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‘For Hertha Berlin, a Comeback for Coach and Club’ New York Times lauds Berlin football team

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
Hertha logo [Wikipedia]

“Hertha Berlin, known as the Old Lady of German soccer, is finding her feet after a nasty fall into debt and decline.” – So reads the first sentence in a very good article which appeared in yesterdays New York Times by one of  its sports writer Rob Hughes. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/05/sports/soccer/05iht-soccer05.html

What follows is one of those typically popular, heart-warming American type of come-back stories […] Continue Reading…

Important Hertha Berlin win! – They beat last seasons Bundesliga winners Dortmund away 1-2

Monday, September 12th, 2011
Hertha logo [Wikipedia]

What an upset – what a shocker and yes even for Hertha Berlin fans!

Hertha Berlin, just a couple of weeks after their re-entry into the Bundesliga after having been relegated to the 2nd division last year, beat the current reigning champions, Dortmund!

After this game Dortmund side are now ….wait for it…..10th in the table! Always the consummate gentleman, Jurgen Klopp Dortmund’s manager […] Continue Reading…

Hertha Berlin 1-0 win over Stuttgart – First home Bundesliga win since………wait for it……….August 8th 2009!

Monday, August 29th, 2011
Hertha logo [Wikipedia]

Hertha Berlin beat Stuttgart on Friday, ending their embarrassing and dismal 17 winless home games in the Bundesliga.

Raffael Caetano de Araújo – aka Raffael – the ever productive Brazilian striker for Hertha scored in the 86th minute. This after a cross from veteran Hertha midfielder Patrick Ebert crossed for the Brazilian to head past the Stuttgart keeper Sven Ulreich.

Ebert was able to […] Continue Reading…

Hertha Berlin play Real Madrid in exhibition game this evening at Olympic Stadium – 1800 hrs

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011



Hosts Hertha Berlin, who are now back in theBundesliga after being away for a year, meet top Spanish club Real Madrid this evening at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin – its home base.
Real will play Hertha BSC this evening -18.00 clock, live on station ‘Sport1′- and will depart immediately after the game for its next game in the UK this weekend.
Both German national […] Continue Reading…

New ‘sort-of Dutch’ Bayern Munchen attempt to surpass predecessors – New sort of ‘Old’ Hertha Berlin name new coach

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010


Berlin/Munchen    18-05-2010

New ‘sort-of Dutch’ Bayern Munich attempt to surpass predecessors

Bayern Munchen is the most successful club in German football history with an amazing history of having won 22 German titles and 15 cups.

The giants from Bavaria have won many titles, but there are two things they have never done before – firstly to have won over the hearts of German football fans […] Continue Reading…

Hertha Berlin reborn – motivated midfielder ‘Raffael’ Caetano de Araújo – reviewing his old goals on DVD!!!

Saturday, April 10th, 2010



Berlin 10-04-2010


The ‘race not to be relegated’ in the Bundesliga is heating up at the bottom of the tables – as much as at the top between Bayern-Munchen and ‘the others’.

We are at this moment more interested in the former than the later – as exciting as Bayern are making German football notwithstanding. Because we live in Berlin – we want and […] Continue Reading…

Hamburg 1-0 Hertha Berlin – can it get any worse for Berlin?

Monday, March 8th, 2010



Hamburg    08-03-2010


Hamburg 1-0 Hertha Berlin

Marcel Janssen’s goal 5 minutes before the half improved Hamburg’s chances of placing 3rd in the Bundesliga’s at end-of-season, and at the same time pressed “bad-news” Hertha Berlin even further down the relegation table.

Hamburg, with Ruud van Nistelrooy –Van-the-Man, on the bench in the beginning, started strongly and Marcel Janssen saw a great effort from Dennis Aogo […] Continue Reading…

Hertha Berlin get a good thrashing from Benefica

Thursday, February 25th, 2010


Berlin    24-02-2010 

Two goals by the Paraguauan forward  Cardozo pushed Benfica to a 4-0 win over Hertha Berlin on Tuesday – they hereby clinch a place in the last 16 of the Europa Cup.

Benfica got its first goal when the Argentine Saviola passed to his fellow compatriot Aimar in the 25th minute and he duly passed the Berlin keeper Jaroslav Drobny with a […] Continue Reading…

Hertha gets Kobiasvili & Gekas – Toni leaves Bayern – Mackaay possibly to FC Nurnberg

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

 Berlin   02-01-2010

Bottom Bundesliga football team Hertha Berlin have signed Georgian midfielder Levan Kobiasvili from Schalke FC. This comes after another transfer-loan signing when Hertha took Greek forward Theofanis Gekas from Bayer-Leverkusen until the end of the season.

There are un-confirmed reports that Roy Makaay, the Dutch striker who made himself very popular during his prolific time at Bayern Munich , 2003-2007, will sign with […] Continue Reading…