, mull over how good Leipzig really is, consider next week's Berlin Derby, and sort through Schalke's multi-layered troubles.
TF Fantasy MD9 tips - Lewandowski, Haaland and...who you got?
Everyone knows who the two best strikers in the Bundesliga are - but who's the third? ANd more importantly, who's going to score the most points on Match Day 9?
JT and Flo are here to walk you through the answer to that question as well as many many others. Listen and learn...
Talking Fussball MD8 wrap - Haaland's hailstorm helps BVB close the gap on Bayern
Just after it looked like the 2020 Golden Boy winner might have to stay home and quarantine, Erling Braut Haaland didn't just show up to play - he slayed. Four goals in a 5-2 win over Hertha Berlin sent Dortmund back into second, just a point back from Bayern, who had a surprisingly tough time against Werder.
Matt and Nik talk the action at the top over, check in on the cellar dwellers, and hear a bit from this week's Patreon Deep Dive on VfB Stuttgart.
TF Fantasy MD8 tips - Mastering your midfield, prepping for rotation, and more
The international break is finally over and the Bundesliga is back ! There's unlimited transfers ahead of Match Day 8 so get stuck in! JT and Flo get you ready for action.
For more advice for the entire pre-Winterpause period, head over to our Patreon page for a bonus TFF!
Talking Fussball Patreon Teaser - Michael Wagg's DDR Football book and a Deep Dive into
Here comes another peek behind the Patreon curtain folks - a little look at some of the wealth of bonus content you could have access to if you became a TF patron!
First up Nik talks to Michael Wagg, author of The Turning Season, a book of reportage and cultural history that looks back on the pivotal 1989-90 DDR Oberliga season and the 30 years since. Truly a can't-miss interview.
In the back half, you'll hear Nik and Vollraute Abroad podcaster Manuel Breuer dissect Broussia Mönchengladbach's performances thus far this season. A meaty chat with a true Foals expert, and a taste of what we're doing in all off the Deep Dive editions zooming in on a single team on Patreon!
Talking Fussball MD7 wrap - A classic Klassiker and OH MY GOD a scorpion kick goal
On a weekend of high spirits, we got a Dortmund-Bayern game that lived up to its billing as a Klassiker. Five goals, chances galore, and a run of play that suggested the loser may have come out on top on another day.
Matt and Nik talk it all over, along with the seven-goal epic that was Leverkusen-Gladbach, the strong showing from the two Berlin sides, and a puzzling power struggle in Wolfsburg.