From the publisher:
Halb Vier Issue Five – The GDR/DDR Issue coming out in early March. A look at football in the former East Germany spread over 80 pages including our cover star Toni Kroos in his best David Bowie impression, which includes the following articles;
Stephen Brandt - Carl Zeiss Jena….The road less travelled
Yes, believe it or not, CZJ were once in a European Final!
Dave Braneck - Times Change, Even if Some Attitudes Don’t
Football in the East pre and post 9th November 1989 .
Sean Brennan - A Season at Chemie Leipzig
A tribute to the concrete heroes of 1964.
Sean Brennan - Dynamo’s Last Stand
A night of chaos unfurls in Dresden.
Joe Dunn – The Resurgence of the GDR through a familiar foe
The untold story on Union Berlin. From a DDR Oberliga yoyo team to the heights of the Bundesliga.
Thomas Hardwick – The Story of 1.FC Lokomotive Leipzig
European Adventures and Oberliga Agony.
Rick Joshua - Iron Hut City FC
The intriguing story of BSG Stahl Eisenhüttenstadt.
Sascha Kruppa - Football TV Coverage in the DDR
A style of their own or a pastiche of their near neighbour?
Chris Law – Frauen am Ball: Turbine Potsdam
Turbine Postdam, the pioneers of women’s football.
Peter Miles – Enforced moves, political favours and an ultimate fall from grace
The confusing footballing history of the lesser well-known Frankfurt.
Amos Murphy – Dynamo Berlin…. A monument of a bygone era?
The club that most people love to hate.
Cameron Pope – Hans-Jürgen Dörner, the ‘Beckenbauer of the East’
The heart and soul of Dynamo Dresden.
Anthony Russell – How Hansa Rostock break hearts but nobody abandons ship
The nearly, nearly story from the club on the Baltic Sea.
Alex Schnarr – From European winners to “Generation Amateurfußbal”
The crossroads that face 1.FC Magdeburg.
Antony Shields – The Mighty Thom
Andreas Thom, the Ossi footballer who lit up the West.
Jan Willem Spaans - Sparwasser… Sparwasser, und… TOOOR!
An interview with the most famous person ever to come out of Halberstadt.
Felix Tamsut – “Just ultras, just fans”
What happens when the authorities apply “intelligence service-esque” surveillance methods against left-wing football fans?