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DFB presidium approves schedule for the 2020/21 Women’s season in Germany!

The presidium of the German FA – Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB) – has approved the overall schedule for the 2020-21 Women’s season at an extraordinary session on Monday, July 6. The top tier of Women’s club football – the FLYERALARM Women’s Bundesliga (FLYERALARM Frauen-Bundesliga) – is scheduled to kick-off its season …

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UEFA hands Germany’s “In Safe Hands” with award & 50,000 Euros!

UEFA has awarded the “In safe hands” association with the “Foundation for Children Award”. DFB President Fritz Keller presented the certificate, endowed with 50,000 euros, to Jonas Ermes at the DFB headquarters in Frankfurt. The former goalkeeper of VfL Bochum founded the club, which has been supported by the DFL …

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DFB extends contracts of five Germany youth coaches!

The DFB has extended the contracts of five of its youth coaches. Manuel Baum, Christian Wörns, Christian Wück, Michael Prus and Marc-Patrick Meister will continue their work beyond June 30, 2020 as they prepare the German youth sides for international matches and tournaments. The DFB also extended the contracts of …

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2019/20 UEFA Europa League final rounds to be held in Germany!

The finals of the 2019/20 Europa League will take place in Germany. UEFA’s executive committee confirmed during a video conference on Wednesday, July 18 that the champions of this year’s Europa League will be crowned in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The finals of the UEFA Champions League are being held in …

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Germany’s Timo Werner joins Chelsea FC from RB Leipzig!

English Premier League side Chelsea FC has reached an agreement with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig to sign Germany striker Timo Werner for a fee of around 53 million Euros. The 24-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Blues, and will remain at the German club for the rest of the …

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DFB to take no action against messages of Solidarity with George Floyd!

The German FA’s (DFB) control body will take no action against Achraf Hakimi, Jadon Sancho (both of Borussia Dortmund), Weston McKennie (FC Schalke 04) and Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach) for their symbols of solidarity with the recently deceased American George Floyd, and their anti-racist messages. This line will also be …

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Why Germany’s DFB control body is reviewing ‘Justice for George’ messages!

There has been worldwide uproar and widespread protests against racism and police brutality after the violent killing of American George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The topic also reached the Bundesliga on the weekend, with players like Weston McKennie (FC Schalke 04), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi …

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Germany’s DFB assembly approves the resumption of 3.Liga!

An extraordinary DFB session of the Bundestag agreed today that 3.Liga will indeed be able to continue. A yes vote from 222 delegates gave a clear majority, and thereby confirmed the direction given by the DFB Presidium. The 3.Liga will be able to resume from May 30. Twelve delegates rejected …

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DFB president Fritz Keller: Five-Point plan for more sustainability in football!

The Bundesliga is back and the Frauen Bundesliga and 3. Liga are set to follow soon. Amateur footballers are also allowed to train in small groups again and hopefully the easing of restrictions will continue following the example of professional football. “Football is fumbling its way, like the rest of …

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