German football: Which Bundesliga club should I support?

German football: Which Bundesliga club should I support?

Many football-loving expats find themselves baffled by the variety and number of German football teams to choose from. We’re confident though that you’ll be able to align yourself with at least one of the five teams listed here.

EXPLAINED: The Covid rules for attending German football matches
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EXPLAINED: The Covid rules for attending German football matches

Ribery on his way to Madrid next summer

Ribery on his way to Madrid next summer

Bayern Munich plans player salary reductions

Bayern Munich plans player salary reductions

Kroos takes Leverkusen back to top of Bundesliga

Kroos takes Leverkusen back to top of Bundesliga

Bayern ready to give Luca Toni away – at no charge

Bayern ready to give Luca Toni away – at no charge

Kroos double shoots Leverkusen back to top spot

Kroos double shoots Leverkusen back to top spot

Schalke tops table with win over Mainz

Schalke tops table with win over Mainz

Bremen coach says team must prove worthy of Bundesliga title

Bremen coach says team must prove worthy of Bundesliga title

Banned footie fan takes complaint to top court

Banned footie fan takes complaint to top court

Hertha boss admits club in worst crisis of the decade

Hertha boss admits club in worst crisis of the decade

VfB Stuttgart fires coach Babbel after dire draw

VfB Stuttgart fires coach Babbel after dire draw

Leverkusen on top after Kiessling treble

Leverkusen on top after Kiessling treble

Bayern Munich hopes to return to winning ways after boost

Bayern Munich hopes to return to winning ways after boost

Stuttgart down Rangers to keep Champions League hopes alive

Stuttgart down Rangers to keep Champions League hopes alive

German referee bribe suspicion emerges in match-fixing scandal

German referee bribe suspicion emerges in match-fixing scandal

35,000 pay respects to footballer Enke

35,000 pay respects to footballer Enke

‘Difficult to accept’: Germany’s Bundesliga goes back behind closed doors

‘Difficult to accept’: Germany’s Bundesliga goes back behind closed doors

Beer sherpa: Dortmund fans offer free tickets ‘forever’ in return for beer-carrying duties

Beer sherpa: Dortmund fans offer free tickets ‘forever’ in return for beer-carrying duties

Sweet 16: How Germany’s Bundesliga wants to lower minimum age limit

Sweet 16: How Germany’s Bundesliga wants to lower minimum age limit

Klinsmann heads to Hertha Berlin and keeps the family link alive

Klinsmann heads to Hertha Berlin and keeps the family link alive

Fireworks and ‘ultra’ pitch invasions as Union win first top-flight Berlin derby

Fireworks and ‘ultra’ pitch invasions as Union win first top-flight Berlin derby

Bundesliga: Your complete guide to becoming a football fan in Germany
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Bundesliga: Your complete guide to becoming a football fan in Germany

German Bundesliga club chairman steps down for three months following ‘racist’ slur

German Bundesliga club chairman steps down for three months following ‘racist’ slur

Pressure grows for Bundesliga club boss to resign over racist slur

Pressure grows for Bundesliga club boss to resign over racist slur

Police investigate Sancho incident amid fan trouble in Dortmund

Police investigate Sancho incident amid fan trouble in Dortmund

Der Klassiker: Your guide to the biggest Bundesliga game since 2012

Der Klassiker: Your guide to the biggest Bundesliga game since 2012

German football clubs face possible security bill at high-risk games

German football clubs face possible security bill at high-risk games

Ribery double fires Bayern up to second in Bundesliga

Ribery double fires Bayern up to second in Bundesliga

Who can end Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga dominance?

Who can end Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga dominance?

Hamburg relegated after 55 seasons in the Bundesliga

Hamburg relegated after 55 seasons in the Bundesliga

Bayern Munich win sixth straight German league title

Bayern Munich win sixth straight German league title

Eintracht Frankfurt hope to start movement by banning AfD members from club

Eintracht Frankfurt hope to start movement by banning AfD members from club

Suspect accused of bomb attack on Dortmund football team bus goes on trial

Suspect accused of bomb attack on Dortmund football team bus goes on trial

Five things we learned from the German Bundesliga matches

Five things we learned from the German Bundesliga matches

Germany’s first top-flight female ref amped to kick off first league match

Germany’s first top-flight female ref amped to kick off first league match

Football: German policewoman is first top-flight female ref

Football: German policewoman is first top-flight female ref

Five things we learned in the Bundesliga

Five things we learned in the Bundesliga

Hated RB Leipzig emerge as shock challengers to Bayern

Hated RB Leipzig emerge as shock challengers to Bayern

Bayern Munich coach Ancelotti: club is ‘like family’

Bayern Munich coach Ancelotti: club is ‘like family’

Upstarts RB Leipzig plan to go right to top of Bundesliga

Upstarts RB Leipzig plan to go right to top of Bundesliga

German police arrest Isis suspect, cite football plot

German police arrest Isis suspect, cite football plot

Footballer axed for flashing privates at female employee

Footballer axed for flashing privates at female employee

‘Please, no fireworks’ at Bundesliga games

‘Please, no fireworks’ at Bundesliga games

Bundesliga goes ahead under tighter security

Bundesliga goes ahead under tighter security

Hanover clamber out of Bundesliga doldrums

Hanover clamber out of Bundesliga doldrums

28-y/o to be youngest ever Bundesliga coach

28-y/o to be youngest ever Bundesliga coach

Dortmund draw leaves Bayern 4 points clear

Dortmund draw leaves Bayern 4 points clear

Historic five-goal haul stuns even Lewandowski

Historic five-goal haul stuns even Lewandowski

Dortmund reclaim top spot with Hertha win

Dortmund reclaim top spot with Hertha win

Gun attack against Berlin’s Hertha BSC bus

Gun attack against Berlin’s Hertha BSC bus

Germany star scores own goal with PR gaffe

Germany star scores own goal with PR gaffe

Germany star gives up football to found startup

Germany star gives up football to found startup

Firmino transfer confirms Bundesliga’s worst fears

Firmino transfer confirms Bundesliga’s worst fears

Bayern stroll to 25th Bundesliga title

Bayern stroll to 25th Bundesliga title

Football club condemns fans’ Nazi banners

Football club condemns fans’ Nazi banners

Regretful Reus ready to rescue Dortmund

Regretful Reus ready to rescue Dortmund

Bayern romp clear while Dortmund lose again

Bayern romp clear while Dortmund lose again

Dortmund climb off bottom with win

Dortmund climb off bottom with win

Spain win boosts Löw’s spirits for 2015

Spain win boosts Löw’s spirits for 2015

Borussia Dortmund go bottom of Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund go bottom of Bundesliga

