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"?
Category: 3. Liga
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.
Not Dead but Barely Alive – The Atony of MSV Duisburg
Once a vibrant, conspicuous member of the Bundesliga, MSV Duisburg are now teetering on the verge of irrelevance. Their demise has been nothing short of tragic.
“Titztastisch!” – Magdeburg’s Revival Under Christian Titz
Christian Titz is Magdeburg's savior. He pulled off a great escape and now has his team playing some of the best football in the country.
When Wuppertal Rubbed Shoulders With Europe’s Elite
Wuppertaler SV are relative minnows in the grand scheme of European football, but back in the 1970s, they embarked on a Bundesliga adventure that went down in history.
SSV Ulm and the Proclivity for the Extreme
SSV Ulm is both a sleeping giant and a provincial minnow. The club is proof that you can make headlines even if success eludes you.
FSV Zwickau – From GDR Fairytale to Modern Success Story
Defying the odds seems to have become tradition at FSV Zwickau. The Swans have always been the underdogs.
Corruption, Power Struggles, Insolvency – The Cautionary Tale of Kaiserslautern
Few clubs have endured as tragic a fall from grace as Kaiserslautern. The club went from the top of the world to insolvency in the blink of an eye.
Mainz, Wiesbaden and a Non-existent Rivalry
The cities of Mainz and Wiesbaden are only separated by a few hundred meters, but on the football pitch, the two are worlds apart.
Rot-Weiss Essen’s Long Road to Recovery
After a decade spent laboring in the fourth tier, former German champions Rot-Weiss Essen are finally a club on the up again.