Category: Leagues: Bundesliga

Ribery signs Bayern extension until 2019

Berlin (AFP) – Veteran winger Franck Ribery, 35, has signed a one-year extension to stay at Bayern Munich until 2019, the German giants announced on Monday. “I am very happy to be able to play for another year at this great club,” said Ribery in a statement. “Munich has long since become a home for my family and I, therefore, am proud to be able to play in the FC Bayern shirt next season.” Ribery joined Bayern in 2007, scoring 80 goals in 247 Bundesliga appearances, and won the German league title for a joint record eighth time this season. ... Read more

Five talking points in the Bundesliga

Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski got a ticking off, RB Leipzig want to keep English talent Ademola Lookman and Schalke celebrate their runners-up status. Here are five talking points from the weekend’s Bundesliga action: Heynckes’ ticking off Lewandowski netted his 150th competitive goal in 193 games for champions Bayern Munich in Saturday’s 3-1 win at Cologne — but was reprimanded for his attitude. After hitting his 29th league goal this season, the hot-shot striker was unhappy at being substituted for Sandro Wagner on 77 minutes, ignoring Heynckes as he trudged off. “The Bayern coach decides the substitutions and every player ... Read more

LAFC and Borussia Dortmund working together to share best practices

MLS team LAFC and Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund are unlikely bedfellows, but both trendy clubs have been working together behind the scenes. Speaking exclusively to World Soccer Talk during a recent visit to Miami, Borussia Dortmund Head of Business Development Benedikt Scholz said, “We’re very close to the LAFC franchise. We’ve learned from them how they handle marketing and how they handle the brand, which is completely different [to us]. “We came to know LAFC about a year and a half ago when they came to Dortmund. There was contact made through people at each club. They got to know ... Read more

Liverpool to play Dortmund in Nashville in Jürgen Klopp return

Photo credit: AFP EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool Football Club will play Borussia Dortmund this July in Nashville, Tennessee in a friendly match that will see the return of Jürgen Klopp to face his old Bundesliga club, according to a World Soccer Talk source. The match, scheduled to be part of the 2018 International Champions Cup, will be played on Sunday, July 22. The venue hasn’t been finalized, but presumably Nissan Stadium will be the location. Since the match hasn’t been officially announced yet, ticket details have not been shared. But as soon as ticket details are revealed, we’ll update the schedule of ... Read more

Where to find RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, you’ve come to the right place. Sunday’s match between RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich is live on FOX Soccer Plus, not FS1 or FS2. If your cable service doesn’t offer FOX Soccer Plus, read below for details on how you can watch the match with a free 7-day trial. Match: RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich Kickoff: Sunday, 1pm ET Looking to watch RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, ... Read more

Where to find Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke in the Revier Derby, you’ve come to the right place. Americans Weston McKennie and Christian Pulisic could both star in Saturday morning’s Revier Derby between Dortmund and Schalke in the Bundesliga. Here’s how you can watch the match on US television and streaming: Match: Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke Kickoff: Saturday, 9:30am ET Looking to watch Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US ... Read more

Univision Deportes sublicenses Bundesliga TV rights from FOX Deportes for 3 years

Univision Deportes today announced that it has sublicensed the Spanish-language TV rights in the United States from FOX Deportes for the next three years. Under the terms of the agreement, FOX Deportes will still broadcast Bundesliga matches in Spanish, but Univision Deportes will air three matches per week across Univision Deportes Network and UniMas as it has been doing for several weeks for this season after getting the broadcasts that GolTV used to air. Recently, the November 1 match on UniMás between Hertha Berlin and Bayern Munich was the most-viewed Bundesliga match on any network, regardless of language, in the ... Read more

Where to find Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, you’ve come to the right place. FOX Sports are sending sideline reporters Thomas Hitzlsperger and Adam Hunt to cover the game for the network. Dortmund are three points behind Bayern Munich, so a win for Christian Pulisic and his teammates could take BVB back to the top of the table in Germany. The game won’t be shown on FS1 because of college football. Scroll down to find out where, when and how you can watch the game for free. Match: Borussia Dortmund ... Read more