Bundesliga

Manuel Neuer remains Bayern Munich captain, Julian Nagelsmann backs embattled Leroy Sane

MUNICH – Bayern Munich's new head coach Julian Nagelsmann has confirmed Manuel Neuer will remain the club's captain next season and backed embattled winger Leroy Sane to prove his critics wrong.After two successful seasons with RB Leipzig, Nagelsmann,...

Stuttgart striker banned for three months over false identity

BERLIN - VfB Stuttgart striker Silas Katompa Mvumpa was banned from all competitions for three months and fined €30,000 after revealing he had been playing under a false identity for years.Known until last week as Silas Wamangituka, the...

Stuttgart’s Silas Wamangituka played under fake identity after agent ‘manipulation’

BERLIN – Stuttgart's Congolese attacker Silas Wamangituka has been playing under a false identity, the Bundesliga club announced on Tuesday.Wamangituka's real name is Silas Katompa Mvumpa and was born on 6 October 1998 in Kinshasa, and not a...

The rise of ‘King Kahn’ heralds new era at Bayern Munich

BERLIN – On the pitch, legendary Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn had a reputation for a fiery temper, but he has since mellowed enough to become the next chairman of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.The 51-year-old will replace outgoing chairman...

Oliver Kahn to replace Karl-Heinz Rummenigge as Bayern chairman next month

BERLIN - After 30 years in charge of Bayern Munich, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge will step down as chairman at the end of the month and be replaced by former Germany captain Oliver Kahn, the Bundesliga giants said on Tuesday.Rummenigge...

Robert Lewandowski finally topples Gerd Muller’s Bundesliga goal record

MUNICH – Robert Lewandowski on Saturday broke Gerd Muller's 49-year-old record when he bagged a 41st Bundesliga goal of the campaign seconds before the final whistle on the last weekend of the season.Muller, 75, is suffering from severe...

Germany’s World Cup-winner Sami Khedira announces retirement

BERLIN – Germany's World Cup-winning midfielder Sami Khedira said he will retire following his club Hertha Berlin's final match of the Bundesliga season against Hoffenheim on Saturday.Khedira, 34, began his career at VfB Stuttgart and helped them win...

German FA boss Fritz Keller steps down following Nazi comment

BERLIN – German Football Association (DFB) chief Fritz Keller on Monday stepped down following a furore over a Nazi comment directed at a vice president but urged the world's biggest sports federation to change in order to earn...

Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland doubles fire Borussia Dortmund to German Cup glory

BERLIN – Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland scored two goals apiece as Borussia Dortmund crushed RB Leipzig 4-1 to lift the German Cup on Thursday.It was Dortmund's fifth German Cup triumph and their first since 2017 while Leipzig...

Hansi Flick has agreed German national team deal: report

BERLIN – Hansi Flick, who is stepping down as Bayern Munich coach at the end of this season, will take over the German national team after this summer's Euro, a German newspaper reported on Monday.Flick is expected to...
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