Cédric Brunner signs Bielefeld extension

Arminia Bielefeld defender Cédric Brunner has signed a new two-year contract following the club’s promotion to the Bundesliga. The 26-year-old’s contract had been set to expire, but reports in recent weeks had indicated an extension was likely. He joined the club from FC Zürich in 2018, and has appeared in 25 2. Bundesliga matches thisContinue reading “Cédric Brunner signs Bielefeld extension”

Chris Löwe takes aim at DFL; legal challenge possible

Dynamo Dresden defender Chris Löwe has attacked the DFL’s treatment of the club following another defeat that leaves his side all but relegated. The loss to Holstein Kiel on Thursday was the club’s fifth defeat in seven games since the team the came out of isolation, with the the authorities requiring the club to playContinue reading “Chris Löwe takes aim at DFL; legal challenge possible”

Emanuel Taffertshofer extends with Sandhausen

Following the signing of Nils Röseler during the week, SV Sandhausen have now tied down midfielder Emanuel Taffertshofer for another year. The 25-year-old had joined the club from Würzburger Kickers in 2018 and whilst not always a regular he has been a dependably part of Uwe Koschinat’s midfield, making 28 appearances including 14 this year.Continue reading “Emanuel Taffertshofer extends with Sandhausen”

Paderborn return to 2. Bundesliga confirmed

A 1-0 defeat to 1. FC Union Berlin this evening has confirmed SC Paderborn 07‘s return to the 2. Bundesliga after a year away. Stefan Baumgart’s side blew away the 2. Bundesliga in the second half of last season with their attacking football, but an admirable refusal to change their style was always going toContinue reading “Paderborn return to 2. Bundesliga confirmed”

Bielefeld promoted to the Bundesliga

After their victory against Dynamo Dresden on Monday made it all but certain, Tuesday’s results have confirmed Arminia Bielefeld‘s promotion to the Bundesliga after 11 years away. They are virtually confirmed as champions as well following Hamburger SV’s draw with VfL Osnabruck. The team in second can no longer catch the leaders, whilst VfB StuttgartContinue reading “Bielefeld promoted to the Bundesliga”

Nils Röseler to join Sandhausen

SV Sandhausen have announced that defender Nils Röseler will join the club in the summer from Eredivisie side VVV-Venlo on a two-year deal. The 28-year-old German centre-back was a regular for the Dutch side, missing just one match before the season was abandoned in March. Although he has spent the majority of his career in theContinue reading “Nils Röseler to join Sandhausen”

Kiel coach Ole Werner to miss the rest of the season

Holstein Kiel will be without head coach Ole Werner for the remainder of 2019-20 for personal reasons, as was announced on Tuesday. His assistants, Fabian Boll and Patrick Kohlmann, will take charge of the team for their final three games. “We are aware of the responsibility towards our employees, but also of our sporting situation,”Continue reading “Kiel coach Ole Werner to miss the rest of the season”

Ex-USMNT star Julian Green signs Fürth extension

Following their derby victory at the weekend, there is more good news for SpVgg Greuther Fürth fans with Julian Green signing a new contract. The 25-year-old has signed for a one-year contract with the Kleeblatt, with the club having the option of a further year. The American, who started out with Bayern Munich as aContinue reading “Ex-USMNT star Julian Green signs Fürth extension”

Kiel sign Ahmet Arslan for new season

Holstein Kiel have announced their first signing for the new season, with Ahmet Arslan joining from Regionalliga Nord champions VfB Lübeck. The attacking midfielder scored 16 goals in 25 games this season, and finished as the league’s top scorer when the season was ended due to the coronavirus pandemic in March. Lübeck will be playingContinue reading “Kiel sign Ahmet Arslan for new season”

Hannover remove players from training for breaking coronavirus rules

Hannover 96 have temporarily removed five first team players from training after they broke local coronavirus regulations after watching the club’s game against 1. FC Heidenheim on Sunday together. The club confirmed on Thursday evening that the players had “carelessly violated the current Lower Saxony Corona Ordinance,” after being stopped by police when driving homeContinue reading “Hannover remove players from training for breaking coronavirus rules”