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Bundesliga remains Europe's most profitable league

Posted Friday, June 10, 2011 by YAHOO Sport103 hits

BERLIN (AFP) - Germany's Bundesliga remains the most profitable football league in Europe with a surplus of 138 million euros (200m US dollars) from the 2009/2010 season, according to figures published Thursday. Among Europe's "Big Five" league's from Germany, England, Spain, France and Italy, the Bundesliga remains Europe's highest earner. England's Premier League is second with a profit of...Full Story »

Borussia Moenchengladbach remains in Bundesliga

Posted Thursday, May 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport254 hits

BOCHUM, Germany (AP)—Borussia Moenchengladbach secured another season in the Bundesliga by coming from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at Bochum in the relegation playoff on Wednesday. Marco Reus scored in the 72nd minute to cancel out an own goal from Borussia defender Havard Nordtveit in the 24th. Moenchengladbach won the home leg of the two-match series 1-0 last week and clinched the series...Full Story »

Bundesliga roundup-Dortmund’s Kagawa back in squad

Posted Friday, May 13, 2011 by YAHOO Sport111 hits

BERLIN, May 13 (Reuters) - Brief news from the Bundesliga before this weekend’s matches: * Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa, who has been out injured for five months, will return to champions Borussia Dortmund’s squad for their final match of the season against Eintracht Frankfurt. The 22-year-old, who had a spectacular start to his debut Bundesliga season scoring eight goals, bro...Full Story »

Augsburg set to make Bundesliga debut

Posted Monday, May 09, 2011 by YAHOO Sport106 hits

BERLIN (AFP) - German second-division side Augsburg are now virtually assured of promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history following their 2-1 home victory over FSV Frankfurt on Sunday. With one week left of the season, Augsburg are set to finish as second division runners-up behind champions Hertha Berlin, who had their promotion confirmed last week. Bavarian side Augsbu...Full Story »

7 Bundesliga clubs still fear relegation

Posted Thursday, May 05, 2011 by YAHOO Sport126 hits

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP)—While Borussia Dortmund celebrates the title, seven Bundesliga teams are still fighting against relegation with two rounds remaining. Dortmund sealed the title last week and the league’s youngest team travels to Werder Bremen, which is still not safe. Bayern Munich is also on the road, hoping to hold on to third place when it visits St. Pauli, which needs to...Full Story »

Operatic twist to televised Bundesliga clash

Posted Saturday, November 06, 2010 by YAHOO Sport138 hits

BERLIN (AFP) - December's classic Bundesliga showdown between rivals Schalke 04 and defending champions Bayern Munich will be televised with an added twist next month when an improvisation opera group will sing along. The game at Schalke's Veltins Arena on Saturday December 4 will be screened by German sports channel Sky and viewers will have the option of hearing improvisation group 'La Travia...Full Story »

Bayern beats Freiburg 4-2 in Bundesliga

Posted Saturday, October 30, 2010 by 126 hits

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP)—Defending champion Bayern Munich came alive with three goals in the second half to beat Freiburg 4-2 in the Bundesliga on Friday. After Martin Demichelis gave Bayern a 1-0 halftime lead, Mario Gomez, Anatoliy Timoshchuk and Toni Kroos added goals after the break to secure Bayern’s 10th straight win over Freiburg.  AP - Oct 16, 11:01 am EDT 1 of 9 Worl...Full Story »

Hamburg beats Mainz 1-0 in Bundesliga

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport76 hits

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP)—The amazing run of Mainz ends in a 1-0 loss to Hamburg on a last-gasp goal on Saturday, costing Mainz the lead in the Bundesliga and its seven-win streak to start the season. Mainz slipped to second place on goal difference behind Borussia Dortmund, which won 2-1 at Cologne on Friday to take first place for the first time in seven years. Paolo Guerrero’s sco...Full Story »

Bundesliga Beat: Round 8 Preview

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by Goal.com537 hits

Stuttgart begin a new era under Keller after Gross' dismissal. Pavel Pogrebnyak, VfB Stuttgart At the beginning of the season, some writer (he will not be named) here at the Bundesliga Beat wildly picked Stuttgart to challenge for the German title this season. It wasn't without merit, mind you, as Stuttgart were the best team in the league in the matchdays in which Christian Gross was the m...Full Story »

Bundesliga Comment: Borussia Dortmund Eager To Dent Bayern Munich's Title Ambitions

Posted Saturday, October 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport122 hits

Reigning German champions Bayern Munich lock horns with Borussia Dortmund on Sunday in what could prove to be crucial match in the race for the 2010-11 Bundesliga title. FC Hollywood have made a disappointing start to the season and have collected only eight points from their opening six matches. Dortmund on the other hand have been in impressive form this season and sit second in the table at ...Full Story »

Bundesliga Beat: Round 7 Preview

Posted Saturday, October 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport172 hits

