Joël Grandke (*1990) is a midfielder at TSV Otterndorf in the Cuxhaven Sunday League. He wrote two humorous columns on www.spox.com which went viral. In 2014 he was named the best young sport journalist in the Sport Journalism Awards of Lower Saxony. When Joël is not kicking or writing, he studies political science at Hamburg University.
NIMM DU IHN, ICH HAB IHN SICHER
YOUR MOM CALLED. YOU LEFT YOUR GAME AT HOME
Master baker Karl-Heinz "Schorsch" Havelkoop, the secretary of Vorwärts Benenbröök, recounts the events of a year of his Sunday League team, including: Season preparations, the first away game, the derby against the local rival, the end-of-year party (with players' wives and girlfriends!), the training camp on Mallorca, etc. All these activities interrupt the team's major interest: drinking...
NIMM DU IHN, ICH HAB IHN SICHER is a hilarious persiflage of amateur football, recognisable to everyone who has ever played in a minor league sport.