Hansa Rostock – the love of my life

You can find the heart and soul of football (the one with a round ball) in North-Eastern Germany right here in Rostock. F.C. Hansa Rostock inherited a place in the German top-flight of the Bundesliga for 12 years, making it the most successful club of the former German Democratic Republic after the fall of the […]

The 101 of Tabletop Football in Rostock

Since I have already given you my personal recommendation for watching and playing some good old amateur football in Rostock, I feel it is time to do something good for those among you looking for a more laid-back leisure activity. But I won’t part with my favourite piece of sports equipment just yet. As you […]

Wanna become a football referee?

 If you ask me, football referees are real heroes. Not only are they crucial to the running of a game, but things like “You´re blind!” and “Open your eyes!”, “Are you stupid?” and “Shut up!” are also statements, my good friend Robert Kuligowski has heard more than a couple of times on the pitch (not […]

Public viewing fever in Rostock!

Flashback to the World Championship in 2010 – It must have looked very bizarre: three girls running through Milan desperately searching for a place to watch the game Germany against Argentina. Fortunately, we found an English pub in a hidden alley. It was already crowded with many fans from Germany, Argentina, and other football loving […]

American Football in Rostock

Missing some US sport in Rostock? No Problem, the American football scene in Rostock is quite lively. The team in Rostock is called “The Griffins” and they play in the “Regionalliga Ost”.Why are they called Griffins? Because the Griffin is the emblem of Rostock. American football is a game that is played in 4 quartersocmprised […]