Weekend Writings: SISportsCentre.com

Weekend Writings: SISportsCentre.com

This weekend’s recommended reading comes from the ever-fascinating SI Sports Centre. With a host of guest writers publishing articles from the FM universe, a particular highlight has been a mini-series on the rise of long-defunct club Sunderland Albion from resurrection to Champions League glory. Recent publications have looked at the fictional managerial career of Dutch legend Pierre … Continue reading

Weekend Writings: Higher Tempo Press

Weekend Writings: Higher Tempo Press

The Higher Tempo Press launched this week, with a team of writers spearheaded by Chris Darwen, author of the Johnny Cooper – Championship Manager series of books. So far they have published articles that include a profile on (and rivalry with) Brian Clough, the pressure of the Playoffs, older editions of Championship Manager, step 7 non-league football, and various musings … Continue reading

Loanees Return to Signal Iduna Park

Loanees Return to Signal Iduna Park

The club has welcomed back sixteen players to Signal Iduna Park that spent the last season out on loan, though two of those – Mustafa Amini (with Australia at the Asian U22 Championship) and Marvin Ducksch – have been released after not being offered new contracts. Kevin Großkreutz and Leonardo Bittencourt return from top-flight action overseas having … Continue reading

Dortmund Diary: Reus Injury, Season Tickets

Dortmund Diary: Reus Injury, Season Tickets

Daily Dortmund Diary, Monday 29 June 2015: Marco Reus will miss BVB’s opening friendlies after twisting his left knee in a training session. The club’s medical team have indicated that he’ll be sidelined for a fortnight, sitting-out the matches on 08 and 11 July at Wuppertal and Bielefeld respectively. The club have announced that they … Continue reading