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/ 140 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 […]


/ 150 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 […]


/ 152 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 […]

Bayern Munich

/ 152 days ago

Bayern bizarrely allows Tuchel to stay with club for season

Bayern Munich has officially announced that Thomas Tuchel will depart the club after the current campaign. The manager previously joined the club back in March of last year and signed a deal until June of 2025. Tuchel, however, will now not see out his contract due to a "sporting realignment" within the club. "In a […]

Bayern Munich

/ 153 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 […]

Asian Cup

/ 157 days ago

Klinsmann fired by South Korea due to 'leadership' issues

Jurgen Klinsmann has officially been fired as head coach of the South Korea national team. The former USMNT manager was previously hired in February of 2023 and had a contract in place with the Asian nation until after the 2026 World Cup. Nevertheless, the German was sacked on Friday following a disappointing Asian Cup showing. […]


/ 160 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 […]


/ 160 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

/ 163 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

/ 167 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 […]


/ 173 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

/ 179 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

/ 196 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 […]

Borussia Dortmund

/ 214 days ago

Dortmund's verdict on Terzic's future following abysmal run

Chaos has broken out in the German Bundesliga as Borussia Dortmund head coach Edin Terzic comes under fire. Fans and teammates have mounted pressure on the German club's head coach. After last year's near-championship run, the team's recent play has been disappointing, with just one win in their previous seven league games. According to reports […]

Business of Soccer

/ 220 days ago

German fans to protest against DFL's private equity investment

German Bundesliga fans are not happy about a recent deal for the German Football League (DFL) to sell a piece of their TV and marketing rights. The Bundesliga and the rest of the German federation were selling 8% of these rights as a private equity investment. The deal will last for up to 20 years. […]