Category Archives: Germany

Arminia Bielefeld 1 Ingolstadt 3

DSC Arminia Bielefeld 1 – 3 FC Ingolstadt 04 (21st April 2019) It’s fair to say that not many tourists come to Bielefeld. In fact there’s a not entirely serious conspiracy theory in Germany that Bielefeld doesn’t actually exist, as … Continue reading

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Preußen Münster 1 Sonnenhof Großaspach 0

SC Preußen Münster 1 Sonnenhof Großaspach 0 (20th April 2019) I wasn’t planning on being in Germany over Easter, but a lack of value on flights to alternative places didn’t give me many options. Even my options within Germany itself … Continue reading

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Würzburg 0 Fortuna Düsseldorf 0

Würzburg Kickers 0 Fortuna Düsseldorf 0 (4th Dec 2016) The last leg of my German weekend saw me dip in Northern Bavaria, setting off early to be able to have a few hours wandering around the centre of Würzburg, of … Continue reading

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Hoffenheim 4 FC Köln 0

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 4 FC Köln 0 (3rd Dec 2016) I’ve seen a fair few football grounds from the window of a plane, but Hoffenheim’s is the first I’ve seen from the windows of Concorde. True, Concorde wasn’t actually flying at … Continue reading

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Karlsruher 1 Greuther Fürth 2

Karlsruher SC 1 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 2 (2nd Dec 2016) There was a time when most German grounds seemed to be like Karlsruher’s Wildparkstadion. I remember buying Simon Inglis’ Football Grounds of Europe book circa 1990, as seeing how most in … Continue reading

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Bayer Leverkusen 5 Borussia Mönchengladbach 0

Bayer 04 Leverkusen 5 Borussia Mönchengladbach 0 (12th December 2015) A day that started with me taking in a match 40 miles north in Oberhausen, and would end in a Düsseldorf bar with pretty barmaids and ceiling completely covered in … Continue reading

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Rot-Weiss Oberhausen 0 Viktoria Köln 3

Rot-Weiss Oberhausen 0 Viktoria Köln 3 (12th December 2015) There can’t be too many tourists who visit Oberhausen. Obviously I wasn’t there for the Gasometer, converted into an exhibition space (shut) or even the New Centre and its Christmas market, … Continue reading

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Bochum 4 Paderborn 0

Bochum 4 Paderborn 0 (11th December 2015)  As much as I enjoyed by first visit to Bochum, a couple of years ago, I wasn’t planning a return so soon. However, something of a gamble on a German weekend before the … Continue reading

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FSV Frankfurt 2 Nürnberg 1

FSV Frankfurt 2 Nürnberg 1 (8th Feb 2015) I’ve seen three games in Frankfurt, but never seen Eintracht Frankfurt play, having only seen internationals at the city’s main stadium. This would be my fourth game in the city, and I still … Continue reading

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Mainz 0 Berlin 2

Mainz 05 0 Hertha Berlin 2 (7th Feb 2015) The very first foreign football match I intended to see was a game at Mainz. Back in the very early 1990s, Reading were due to go on a pre-season tour of … Continue reading

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