Stadion An Der Alten Försterei

An Der Wuhlheide 263, 12555 Berlin

An Der Wuhlheide 263, 12555 Berlin
Soccer (Football)


  • The songs remain the same for FC Union

    The 4-0 win over FSV Frankfurt at the weekend was flattering for 1.FC Union berlin, but the fact remains that they have almost completed probably their most successful ever first half to a season. The fans had earned their sing-along.

    Dec 13, 2011

  • Glinker's fingers save Union's blushes

    Jan Glinker almost single-fingeredly kept 1. FC Union in the final clash of the East on Friday as they beat Energie Cottbus 1-0 at the Alte Försterei.

    Dec 6, 2011

  • Quantum theory, Markus Karl and a goalless draw

    1. FC Union vs. Fortuna Düsseldorf always seems to end up 1-0, one way or another. But on Saturday the sides would settle for the solitary point, a hard fought goalless draw that wasn't pretty, but it was an excellent result for the hosts in the end.

    Nov 22, 2011

  • Counting the cost of being a cult club

    1. FC Union vs. St. Pauli on Friday evening was a special game in many ways: the black sheep derby. It was noisy and busy; a 0-2 win for Pauli taking little shine off a great night, but it also raised questions about what it means to be a real fan.

    Nov 1, 2011 4 Comments

  • Dutch courage

    1. FC Union are on a roll. Having beaten Karlsruhe on Saturday, despite a myriad of injury worries, they currently a comfortable seventh in the table and it seems that talk of a top 10 finish might not have been so far-fetched after all.

    Oct 20, 2011

  • It's just like watching Brazil

    Sometimes something happens in a game of football which makes the rest of it all worthwhile. Just sometimes. Silvio Carlos de Oliveira's goal, his first of two in a 4-1 win over Ingolstadt, was just such a moment.

    Sep 13, 2011 7 Comments

  • Clash of the dinosaurs

    The Bundesliga's two longest serving managers met on Saturday as 1.FC Union met Werder Bremen at the Alte Försterei in a hastily arranged friendly. It was 2-2, but on a hot day its best not read too much into the result.

    Sep 5, 2011 2 Comments

  • Putting the Pogo into Pogoń

    Polish second division team Pogoń Szczecin were the guests for 1.FC Union's first home friendly of the pre-season. Union won 1-0 through Markus Karl's second half header, but most eyes were on the away fans.

    Jun 30, 2011 4 Comments

  • Once more with feeling

    1.FC Union's last home game of the season was a roaring 4-2 win over Energie Cottbus. They played better than in ages, but it was also a chance to say goodbye to some heroes and some old friends.

    May 9, 2011 2 Comments

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    The kids are alright

    1.FC Union's under-23's spanked Tennis Borussia all over the Alte Försterei on Easter Sunday, running out 6-2 winners. The historic Charlottenburg club are in trouble, and in great danger of relegation.

    Apr 27, 2011 3 Comments

  • Kohlmann's cross for Easter

    1.FC Union Berlin drew 1-1 with Ingolstadt on Sunday at the Alte Försterei. It was a dreadful game, mostly, but the sun shone and both clubs gained the point they probably deserved. Union, for now, are starting to concentrate on next season.

    Apr 26, 2011

  • A goodbye to remember

    1.FC Union were lucky to beat FSV Frankfurt 2-0 on Sunday. But no-one cared about the details. It was an opportunity to celebrate the near certainty of staying in the second division, and a bigger one to say goodbye to a hero.

    Apr 11, 2011 5 Comments

  • Too much perspective

    1.FC Union were reduced to nine men in a bad tempered, but entertaining, 2-2 draw with bottom of the table Arminia Bielefeld on Sunday. It's rarely boring at the Alte Försterei.

    Mar 22, 2011 3 Comments

  • Baby, it's time to score

    1.FC Union Berlin got an excellent 0-0 draw at home to second in the table FC Augsburg on Saturday. A point well deserved, but the sportsdesk has got a yearning, an unfulfilled passion for goals.

    Mar 17, 2011

  • Eisern lose to the lions on a peanut butter pitch

    In an excellent match, 1860 Munich beat 1.FC Union Berlin 1-0 at the Alten Försterei. Kevin Volland's late winner making the difference between the sides, but it could have been 4-4.

    Feb 28, 2011 3 Comments

  • They don't need to show EastEnders this far east

    FC Ridiculous of Köpenick drew 3-3 with VFL Osnabrück at home on Friday night in a game which had it all.

    Feb 12, 2011 2 Comments

  • Paderborn to be wild

    On a freezing day in Köpenick, 1.FC Union lost 2-0 to a Paderborn side that had started the day on the same amount of points. A performance that will have Ossi's twitching nervously before the derby next weekend.

    Jan 31, 2011 2 Comments

  • In a forest

    After a Winterpause that was more rocky than plain sailing, FC Union played superbly to defeat Alemannia Aachen 2-1 with goals from revelation of the evening Paul Thomik and John Jairo Mosquera.

    Jan 18, 2011 5 Comments

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