FC Union Berlin

Knock, knock! Who’s there? It’s FC Union Berlin bursting onto the scene of the Bundesliga, Germany’s top-tier football league. Filled with passion, grit, and flair, Union Berlin is not just a team; it’s a revolution on the pitch.

July 27
Sat
03:00 pm
July 27, Sat, 03:00 pm
Stadion An der Alten Forsterei - Berlin
August 09
Fri
05:00 pm
August 09, Fri, 05:00 pm
Stadion An der Alten Forsterei - Berlin
August 17
Sat
01:30 pm
August 17, Sat, 01:30 pm
Volksstadion Greifswald - Greifswald
August 24
Sat
05:00 pm
August 24, Sat, 05:00 pm
Mewa Arena (formerly Opel Arena) - Mainz
August 31
Sat
01:00 pm
August 31, Sat, 01:00 pm
Stadion An der Alten Forsterei - Berlin
September 14
Sat
05:00 pm
September 14, Sat, 05:00 pm
Red Bull Arena Leipzig - Leipzig
September 21
Sat
01:00 pm
September 21, Sat, 01:00 pm
Stadion An der Alten Forsterei - Berlin
September 28
Sat
01:30 pm
September 28, Sat, 01:30 pm
Borussia-Park - Mönchengladbach
October 05
Sat
01:00 pm
October 05, Sat, 01:00 pm
Stadion An der Alten Forsterei - Berlin
October 19
Sat
01:30 pm
October 19, Sat, 01:30 pm
Holstein-Stadion - Kiel

The Team and Its Success

Union Berlin, known lovingly as “Eisern Union” or “Iron Union,” has been creating quite the ruckus in the Bundesliga. The 2022-2023 season has seen the team rise like a phoenix, attributing their success to a blend of skillful strategy, a fiery competitive spirit, and unyielding loyalty from their zealous fanbase.

Two players deserve special mention here: Christopher Trimmel and Max Kruse. Trimmel, the captain fantastic, has been a linchpin in Union’s defense, combining brute strength with a tactical mind that’s sharper than a double-edged sword. Kruse, on the other hand, has been a revelation on the attack. With a knack for finding the back of the net, this striker has won the hearts of Union fans and kept opposition defenders awake at night.

Rivalries That Add Spice

What’s a good soccer team without some rivals to make things exciting, right? The battles on the pitch can turn into a high-stakes drama as soon as Union Berlin faces off against any of their three key rivals: Hertha BSC, RB Leipzig, and Borussia Dortmund.

The Hertha BSC rivalry, also known as the “Berliner Derby,” stirs the city into a football frenzy. Splitting loyalties, dividing households, and, most importantly, creating some unforgettable football, this rivalry is as intense as it gets.

The tension between Union Berlin and RB Leipzig, however, has more to do with ideology than geography. Union fans have often expressed discontent with RB Leipzig’s rapid ascent, driven by big business backing. On the pitch, these clashes symbolize a fight between traditional football values and modern commercialization.

Finally, the face-offs against Borussia Dortmund have seen sparks fly, thanks to some thrilling encounters in recent seasons. With each team determined to prove their worth, these matches often bring out the best (and sometimes the worst!) in the players.

A Peek Into Stadion An der Alten Försterei

Of course, a story about Union Berlin would be incomplete without talking about their home turf, the Stadion An der Alten Försterei. Steeped in history and echoing with the roar of passionate supporters, the stadium is more than just a venue for matches. It’s a symbol of the team’s resilient spirit.

Where should fans sit? For the absolute die-hard, the terraces on the East Stand (Gegengerade) provide a matchday experience that will make the hairs on your neck stand up. There’s nothing quite like joining in the chants and cheers from this part of the stadium. But, if you prefer a seat with a view, head to the Main Stand (Haupttribüne). It offers a fantastic panoramic view of the action.

Ticket Prices and the Fan Experience

Wondering about ticket prices? For a Bundesliga match, you’ll need to set aside around €30-€55, depending on where you’d like to sit. But remember, being a part of the Union Berlin crowd isn’t just about watching football – it’s about experiencing it. The roar of the crowd, the thrill of a goal, the tension in a penalty shootout – it’s all part of the package!

Union Berlin is not just a football club. It’s a symbol of community, a testament to resilience, and a beacon of passion. So, whether you’re a seasoned football fan or a newbie looking for a team to support, Union Berlin is an experience that promises more than just 90 minutes of football.

In the world of the Bundesliga, they are an anthem of unity, a soccer saga like no other. From the heart of the Stadion An der Alten Försterei, they echo the sentiments of thousands of fans, shouting in unison, “Eisern Union!” – Iron Union. And trust us, it’s a shout that’s getting louder with each passing match. Get ready, Bundesliga, because Union Berlin is here to stay!