Werder Bremen have spent only one season outside the Bundesliga since it was launched in 1963 and while their run of 13 home matches without a win has left them deep in relegation trouble, club officials are not throwing in the towel.
Bundesliga: Axel Witsel ruled out of Borussia Dortmund-Wolfsburg fixture; Emre Can, Giovanni Reyna available as replacements
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel will not be fit in time for Saturday’s Bundesliga match at VfL Wolfsburg but Emre Can and teenager Giovanni Reyna have returned to training following injuries and are available, coach Lucien Favre said on Friday.
The German Football League (DFL) decided last week to resume the first and second division from 16 May after a two-month suspension, making it the first major sports league to attempt a restart.
Brondby, Lyngby players in isolation after hugging coronavirus-infected former Denmark international Thomas Kahlenberg
Players from Danish Super League clubs Brondby and Lyngby are in isolation after they met and hugged former Denmark international Thomas Kahlenberg, who has since tested positive for coronavirus, at a match last weekend.
Europa League: Arsenal suffer shock defeat against Olympiakos; Manchester United, Wolves advance into last 16 with emphatic wins
Arsenal suffered a shock Europa League exit to Olympiakos Piraeus on away goals after a 2-1 extra-time home defeat, while Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers cruised into the last 16 with emphatic aggregate wins.
Bundesliga: Joshua Zirkzee, Serge Gnabry strike late as Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg; RB Leipzig clinch autumn crown with win over Augsburg
Bayern Munich’s Joshua Zirkzee and Serge Gnabry scored late goals to give them a 2-0 win over VfL Wolfsburg at the start of the winter break.
Wolfsburg’s Maximilian Arnold fired in a stoppage time winner as they beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 and sent them dropping into second place in the Bundesliga after leading the title race for the last two months.
Premier League: Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne says rejection by foster family as teenager fuelled his football career
Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne has acknowledged that being rejected by a foster family as a teenager fuelled his footballing success.
Bundesliga: Knocked out of Europe, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund to go all out for domestic glory
Holders Bayern Munich and Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund are preparing for the final stretch in their tight title race without the pressure of the Champions League after both teams were knocked out in the last 16.
Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge calls for Bundesliga to scrap '50 plus one' rule
Bayern cheif Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has called for the Bundesliga to allow teams to have owners with majority stakes in the club, which would allow then to invest more in the club.
Bundesliga: Wolfsburg fans to boycott early stages of Bayern Munich clash to protest team's woeful performances
Disgruntled VfL Wolfsburg fans are planning to boycott the opening stages of their Bundesliga match at home to leaders Bayern Munich on Saturday as a protest against their team’s poor performances
Third-placed Borussia Dortmund were held 1-1 at Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga on Friday for their second draw in a row without leading striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Premier League: Kevin de Bruyne close to signing new long-term deal with Manchester City, says report
City’s owners want to reward De Bruyne for his superb performances this season in their top-flight record 16-match winning league run as part of the contract extension.
Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg confirmed their midfielder Julian Draxler will join Paris Saint-German during the January transfer window.
Andre Schubert became the seventh Bundesliga coach fired since September when Borussia Moenchengladbach dismissed him after losing to Wolfsburg.
Germany forward Julian Draxler repeated his wish to quit Wolfsburg after being dropped for the first time.
In his monthly column, Beckenbauer talks about Johan Cruyff and the upcoming quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski broke records when he came on as a substitute against VfL Wolfsburg and scored five goals in nine minutes to inspire Bayern to a 5-1 win.
Bayern beat Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Saturday but had to put the champagne on ice until after second-placed Wolfsburg's match.
Pep Guardiola is well known to be a perfectionist and even Saturday's 6-1 win at VfL Wolfsburg has failed to fully satisfy the demanding Bayern Munich manager.