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Bundesliga 2: Daniel Thioune's Hamburg appointment historically significant

Daniel Thioune being made head coach of Hamburg is a big deal. Not just because the 45-year-old is a pioneer for Black coaches, but because Hamburg is a place where most coaches' careers are ended not started. It is easy to forget with all of the recent sporting issues that Hamburger Sport-Verein (HSV) ... Read full article »

Bundesliga: Werder Bremen's Claudio Pizarro waves goodbye

A career defined by plenty of highs ended with triumph on Monday, as Claudio Pizarro hung up his boots on the day Werder Bremen sealed their Bundesliga status. The Peruvian has been one of the league's star imports. He may not have got his swansong in Werder Bremen's dramatic 2-2 draw against Heidenheim, ... Read full article »

Relegation playoff: Werder Bremen retain Bundesliga status on away goals

Werder Bremen have retained their Bundesliga status by the skin of their teeth after a 2-2 draw with Heidenheim in the second leg of the relegation playoff. Now they must set their sights on a rebuild. Heidenheim 2-2 Werder Bremen (2-2 aggregate, Bremen win on away goals) Voith-Arena An own goal and ... Read full article »

Bayern Munich on course for quadruple after reserves win third division

A few hours before Bayern Munich lifted their 20th German Cup, the club's U23s were crowned champions of Germany’s third division. The victory has reignited the debate over Bundesliga reserve teams in the 3. Liga. Over the past eight seasons, the Bundesliga has become accustomed to seeing Bayern Munich ... Read full article »

Daniel Thioune: Hamburg appoint first German-born Black coach

Hamburg have appointed Daniel Thioune as the club's new coach on a two-year deal. Thioune is Hamburg's fourth coach in two years and the first German-born Black coach in any of German football's professional divisions. Daniel Thioune is the new Hamburg coach, the 2.Bundesliga club announced on Monday. Thioune, ... Read full article »

Germany: DFL, government develop plan for fans in stadiums next season

Fans haven't been allowed to attend games since the Bundesliga was suspended in March. It restarted in May but without supporters. The new proposals will have to follow strict guidelines, such as reduced capacity. Allowing fans to attend Bundesliga matches moved a step closer to becoming a reality on ... Read full article »

Relegation playoff: Werder Bremen facing moment of truth in Heidenheim

Following a season of few highs and lots of lows, Bremen are trying to save their 40-year relationship with Germany's top flight and avoid adding to a growing trend. On Monday in Heidenheim, they have one final chance. It is hard to picture the Bundesliga standings without Werder Bremen. Then again, ... Read full article »

What next for Kai Havertz and Bayer Leverkusen?

The German Cup final may have brought down the curtain on Kai Havertz’s time at Bayer Leverkusen, the club that has raised him. So what next for Germany’s brightest young star and the club he looks set to leave behind? Less than 24 hours had elapsed between the final kick of the German Cup finaland reports ... Read full article »

Wolfsburg win thrilling German Cup final against Essen

SGS Essen appeared to be heading towards one of the great upsets in German Cup history, but Wolfsburg are one of the best teams in Europe for a reason. After six goals in the game, the final was decided on penalties. Wolfsburg 3-3 (4-2 on penalties) Essen (Harder 11', Blässe 70', Bloodworth 86' ... Read full article »

German Cup final: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich — live buildup

Bayern Munich chase their second consecutive domestic double. Leverkusen are out to shed their "Neverkusen" tag by lifting their first title in three decades. DW has the latest in the buildup to the match. Refresh page for live updates Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen, Olympiastadion Berlin Kickoff ... Read full article »

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