Bundesliga

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer ruled out until January

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer

Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will be out until January after surgery on his broken left foot. The 31-year-old World Cup winner sustained the same injury to the same foot in April and suffered a repeat in training on Monday. Bayern are in the same Champions League group as Celtic and Neuer will miss their remaining five games. ...

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Bundesliga round-up: Dortmund thrash winless Cologne to go top

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Two goals each from Maximilian Philipp and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ensured Borussia Dortmund went to the top of the Bundesliga table as they beat Cologne 5-0. Philipp flashed a header from Andriy Yarmolenko into the Cologne net before Sokratis Papastathopoulos made it 2-0, with the help of the Video Assistant Referee, after he had initially been adjudged to have pushed Timo ...

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Keita sent off as Monchengladbach earn draw at Leipzig

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Borussia Monchengladbach twice came back from behind to grab a 2-2 draw at 10-man RB Leipzig. Timo Werner struck the home side in front after 17 minutes but Thorgan Hazard equalised from the penalty spot eight minutes later. Jean Agustin quickly put the home side back in front but the visitors sealed a point when Lars Stindl netted their second ...

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Wolfsburg sack Andries Jonker after seven months in charge

File - In this Saturday, April 22, 2017 photo Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker attends the team's warm up prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC Berlin and VfL Wolfsburg in Berlin, Germany. Jonker has been dismissed as head coach of VfL Wolfsburg on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Former Arsenal academy director Andries Jonker has been dismissed by Wolfsburg after just seven months in charge. The weekend’s 1-0 defeat at Stuttgart left Wolfsburg stuttering in 14th place in the Bundesliga. The 54-year old joined Wolfsburg in February after less than three years at the Emirates having taken over as Liam Brady’s replacement in 2014. He helped Wolfsburg avoid ...

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Bundesliga to vote on shortening summer transfer window

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The German football league (DFL) are set to follow the Premier League and vote on bringing forward their summer transfer deadline to before the season begins. Reinhard Rauball, the DFL president, wants to move the German deadline to August 1, after the Premier League’s clubs voted to move theirs to August 9, 2018. The subject will be discussed at a meeting ...

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Bundesliga Roundup: Schalke up to fifth victory over Stuttgart

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Schalke moved up to fifth in the Bundesliga with a 3-1 defeat of Stuttgart on Sunday. The three points took their total for the season to six from three games, and therefore leaves them level with fourth-placed RB Leipzig, Bayern Munich and Hamburg. Stuttgart remain 14th, having won once. Nabil Bentaleb gave the hosts the lead from the penalty spot in ...

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Lewandowski slammed by Bayern CEO Rummenigge over transfer complaints

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Robert Lewandowski has been slammed by Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge after he questioned the club’s transfer policy. Over the summer Bayern signed Corentina Tolisso from Lyon, Niklas Sule from Hoffenheim and Kingsley Coman on a permanent deal from Juventus, as well as James Rodriguez on loan from Real Madrid. Lewandowski recently told Der Spiegel he wanted the Bavarians to compete for ...

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Brace for Uth as Hoffenheim stun Bayern Munich

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Mark Uth scored twice as Hoffenheim inflicted a first Bundesliga defeat on Bayern Munich since April. Uth, who scored against Liverpool in their Champions League play-off last month, fired in the opener after Bayern were caught out by a quick throw. The striker then added a second with a neat finish from inside the area. The defeat was Bayern’s first this season ...

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Bayern Munich’s Alaba injured on duty for Austria

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David Alaba gave Bayern Munich an injury scare when he was substituted seven minutes before half-time during Austria’s World Cup qualifier against Georgia on Tuesday. Alaba went down to the turf holding his left ankle following a challenge with Georgia midfielder Valeri Qazaishvili at the Ernst-Happel Stadion, and it soon became clear he would be unable to continue. Austria were ...

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Double for Lewandowski as Bayern win at Bremen

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Robert Lewandowski scored twice in the last 20 minutes as Bayern Munich beat Werder Bremen for a second win from their first two Bundesliga games. Summer signing Corentin Tolisso hit the crossbar early on for the five-times-in-a-row German champions. The opener came when Poland star Lewandowski backheeled Kingsley Coman’s cross into the net. And he scored his sixth goal in ...

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