Union collected a massive win in their late push for the play-offs in the 2.Bundesliga against St Pauli. The two sides have a unique reputation in German Football and Berlin-based writer Felix Natschinski details the friendship in the wake of Friday’s match.
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.
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 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.
Contributor Mark Wilson casts his eye over the opening half of the campaign for Union Berlin and what can be achieved in the second-part of the season.
In a new feature, we follow Berlin-based Englishman Mark Wilson on his travels with 1.FC Union Berlin in the 2.Bundesliga, learning about the culture and history behind the popular “Kult-Club”.