Category: Bundesliga

The Bundesliga [ˈbʊndəsˌliːɡa] (lit. English: “Federal League”, sometimes referred to as the Fußball-Bundesliga [ˈfuːsbal ˈbʊndəsˌliːɡa] or 1. Bundesliga [ˈeːɐ̯stə ˈbʊndəsˌliːɡa]), is a professional association football league in Germany and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. At the top of the German football league system, the Bundesliga is Germany’s primary football competition. The Bundesliga is contested by 18 teams and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the 2. Bundesliga. Seasons run from August to May. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with a few games played on weekdays. All of the Bundesliga clubs qualify for the DFB-Pokal. The winner of the Bundesliga qualifies for the DFL-Supercup.

A total of 54 clubs have competed in the Bundesliga since its founding. FC Bayern Munich has won the Bundesliga the most, winning the title 26 times. However, the Bundesliga has seen other champions with Borussia Dortmund, Hamburger SV, Werder Bremen, Borussia Mönchengladbach and VfB Stuttgart most prominent among them. The Bundesliga is one of the top national leagues, currently ranked second in Europe according to UEFA’s league coefficient ranking, based on performances in European competitions over the past five seasons.[1] The Bundesliga is the number one football league in the world in terms of average attendance; out of all sports, its average of 45,134 fans per game during the 2011–12 season was the second highest of any sports league in the world after the National Football League.[2] The Bundesliga is broadcast on television in over 200 countries.[3]

The Bundesliga was founded in 1962 in Dortmund and the first season started in 1963. The structure and organisation of the Bundesliga along with Germany’s other football leagues have undergone frequent changes right up to the present day. The Bundesliga was founded by the Deutscher Fußball-Bund (English: German Football Association), but is now operated by the Deutsche Fußball Liga (English: German Football League).

The five biggest transfers of the 2019 summer transfer window

The Spanish clubs have made the headlines this summer by doing all the big businesses in this transfer window. At the beginning of the transfer window, Real Madrid signed Eden Hazard for £88million, then Barcelona and Atletico Madrid eclipsed that price-tag by landing two big players. Bayern Munich, Juventus and Manchester United also showed their […]

Leave or Stay : What next for €55m-rated left-back after Bayern confirm Hernandez’s signing

Bayern Munich confirmed on Wednesday that 2018 world cup winner Lucas Hernandez will link-up with the team by the end of this season, having reached an €80m deal with Atletico Madrid for his signature. According to the Bundesliga Champions, the Frenchman will join them after this campaign and he will be officially unveiled to the […]

Three reasons why Liverpool fans should be happy with goalless draw against Bayern Munich

Liverpool v Bayern Munich

Liverpool fans were frustrated with their club performance on Tuesday night which resulted in a goalless draw against Bayern Munich last night at Anfield. The Merseyside club were in front of their supporters and many thought they would explore home advantage over their opponents which they never did throughout the game. Instead, the host were […]

Tottenham vs Borussia Dortmund : Match Preview, team News and latest odds

Champions League competition is back and participating teams are wrapping up their preparations ahead of their respective round-16 ties. As for Premier League teams, Manchester United will be in action against PSG on Tuesday and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will hope his players overcome Les Parisiens’s threat after 90 minutes of action. Our focus is on […]

Arsenal Eyeing £3m Move For World Cup 2014 star as Ozil replacement

James Rodriguez - Football Weeks

Arsenal are preparing a swoop to sign Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez as a replacement for Mesut Ozil. James is currently plying his trade in the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich and he’s currently 18 months into a two-year loan with the Bundesliga giants. Despite being an integral part of the Colombian team at the Russian […]

Manchester City in three-way battle with Bayern & PSG for Juventus ace

Paulo Dybala, Juventus

Juventus will be looking to strike a deal with one of the three European giants who are strongly interested in signing Paulo Dybala. According to Italian news outlet Tuttosport, the tabloid claims likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Bayern Munich are in a three-way battle to sign Dybala. The Bianconeri are looking to bag […]

Jadon Sancho: From Manchester City reserves to England international

Jadon Sancho

The rise of Jadon Sancho through the footballing ranks has been a surprising and rapid for the winger. Sancho has been far from any typical winger as the 18-year-old as gone from being part of Manchester City reserves to a Bundesliga star in just over twelve months, and he is now looking forward to represent […]