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Some uncoordinated thoughts

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First off, sorry to all my regular readers that I haven’t been able to update my blog on a regular basis lately, I have unfortunately been super busy lately. Here come some thoughts, with three match days left of the Bundesliga.

I am currently on stand by here at the train station in Oslo. The bartender just told the man sitting, well, hanging on to a bar stool that he should pace himself. “5 glasses of wine per hour shouldn’t be exceeded, you have been here for 12 hours after all”. Outside the bar, which is the only thing that has open on this Easter holiday, some drug addicts are just hanging out, and on the TV the last minutes on Man City vs. Blackburn is on. A perfect time to put something into my Mac then, isn’t it? So, here goes, some ramblings about the Bundesliga. Read the rest of this entry



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Most people wouldn’t dare to accuse footballers of being the sharpest knife in the drawer. Here are my top 15 quotes of German footballers and coaches to prove these people right.

Bastian Schweinsteiger has hopefully taken some geography lessons in the recent past.

15. “Shanghai has 22 million inhabitants. Europe doesn’t have many more either”, Bastian Schweinsteiger demonstrated his excellent knowledge about geography after landing in Shanghai with the German national team.

14. “I own 70% of the goal, and Wilmots owns 40% of it”, Schalke legend Ingo Anderbrügge demonstrates his skills as a hobby mathematician.

13. “Football is like chess. Just without the dice”, Lukas Podolski has his very own take on the game of football.

12. “I would like to go south for the holidays, Canada would be lovely”, Mehmet Scholl after the end of the season. Maybe Scholl had the same geography teacher as Schweinsteiger?

11. “Milan or Madrid, the only thing that it is important to me is that it is Italy”, Andreas Möller talking about a possible transfer.

10. Former Schalke coach Fritz Langner surprised some of his players by saying:”The five of you get here, and play four against three”. Read the rest of this entry