Tag Archives: Borussia Dortmund

Reus strike earns Borussia Dortmund draw at RB Leipzig


Schalke, Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayer Leverkusen all won in the Bundesliga on Saturday to remain firmly in the hunt for Champions League qualification, while the spoils were shared between fellow contenders Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. While runaway leaders Bayern Munich have the Bundesliga title as good as won, the race for the top four looks set to go down to ...

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Tomas Rosicky: Ex-Arsenal and Czech Republic midfielder retires

Rosicky made 246 appearances and scored 28 goals for Arsenal between 2006 and 2016 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Former Arsenal and Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Rosicky has retired from professional football. Rosicky won two FA Cups in a 10-year spell with the Gunners after joining from Borussia Dortmund in 2006. The Czech, who began and ended his career at Sparta Prague, says that injuries have forced him to retire. “I am no longer able to fully prepare my ...

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UCL: Ronaldo scores landmark goal as Madrid beat Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo has only scored twice in La Liga this season but has nine in the Champions League (Image credit: Getty Images)

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in all of his team’s Champions League group matches in a season as the holders beat Borussia Dortmund. Ronaldo bent in a fine strike from the edge of the area to score his ninth goal in the competition this season. He has now scored 114 goals in the Champions ...

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UCL: Tottenham comeback to beat Dortmund, make last 16

Harry Kane has scored six goals in the Champions League this season; the most goals by an English player in CL group stages (current format - since 2003/04) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tottenham came from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany and win Group H of the Champions League. Dortmund needed a win to keep alive their slim hopes of progressing to the last 16 and they took the lead in the first half when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang swept in his 16th goal of the season. However, Spurs turned things around in ...

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Dortmund’s ‘diamond eye’ chief scout Mislintat set for Arsenal switch


Arsenal are in talks with Borussia Dortmund’s highly-rated chief scout Sven Mislintat about a switch to the Emirates, Sky Sports News understands. The Gunners are hoping to appoint Mislintat as de facto head of recruitment – overseeing the club’s scouting and recruitment alongside current chief scout Steve Rowley. Newspaper reports claimed last week that Rowley was leaving the club but ...

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Bundesliga Roundup: Dortmund stay top, Wolfsburg held by Mainz


Shinji Kagawa scored the winning goal as Borussia Dortmund continued their fine start to the season to stay top of the Bundesliga. Andriy Yarmolenko, signed in the summer from Dynamo Kiev for 25m euros, opened the scoring after just four minutes before Caiuby equalised for Augsburg. Former Manchester United midfielder Kagawa hit the winner midway through the opening half. England ...

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Bale, Ronaldo push Real Madrid to victory in Germany

Real Madrid's forward from Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo (C) celebrates scoring with his teammate forward from Wales Gareth Bale during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Real Madrid in Dortmund, western Germany on September 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrik STOLLARZ        (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid maintained their 100% record in Group H by beating Borussia Dortmund. The former Manchester United man took his tally to 109 in the competition by converting from Gareth Bale’s cutback and lashing in Real’s third. Welshman Bale had opened the scoring with a superb volley, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted for Dortmund. The ...

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Barcelona target Ousmane Dembele suspended by Dortmund


Ousmane Dembele has been suspended by Borussia Dortmund after skipping training, with the Bundesliga club having turned down an offer from Barcelona for the winger earlier on Thursday. Dembele is being targeted as a replacement for Neymar, who left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain last week in a record-shattering €222million deal. And the 20-year-old was absent from training without permission on ...

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Mario Gotze set to return to Borussia Dortmund training

Borussia Dortmund have been handed a major boost after it was reported playmaker Mario Gotze is set to return for pre-season this week. Gotze missed most of the second half of last season having been diagnosed with “metabolic disturbances” in February after suffering from ongoing muscular issues. The 25-year-old only came back to Dortmund last July following a three-year spell ...

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Manager Thomas Tuchel leaves Borussia Dortmund

Thomas Tuchel has left Borussia Dortmund three days after winning the German Cup (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manager Thomas Tuchel has left Borussia Dortmund after two years in charge, the Bundesliga club has said. The 43-year-old took over following Jurgen Klopp’s departure in 2015. Dortmund beat Eintracht Frankfurt to win the German Cup on Saturday and finished third in the Bundesliga to qualify for the Champions League. Relations between Tuchel and chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke have been ...

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