NO JOY AGAINST KARLSRUHE
Finishing formed the focus of the morning training session on day 8 in Maria Alm. In the evening, it was time for the final warm-up game of the summer training camp against Karlsruher SC. Though Aziz Bouhaddouz was on target for the Boys in Brown, the game ended in a 4-1 defeat.
COMFORTABLE WIN OVER PINZGAU ON FIRST FULL DAY AT TRAINING CAMP
Day 2 in Maria Alm began with the opening session of this year’s summer training camp. In the evening, the Boys in Brown secured a comfortable 8-0 win over FC Pinzgau in their first warm-up game. Sami Allagui (3), Waldemar Sobota (2), Marvin Knoll, Christopher Buchtmann and Jan-Marc Schneider got the goals.
BRØNDBY 3-0 ST. PAULI
The Boys on Brown slipped to their first defeat of pre-season on Sunday afternoon, going down 3-0 at Brøndby IF. In front of 6,106 spectators Ante Erceg (18’) and Dominik Kaiser (41’) gave the home side a two-goal advantage at half-time before Filip Blazek headed a third in stoppage time.
BOYS IN BROWN EASE TO NEXT FRIENDLY WIN
A convincing performance saw FC St. Pauli to a comfortable 6-1 win at Weiche Flensburg on Saturday afternoon. Dominic Hartmann gave the home side an early lead, but the Boys in Brown turned the game around thanks to goals from Ersin Zehir, Christian Viet, Mats Møller Dæhli and Sami Allagui (3).
KAUCZINSKI DEMANDS CHANGE
On Tuesday, following the warm-up matches against SC Weiche Flensburg 08 on Saturday (1200 CET) and Brøndby IF on Sunday (1530 CET), the Boys in Brown travel to Maria Alm in Austria for their summer training camp. Head coach Markus Kauczinski spoke to the media about the squad situation and the tactical focus of the sessions in Austria.
EUTIN 08 0-4 FC ST. PAULI
The Boys in Brown made it two wins out of two as part of their pre-season preparations with a 4-0 success at fifth-tier Eutin 08 on Sunday afternoon. Sami Allagui, Waldemar Sobota, Ersin Zehir and Jan-Marc Schneider got the goals in front of 900 spectators.
BULLSEYE FOR A GOOD CAUSE
The call of one hundred and eighty rang out a number times in the mixed zone of the Millerntor Stadium on Saturday afternoon when Rob "Voltage" Cross, current Professional Darts Cooperation (PDC) world champion, and Stephen "The Bullet" Bunting, former BDO world champion, took part in a tournament against club technical director, Ewald Lienen, and members of the FC St. Pauli darts section, the Dartpiraten. The event was all about having fun for a worthy cause.
MAGDEBURG AWAY ON OPENING DAY - DERBY AT HSV IN WEEK 8
The German Football League (DFL) released the fixture list for the 2018/19 season on Thursday. The Boys in Brown kick off the new campaign with a trip to newly promoted FC Magdeburg (3-6 August). SV Darmstadt 98 are the visitors for the opening home game at the Millerntor (10-13 August), while the hugely anticipated local derby against HSV will take place in round 8 (29 September-1 October). The home derby game is scheduled for March 2019.
BOYS IN BROWN HIT DOUBLE FIGURES IN OPENING WARM-UP GAME
FC St. Paul made a high-scoring start to pre-season on Thursday evening, beating the AWesA Allstars, a team made up of local sixth- and seventh-tier players from the local area, by ten goals to one at the Weserberglandstadion in Hameln. Sami Allagui (3), Richard Neudecker (2), Dimitrios Diamantakos, Christopher Buchtmann, Cenk Sahin, Ersin Zehir and Jan-Marc Schneider got the goals for the Boys in Brown.