Bayern’s Robben extends Dortmund’s losing streak

Bayern’s Robben extends Dortmund’s losing streak

Klopp slams Dortmund as slump continues

Klopp slams Dortmund as slump continues

Wonder goal puts new boys Paderborn on top

Wonder goal puts new boys Paderborn on top

Nine seconds: Bellarabi scores fastest goal

Nine seconds: Bellarabi scores fastest goal

Bayern kick off title defence with win

Bayern kick off title defence with win

BVB seeks cash to match Bayern

BVB seeks cash to match Bayern

Police protect football players from own fans

Police protect football players from own fans

Cologne secure return to Bundesliga

Cologne secure return to Bundesliga

Bayern suffer first league defeat in 54 matches

Bayern suffer first league defeat in 54 matches

‘Football-Ischgl’: Bayern eager to stop next coronavirus hotbed at Super Cup

‘Football-Ischgl’: Bayern eager to stop next coronavirus hotbed at Super Cup

Germany’s Bundesliga allowed to start season at 20 percent fan capacity

Germany’s Bundesliga allowed to start season at 20 percent fan capacity

Leverkusen break losing streak with 3-1 win

Leverkusen break losing streak with 3-1 win

Record-breaking Bayern Munich win league title

Record-breaking Bayern Munich win league title

Football clubs say no to goal-line technology

Football clubs say no to goal-line technology

Hamburg and Bayern celebrate weekend wins

Hamburg and Bayern celebrate weekend wins

Bayern batter Freiburg to extend title lead

Bayern batter Freiburg to extend title lead

Bayern beat Frankfurt in 5-0 home win

Bayern beat Frankfurt in 5-0 home win

Bayern leave it late to keep unbeaten record

Bayern leave it late to keep unbeaten record

Bundesliga scores record profit

Bundesliga scores record profit

Hanover 96 force fans to pay for UEFA fines

Hanover 96 force fans to pay for UEFA fines

Hannover hire first Turkish boss

Hannover hire first Turkish boss

The Local’s top ten sport stories of the year

The Local’s top ten sport stories of the year

Bayern Munich coach vows to smoke out mole

Bayern Munich coach vows to smoke out mole

Football chiefs dismiss ‘ghost goal’ case

Football chiefs dismiss ‘ghost goal’ case

Football hooliganism falls in top leagues

Football hooliganism falls in top leagues

Bayern Munich close gap on rivals

Bayern Munich close gap on rivals

U21 captain Volland shines with fourth goal

U21 captain Volland shines with fourth goal

Stuttgart hammer struggling Braunschweig

Stuttgart hammer struggling Braunschweig

Hamburg rout Nuremberg 5-0

Hamburg rout Nuremberg 5-0

Munich trumps Berlin as Euro 2020 candidate

Munich trumps Berlin as Euro 2020 candidate

Dortmund keep unbeaten record to go top

Dortmund keep unbeaten record to go top

Ribery, Robben strike as Bayern win again

Ribery, Robben strike as Bayern win again

Dortmund down Bremen to stay top of Bundesliga

Dortmund down Bremen to stay top of Bundesliga

Big names struggle in flurry of red cards

Big names struggle in flurry of red cards

Arsenal target Gustavo signs for Wolfsburg

Arsenal target Gustavo signs for Wolfsburg

Dortmund show title intent with first day romp

Dortmund show title intent with first day romp

Guardiola starts Bayern reign with victory

Guardiola starts Bayern reign with victory

Bundesliga players to be screened for doping

Bundesliga players to be screened for doping

Bayern coach to slim down dream team

Bayern coach to slim down dream team

DFB tells gay players: come out, but quietly

DFB tells gay players: come out, but quietly

The Bundesliga’s ten biggest bucks

The Bundesliga’s ten biggest bucks

Bayern red-faced after Götze’s T-shirt gaffe

Bayern red-faced after Götze’s T-shirt gaffe

Thousands cheer rainy Bayern treble party

Thousands cheer rainy Bayern treble party

Bayern win Cup final to earn historic treble

Bayern win Cup final to earn historic treble

Bayern defeat Dortmund in Wembley thriller

Bayern defeat Dortmund in Wembley thriller

Hoffenheim beat ‘Lautern to stay in Bundesliga

Hoffenheim beat ‘Lautern to stay in Bundesliga

Bremen part ways with long-serving manager

Bremen part ways with long-serving manager

Bayern fans celebrate Bundesliga win

Bayern fans celebrate Bundesliga win

Bayern coach to bow out of Bundesliga

Bayern coach to bow out of Bundesliga

Fans flock to London for all-German CL final

Fans flock to London for all-German CL final

Top rivals warm up for Champions League clash

Top rivals warm up for Champions League clash

Torn hamstring relegates Götze to the bench

Torn hamstring relegates Götze to the bench

Borussia Dortmund hit four to stun Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund hit four to stun Real Madrid

Rampant Bayern Munich trounce Barcelona

Rampant Bayern Munich trounce Barcelona

‘Hoeneß can’t preach water and drink wine’

‘Hoeneß can’t preach water and drink wine’

