Bundesliga

Karim Bellarabi scores fastest ever goal in Bundesliga

Mark Rodden Bayer Leverkusen's Karim Belarabi registered the fastest goal in the Bundesliga's 52-year history when he netted after nine seconds in the late game at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

Arjen Robben, Thomas Mueller score as Bayern Munich start Bundesliga season with win

Arjen Robbnen

Champions Bayern Munich made a winning start in the Bundesliga on Friday, beating ambitious VfL Wolfsburg 2-1 with Dutchman Arjen Robben scoring one goal and setting up the other for World Cup winner...

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Schalke ease coach stress in Bundesliga

Ciaran Fahey Schalke eked out a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Freiburg to ease the pressure on coach Jens Keller on Sunday in the German soccer league, while Bayer Leverkusen lost 1-0 at home to Eintracht...

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Bayern Munich go ten points clear in Bundesliga

Thomas Mueller.

Bayern Munich went 10 points clear in the Bundesliga on Friday with a convincing 2-0 win at third-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach to extend their record unbeaten run to 42 matches.

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Bayern Munich surge ahead in German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich.

Champions maintain their 13-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga.

Hamburg coach van Marwijk sacked in Bundesliga

Hamburg fires coach Bert van Marwijk after just 143 days in charge in the wake of 4-2 drubbing at Bundesliga bottom side Eintracht Braunschweig.

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Winning Bundesliga difficult, says Guardiola

Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola.

Bayern Munich manager believes winning Bundesliga will prove harder than winning Champions League.

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'Ghost goal' sends Bayer Leverkusen to top of Bundesliga

Leverkusen's Sidney Sam celebrates scoring against Hoffenheim.

Bayer Leverkusen snatched top spot in the Bundesliga but only after a "ghost goal" allowed them to beat Hoffenheim 2-1.

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Bayern Munich move top of Bundesliga

Bayern Munich.

Ryland James Bayern Munich extended their unbeaten Bundesliga run to 34 games on Saturday by coming from behind for a 4-1 home win over Mainz to go back top of the Bundesliga.

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Kruse scores first Bundesliga goal

Robbie Kruse.

Socceroos striker scores his first goal in the Bundesliga as Fortuna Dusseldorf play out a 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim.

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Nuremberg extend Bundesliga run

Berlin Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake again shone in Nuremberg's 2-1 win over Mainz 05 on Sunday as they extended their nine-match unbeaten run on the weekend Bayern Munich were finally crowned German...

Soccer

Gladbach wobbling in Bundesliga

Berlin Borussia Moenchengladbach's hold on the fourth and final Champions League spot for next season weakened on Tuesday after they were held 2-2 by 10-man Werder Bremen in their Bundesliga clash.

Boxing Day action for Bundesliga in 2009

Boxing Day 2009 could reportedly see a full round of Bundesliga action as Germany football authorities are set to do away with the winter break.

Berliners starved of Bundesliga success

Berlin may be the capital of Germany, but remains a footballing backwater.

Franck Ribery scores on return as Bayern go top

Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery celebrates after he scored against VfB Stuttgart.

Mark Rodden Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery scored in his first game this season as the champions moved joint top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, while Shinji Kagawa also enjoyed a goalscoring return as...

Alonso makes Bayern debut in Schalke stalemate

Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso on debut for Bayern Munich.

Mark Rodden Xabi Alonso made his Bayern Munich debut and Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal for the club as the defending champions drew 1-1 at Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Ange Postecoglou's Socceroos look to mark their progress against Belgium

Australia's head coach Ange Postecoglou .

Michael Lynch Hindsight is always 20/20, so the World Cup, in retrospect, now looks like the easy part for Ange Postecoglou as he seeks to rebuild the Australian side and make it a major contender for Asian Cup...

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Arsenal qualify for Champions League after narrow win

Alexis Sanchez (L) celebrates with team mate Jack Wilshere

Alexis Sanchez's first Arsenal goal earned his side a nervy 1-0 victory over Besiktas on Wednesday that saw them squeeze into the Champions League for the 17th consecutive season.

Liverpool may move for Samuel Eto'o to boost attack

Samuel Eto'o

Chris Bascombe Liverpool's pursuit of a new striker has prompted Brendan Rodgers to consider a short-term deal for Samuel Eto'o.

France's Franck Ribery retires from international football after brilliant and bizarre career

Julien Pretot A wonder goal and a bizarre TV appearance wearing flip flops are the two lasting images Franck Ribery leaves behind following his retirement from international football.