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Opinion: Simon Terodde is just what Cologne need

If Simon Terodde wasn’t already a Cologne hero after his injury time derby winner against Borussia Mönchengladbach last week, the striker must now be in contention to become the city’s carnival king next month after his brace in Hamburg. Two shots, two goals – that’s all the 29-year-old needed to secure Cologne three points which will feel like six. Not only ...

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Opinion: Simon Terodde is just what Cologne need

If Simon Terodde wasn’t already a Cologne hero after his injury time derby winner against Borussia Mönchengladbach last week, the striker must now be in contention to become the city’s carnival king next month after his brace in Hamburg. Two shots, two goals – that’s all the 29-year-old needed to secure Cologne three points which will feel like six. Not only ...

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Bundesliga preview: Cologne visit Hamburg in relegation battle

Cologne looked down and out heading into the Bundesliga’s winter break. After winning one solitary match and recording a meager six points from 17 games, relegation looked all but certain for the Billy Goats. However a last-gasp winner against Borussia Mönchengladbach on the Bundesliga’s return last weekend sparked hope of an improbable resurgence, and this weekend’s fixture list provides Cologne with a golden chance to ...

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Best of Bundesliga: Aubameyang suspended, Cologne on a roll, James steps up

Good week for: RB Leipzig, Simon Terrode, Stuttgart, James Rodriguez Bad week for: Schalke, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Hamburg  Best bits – James Rodriguez produced a stand-out display for Bayern Munich as the champions won 3-1 away at Bayer Leverkusen on Friday night. The Colombian set up Franck Ribéry with a precise cross-field ball for Bayern’s second goal before killing off the game with a pin-point free-kick in ...

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Lukas Podolski opens doner kebab restaurant in home city of Cologne

Hundreds of fans queued outside German footballer Lukas Podolski’s new kebab restaurant in Cologne’s trendy Chlodwigplatz on Saturday for the grand opening and a chance to see the city’s favorite son. The restaurant, Mangal Döner, is the former Germany, Arsenal and Bayern Munich star’s latest business venture in the city he still calls home.  Read more: German footballer Lukas Podolski threatens to ...

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The January transfer window: Terodde returns to Cologne

December 20, 2017 Bundesliga cellar dwellars Cologne have made their first signing of the winter break. Stuttgart striker Simon Terodde is rejoining the club he played for between 2009 and 2011. The 29-year-old Terodde has signed a contract that should keep him in Cologne through the end of the 2020-21 season. “Simon Terodde is physically strong, has proven over the ...

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German Cup: Cologne hope to give themselves a Christmas gift in the last 16

With the Bundesliga over for 2017, the next round of the German Cup is all that remains before German football pauses until next year. All eyes will be on Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, but there are four games to be played out a day earlier. High-flying Schalke against Cologne is the pick of the ties. Still without Leon ...

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German Cup: Cologne hope to given themselves a Christmas gift in the last 16

With the Bundesliga over for 2017, the next round of the German Cup is all that remains before German football pauses until next year. All eyes will be on Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, but there are four games to be played out a day earlier. High-flying Schalke against Cologne is the pick of the ties. Still without Leon ...

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Bayern topple dogged Cologne — as it happened

Hit F5 or refresh the page to see the latest updates. Cologne coach Stefan Ruthenbeck: “A deserved win for Bayern, but there was the odd situation where, if we’d found a better solution, we could have made it tough for them.”  And Bayern’s Thomas Müller is next on Sky’s mic: “With the exception of the last few minutes, Cologne restricted ...

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Bundesliga live — Bayern Munich vs. FC Cologne

51′ — Big miss from Lewandowski. He arrived at the near post to meet Thomas Müller’s cross, and couldn’t keep it down. That could have been the breakthrough.  46′ — Immediately a chance for Cologne to break away. But Lukas Klünter, better known as a right-back than in his role tonight as lone striker, wasn’t able to get moving towards goal ...

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