I didn’t mean to write so much about football but it is a big part of life over here. You can read my alcohol-soaked match reports here.
Derby day in the Ruhr Area:
All Quiet On The Western Front
Borussia Dortmund’s ill-fated European Cup tie against Monaco –a tie that fell victim to a terror attack:
The Classique (Paris against Marseille) and the year I spent watching football with some of Marine Le Pen’s most regular customers.
Dortmund’s international element –both on and off the pitch:
Cup final day –with guaranteed happy ending!
Two miracles from Saarbrücken: one on the pitch and one off it: