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Court takes Germans to trial over alleged World Cup 2006 bribes

Court takes Germans to trial over alleged World Cup 2006 bribes

The World Cup in 2006 may be the subject of bribes and corruption. For years, investigations and reports have tainted the World Cup in Germany from that year. Now, the case is officially going to court to determine if there was a slush fund to bring one more vote to Germany. By the end, Germany […]

News

/ 106 days ago

Court takes Germans to trial over alleged World Cup 2006 bribes

The World Cup in 2006 may be the subject of bribes and corruption. For years, investigations and reports have tainted the World Cup in Germany from that year. Now, the case is officially going to court to determine if there was a slush fund to bring one more vote to Germany. By the end, Germany […]

News

/ 116 days ago

Kroos surprises Germany with decision: Will he play Euro 2024?

Following Julian Nagelsmann's request, Toni Kroos has returned to the German national team, thanks to his stellar play for Real Madrid. Thus, he confirmed his participation in the next matches against France and the Netherlands. "Guys, let me tell you. I will play for Germany again in March. Why? Because I was asked by the […]

Germany

/ 118 days ago

DFL opts not to sell Bundesliga media rights after fan protests

After intense fan backlash, German soccer officials are ready to pull the plug on finding a new marketing partner. It was previously revealed that the German Football League (DFL) would explore selling a piece of their TV and marketing rights. The DFL essentially controls the operating business for the Bundesliga and second-tiered 2. Bundesliga. Officials […]

England

/ 119 days ago

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 […]

Bayern Munich

/ 119 days ago

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

/ 126 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

/ 126 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

/ 129 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

/ 129 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

/ 133 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

/ 139 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 […]