Treble-chasing Bayern blast into Cup final

Treble-chasing Bayern blast into Cup final

Euro stars Bayern and Dortmund run riot

Euro stars Bayern and Dortmund run riot

Bayern Munich claim historic title win

Bayern Munich claim historic title win

Bayern win tenth match in a row

Bayern win tenth match in a row

Bayern to wrap up Bundesliga in lederhosen

Bayern to wrap up Bundesliga in lederhosen

Keeper saves match with last-minute goal

Keeper saves match with last-minute goal

Bayern strike again

Bayern strike again

Losing coach accuses rival of ‘Chinese’ copying

Losing coach accuses rival of ‘Chinese’ copying

Bayern secure Liga lead with Wolfsburg win

Bayern secure Liga lead with Wolfsburg win

Shock win for Hamburg drags Dortmund down

Shock win for Hamburg drags Dortmund down

Match-fixing scandal taints Bundesliga

Match-fixing scandal taints Bundesliga

Leverkusen ground to 0-0 by gritty Freiburg

Leverkusen ground to 0-0 by gritty Freiburg

Nuremberg pull Hannover to late draw

Nuremberg pull Hannover to late draw

Dortmund storm into second in Bundesliga

Dortmund storm into second in Bundesliga

Bundesliga clubs crack €2-billion barrier

Bundesliga clubs crack €2-billion barrier

Football fans heat up stadium security debate

Football fans heat up stadium security debate

Bayern score big with ex-Barca boss Guardiola

Bayern score big with ex-Barca boss Guardiola

Murdoch owns majority of German Sky

Murdoch owns majority of German Sky

Referee: Dortmund red card was a mistake

Referee: Dortmund red card was a mistake

1-1 draw for Dortmund and Düsseldorf

1-1 draw for Dortmund and Düsseldorf

Hamburg suffer defeat, injury, fire, evacuation

Hamburg suffer defeat, injury, fire, evacuation

Schalke ‘ready for victory over Olympiakos’

Schalke ‘ready for victory over Olympiakos’

Bayern Munich ‘content with 1-1 Nuremberg draw’

Bayern Munich ‘content with 1-1 Nuremberg draw’

‘Bayern are unplayable,’ says defeated coach

‘Bayern are unplayable,’ says defeated coach

Fink keen to keep rising star Son at HSV

Fink keen to keep rising star Son at HSV

Police arrest 200 football fans after riots

Police arrest 200 football fans after riots

Bayern beat Düsseldorf, Schalke smash Dortmund

Bayern beat Düsseldorf, Schalke smash Dortmund

Bundesliga derby oozes overseas allure

Bundesliga derby oozes overseas allure

Bayern’s Boateng eager to brush off Sweden draw

Bayern’s Boateng eager to brush off Sweden draw

Leverkusen end jinx to snap Bayern streak

Leverkusen end jinx to snap Bayern streak

Leverkusen fourth in Liga after Düsseldorf win

Leverkusen fourth in Liga after Düsseldorf win

Bayern bag 2-0 victory against Hoffenheim

Bayern bag 2-0 victory against Hoffenheim

Dortmund draw against Hannover, stay fourth

Dortmund draw against Hannover, stay fourth

Frankfurt bounce into history with four wins

Frankfurt bounce into history with four wins

Captain Ballack yearns for swan song

Captain Ballack yearns for swan song

Kissinger visit fails to boost Fürth’s fortunes

Kissinger visit fails to boost Fürth’s fortunes

Merkel: gay footballers should have no fear

Merkel: gay footballers should have no fear

Gay Bundesliga player fears public outing

Gay Bundesliga player fears public outing

Dortmund strike first in 50th Bundesliga

Dortmund strike first in 50th Bundesliga

Hannover and Schalke draw as season begins

Hannover and Schalke draw as season begins

Bayern bag first bragging rights over Dortmund

Bayern bag first bragging rights over Dortmund

Hertha appeal against relegation ruling

Hertha appeal against relegation ruling

Football hooligans ruin Düsseldorf’s victory

Football hooligans ruin Düsseldorf’s victory

Cologne relegated, Berlin saved – for now

Cologne relegated, Berlin saved – for now

‘German hooligans look up to the English’

‘German hooligans look up to the English’

Unbeatable Dortmund crowned champions

Unbeatable Dortmund crowned champions

Sky wins new bid for Bundesliga rights

Sky wins new bid for Bundesliga rights

Dortmund set to keep Bundesliga title

Dortmund set to keep Bundesliga title

First Bundesliga win in six games for Gladbach

First Bundesliga win in six games for Gladbach

Football underwear explosives attacker jailed

Football underwear explosives attacker jailed

Kaiserslauten’s Kuntz kicks out Kurz

Kaiserslauten’s Kuntz kicks out Kurz

Bayern Munich make it 20 goals in three games

Bayern Munich make it 20 goals in three games

Football legend blasts Sky TV ‘Muppet Show’

Football legend blasts Sky TV ‘Muppet Show’

