The St. Pauli Guide | A Cynic at the Millerntor

Picture this: emerging onto the curve of the Haupttribüne, the steep all-standing eastern terrace at FC St Pauli’s Millerntor Stadium with Hamburg’s tallest skyscrapers smearing the horizon, the roar from the crowd deafens and the flare smoke blinds. Great flags befitting Prussian imperial regiments drape the ground, championed by punks transplanted from west London and…


Bundesliga Match Of The Week: Bayer Leverkusen Vs. Werder Bremen | Match Preview

Bayer 04 Leverkusen v SV Werder Bremen Bundesliga 12.09.2014 | 19:30pm By Eoin Coyne Bayer Leverkusen welcome Werder Bremen to the BayArena on Friday evening with both sides boasting unbeaten records in the embryonic Bundesliga table. Leverkusen have been quick out of the traps with impressive wins over Dortmund and Hertha, whilst Werder fans will…


Brian O’Neil Interview | Celtic, Rangers, Scotland and Wolfsburg

The 90MinuteCynic team caught up with Celtic and Wolfsburg legend Brian O’Neil recently and spoke about his thoughts on the current Celtic side, the recent goings on at Rangers, Scotland’s recent revival and much more. Speaking to Brian were Christopher Gallagher, Christopher Sermani, Louis McCaffrey and Christopher Boud. This interview took place on 18th August…


Former Celtic Defender On His Time In The Bundesliga – An Interview With Brian O’Neil

With high profile moves abroad for Ryan Gauld and Tony Watt this season, can Scottish footballers improve by moving overseas? Chris Gallagher caught up with former Scottish International Brian O’Neil as he discussed his time at Wolfsburg and what players in the UK can learn from German football.   During the 1997/98 season, Brian O’Neil was part…


Transfer Target | Player Profile | Julian Draxler | Arsenal | Chelsea |Borussia Dortmund

Transfer Target | Player Profile | Julian Draxler | Chelsea | Arsenal | Borussia Dortmund Name: Julian Draxler Current Club: Schalke 04 Position: Attacking Midfielder Age: 20 years old Linked to: Arsenal/EPL Expected Transfer Fee: €45.5m buy out clause Julian Draxler is the latest in an increasingly long line of talented attacking midfielders developing in Germany. Mesut Ozil, Lewis…


André Schürrle: Chelsea’s New Wunderkind

Resident 90 Minute Cynic Bundesliga expert Mark Hastings gives us an insight into Chelsea’s recent signing from Leverkusen, André Schürrle. Name – André Schürrle Age – 22 (6 November 1990) Nationality – German Position – second striker / winger André Schürrle is a player that will be familiar to regular Bundesliga watchers. Since 2009, when he broke into the…

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