Team Of The Year 2017

As the year-end lists come flooding in for the best albums, films and stories of 2017, I figured I’d contribute to the holiday reading with a High Stress Therapy combined XI. Any player is eligibleΒ if they’ve featured in a game blogged on the website, while their place in the team is based on their influence on the game rather than how good they are as … Continue reading Team Of The Year 2017

BORUSSIA DORTMUND | Recovering From An Awful Day

At 5am on a chilly November morning, Saffron and I set off for our flight to Cologne. The plan was to fly from Manchester Airport at eight, get to our AirBnB for about midday local time, have a quick snooze and then hop on a train to Dortmund for the Champions League match between Borussia and Spurs at quarter to nine that evening. If that … Continue reading BORUSSIA DORTMUND | Recovering From An Awful Day

1. FC NURNBERG | Seeing Germany’s Future (In Its Past)

Germany 7 – 0 San Marino Max-Morlock-Stadion Highlights Germany’s Next Generation When the German squad was announced for the 2017 Confederations Cup it contained many big-name absentees. World Cup 2014 winners Manuel Neuer, Mesut Ozil, Thomas Muller and Toni Kroos were all rested with the challenge of retaining their trophy coming up next summer. Only Julian Draxler, Shkodran Mustafi and Matthias Ginter remained from the … Continue reading 1. FC NURNBERG | Seeing Germany’s Future (In Its Past)