With a win this weekend, Mainz can equal the German record for wins to start a season, although, they might just want to avoid it altogether. The record of seven wins to start a season has been set twice, once by Bayern Munich, and once by Kaiserslautern. The bad thing to come from that record is that neither side managed to win the league when they started out so well. Maybe then this weekend i...Full Story »

Bayer Leverkusen's Michael Ballack Aiming To Return For Bundesliga Opener

Posted Friday, July 30, 2010 by YAHOO Sport135 hits

Michael Ballack intends to be fit for Bayer Leverkusen's season opener against Borussia Dortmund, the midfielder has announced to the Bundesliga's official website. The 33-year-old claimed that a late August return is his aim, but it depends on how he feels. "When you've been out for 10 to 12 weeks, rehabilitation included, it can be the case that you have to put things back a week or so. So I'...Full Story »

Tears and fights mark Bundesliga finale

Posted Tuesday, May 11, 2010 by theguardian.com248 hits

Two-day parties, tears, fights and farewells mark Bundesliga finale As Bayern were wrapping up the first stage of a possible treble, the rest of the league had their minds on other matters Bayern coach Louis van Gaal and his team celebrate their Bundesliga success at the Marienplatz in Munich. José Mourinho went to see Bayern Munich beat Hertha 3-1 on Saturday, in a game every bit as ...Full Story »

Bundesliga Weekend Preview: Round 32

Posted Friday, April 23, 2010 by Goal.com912 hits

The Bundesliga’s European hopefuls all have fixtures against lower-ranked opponents this weekend, but no match will be easy. Friday (all times local) 20:30 Bochum – Stuttgart Saturday 15:30 Nuernberg – Borussia Dortmund15:30 Hertha Berlin – Schalke15:30 Borussia M’gladbach – Bayern Munich15:30 Bayer Leverkusen – Hannover15:30 Mainz – Eintrach...Full Story »

Bundesliga remains top for shirt sponsorship

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by YAHOO Sport136 hits

MILAN, April 21 (Reuters) - Germany’s Bundesliga has widened the gap over the English Premier League as Europe’s top division for shirt sponsorship revenue despite the economic downturn, a report said on Wednesday. The report by sports consulting group StageUp, released exclusively to Reuters outside Italy, showed that total shirt sponsorship revenue across the five biggest European...Full Story »

Bundesliga Sunday Round-up: High-Flying Frankfurt Advance To Nosebleed Territory

Posted Monday, February 08, 2010 by Goal.com256 hits

The club that head coach Michael Skibbe recently deemed "lacking in ambition" won yet again, drawing level on points with Werder Bremen. Mainz 1-0 Borussia M'gladbach Mainz improved their home record to seven wins and three draws in ten matches with a solid performance today. At the end of an evenly played first-half, central defender Bo Svensson tapped in from a set-piece, and his strike wa...Full Story »

Stuttgart beats Freiburg 1-0 in Bundesliga

Posted Saturday, January 23, 2010 by AP113 hits

FRANKFURT (AP)—Ciprian Marica’s goal late in the first half was enough for Stuttgart to collect a 1-0 victory at Freiburg and continue its strong run in the Bundesliga on Friday. The Champions League side collected its third straight win and extended its unbeaten streak to five games. Christian Gross’ team improved to 22 points from 19 rounds, moving to 11th place in the leag...Full Story »

Bundesliga Team of the Week: Round 18

Posted Monday, January 18, 2010 by Goal.com115 hits

Clark Whitney runs the rule over the Bundesliga’s top performers in Round 18. Goalkeeper: Oka Nikolov (Eintracht Frankfurt) Bremen may not have been in peak form on Saturday, but it always takes strong defending to hold them scoreless. Frankfurt did just that, and Nikolov deserves full credit for making five fine saves. Bremen found a new attacking gear late in the game, but Frankfurt&#...Full Story »

Bundesliga Saturday Round-Up: Frankfurt Upset Bremen

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2010 by Goal.com155 hits

Leverkusen and Hamburg moved to first and third place today, while Werder Bremen are now six points from a Champions League spot. Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 MainzBorussia M'gladbach 1-2 BochumEintracht Frankfurt 1-0 Werder BremenHamburg 2-0 FreiburgHannover 0-3 Hertha BerlinStuttgart 3 - 1 Wolfsburg Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen - FSV Mainz 05 Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 Mainz Tim Hoogland handed the...Full Story »

Schalke beats Werder Bremen 2-0 in Bundesliga

Posted Sunday, December 13, 2009 by AP100 hits

FRANKFURT(AP) -- Schalke snapped Werder Bremen's 23-game unbeaten streak Saturday with a 2-0 win to move within a point of Bundesliga leader Bayer Leverkusen. Kevin Kuranyi and Jan Moravek scored for Schalke, which has 31 points, one point fewer than Leverkusen, which drew 2-2 with Hertha Berlin on Friday. Bremen dropped to fourth and remained on 28 points. "We stood really well defensively ...Full Story »

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