DMTF030 Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

Jan returns to the podcast after a break on baby duty to discuss the latest catastrophes from our beloved Old Lady. We try valiantly not to talk about losses to Hoffenheim, Union Berlin and a fizzy drink company together with the narrowest possible win against Dresden in the cup.  We do mention the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the wall coming down and remembering the dreadful night of the Kristalnacht pogrom of 1938.  

00:00 – 02:15      Introduction and welcome back Jan

02:15 – 13:27       Matchday 9 Hoffenheim at home

13:27 – 16:20.     The Pokal game against Dynamo Dresden

16:20 – 29:30      Pyros and the rest

29:30 – 35:15      Penalties

35:15 – 38:32.     A little adventure

38:32 – 51:00      Matchday 10 – Union Berlin

51:32 – 1:01:20    Matchday 11 – Fizzy drinks

1:01:20 1:09:00   The Mauerfall 30 Choreo

1:09:00                Up and coming and Bye Bye

Here’s a short video giving a small taste of the events on the night of the cup game against Dynamo Dresden.

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Hertha Fans through Videos

Just in case our gentle lister is interested in seeing some Hertha fan action than isn’t always shown on TV coverage we’ve posted a few video clips for you take a look at.

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DMTF-029. Pure Football – Pure Stadium

In this episode we dabble in some actual facts which is a massive departure from our normal joking, waffling and ranting.  We start off with Simon talking to himself about the game against Dusseldorf for a while.  ( He talks to himself a lot to be honest – it’s the only way he get’s the answers he wants).  The game went well and to give a feel of the mood after the game here’s a short clip showing the celebrations at the Ostkurve.

After about nine and a half minutes Simon twitting on we then move on the a section recorded earlier in the week about Blau-Weisses Stadion with Simon’s friend Inis.

Blau-Weisses Stadion is a Berlin fan based campaign group working with all parties to help bring about a successful new stadium project for Hertha. We learn about the aims of the campaign and how they are working towards their goals.

Naturally, by successful we mean an outcome that will work for us – the fans. If it works for us, it will work for Hertha as a whole. 

Hopefully you will find the interview and the background it provides interesting and give you further insight into the fan scene in Berlin.  Ha Ho He

Needless to say it is also available on iTunes and elsewhere. Take your pick.

A useful link to the Blau-Weises Stadion blog (in German at time of publication)

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DMTF028 – A streak of good fortune

In this episode the podcast is hosted by Simon together with Patrick and Cynth from Canada to represent our North American listener. We waffle on about two games starting with the home win against Paderborn and then away in Koln. Before the Paderborn game some fans cycled to the stadium in solidarity with climate change protests – our intrepid reporter recorded some of the ride for our listener to enjoy. The Olympiastadion itself was warmer than I remembered as a member of the crowd stripped off and ran out the pitch to cool off causing some people to no see one of the goals. An eventful weekend was had by all and nice to see the old lady coming back into form.

We also talk a little about the continuing saga of the new stadium for Hertha and some of the recent developments. Also we mention the “new” fan based campaign for the right kind of stadium – “Blau-Weisses Stadion”.

Anyhow, here’s the latest episode as of October 2019 so give it a go . . .

Needless to say it is also available on iTunes if you’re an Apple person!

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DMTF027 – Dr Jekyll and Mr Shit

Simon and Patrick are joined by Cynthia in this celebration of defensive prowess.  We discuss the home game against Wolfsburg and away in Gelsenkirchen as well as the normal random stuff.  We also give few shoutouts to friends out in the real world.

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DMTF021 – Fika and Kielbasa

In this brand-new episode, we whiz through a ton of games in various detail and give you all the latest shebang about the best club in the entire galaxy. Coming soon to a country run by a white supremacist near you! Also there is a competition! Prizes to be won! Get in there!

If you like our little podcast project, any comments, reviews on iTunes, retweets would be greatly appreciated. You can find us on most social media under @dmtfpodcast. You can find our shownotes and other information at www.dmtfpodcast.com.

HaHoHe!

