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Lille on the rise in Ligue 1 despite woeful Champions League form, Football

Lille on the rise in Ligue 1 despite woeful Champions League form

After being thumped 6-1 by Bayern Munich last week in the Champions League, it would be fair to say Lille’s aspirations of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition are all but over.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 13 November 2012 at 2:28 pm

Tackling homophobia, the last taboo in football, Football

Tackling homophobia, the last taboo in football

The shirts of Germany’s top flight players will this weekend be adorned with a unanimous slogan: “Geh deinen Weg” (“Go your own way”) as part of the weekly Integrations-Spieltag (Integration Matchday). The message of integration is primarily in support of young members of the immigrant community but following an interview with an anonymous gay footballer in the German magazine “Fluter”, it is the homophobia debate which has begun to take centre stage.

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 14 September 2012 at 3:40 pm

Matthias Sammer making waves as Director of Sport at FC Bayern, Football

Matthias Sammer making waves as Director of Sport at FC Bayern

One of the main orchestrators behind the recent resurrection and makeover of the German national team, Sammer has taken over from Christian Nerlinger.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 16 July 2012 at 12:08 pm

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