Bundesliga focus

Loony Lehmann and the curse of Hertha

December 29, 2009
By Uli Hesse-Lichtenberger
It's that time of year again when any self-respecting columnist suddenly feels an innate urge to look back at the past 365 days of domestic football and make sweeping generalisations, saying it was a great year or a terrible year or a thrilling year or a boring year.

As usual, the year was all of this - and more. It was also quite often puzzling.

There surely weren't too many people 12 months ago who predicted that Hertha would almost win the title and then make history by producing ...

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