Monthly Archives: December 31, 2017

Dortmund to Sign Teenage Argentine Striker Romero in €12M January Deal

Borussia Dortmund are reportedly expected to make 18-year-old Velez Sarsfield striker Maximiliano Romero their first signing of the January transfer window, with Bild tipping the teenager to become a long-term replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The German publication claims that the anticipated deal will be worth €12m. Romero, who made his senior Primera Division debut for…read more

Borussia Dortmund can no longer look Bayern in the eye

Bayern wrapped up 2017 with a Pokal victory against Borussia Dortmund. This being the last game of the year, there are more than a couple of things to comment on. Beating Borussia Dortmund always comes welcome for Bayern fans, particularly in recent years. To wrap up the year and advance to the next round of…read more

Stoger ‘annoyed’ by Dortmund’s first half display

Peter Stoger was left “annoyed” by Borussia Dortmund’s first-half display in the 2-1 DFB-Pokal defeat to Bayern Munich and says it left his side with too much to do to rescue the tie. Dortmund found themselves trailing their hosts 2-0 at half-time thanks to goals from Jerome Boateng and Thomas Muller, with Bayern good value…read more

Dortmund renew Lagardère agency to take them through the €100m barrier

December 21 – German giants Borussia Dortmund have extended a long-term deal with Lagardère Sports, the sports and entertainment agency subsidiary of media conglomerate Lagardère Group. Lagardère Sports’ marketing partner mandate will now run until June 2026. The French group first teamed up with the Rurh team in 1999, taking over the sales of the…read more

Defeat comes after 17 successive away wins in the DFB Cup

The shot count from the opening half-hour might have been 8-0 in Bayern’s favour, but the statisticians counted more shots for BVB (11-7) in the final 60 minutes. Here are the facts on the match in Munich. Statistical superiority: BVB had more possession (52 percent) and completed more passes (543-487), as well as winning the…read more

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang must leave Borussia Dortmund

On his day, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is among the best strikers in world football. His statistics for the past three years are up there with the very best. The 28-year-old Gabonese has lit up the Bundesliga with blazing speed and an array of goals. Consequently, he has been linked with the best clubs in the world, even though…read more

First win of the season from a losing position

Having previously gone eight Bundesliga games without a win, BVB beat TSG Hoffenheim 2-1 (0-1) to record their second successive victory. The result, which lifted them above their opponents in the table, will serve as a confidence-booster ahead of Wednesday’s Cup clash in Munich. Excellent record: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 13 goals and provided four…read more