Club Talk - 19.03.2015

Franz Jacobi: A Journey Into Our Black and Yellow Past

Franz Jacobi: A Journey Into Our Black and Yellow Past

Only one day after our sad 0:0 against Cologne and some days before our Champions League match versus Juventus Turin, there was a highlight for a lot of Borussia Dortmund fans. In Dortmunds biggest cinema “Cinestar” round about 600 viewers saw the premiere of the movie “Am Borsigplatz geboren - Franz Jacobi und die Wiege des BVB”. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 27.02.2015

Heaven or Hell? Changes between Borussia Dortmund and Sch...e

For each fan of Borussia Dortmund one thing is for sure, where to be in the afternoon this Saturday, 28th February! Either directly in the Westfalenstadion or in the living room or in a sportsbar watching Borussia's match live on TV. And we all know which match it will be: It's the most important derby in Germany: Black and yellow versus blue and white, Borussia Dortmund against Sch...e! [mehr..]


Team Talk - 13.10.2014

Joseph-Claude Gyau - A Rising Star?

Joseph-Claude Gyau - A Rising Star?

As promised a few days ago, Schwatzgelb.com is going to examine U23 new signing Joseph-Claude Gyau. Unfortunately the midfielder suffered a meniscus injury on Friday, when he made it to the USA starting XI for the second time in his career. He will probably miss until January. Nevertheless, it is worth to have a closer look on Gyau. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 10.10.2014

Junior Flores - An American Abroad

Junior Flores - An American Abroad

Schwatzgelb.com examines the development of US-American footballer Junior Flores, who joined Borussia Dortmund as a full member in spring 2014. Also keep your eyes open for a report about Joseph-Claude Gyau, which will follow in the next days. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 09.10.2013

UPDATE from the Black and Yellow Sickbay

UPDATE from the Black and Yellow Sickbay

Only a few days ago I spoke about the critical situation that Borussia Dortmund has to face, due to many injuries. Back then I didn't know that it would even get worser within a few hours. While I speculated on Sven Bender turning downing Joachim Löw, Marco Reus as well as Jonas Hofmann also had to cancel their call-ups. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 16.01.2013

Welcome back, lost son!

Welcome back, lost son!

It is official. Nuri Sahin is back in Dortmund since Friday after playing one and a half years for the likes of Real Madrid and Liverpool FC. Yesterday, 400 to 500 fans came to the training in Brackel to see Nuri training with his team mates for the first time. Of course, the return of the lost son was a big sensation for those involved. Furthermore, it is not only a great transfer for the sporting future, but also for all football romantics. The guy from Dortmund who played for Borussia in the youth squads as well and who became German champion in 2011 with an incredible performance but decided to make the next move in his career by going to Madrid, is back after the obstacle of becoming a star in Madrid turned out to be too big. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 14.01.2013

Suddenly 2013!

Suddenly 2013!

Hi everybody in Borussialand, we are currently surviving the last week of the winter break and this weekend, our Borussia will start into the second leg of Bundesliga season 2012/13. Our match in Bremen against Werders team will be the start for the next weeks or months of truth. Maybe, the win of the so called Winter Cup in Düsseldorf last Sunday against teams like Standard Liege, Mainz 05 and Fortuna Düsseldorf has been a good overture for the second half of this season. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 30.08.2012

Borussia faces Madrid, Manchester and Ajax - first reactions

Borussia faces Madrid, Manchester and Ajax - first reactions

It is the only group of this years Champions League season filled with four champions of their respective countries. Borussia Dortmund was drawn into group D and will face the three big clubs of Real Madrid, Manchester City and Ajax Amsterdam. And oh boy, how am I looking forward to these six games, because lets be honest: This is exactly what Champions League is about. Big matches, big opponents, matches under floodlights... This is exactly what we had been waiting for over the last years. [mehr..]


Team Talk - 05.06.2012

Black and Yellow Euro 2012?

Black and Yellow Euro 2012?

The time has come. Only three days remain until the UEFA Euro 2012 starts in Poland and Ukraine. A long way lies behind our protagonists and their national teams – now it is the time to reward themselves for the hard work that resulted out of several qualification matches. The aim of this text will be to present the 09 players who participate in the Euro 2012 and their chances to be first-team regulars. So lean back, and enjoy this little Black and Yellow Euro introduction! [mehr..]


Team Talk - 03.06.2012

Facts and Factoids

Facts and Factoids

Whereas one half of our squad is currently working determined to get in shape with their national teams for the upcoming European Championship and the other half is enjoying their well-deserved summer break, the operations behind the scenes are in full swing. Manager Zorc, coach Klopp and executive director Watzke trying the best they can to reorganise the old, new and hopefully future champion with contracts that have to be extended and players that have to be substituted. Fact ist, there will be changes and the old squat wont filed in the same line-up as last season. Lets take a look at the latest transfer decision and what we still can expect until the end of August.  [mehr..]