Löw ‘annoyed’ with Germany’s defeat

Löw ‘annoyed’ with Germany’s defeat

Hertha sacks new coach Skibbe

Hertha sacks new coach Skibbe

Wolfsburg’s spending spree continues

Wolfsburg’s spending spree continues

Officials investigate more football violence

Officials investigate more football violence

Babbel booted out of Hertha Berlin

Babbel booted out of Hertha Berlin

Augsburg triumph as Gladbach blow chance

Augsburg triumph as Gladbach blow chance

Mainz minnows beat mighty Bayern Munich

Mainz minnows beat mighty Bayern Munich

Bayern bounce back to take top spot

Bayern bounce back to take top spot

Referee attempts suicide before Bundesliga match

Referee attempts suicide before Bundesliga match

Bayern stay on top with battling win

Bayern stay on top with battling win

Dortmund face crunch match in Europe

Dortmund face crunch match in Europe

Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on

Bayern Munich juggernaut rolls on

Ten-man Dortmund outplay Bremen

Ten-man Dortmund outplay Bremen

Dortmund look to kickstart title defence bid

Dortmund look to kickstart title defence bid

Burnout forces Rangnick to quit as Schalke coach

Burnout forces Rangnick to quit as Schalke coach

Hooligan violence raises football stadium worries

Hooligan violence raises football stadium worries

Leverkusen looking for Bundesliga bragging rights in Dortmund

Leverkusen looking for Bundesliga bragging rights in Dortmund

Bayern blast 5-0 past hapless Hamburg

Bayern blast 5-0 past hapless Hamburg

Mönchengladbach trounce Wolves

Mönchengladbach trounce Wolves

Sloppy Bayern cruise to victory over Zurich

Sloppy Bayern cruise to victory over Zurich

Dortmund crash, Wolves fume in the Bundesliga

Dortmund crash, Wolves fume in the Bundesliga

Bundesliga preview: Bayern Munich looks to bounce back this weekend

Bundesliga preview: Bayern Munich looks to bounce back this weekend

1. FC-Nürnberg has most stylish football kit

1. FC-Nürnberg has most stylish football kit

Stuttgart off to a flyer in the Bundesliga

Stuttgart off to a flyer in the Bundesliga

Dortmund kick off new Bundesliga season

Dortmund kick off new Bundesliga season

Schalke edge Dortmund to take Super Cup

Schalke edge Dortmund to take Super Cup

Women’s football confronts gay taboos

Women’s football confronts gay taboos

Sky angers pubs with undercover TV stings

Sky angers pubs with undercover TV stings

Germany sneak past Austria in Euro qualifier

Germany sneak past Austria in Euro qualifier

Wolfsburg scrape to safety on last Bundesliga day

Wolfsburg scrape to safety on last Bundesliga day

Dortmund star Sahin poached by Real Madrid

Dortmund star Sahin poached by Real Madrid

Dortmund crowned Bundesliga champions

Dortmund crowned Bundesliga champions

Oliver Kahn fined €125,000 for tax evasion

Oliver Kahn fined €125,000 for tax evasion

Pro-footballer arrested over casino robberies

Pro-footballer arrested over casino robberies

Schalke’s Neuer heading to Bayern

Schalke’s Neuer heading to Bayern

Schalke fight back for draw at Bremen

Schalke fight back for draw at Bremen

Late goal keeps Mainz on course for Europa League

Late goal keeps Mainz on course for Europa League

Hooliganism on the rise, police say

Hooliganism on the rise, police say

Red Robben suspended for two matches

Red Robben suspended for two matches

Bayern’s blues: Van Gaal axed, Robben sees red

Bayern’s blues: Van Gaal axed, Robben sees red

Dortmund star bets haircut on Bundesliga title

Dortmund star bets haircut on Bundesliga title

Wolfsburg squeak out of relegation zone

Wolfsburg squeak out of relegation zone

Former coach Heynckes set for Bayern Munich comeback

Former coach Heynckes set for Bayern Munich comeback

Schalke and Magath mend fences

Schalke and Magath mend fences

Bayern threw away Champions League victory, fumes van Gaal

Bayern threw away Champions League victory, fumes van Gaal

Coach Veh ousted at Hamburg after Bayern drubbing

Coach Veh ousted at Hamburg after Bayern drubbing

Worried Wolfsburg to punish late players with five-figure fine

Worried Wolfsburg to punish late players with five-figure fine

Magath leaving Schalke

Magath leaving Schalke

Van Gaal awaits fate as Bayern lose again

Van Gaal awaits fate as Bayern lose again

Violence ahead of Bundesliga match

Violence ahead of Bundesliga match

Dortmund stretch lead at the top

Dortmund stretch lead at the top

Schalke’s Magath gets revenge as struggling Bayern exit Cup

Schalke’s Magath gets revenge as struggling Bayern exit Cup

Bayern Munich gives up title hopes as Leverkusen draws with Bremen

Bayern Munich gives up title hopes as Leverkusen draws with Bremen

Dortmund heads for Bundesliga shield with victory over Munich

Dortmund heads for Bundesliga shield with victory over Munich

Bayern Munich downplays Inter Milan win before Dortmund match

Bayern Munich downplays Inter Milan win before Dortmund match

Bayern boss van Gaal hails ‘Super Mario’

Bayern boss van Gaal hails ‘Super Mario’

Teen footballer’s evening goal raises questions on youth workers

Teen footballer’s evening goal raises questions on youth workers

Germany desperate to break Italian curse

Germany desperate to break Italian curse

Wolfsburg sack McClaren

Wolfsburg sack McClaren

Cologne come from behind to stun Bayern

Cologne come from behind to stun Bayern

Goalie heroics save draw for Schalke

Goalie heroics save draw for Schalke

Dortmund hypes ‘most important match on earth’

Dortmund hypes ‘most important match on earth’

