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Uli Hesse Archive

October 10, 2013
The German revolution
Uli Hesse: German football is enjoying a revolution, but it is not a path the English game can easily replicate.

August 8, 2013
Hesse: Battle for the 'other' Bundesliga
Uli Hesse: Which teams will be among the best of the rest in the 2013-14 Bundesliga?

July 30, 2013
Hesse: If the price is right
Bayer Leverkusen's decision to wear sponsorless shirts if they don't receive a significant offer is not the first of its kind, Uli Hesse writes.

July 16, 2013
Hesse: Singing the Blues' blues
Bayern Munich's rise and 1860 Munich's demise has led the second division side into the realms of obscurity, Uli Hesse writes.

July 2, 2013
Hesse: Foreign legion
Pep Guardiola is just the latest in a line of foreign managers who have made a name for themselves in the Bundesliga, Uli Hesse writes.

June 25, 2013
Hesse: Moneyball
German football's balance sheet is more bust than boom. Uli Hesse investigates why plenty of smaller clubs are folding.

June 15, 2013
Hesse: Underperforming Under-21s
Uli Hesse questions the quality of Germany's youth set-up following a poor showing at Under-21 European Championships.

May 31, 2013
Hesse: Berlin takes your breath away
Uli Hesse casts his eye to Berlin ahead of the German Cup final between Stuttgart and Bayern Munich.

May 23, 2013
Hesse: Germany continue reign in Europe
Uli Hesse examines the growth of the Bundesliga in recent years, culminating in an all-German Champions League final.

May 18, 2013
Hesse: Freiburg's astonishing rise
Uli Hesse charts Freiburg's astonishing rise but asks if Champions League football would be a positive.

May 11, 2013
Hesse: Bochum's razor
Uli Hesse assesses the success of long-term managers compared to the rapid fire approach used by struggling clubs.

May 4, 2013
Hesse: Quo vadis, Werder?
Uli Hesse wonders whether Werder Bremen and Thomas Schaaf might soon be parted after four decades together.

April 27, 2013
Hesse: How to ruin a party
Uli Hesse on a momentous week for the Bundesliga - and it has little to do with the Champions League.

April 20, 2013
Hesse: The Bundesliga's forgotten team
Uli Hesse dishes out some recognition to Stuttgart after they reached the DFB-Pokal final after flying under the radar all season.

April 13, 2013
Hesse: Those Spanish nights live in my heart
Uli Hesse casts his mind back to memorable European ties of yesteryear between German and Spanish clubs.

April 5, 2013
Hesse: Seeing red
Uli Hesse provides his own answer to the question that teams who play in red have more chance of success.

March 30, 2013
Hesse: Heynckes mellows to become a record breaker
Uli Hesse on the colourful career of Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes, a man who has mellowed with time.

March 23, 2013
Hesse: Colour schemes
With Cardiff turning blue from red, Uli Hesse delves into the history of changing colours in German football.

March 16, 2013
Hesse: Getting a handle on handball
Amid calls in Germany to make handball rules clearer, Uli Hesse questions where the uncertainty is coming from.

March 9, 2013
Hesse: Crisis? What crisis?
Uli Hesse ponders if there really is a crisis within the English game, particularly when compared to German football.

March 2, 2013
Hesse: Giving football a voice
A silent screening prompts Uli Hesse to delve into the history of commentators and football broadcasting.

February 23, 2013
Hesse: A Pröpper impact
Uli Hesse on the goalscoring feats of the relatively unknown Günter Pröpper in Germany in the 60s and 70s.

February 16, 2013
Hesse: Football - bloody hell
With masks in the spotlight in Germany, Uli Hesse examines football's bloody history of head wounds.

February 8, 2013
Hesse: The sweet taste of failure
Uli Hesse on the 'Nutella Curse' in German football, which finally looks to have been broken.

January 19, 2013
Hesse: Brunswick - remember the name
Uli Hesse explains why the potential return of Brunswick to the Bundesliga is a noteworthy event.

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