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Premier League likely to grab fifth Champions League spot

Premier League likely to grab fifth Champions League spot

The Premier League could still have five clubs qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League. Due to upcoming format changes of the tournament, two European top-flight divisions will earn an extra spot in the 2024/25 competition. This comes down to the fact that the Champions League expands to 36 teams. Starting next season, the Champions […]

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Premier League likely to grab fifth Champions League spot

The Premier League could still have five clubs qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League. Due to upcoming format changes of the tournament, two European top-flight divisions will earn an extra spot in the 2024/25 competition. This comes down to the fact that the Champions League expands to 36 teams. Starting next season, the Champions […]

Former Germany World Cup winner Andreas Brehme dies aged 63

Andreas Brehme, a World Cup winner with Germany, has passed away at the age of 63. According to his partner, Susanne Schaefer, the former Germany international died “suddenly and unexpectedly” Tuesday due to a heart attack. Brehme helped Germany lift the trophy at the 1990 World Cup by scoring the lone goal in the final […]

Germany

/ 7 days ago

German fans put bike lock on goal to protest Bundesliga sale

Hannover 96 supporters went to new lengths to show their frustrations with German soccer's plans to sell 8% of the media rights. Protests have been common throughout the German soccer divisions over recent weeks. Yet, most of the time, fans throw fake money or tennis balls on the field. This also features banners in the […]

Germany

/ 7 days ago

Protests in Germany lead to Blackstone dropping out

This season's Bundesliga has been noteworthy for the number of protests fans in Germany are organizing in opposition to the prospect of outside investors. The German top flight is historically fan-oriented, as seen with the 50+1 rule that mandates clubs' fans have a majority share of the club. In this way, the Bundesliga protects the […]

Bayer Leverkusen

/ 10 days ago

Leverkusen thumps Bayern to extend lead atop Bundesliga

Bayer Leverkusen dominated Bayern Munich at home on Saturday in one of the most anticipated soccer matches of the weekend. The hosts entered the weekend leading the Bundesliga standings by just two points over the German giants. Die Werkself has surprised many in the sport by topping the table this late in the current campaign. […]

Bayer Leverkusen

/ 10 days ago

Bayer Leverkusen boss wants Bundesliga to smash 50+1 rule

Bayer Leverkusen chief executive Fernando Carro has proclaimed that German soccer should make changes to club ownership rules. Current laws in place, labeled the 50+1 rule, limits foreign investors to how much stake they can own in Bundesliga teams. Instead, German soccer opts for a system in which ensures team officials keep control of their […]

Bayern Munich

/ 14 days ago

Bayern reaches deal with RB Leipzig for highly rated executive

Bayern Munich has reportedly finalized negotiations with RB Leipzig regarding their former sporting director Max Eberl. He was previously fired by Leipzig brass way back in September. At the time, Eberl was heavily linked with a switch to Bayern. As a result, team officials publicly claimed the decision was due to the sporting director's "failure […]

Germany

/ 19 days ago

Bundesliga make major rule change in TV rights packages

The German Bundesliga has updated its media rights invitation to tender for the top two divisions for the four-season cycle 2025/26 to 2028/29, including additional details and restrictions. The match scheduling structure is mostly the same as its previous iteration. One change is that a single buyer may now purchase the four lucrative pay-tv rights […]

Germany

/ 20 days ago

Schalke could go out of business if relegated this season

Schalke could face dire repercussions should it suffer relegation at the end of the current campaign. The historic German club currently features in the second-tiered 2. Bundesliga after dropping from the top flight last season. Although they have recently gone up and down between the two divisions, Schalke is now at risk of going out […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 26 days ago

Germany picks US city for preferred World Cup base camp

Canada, Mexico, and the USA will all play host to the 2026 World Cup at the same time, making it a first of its kind. An additional innovation is that 48 teams will compete for the global championship. Previously, the Finals involved only 32 teams. Even here, the potential is quite alluring since Americans prefer […]

Bayern Munich

/ 43 days ago

Germany icon Franz Beckenbauer dies at age 78

One of the most legendary players in the history of soccer in Germany, Franz Beckenbauer, passed away on Monday. The star's family confirmed his passing to German news agency DPA. "It is with deep sadness that we announce that my husband and our father, Franz Beckenbauer, passed away peacefully in his sleep yesterday, Sunday, surrounded […]