German football is a crown jewel in the world of football, with a vibrant club scene punctuated by incredible fans, world-class stadiums and great players and teams from today and yesteryear. The history of Die Mannschaft is just as epic, with legendary names making their mark on the grandest stages of all.

With an exclusive foreword by legendary German football writer Uli Hesse, join us for issue 3 of These Football Times magazine.



The rise and fall of FC Kaiserslautern

The Wolfsburg diaries

FC Magdeburg: the darling of East German football

How the Berlin Wall almost brought down Hertha BSC with it

Andreas Möller was better than you remember

Stefan Effenberg: Der Tiger

A Tale of One City: Munich

Gladbach Rising: Vogts, Netzer, Heynckes and the golden 1970s

Danke Bastian Schweinsteiger

A Tale of One City: Stuttgart

Michael Ballack: better than your average bridesmaid

The original pretenders: TSG Hoffenheim

Luca Toni: the Bayern diaries

When East Germany met West