Bayern Munich scores win despite losing captain van Bommel

Bayern Munich scores win despite losing captain van Bommel

Robben defiant after attack on Müller

Robben defiant after attack on Müller

Bayern’s Van Bommel transfers to AC Milan

Bayern’s Van Bommel transfers to AC Milan

Bayern take third after biggest win of the season

Bayern take third after biggest win of the season

St. Pauli strippers get sent off

St. Pauli strippers get sent off

Dortmund extends league lead to 13 points

Dortmund extends league lead to 13 points

Hannover takes second, but Dortmund still on top of Bundesliga

Hannover takes second, but Dortmund still on top of Bundesliga

Former St. Pauli player admits taking match-fixing bribes

Former St. Pauli player admits taking match-fixing bribes

Hoffenheim part ways with Rangnick

Hoffenheim part ways with Rangnick

Lahm says Bayern not yet out of title race

Lahm says Bayern not yet out of title race

McClaren gets stay of execution

McClaren gets stay of execution

McClaren’s job on the line at Wolfsburg

McClaren’s job on the line at Wolfsburg

Bayern to sign no new players over winter break

Bayern to sign no new players over winter break

Mainz edge closer as Dortmund stumble

Mainz edge closer as Dortmund stumble

Schweinsteiger extends contract with Bayern

Schweinsteiger extends contract with Bayern

Dortmund dismisses title talk as Bayern tries to regain form

Dortmund dismisses title talk as Bayern tries to regain form

Ribery double fires Bayern to victory over Basel

Ribery double fires Bayern to victory over Basel

Werder hammer lacklustre Inter but exit Champions League

Werder hammer lacklustre Inter but exit Champions League

Dortmund domination continues but Bayern win again

Dortmund domination continues but Bayern win again

DFL asked to make May 1 weekend match free

DFL asked to make May 1 weekend match free

Mario Gomez tells gay footballers to come out

Mario Gomez tells gay footballers to come out

Champions League contenders knocked by home defeats

Champions League contenders knocked by home defeats

Mainz and Dortmund edged out of German Cup in surprise defeats

Mainz and Dortmund edged out of German Cup in surprise defeats

North-South derby ends in damp squib for Bayern

North-South derby ends in damp squib for Bayern

Bayern aims for points, not performance

Bayern aims for points, not performance

Schalke down Hapoel as Raul makes history

Schalke down Hapoel as Raul makes history

Dortmund back at Bundesliga top after beating Mainz

Dortmund back at Bundesliga top after beating Mainz

Mainz tops Bundesliga table as Cologne sacks coach Soldo

Mainz tops Bundesliga table as Cologne sacks coach Soldo

Disgruntled football fans protest price hikes

Disgruntled football fans protest price hikes

Mainz match Bundesliga record with 7th win

Mainz match Bundesliga record with 7th win

Bayern extends van Gaal’s contract despite poor season start

Bayern extends van Gaal’s contract despite poor season start

Dortmund takes second place as Schalke wins first game

Dortmund takes second place as Schalke wins first game

Bayern’s Ribery sidelined for a month with ankle injury

Bayern’s Ribery sidelined for a month with ankle injury

Schalke boss backs beleaguered Magath

Schalke boss backs beleaguered Magath

Mainz top table for first time ever

Mainz top table for first time ever

Hamburg braces for fiery football derby

Hamburg braces for fiery football derby

Late goals secure Bayern win against Roma

Late goals secure Bayern win against Roma

Hamburg football derby leaves 26 hurt

Hamburg football derby leaves 26 hurt

Werder fight back to earn draw against Spurs

Werder fight back to earn draw against Spurs

Werder gunning for debutant Spurs

Werder gunning for debutant Spurs

Ballack determined to play for Germany despite broken knee cap

Ballack determined to play for Germany despite broken knee cap

Slumping Bremen aim to come back against Hannover

Slumping Bremen aim to come back against Hannover

‘Gladbach run riot in nine-goal thriller

‘Gladbach run riot in nine-goal thriller

Hoffenheim tops league after besting St. Pauli

Hoffenheim tops league after besting St. Pauli

10-man Kaiserslautern squad stuns Bayern

10-man Kaiserslautern squad stuns Bayern

Klose warns Bayern about Lautern’s cauldron

Klose warns Bayern about Lautern’s cauldron

No place for Ballack in Germany squad

No place for Ballack in Germany squad

Bayern trumps Wolfsburg in Bundesliga opener

Bayern trumps Wolfsburg in Bundesliga opener

Magath threatens to quit Schalke over criticism from fans

Magath threatens to quit Schalke over criticism from fans

Bayern Munich still the team to beat as Bundesliga kicks off

Bayern Munich still the team to beat as Bundesliga kicks off

Özil leaves Werder Bremen for Real Madrid

Özil leaves Werder Bremen for Real Madrid

Bayern’s Robben ruled out for two months after thigh injury

Bayern’s Robben ruled out for two months after thigh injury

Injured Ballack leaves Chelsea

Injured Ballack leaves Chelsea

Inter torpedo Bayern’s treble dream

Inter torpedo Bayern’s treble dream

Bayern set to pay Ribery club’s highest salary ever

Bayern set to pay Ribery club’s highest salary ever

Bayern beat Bremen for German Cup

Bayern beat Bremen for German Cup

Hamburg’s merry buccaneers celebrate a century of football

Hamburg’s merry buccaneers celebrate a century of football

Löw mulls future ahead of World Cup prep match

Löw mulls future ahead of World Cup prep match

Bayern win league title

Bayern win league title

Löw passes up Kuranyi for World Cup squad

Löw passes up Kuranyi for World Cup squad

