Aufstieg – The Lower League Podcast

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 17 – Bundesliga 2 and 3. Liga round up

October 1st, 2014

Matthias Suuck and Nik Wildhagen have once again gotten together to discuss the ins and outs of the Bundesliga 2 and the 3. Liga on an all new Aufstieg pod.

Segment 1: Tomislav Stipic has managed to turn Aue's loosing streak into a winning streak, but are Erzgebirge out of the woods after taking 7 points from their last three matches? Bernd Schuster has confirmed that he is in talks with TSV 1860 München, would he be the right man for the job? All that and an awful lot more about the Bundesliga 2 in our first part of the show.

Segment 2: Preussen Münster are on a high despite selling two of their best players. The boys talk about the reasons for Die Adlers recent good form and dig into an awful lot more 3. Liga action and lower league news in this segment.

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 16 – Neururer pukes and onions make Rot Weiss Essen cry

September 11th, 2014

<strong>Aleix Gwilliam and Niklas Wildhagen team up once again to give you all the latest news from the lower divisions of German football. Furthermore, the boys take a closer look at players in the third division worth following and the goals from the Dritte Liga which you should take a closer look at on YouTube.</strong>

<strong>Segment 1:</strong> The coach, the president and the vice president are all gone at Erzgebirge Aue. Nik and Aleix dig in deeper into the development at the club. Peter Neururer has thrown another hissy fit and St. Pauli have found a new coach after their lacklustre start to the season.

<strong>Segment 2:</strong> Can Unterhaching get back on track? Find out what we love about Stuttgarter Kickers so far this season! On top of that there are a few great news items from the lower leagues of German football and we'll tell you all about the goals and players worth watching from the Dritte Liga.
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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 15 – A trip to Lübeck and a closer look at the protests against RB Leipzig

September 2nd, 2014

The boys are finally back to take a closer look at lower league matters. Matthias Suuck, Randall Hauk and host Niklas Wildhagen take a closer look at all the latest news from the Bundesliga 2 and the 3. Liga and Nik has been on the road together with Terry Duffelen to take a closer look at VfB Lübeck in the 4th tier(the Regionalliga Nord). 

Segment 1: Nik, Randall and Matthias take a closer look at what has been going in the Bundesliga 2. Coaches are started to get the boot, RB Leipzig are drawing more criticism and Torsten Mattuschka has made a surprise exit at
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Segment 2: Terry Duffelen and Niklas Wildhagen take a closer look at how VfB Lübeck are doing in the Regionalliga. The two of them went to the Friday night match between VfB Lübeck and VfB Oldenburg.

Segment 3: The boys take a closer look at the 3. Liga and other lower league news.

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 14 – Bundesliga 2 season preview

August 1st, 2014

Aleix Gwilliam and Niklas Wildhagen take a closer look at the upcoming Bundesliga 2 and German football expert Stuart Telford joins Nik mid-show to talk about the ins and outs of the league.

Part 1: The boys are looking at some of the best signings, relegation and promotion favourites.

Part 2: Stuart Telford joins Nik to talk about the emergence of RB Leipzig and its impact on German football and the quality on display in the Bundesliga 2. 

Part 3: Aleix and Nik put their heads on the line predicting who'll go up and who'll finish as the top scorer of the league and we'll introduce the first Aufstieg competition of the season.

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 13 – 3. Liga Match Day review

July 30th, 2014

Aleix Gwilliam and Niklas Wildhagen are back with an all new episode of Aufstieg! This time around the boys are taking a closer look at match day 1 of the 3. Liga.

Which players put in a brilliant performance? Were there any surprising results on the first match day of 3. Liga action? Find out which goals are worth looking up on YouTube! All that, and a whole lot more of third goodness on an all new Aufstieg!

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 12 – 3. Liga preview

July 23rd, 2014

Nik Wildhagen and Aleix Gwilliam are finally back with an all new episode of Aufstieg. The boys were too busy to record the pod over the last few months, but they have kept up to date on all the news coming out of the lower leagues of German football.

This time around the Aleix and Nik focus on the upcoming 3. Liga season and give you an overview of what we can expect from the next season. Which players should you keep an eye on? Who are the favourites for promotion? Who is likely to fight against relegation?``

You can hear the answers to those questions and a whole lot more of 3. Liga goodness on the this podcast!
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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 11 – Nick Davidson and lower league round up

March 11th, 2014

Aleix Gwilliam and Niklas Wildhagen are back from their road trip and in their usual surroundings. The boys talk about all things Bundesliga 2 and 3. Liga and Terry Duffelen talks to the author Nick Davidson about his new book Pirates, Punks and Politics.

Segment 1: The battle against relegation is heating up! Is all hope lost for Energie Cottbus? What impact has Norbert Meier made at Arminia Bielefeld? On the other end of the table Karlsruhe keep surprising us! How have they managed to do that?

Segment 2: Nick Davidson tells Terry Duffelen all about his new book and why he fell in love with FC St. Pauli.

Segment 3: All the latest from the third tier. We discuss wether or not the Under 23 teams from Bundesliga teams should be allowed to play in Germany's third tier.

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 10 – East Germany road trip

February 25th, 2014

Aleix Gwilliam and Niklas Wildhagen are back with a very special episode. This time around the lads are on the road travelling to Berlin, Chemnitz and Dresden.

Part 1: We are starting our trip at Union Berlin and take a closer look at what makes this club special.

Part 2: Chemnitz are currently struggling at the bottom of the third tier. Hear how their match against SV Darmstadt turned out!

Part 3: Why have Dynamo Dresdens struggled so far this season? What is the most impressive feature of their stadium? And how loud can a bunch of Saxons get? You can hear the answer in this segemnt!

Part 4: We are rounding up our trip and end the podcast by giving you our competition question!

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 9 – BSG Chemie and lower league round up

February 20th, 2014

Matthias Suuck and Niklas Wildhagen wrap up all the latest news and results from the lower leagues of German football. German blogger Bastian Pauly tells Niklas why BSG Chemie are a team worth following.

Segment 1: What to make of Kaiserslautern loss against Aue? A few words about Fabian Boll's career coming to an end, and a whole lot more.

Segment 2: All the latest from the third tier with a special focus on Preussen Münster.

Segment 3: Niklas and Bastian Pauly mull over BSG Chemie's history and their present in the seventh tier of German football.

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Aufstieg Podcast Episode 8 – Fighting FIFA in the court room and Bundesliga 2 returns

February 5th, 2014

An all new episode of Aufstieg is here! Niklas Wildhagen and Aleix Gwilliam mull over the results in the third tier of German football and look ahead to the return of Bundesliga 2 this weekend.

Part 1: All the latest news from Bundesliga 2 and a look ahead to this weekend's action.

Part 2: Zoltan Stieber tells us all about Greuther's season so far.

Part 3: What on earth was going on in Rostock last weekend? Can Holstein Kiel turn things around? Whose job might be on the line in the third? This and a few news items from the lower leagues in the third part of our show.

Part 4: SV Wilhelmshaven's press officer Jörg Schwarz tells us why the DFB decided to relegate his side at the end of the season regardless of their efforts in the Regionalliga Nord. The club has now taken action fighting against FIFA and the DFB in the court room.

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