Marc

Made in the USA using German parts. Grew up playing and watching all sports. Fell in love with Bayern via the German National Team. Expert at nothing, opinionated about everything. Still missing Schweinsteiger.

Round-up: Miasanrot Roundtable: Mailbag August 2018

Miasanrot is bringing back the mailbag in a new format. Every month we will plan on answering five of your most burning questions and bring in a panel of our experts to answer them. Joining me on this month’s panel are Miasanrot’s Jolle, Maurice, Tobias H. and Tobias G. The first question was a popular […]

August 10, 2018 / 2 Comments

Round-up: Miasanrot Roundtable: Mailbag August 2018

Round-Up: Quo VARdis

After one full season in the Bundesliga, it is safe to say that the Video Assistant Referee (“VAR”) is still a very divisive topic. Unfortunately, the first year of use in the Bundesliga led to more questions than answers at times. Especially early in the season, there were too many incidents when the referees used […]

July 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Round-Up: Quo VARdis

Stats & Links: Turning to America for Competitive Balance

While the Bundesliga, as well as the other major European leagues, look for ways to achieve more balance, they are increasingly looking to U.S. professional sports as a guide to how they can improve their respective leagues. The perception is that the playoff system and salary caps currently in place within many of the major […]

March 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Stats & Links: Turning to America for Competitive Balance

Are FC Bayern Champions League Contenders?

As the season creeps towards its climax, both the Champions League picture and Bayern’s capabilities should be getting clearer. A 19 point lead in the Bundesliga, one loss and two draws since Jupp Heynckes return and a 5-0 thrashing of Beşiktaş would suggest that the record champions are real contenders in the Champions League. Yet […]

February 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Are FC Bayern Champions League Contenders?

A Local Club in a Global Market

New markets and increased interest has fundamentally changed how clubs operate. FC Bayern can no longer focus solely on their local market which threatens to alienate their greatest asset. Bayern are currently facing a turning point in the history of the club. Global ties are strengthening while placing a strain on local ones, Qatar has […]

January 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

A Local Club in a Global Market

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