Category: Borussia Dortmund

Pulisic’s move to Chelsea is a win for the player, Blues and Dortmund

Photo credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports In many ways, the transfer of Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea is jaw-dropping. The American winger was sold to Chelsea on the second day of the January transfer window for a fee of £57.5 million). He was then immediately loaned back to Dortmund for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. It is, by some distance, the highest fee ever paid for a United States international player. It is also, according to Roger Gonzalez of CBS, the 27th most expensive transfer fee of all time. Pulisic, 20, broke onto the international scene for ... Read more

Liverpool and Dortmund fans entertained at International Champions Cup in Charlotte

People always tell you that the best things happen when you step out of your comfort zone. I used to think it was just one of those things that people said. Now, I know it’s true. The best things in life really do happen when you step out. When I was given the assignment of covering the Liverpool versus Borussia Dortmund match in the International Champions Cup as a member of the press, I was hesitant. I doubted myself, my ability to hone my reporting skills and my confidence. Then it occurred to me the worst thing I could do ... 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

Bayern Munich-Dortmund German Supercup to be featured on FOX network

The 2017/18 German soccer season kicks off Saturday with a live broadcast of the German Supercup between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. The match will be shown live on the over-the-air FOX network on Saturday, August 5 at 2:30pm ET. Bayern Munich versus Dortmund will also be streamed via Sling Blue, fubo Premier and DIRECTV NOW. SEE MORE: Schedule of Bundesliga games on US TV and streaming In the 2017 edition of the DFL-Supercup, the game features the winner of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season (Bayern Munich) versus the winner of the DFB-Pokal (Borussia Dortmund). Last year, Dortmund won the match, ... Read more

ESPN to televise Arsenal, Dortmund, Bayern, Lyon and Milan games from International Champions Cup China

This summer’s International Champions Cup tournament in China will feature Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Lyon and Inter Milan, with all of the games televised across a myriad of ESPN networks. The six teams will clash in four contests in Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen & Nanjing in this July. It’s the 3rd consecutive year the world’s leading pre-season soccer tournament to take place in China. SEE MORE: Schedule of International Champions Cup games on US TV and streaming The schedule of matches are as follows (all times Eastern; TV listings are subject to change):   Tuesday, July 18, 2017 ... Read more

Dortmund hit bump in bid for quick Tuchel replacement

Berlin (AFP) – The messy sacking of Thomas Tuchel just three days after winning the German Cup has left Borussia Dortmund scrambling around for a new coach, with main target Lucien Favre set to stay at Nice. Dortmund denied that Tuchel’s departure was sparked by a public spat with CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke but that painfully-strained relationship seemed to finally crack on Tuesday when the coach was fired. Tuchel’s fall from grace had been coming for months despite capping two successful years with the German Cup. Just two weeks ago, Dortmund had revealed that talks over Tuchel’s future would be held ... Read more

Where to find Bayern Munich-Dortmund DFB-Pokal semi-final on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund in the DFB Pokal semi-final, you’ve come to the right place. The two most popular teams in Germany clash on Wednesday in the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal. The winner will advance to the final to play Eintracht Frankfurt in late May. Will it be Bayern Munich or Dortmund that be the victor? Here are all of the details of where you can watch it on television and via legal streaming: Match: Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund Kickoff: 2:45pm ET, Wednesday Looking to watch Bayern Munich ... Read more