Though now long forgotten, the anti-fascist Workers' World Cups of the 1930s were once a pivotal catalyst in the evolution of the French labour movement.
Bundesliga Restart: The Big Storylines Heading into the Rückrunde
The Bundesliga is (almost) back, so let's take a look at each of the 18 clubs.
“Hopelessly Bad” – Prerevolutionary Russian Football and “Olympic Tsushima”
Putting Russia's 16-0 loss to Germany at the 1912 Olympics into context shows that this national humiliation was the rule, not the exception.
Blood and Goals – Colonial Football Under the Prussian Eagle
Did the Germans ever export football to their colonies like the British? Let's investigate.
Dresdner SV 1910: Record Champions and Subversives
Serial winners, slayers of Soviet champions, banned by their own federation, and hounded by the Nazis. This is the tragic story of Dresdner SV.
Aue vs Dresden, and the Myth of the Ost-Derby
The upcoming Aue vs Dresden encounter is the latest chapter in one of Germany's fiercest rivalries, but why is seemingly every match between East German sides a "derby"?
2022/23 Frauen-Bundesliga Preview Mailbag
What's up with Potsdam? Who is Stina Johannes? Let's answer some questions about the upcoming Frauen-Bundesliga season.
Denazification and Defection – Football in Saxony During the 1940s and 50s
Charting football's development in the early years of the GDR offers glimpses into the challenges of remoulding society.
Titztastisch II: Promotion Boogaloo
A year after saving Magdeburg from relegation, Christian Titz has led them to the 2. Bundesliga, playing some of the best football in Germany.
2022 Superliga Preview
Despite the uncertain and hostile geopolitical situation, the Russian Superliga is slated to kick off on March 13. Let's preview the strange season that's coming up.