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Transfer Rumors – Biggest Transfers Still Waiting to Happen

Posted on 6 Aug, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

It’s already August, which means leagues are about to open. But the transfer market is still bubbling with rumors and possibilities, as players like Angel di Maria, Arturo Vidal, Mats Hummels, Javier Hernandez and William Carvalho remain quite unsettled, and maybe even looking to force a move. More

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Barcelona Still Interested in Mats Hummels

Posted on 17 Jul, 2014, by in Soccer

Despite other flashy signings Barcelona have made this summer, their number one priority should be improving their defense. Among all big and small names that have been spinning around the rumor mill, Mats Hummels of Borussia Dortmund has been the most persistent one, although it might cost them more than they can afford in order to sign him. More

Borussia Dortmund – Mats Hummels Epitomizes the Lack of Luck

Posted on 6 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s not much Jurgen Klopp is asking for – just a defender or two back from their injuries. Just when he thought Mats Hummels was coming back from his, it turns out he’ll be out for two more weeks, leaving Dortmund once again with only one player in the back four that originally was planned to start there. More

FC Barcelona Transfer Rumors – Will Sign Mats Hummels

Posted on 16 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Reports in Germany indicate that after quite a few years without a new centre back signing, next summer will be the one Barcelona finally end their defensive problems by signings Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund, who have given one of their best players in recent years the permission to speak with the Spanish champions. More

Borussia Dortmund – Preparing for a Mass Exodus

Posted on 27 May, 2013, by in Soccer

The season is over for Borussia Dortmund, but some think it seems more like the end of a very short era of immense success. Mario Gotze is leaving to their big rivals, while Robert Lewandowski might be headed the same way as well. The worst of it? They’re not alone, as Mats Hummels, Ilkay Gundogan, Marco Reus and Sven Bender are all linked to transfers that might tear the club apart. More

4 Reasons Why Borussia Dortmund Will Win the Champions League

Posted on 21 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s not a surprise that Borussia Dortmund are in the Champions League semifinals, despite not being at this stage for over a decade. Winning two Bundesliga titles means there’s true quality to this side, beginning with is excellent head coach Jurgen Klopp, building his team around an equality theory of defense and attack, with Mario Gotze, Marco Reus and Robert Lewandowski standing out in their attacking ability. More

Borussia Dortmund – Giving Up on the Derby & the Bundesliga

Posted on 10 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

After four consecutive matches without defeat in the Ruhr Derby, Borussia Dortmund signaled stronger than ever on how much the league means to them this season – not a lot, as Robert Lewandowski was the only sign of life from a team that has put all their chips on the Champions League this season and are left very far away from touching or disrupting Bayern’s title run. More

Best Centre Backs in the World

Posted on 31 Dec, 2012, by in Featured

The best centre backs in the world become more and more attacking as time goes by. Most of them, like David Luiz, Javi Martinez and Mats Hummels, are just as adept as playing as defensive midfielders. Others, like Sergio Ramos and Giorgio Chiellini, can play just as well as full backs. Nonetheless, along with Thiago Silva and Vincent Kompany, they are the best Central defenders in the world heading into 2013. More

Transfer Rumors 2012 – Barcelona and Juventus After Mats Hummels

Posted on 1 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

Forget about Hummels struggling to mark Mario Balotelli during Italy’s 2-1 win over Germany in the Euro 2012 semifinal. Mats Hummels has proved over the last couple of seasons playing for Dortmund that he’s one of the best central defenders in Europe, gaining the attention of Juventus and Barcelona this summer. More

Best Centre Backs in the World – 2012 Edition

Posted on 4 Jan, 2012, by in Featured

Nemanja Vidic being out for the season doesn’t mean we think any less of him, being ranked among Pique, Puyol, Chiellini, Hummels, Thiago Silva and Chiellini as one of the best Centre Back in the world heading into 2012. More