Category Archive: Articles

Oct 05

Neverkusen Podcast whatever….woops, Eric is an idiot

Ok, so we tried to record a podcast this Monday morning to cover the CL match against Bartha and the BuLi match against FC Augsburg.  To that end, Frieda and Tom joined me (Eric) to discuss the match against the Tapas-Fressern, and the always lovely, and new mother!, @kristaldo1907, joined us to talk about the …

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Aug 07

kicker article (07.08.14) – Leverkusen: Defender wants to concentrate on Bayer

Original kicker article here Spahic Quits the Dragons Emir Spahic has ended his national team career.  The long-time captain of the Bosnian national team made his decision public on Thursday.  “After thinking about it for a long time, and after many discussions with family and friends, I made the decision to retire [from the national …

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Aug 07

kicker article (07.08.14) – Leverkusen: The Out on Loan Defender’s kicker Interview

Original kicker article here “They really wanted me” When Kyriakos Papadopoulos’ loan from Schalke 04 to Bayer Leverkusen became public, there were a lot of surprised faces.  In a kicker interview, the defender talks about the reasons for his switch and his goals with his new employer. Interviews are definitely not one of the strengths of …

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Jul 06

RP Online Article (5.7.14): Bayer Leverkusen is taking a risk with Calhanoglu

Link to original RP-O article Leverkusen. The German-Turk is reportedly transferring to Leverkusen from HSV for 14.5 million Euro after a long back and forth period.  For many he is starting on mortgaged time, because he essentially forced his way out of Hamburg.  That has even alienated some Bayer Fans.  Written by Stefan Kluettermann In the summer of …

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Jul 01

kicker article: Schmidt – We want to impress!

kicker On Monday, Bayer Leverkusen began preparations for the upcoming 2014/15 season.  Roger Schmidt, the new trainer and Bundesliga novice, arranged a morning session for the first training.  While several World Cup players were missing from the training, Schmidt was able to welcome five new additions to the team, as well as one returning addition, …

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Jun 04

Perfect! Liverpool acquires Can. (Bildsport Zeitung, Phillip Arens, 4.6.14.)

Now it’s clear: Can is transferring to FC Liverpool! The Premier League runners up, FC Liverpool, have handed in a written offer to Bayer Leverkusen for Germany’s U21 national team player, Emre Can (20). Leverkusen’s General Manager, Michael Schade (61) spoke to Bild: “Until Tuesday it was just a rumor.  Now I can confirm that …

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Jun 02

kicker article by Frank Lussem to the possible transfer of Tin Jedvaj to Bayer Leverkusen (article appeared 2.6.14)

Jedvaj: another one like Carvajal? According to kicker magazine information, Tin Jedvaj is close to transferring to Bayer Leverkusen.  The 18 year old interior defender, who plays for AS Roma, is thought to be coming to the Werksclub on a loan basis.  Jedvaj passed through all of the Croatian Football Association’s youth teams and counts …

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Jun 02

Interview w/ Sascha Lewandowski by Stefan Kluettermann for the Rheinische Post Online (article appeared 27.5.14)

Leverkusen. The youth trainer opens up about Bayer’s position in their competition against other teams for young talent, Leverkusen’s advantages in this fight, Julian Brandt’s greatest quality, and why the U23 team was resembling more and more a kind of fantasy world. Q: Does Bayer 04 have to reinvent itself in terms of its youth …

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Jun 02

Coming soon: English Translations for German-language Articles

Dear Listener/Reader/Leverkusen Fan, The Neverkusen Crew is excited to announce that we will be translating into English some of the German-language articles about Bayer Leverkusen, generally from kicker magazine or the Rheinische Post.  We will try to post at least one or two articles per week, depending on quantity and quality.  We hope that in this …

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