No Shownotes today 🙁

Chapters:

00:00:00 Intro and Hello
00:02:03 BSCWOB/BSCFCB Cup Tie
00:07:42 BMGBSC
00:11:38 BSCSVW
00:16:12 BSCM05
00:28:20 BSCBVB
00:58:29 DER MANNSCHAFT
01:01:00 Hertha Echo
01:04:44 11mm Festival 2019
01:10:22 Mixed Hertha Factoids
01:20:47 Hertha comes stateside!
01:28:03 DMTF Competition
01:31:34 Outro

Make sure to participate in our first ever competition… Listen to the penultimate chapter if you feel so inclined. Or listen to the whole thing, see if we care… 😉

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DMTF020 – Tinkle as you score

A snowy Saturday at the Olympiastadion (Credit: Esther Müller-Reichenwallner)

After just one rather shitty game, Simon and Jan have a little conversation about the home game against Wolfsburg and then drift off into urinals and other baloney. The end features a short interview with Graham of Roker Rapport fame.

Shownotes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympiastadion_(Berlin) (Olympiastadion Wikipedia)

https://twitter.com/Asylumdoors (Graham on Twitter)

https://rokerreport.sbnation.com/ (Graham’s podcast)

http://bit.ly/2Sbx9g6 (beautifully written blog post on Hertha and the Pokal – in German)

http://www.fussball-musings.com/ (Simon’s Hertha blog)

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DMTF019 – Rückrunde Surprise

Wow, another episode? The gods must be crazy…

Simon and Jan get into the first “real” podcast of the new year, discussing the away game in Nuremberg (awesome, Possum!) and home game against Gelsenkirchen (kinda cool). We also answer some questions from our beloved community and then ramble on as per usual… Little Easter Egg at the very end (Thank God for chapter marks…): We have our first testimonial. Check. It. Out!

If you like our little podcast project, any comments, reviews on iTunes, retweets would be greatly appreciated. You can find us on most social media under @dmtfpodcast. You can find our shownotes and other information at www.dmtfpodcast.com.

HaHoHe!

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DMTF017 – There is always a “but” with Hertha

Atmosphere before the match
(Courtesy of Esther Müller-Reichenwallner)

In our latest effort, we discuss the away game in Hannover and the home game against Frankfurt and all the stuff happening before and after these games. We give you an update on the injuries afflicting the team and we answer questions from our esteemed listeners. There seems to be more than one after all, who would have thought?!?

If you like our little podcast project, any comments, reviews on iTunes, retweets would be greatly appreciated. You can find us on most social media under @dmtfpodcast. You can find our shownotes and other information at www.dmtfpodcast.com.

Special Christmas candles held up by the Frankfurt supporters
(Courtesy of Sabine Dollinger)

Shownotes:

Andy Green BSC-SGE S02E23 groundhopping – 

https://youtu.be/rhMJnz3fQcA

Interview Hertha TV with Marko Grujic – 

https://youtu.be/jPR3-i8TnlA

 

Chapters:

00:00:00 Introduction

00:01:48 H96 – BSC

00:17:14 BSC – SGE

00:58:25 Injury update

01:01:38 Questions from our listeners

01:31:25 Next matches for Hertha

01:34:20 Goodbye/Outro

As usual we have added a inbuilt player to listen to this episode via this page if that helps you.

A video showing the team celebrating with the fans after the home win against Frankfurt.

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DMTF016 – From the jaws of defeat

Before the away game in Düsseldorf…

 

After yet another international break, we are back with the away game in Düsseldorf and the home game against Hoffenheim.

As usual, we digress a whole lot, uncovering fascinating facts like the state of the guest restrooms in Düsseldorf. Apologies to our listeners, we hope you still enjoy our little podcast. If you do, please leave a review on iTunes.

 

Before the home game…

Shownotes:

Hertha TV on OFC Christmas Parties – https://youtu.be/aiQkZ3rpvH8?t=59

Chapters:

00:00:00 Introduction

00:00:46 F95 – BSC

00:19:03 BSC – TSG

00:45:07 Christmas Party with Sala

00:52:44 Members’ Meeting and Outlook

01:02:15 Goodbye

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