Bayern Munich secure league title

Bayern Munich secure league title

Bayern Munich edges toward treble dream

Bayern Munich edges toward treble dream

Ribery banned from Champions League final

Ribery banned from Champions League final

Olic hat trick takes Bayern to Champion’s League final

Olic hat trick takes Bayern to Champion’s League final

Bayern eye treble championship dream

Bayern eye treble championship dream

Bayern coach says he has ‘cissies’ on team

Bayern coach says he has ‘cissies’ on team

Bayern’s Demichelis relishing title race with Schalke

Bayern’s Demichelis relishing title race with Schalke

Boateng to join Manchester City

Boateng to join Manchester City

Magath says Schalke ‘too soft’ to win Bundesliga

Magath says Schalke ‘too soft’ to win Bundesliga

Bayern Munich hoping for historic treble

Bayern Munich hoping for historic treble

Man U’s Fergie petulant after Bayern beating

Man U’s Fergie petulant after Bayern beating

Guerrero fined up to €100,000 for bottle attack on fan

Guerrero fined up to €100,000 for bottle attack on fan

Bayern back in form with win over Schalke

Bayern back in form with win over Schalke

Ferguson and United gunning for Bayern

Ferguson and United gunning for Bayern

Robben takes Bayern Munich to German Cup final

Robben takes Bayern Munich to German Cup final

Löw defends picking Leverkusen’s Adler as number one for World Cup

Löw defends picking Leverkusen’s Adler as number one for World Cup

Hannover 96 offers football fans birthing room for born supporters

Hannover 96 offers football fans birthing room for born supporters

Bayern Munich preps for intense schedule ahead

Bayern Munich preps for intense schedule ahead

Guerrero faces punishment over bottle-throwing

Guerrero faces punishment over bottle-throwing

Rebellious Kuranyi could return to national team

Rebellious Kuranyi could return to national team

Bayern’s Schweini wary of Champions League big guns

Bayern’s Schweini wary of Champions League big guns

Bayern goalkeeper takes blame for Cologne draw

Bayern goalkeeper takes blame for Cologne draw

Bayern Munich looking to cement top league ranking

Bayern Munich looking to cement top league ranking

Adler set to keep goal at World Cup

Adler set to keep goal at World Cup

Scrappy Stuttgart manages draw against Barcelona

Scrappy Stuttgart manages draw against Barcelona

Bayern’s winning streak comes to shock end

Bayern’s winning streak comes to shock end

Bayern hopes for eighth straight win against Wolfsburg

Bayern hopes for eighth straight win against Wolfsburg

Bayern Munich extends contracts of rising stars

Bayern Munich extends contracts of rising stars

Bayern regain top spot with home win

Bayern regain top spot with home win

Leverkusen back on top after quick victory over Freiburg

Leverkusen back on top after quick victory over Freiburg

HSV signs legendary Dutch striker van Nistelrooy

HSV signs legendary Dutch striker van Nistelrooy

Bayern Munich aims for Bundesliga’s elusive top spot

Bayern Munich aims for Bundesliga’s elusive top spot

Troubled Toni returns to Italy

Troubled Toni returns to Italy

Bordeaux derail Bayern’s Champions League campaign

Bordeaux derail Bayern’s Champions League campaign

Bundesliga Preview: Leverkusen look to stay top without Rolfes

Bundesliga Preview: Leverkusen look to stay top without Rolfes

Depleted Wolfsburg held to draw against Besiktas

Depleted Wolfsburg held to draw against Besiktas

Sevilla humble Stuttgart at home

Sevilla humble Stuttgart at home

Stuttgart confident ahead of Sevilla Champions League clash

Stuttgart confident ahead of Sevilla Champions League clash

Hertha reportedly considering hiring Matthäus as coach

Hertha reportedly considering hiring Matthäus as coach

Bayern crash and burn in Bordeaux

Bayern crash and burn in Bordeaux

Hertha sign Funkel as new coach

Hertha sign Funkel as new coach

Bundesliga preview: Battered Hertha look to rebuild

Bundesliga preview: Battered Hertha look to rebuild

Frustrated Bayern held to a draw by Juventus

Frustrated Bayern held to a draw by Juventus

Lehmann suspended after unauthorised Oktoberfest visit

Lehmann suspended after unauthorised Oktoberfest visit

Wolfsburg’s Grafite scores hat trick in Champions League debut

Wolfsburg’s Grafite scores hat trick in Champions League debut

Clean it like The Kaiser: Siemens offers FC Bayern appliances

Clean it like The Kaiser: Siemens offers FC Bayern appliances

Ballack says Germany must improve to seal World Cup spot

Ballack says Germany must improve to seal World Cup spot

Bayern sign Real’s Robben

Bayern sign Real’s Robben

Enke poised to keep German goal at World Cup in South Africa

Enke poised to keep German goal at World Cup in South Africa

Bayern Munich aiming to snap up Real Madrid’s Robben

Bayern Munich aiming to snap up Real Madrid’s Robben

Bayern suffers nightmare 2-1 defeat at Mainz

Bayern suffers nightmare 2-1 defeat at Mainz

Borussia Dortmund’s stadium ranked best in the world

Borussia Dortmund’s stadium ranked best in the world

Magath looks to repeat magic at Schalke as Bundesliga kicks off

Magath looks to repeat magic at Schalke as Bundesliga kicks off

Ribery’s injury prevents joining start to Bundesliga season

Ribery’s injury prevents joining start to Bundesliga season

Muslims irked by Schalke fan song referring to Mohammed

Muslims irked by Schalke fan song referring to Mohammed

Bundesliga clubs rake in record cash for jersey sponsorship

Bundesliga clubs rake in record cash for jersey sponsorship

Bayern Munich try to hold Ribery as Real Madrid salivate

Bayern Munich try to hold Ribery as Real Madrid salivate

