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Will Der Klassiker Decide Title Race?

Der Klassiker

Tomorrow Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund meet in potential title decider. The matchup between first and second place in the Bundesliga is called Der Klassiker or the “German Clasico”. Since the foundation of the Bundesliga in 1963, they are two of the most successful teams in German football, having won a combined total of 21 [...]

Bundesliga Trying To Return On May 9

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The Bundesliga is ready to return on May 9 if the German government gives it the green light, league officials have confirmed. The league has been suspended since mid-March due to the outbreak of coronavirus, which has infected more than 148,000 and killed over 5,000 people in Germany. Its resumption, behind closed doors, remains dependent [...]

Stunning news out of Germany as Bundesliga chief Christian Seifert says that it is unlikely that the matches will be played in front of fans until 2021! That timeline is something that has been whispered recently. But this is the first time that someone with authority in football has made such a public comments. Germany [...]

FIFA have announced contracts will be extended and transfer windows shift in line with the changing fixture list after the COVID-19 crisis. A decison that is sure to be met with lawsuits as FIFA does not have the power to unilaterally extend player contracts. Nobody knows when the current season will resume, or even if [...]

UEFA

UEFA President Aleksandar Ceferin admits the idea of Champions League and Europa League play-offs are “an option,” but either way all leagues “must finish by August 3.” All football has been suspended in Europe’s major leagues due to the coronavirus pandemic and it’s not clear when, or indeed if, the campaign will be concluded. What [...]

Hansi Flick Bayern Munich

Hansi Flick has signed a three-year contract as Bayern Munich’s head coach, the Bundesliga champions confirmed on Friday. Flick initially took over from Niko Kovac as interim manager in November, before Bayern announced the following month that the 55-year-old would stay on through the remainder of the 2019-20 season. After a successful run since then, [...]

Chelsea could be set for a sensational move for Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer this summer after appearing to finally lose patience with Kepa Arrizabalaga. World-record signing Kepa has come under pressure this season after recently losing his place to 38-year-old deputy Willy Caballero. The Spaniard was dropped after a series of error-strewn performances in [...]

Dortmund v Schalke

The Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04 rivalry is known as the Revierderby, translated the “territory,” or the Ruhr derby. The match is known as ‘the mother of all derbies’ for a reason. It is one of the fiercest rivalries in world football as two of the game’s most passionate sets of fans vie for local [...]

Liverpool Has Most Valuable Squad In Europe

Liverpool World Champions

The research group CIES Football Observatory have just released its most valuable squads in the transfer market from Europe’s top-five leagues, and it is the current European and World Champions who now sit top the pile. The Liverpool squad is now worth a whopping €1.4 billion (£1.27 billion), which puts them ahead of every other club on [...]

Champions League Trophy

Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak. Barcelona and Napoli also face playing in an empty stadium as their last-16 second leg at the Nou Camp next week is under threat. There were fears the PSG tie, at the Parc [...]