Goalkeeper: Oliver Baumann (Hoffenheim) Ever since their promotion to the Bundesliga in 2008, Hoffenheim have held the reputation of a fun, attacking team, with flawed defense. This season, only Bayern Munich managed to concede fewer goals than they did, and Baumann, who is one of only six players to play every minute in the Bundesliga 

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The 2014/15 Bundesliga is all over but the fighting, of which there has been lots. Emir Spahic was sacked by Bayer Leverkusen for head-butting a steward after a cup defeat to Bayern Munich, while Hamburg’s Johan Djorou and Valon Behrami went at it during half-time in their match with Wolfsburg. Those were unsavoury incidents in 

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Over the course of the Portuguese football season you are guaranteed an abundance of sublime quality, along with the odd forgettable match and a considerable dose of controversy. Here we dwell on the first of the three aspects from a 2014/15 season that provided no shortage of memorable moments. Portuguese football expert Tom Kundert picks 

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And so, with another Premier League season drawing to a close, it’s time to once again indulge in a debate on who has performed well enough to get into the hypothetical best XI. The PFA’s official team was announced back in April, with Chelsea dominating the list with 6 players, but this one may be 

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It was another fine season in Le Championnat, with various stories, headlines, sub-plots and the customary English media infatuation with David Beckham and Joey Barton crossing the channel to ply their trade with Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille respectively. While neither – and especially the latter – will feature in the team of the 

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On the fifth of May – Dutch Liberty Day – Ajax claimed their third consecutive Eredivisie title under Frank de Boer. The whole of Amsterdam heaved a sigh of relief. It hadn’t been an easy season: The Amsterdamsche Football Club’s title ambitions only properly started to take shape at the end of February, just like 

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