Werder beats Bayer to hoist German Cup

Werder beats Bayer to hoist German Cup

Bayern poised to poach Stuttgart striker Gomez

Bayern poised to poach Stuttgart striker Gomez

Wolfsburg clinch first Bundesliga title

Wolfsburg clinch first Bundesliga title

Van Gaal picked to replace sacked Klinsmann at Bayern Munich

Van Gaal picked to replace sacked Klinsmann at Bayern Munich

Wolfsburg stays on top as Bayern and Hertha keep pace

Wolfsburg stays on top as Bayern and Hertha keep pace

Wolfsburg’s Magath to coach Schalke despite title dreams

Wolfsburg’s Magath to coach Schalke despite title dreams

Manchester United offer Bayern €70 million for Ribéry

Manchester United offer Bayern €70 million for Ribéry

HSV looks for revenge against Bremen in UEFA Cup

HSV looks for revenge against Bremen in UEFA Cup

Klinsmann was his own worst enemy

Klinsmann was his own worst enemy

Heynckes targets Champions League for Bayern

Heynckes targets Champions League for Bayern

Klinsmann sacked by Bayern Munich

Klinsmann sacked by Bayern Munich

Berlin climbs back to second place in Bundesliga

Berlin climbs back to second place in Bundesliga

Werder Bremen goalie takes team to cup final

Werder Bremen goalie takes team to cup final

Shocking Wolfsburg loss leaves Bundesliga race open

Shocking Wolfsburg loss leaves Bundesliga race open

Hamburg’s path to treble glory goes through Bremen

Hamburg’s path to treble glory goes through Bremen

Cottbus offers fans refund after thrashing by Schalke

Cottbus offers fans refund after thrashing by Schalke

Schweinsteiger back as Bayern preps for Wolfsburg match

Schweinsteiger back as Bayern preps for Wolfsburg match

Bayern turfed out of Champions League with Barca draw

Bayern turfed out of Champions League with Barca draw

Bayern aiming to exit Champions League with heads held high

Bayern aiming to exit Champions League with heads held high

Wolves humiliate mighty Bayern

Wolves humiliate mighty Bayern

Oliver Kahn turns down Schalke team manager job

Oliver Kahn turns down Schalke team manager job

Bayern dig in for fight over Ribery

Bayern dig in for fight over Ribery

Kahn eyeing Schalke manager job

Kahn eyeing Schalke manager job

Hertha tops league amid history of bankruptcy, bombs and bribery

Hertha tops league amid history of bankruptcy, bombs and bribery

Hoeneß’ TV football fee idea gets the boot

Hoeneß’ TV football fee idea gets the boot

Hertha Berlin beat Leverkusen to stay top of the Bundesliga

Hertha Berlin beat Leverkusen to stay top of the Bundesliga

Wolfsburg beat Schalke to ease up behind Hertha in Budesliga

Wolfsburg beat Schalke to ease up behind Hertha in Budesliga

Bayern smashes Sporting to book Champions League quarter-finals

Bayern smashes Sporting to book Champions League quarter-finals

Hertha’s Voronin proves blonds have more fun in Berlin

Hertha’s Voronin proves blonds have more fun in Berlin

Berlin stays on top of Bundesliga

Berlin stays on top of Bundesliga

Leverkusen turfs Bayern out of cup

Leverkusen turfs Bayern out of cup

Coach Klinsmann says Bayern played ‘without urgency’

Coach Klinsmann says Bayern played ‘without urgency’

Toni wants Bayern to play Bremen with passion

Toni wants Bayern to play Bremen with passion

Bayern hopeful Toni will be fit for Champions League clash

Bayern hopeful Toni will be fit for Champions League clash

Hoffenheim boss says his boys are players, not pop stars

Hoffenheim boss says his boys are players, not pop stars

Werder scores a late equaliser against Milan

Werder scores a late equaliser against Milan

Hertha tops league after beating Bayern

Hertha tops league after beating Bayern

Bayern ‘won’t leave Hoffenheim in peace’ until they’re back on top

Bayern ‘won’t leave Hoffenheim in peace’ until they’re back on top

Football league nixes naughty 69 jersey for Karlsruhe’s Drpic

Football league nixes naughty 69 jersey for Karlsruhe’s Drpic

Ballack and Frings recalled to face Norway

Ballack and Frings recalled to face Norway

Hoffenheim back on top

Hoffenheim back on top

Hamburg stun Bayern

Hamburg stun Bayern

Football fan dies in Dortmund stadium

Football fan dies in Dortmund stadium

German Cup quarter-finalists ready for battle

German Cup quarter-finalists ready for battle

Bayern return from break to wallop Stuttgart in German Cup

Bayern return from break to wallop Stuttgart in German Cup

Germany’s Bundesliga: ‘All clubs’ preparing to host fans for new season

Germany’s Bundesliga: ‘All clubs’ preparing to host fans for new season

Bayern gets ready to take on Stuttgart after winter break

Bayern gets ready to take on Stuttgart after winter break

Bayern’s Podolski set to return to Cologne

Bayern’s Podolski set to return to Cologne

Hoffenheim marksman Ibisevic suffers season-ending injury

Hoffenheim marksman Ibisevic suffers season-ending injury

Hoeneß says Podolski set for return to Cologne

Hoeneß says Podolski set for return to Cologne

Bayern snap up Hamburg’s Olic

Bayern snap up Hamburg’s Olic

Stuttgart sign U-19 star Gebhart

Stuttgart sign U-19 star Gebhart

Hoffenheim becomes Hopp’s gift to German football

Hoffenheim becomes Hopp’s gift to German football

Bundesliga 2008: Bayern churn as Hoffenheim live the dream

Bundesliga 2008: Bayern churn as Hoffenheim live the dream

Hoffenheim finish the year on top

Hoffenheim finish the year on top

Hildebrand to join Hoffenheim

Hildebrand to join Hoffenheim

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Bremen’s Diego gets four-match ban

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Bundesliga winter break to be trimmed next season

