Berlin, May 16 (IANS) German side Werder Bremen and coach Thomas Schaaf have mutually agreed to part ways after 14 years of cooperation. After 14 years of collaboration, Bremen and Thomas Schaaf agreed to separate ways Wednesday due to poor performances in the second half of the campaign which involved the Green-Whites in the relegation battle until the penultimate round of the Bundesliga, reports Xinhua. Therefore, the 52-year-old coach will not sit on the bench for the last round as assistant coaches Wolfgang Rolff and Matthias Hoernerbach will replace Schaaf for the upcoming match against Nuremberg this weekend.
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) Bayern Munich celebrated their 23rd title following a 3-0 win over Augsburg's while Marco Reus ensured Dortmund a 3-3 draw at Wolfsburg to close the 33rd round in Bundesliga. The German giants received the Bundesliga trophy Saturday after they already sealed the championships race at the 28th round, reports Xinhua. Relegation threatened Augsburg were on par with Bayern over long periods but with 69 minutes into the game the German record champions opened the scoring
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) With a 3-0 win over Augsburg, Bayern Munich received the Bundesliga trophy after two years of absence to celebrate at the soldout Allianz Arena. Following the final whistle Saturday, Bundesliga president Reinhard Rauball handed over the championship shield to Bayern captain Phillip Lahm to initiate the celebrations in Munich with confetti and beer, reports Xinhua.
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) Borussia Monchengladbach extended the contract with Patrick Herrmann for another year, the club said on its official homepage. "I have been here for almost five years and I still feel very comfortable here
Berlin, May 12 (IANS) After long speculation of the media, Jens Keller finally agreed with Schalke on a two-year deal, the club confirmed on its official homepage. Schalke and coach Jens Keller bring speculations to an end as the 42-year-old coach put pen to paper on a deal until 2015, reports Xinhua. "Contrary to many resistors, also from the public, Jens Keller followed his consistent and enduring line to bring Schalke back on track in the Bundesliga," Schalke manager Horst Heldt said in an official statement Saturday.
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler has extended his contract until June 2018, the football club said. The 19-year-old's previous contract was valid until 2016, reports Xinhua. "We are pleased that Julian is committed to Schalke and extended his contract for another two years," Schalke's manager Horst Heldt said on the clubs official homepage.
Hockenheim, May 10 (IANS) India's Sandeep Kumar finished 12th in junior category and 19th overall on debut in the Scirocco R-Cup 2013 here.
Berlin, May 7 (IANS) Goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller extended his contract with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund until 2016, the club said on its official homepage. Weidenfeller has worn the jersey of the "Borussians" since 2002, making make 282 appearances. On account of the recent developments such as reaching the UEFA Champions League final, Weidenfeller Monday decided to extend his current contract with was set prolong his expiring 2014 contract, reports Xinhua
Berlin, May 6 (IANS) France winger Franck Ribery Monday said he is eager to extend his Bayern Munich contract past 2015 having already spent nearly six years at the Champions League finalists.
Berlin, May 6 (IANS) Freiburg remain on course for Europe thanks to a 2-0 victory over Augsburg, while Wolfsburg came from behind at Hamburg to snatch one point to close the 32nd round of the Bundesliga. Relegation-threatened Augsburg failed to grab a spot in safety as they lost 0-2 to clinical Freiburg Sunday, reports Xinhua.