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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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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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Bochum 1 Union Berlin 2

Vfl Bochum 1 Union Berlin 2 (19th May 2013) The last game of my mini tour saw me take the short trip to Bochum for their 2 Bundesliga match with Union Berlin. Bochum isn’t exactly a tourist hotspot, and I’d not … Continue reading

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Osnabrück 4 Alemannia Aachen 0

VFL Osnabrück 4 Alemannia Aachen 0 (18th May 2013) I’ve never been that wild about bratwursts, but the ones at Osnabrück were gorgeous, and not purely because I was absolutely starving. I was starving because the trip to the game from … Continue reading

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