Hoffenheim faces Bayern test

Hoffenheim faces Bayern test

Michael Ballack named world’s 19th best footballer

Michael Ballack named world’s 19th best footballer

Klose scores two goals for Bayern win

Klose scores two goals for Bayern win

Podolski planning to transfer teams

Podolski planning to transfer teams

Klinsmann demands Bayern win over Steaua

Klinsmann demands Bayern win over Steaua

Ribery back with Bayern ahead of weekend Leverkusen match

Ribery back with Bayern ahead of weekend Leverkusen match

Obasi says Hoffenheim can crush any opponent

Obasi says Hoffenheim can crush any opponent

Bayern and Hoffenheim win big

Bayern and Hoffenheim win big

Hoffenheim lives Bundesliga fairytale

Hoffenheim lives Bundesliga fairytale

Klinsmann insists Bayern must build on Fiorentina win

Klinsmann insists Bayern must build on Fiorentina win

Bayern could face Fiorentina without injured Toni

Bayern could face Fiorentina without injured Toni

Klose breaks Bayern’s winless streak as Hoffenheim tops league

Klose breaks Bayern’s winless streak as Hoffenheim tops league

Klinsmann bets on Bayern recovery with squad stars

Klinsmann bets on Bayern recovery with squad stars

Bayern guarantees Klinsmann’s job until end of season

Bayern guarantees Klinsmann’s job until end of season

Bayern snatches draw from Lyon

Bayern snatches draw from Lyon

Bayern worry about form ahead of Lyon Champions League clash

Bayern worry about form ahead of Lyon Champions League clash

Returning Ribery hopes to reignite Bayern

Returning Ribery hopes to reignite Bayern

Police union demands football summit on hooligan violence

Police union demands football summit on hooligan violence

Lehmann’s chopper rides to VfB Stuttgart upset mayor

Lehmann’s chopper rides to VfB Stuttgart upset mayor

Luca Toni wants to win Bayern the Champions League

Luca Toni wants to win Bayern the Champions League

I’d quit Bayern if I was Podolski, says Sammer

I’d quit Bayern if I was Podolski, says Sammer

Madonna causes Bundesliga match cancellation

Madonna causes Bundesliga match cancellation

Oliver Kahn plays final game

Oliver Kahn plays final game

Stuttgart open new Bundesliga season with away win

Stuttgart open new Bundesliga season with away win

All eyes on Munich as Bundesliga season begins

All eyes on Munich as Bundesliga season begins

Bundesliga teams strengthen squads as Bayern avoids transfers

Bundesliga teams strengthen squads as Bayern avoids transfers

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Veteran keeper Lehmann exits German national squad

Klinsmann demands patience as Bayern faces roughs season start

Klinsmann demands patience as Bayern faces roughs season start

Bremen and Schalke to fight FIFA’s Olympic ruling

Bremen and Schalke to fight FIFA’s Olympic ruling

Bundesliga clubs fume over TV money row

Bundesliga clubs fume over TV money row

Football: Jens Lehmann signs with VfB Stuttgart

Football: Jens Lehmann signs with VfB Stuttgart

Bundesliga crowned Europe’s most profitable league

Bundesliga crowned Europe’s most profitable league

Moneyed upstarts storm German football

Moneyed upstarts storm German football

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News Corp. raises stake in German pay-TV Premiere

Bundesliga waves goodbye to Bayern’s Hitzfeld and Kahn

Bundesliga waves goodbye to Bayern’s Hitzfeld and Kahn

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Jol named new Hamburg SV coach

Bayern’s domination worries Bundesliga rivals

Bayern’s domination worries Bundesliga rivals

Rostock, Duisburg relegated from Bundesliga

Rostock, Duisburg relegated from Bundesliga

Schalke seal Champions League berth

Schalke seal Champions League berth

Bayern crowned league champions

Bayern crowned league champions

Bayern posed to become Bundesliga champions

Bayern posed to become Bundesliga champions

Bayern Munich chasing Bundesliga records

Bayern Munich chasing Bundesliga records

Bayern own goal gives Zenit advantage in UEFA semis

Bayern own goal gives Zenit advantage in UEFA semis

Kahn warns Bayern to take German Cup final seriously

Kahn warns Bayern to take German Cup final seriously

Toni’s late brace put Bayern in UEFA Cup semis

Toni’s late brace put Bayern in UEFA Cup semis

Fan violence costs Nuremberg €50,000 fine

Fan violence costs Nuremberg €50,000 fine

HSV’s Jarolim handed ban for ‘genital squeeze’ foul

HSV’s Jarolim handed ban for ‘genital squeeze’ foul

Löw lays down the law to Germany’s Euro squad

Löw lays down the law to Germany’s Euro squad

Stuttgart’s Super Mario looking to blitz the Swiss

Stuttgart’s Super Mario looking to blitz the Swiss

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Germany to start blind football league

Bremen’s Klasnic dreams of Euro with new kidney

Bremen’s Klasnic dreams of Euro with new kidney

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German football league to discuss ref row

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Ribery’s one-man show secures Bayern win

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Slomka vows to ‘fight’ to stay at Schalke

Bundesliga: How Germany plans for football fans to return to the stadium in September

Bundesliga: How Germany plans for football fans to return to the stadium in September

German Bundesliga issues guidelines for fans’ return to stadiums

German Bundesliga issues guidelines for fans’ return to stadiums

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German Bundesliga restart draws global audiences as players reminded to keep distance

Behind locked doors: Bundesliga comeback in Germany

Behind locked doors: Bundesliga comeback in Germany

All eyes on Germany as Bundesliga football returns

All eyes on Germany as Bundesliga football returns

‘Don’t show up at the stadium’: German fans warned ahead of Bundesliga restart

‘Don’t show up at the stadium’: German fans warned ahead of Bundesliga restart

Bundesliga: Germany to restart football league with ‘ghost games’

Bundesliga: Germany to restart football league with ‘ghost games’

German Bundesliga starts testing players for coronavirus amid restart hopes

German Bundesliga starts testing players for coronavirus amid restart hopes

German football plans May return amid raging debate

German football plans May return amid raging debate

Coronavirus: German football bosses set to decide fate of Bundesliga games

Coronavirus: German football bosses set to decide fate of Bundesliga games

Dortmund stadium to be used as medical centre in coronavirus crisis

Dortmund stadium to be used as medical centre in coronavirus crisis

‘I was really scared’: German Bundesliga player tells of coronavirus infection fight

‘I was really scared’: German Bundesliga player tells of coronavirus infection fight

Bundesliga team to give up wages to help club during coronavirus pandemic

Bundesliga team to give up wages to help club during coronavirus pandemic

German Bundesliga suspended over coronavirus fears

German Bundesliga suspended over coronavirus fears

Major football match-fixing trial begins

Major football match-fixing trial begins

Match-fixing ring rocks European football

Match-fixing ring rocks European football