Their season came down to this match. The Berlin Derby. All eyes were on German capital and Mark Wilson – an Englishman following Union – was proud of his side’s efforts against The Old Lady.
Regular 1.FC Union contributor Mark Wilson was one of the 74,000 fans in the Olympiastadion to watch the two Berlin sides play a classic derby in the 2.Bundesliga. Here is a summary of the events.
As the 2.Bundesliga restarted this weekend on Matchday 20, 1.FC Union Berlin had cause to celebrate opening a brand-new stand. They added to that by picking up three points on Friday evening. Mark Wilson, our Englishman in Berlin following ‘Eisern’, was also there.
The 2.Bundesliga returns this week and in Berlin, Eisern Union are preparing for Friday’s return with some new signings – and an improvement to their stadium. Felix from the English fan club looks at the ‘Winterpause’ for the club.
In a debut article for Bundesliga Football, James Oddy looks at the history of football in Berlin briefly, as well as, what may lie in store for the city’s biggest side, Hertha BSC.
In a filler for the January winter break, Mark profiles the club’s captain who is adored by the Union Berlin faithful at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei.