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VfL Wolfsburg appoint Florian Kohfeldt as new head coach!

Florian Kohfeldt is VfL Wolfsburg’s new head coach. The 39-year-old, who agreed a contract until 2023 with the VfL board on Tuesday, will take charge of training for the first time on Thursday. Kohfeldt’s last job was head coach of SV Werder Bremen (from 2017 until May 16, 2021), where …

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VfL Wolfsburg & head coach Mark van Bommel part ways!

German Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg have parted ways with head coach Mark van Bommel with immediate effect. Club management informed the 44-year-old tactician of the decision in a personal meeting on Sunday, October 24 afternoon. “Ultimately, there were more factors separating us than uniting us,” said VfL managing director Jörg …

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Borussia Dortmund sign Martin Pongracic on loan!

Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund have signed a central defender on the last day of the summer transfer window. Martin Pongragic, 23, is joining BVB from league competitors VfL Wolfsburg on a loan deal for the 2021/22 season. The Croatian international, born in Landshut, moved to Lower Saxony from Red Bulls …

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VfL Wolfsburg sign Germany striker Luca Waldschmidt from Benfica!

VfL Wolfsburg have signed Germany international Luca Waldschmidt from Portuguese top-flight side Benfica on a four-year contract valid until summer 2025. The 25-year-old forward will wear the number 28 shirt for the Green-and-Whites. “We’ve been following Luca’s development for a while now and we’re happy he’s decided to come to …

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DFB-Pokal expulsion of VfL Wolfsburg due to substitution blunder!

Following verbal negotiations, the DFB sports tribunal have sustained SC Preußen Münster’s objection to the outcome of their DFB-Pokal game against VfL Wolfsburg on August 8, 2021, which they lost 1-3 in extra time. The result has been overturned and a 2-0 win has been awarded to SC Preußen Münster. …

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DFL’s ‘Pitch of the Year’ awards for VfL Wolfsburg & Holstein Kiel!

DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has once again honoured two clubs for their outstanding pitch quality this year. Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg’s ‘Volkswagen Arena’ received the “Pitch of the Year” award for the 2020-21 season, while Holstein Kiel’s ‘Holstein-Stadion’ was selected as the top pitch from Bundesliga 2. The winners were …

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Pablo Thiam to be new head of sport for Hertha BSC Academy!

Pablo Thiam will join the club as head of sport of the Hertha BSC football academy on July 1, 2021. Fredi Bobic, managing director for sport, agreed upon the deal, which will see Thiam arrive from Bundesliga rivals VfL Wolfsburg to dovetail with Benjamin Weber at the head of the …

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Mark van Bommel named new VfL Wolfsburg head coach!

Dutchman Mark van Bommel has been named as the new head coach of VfL Wolfsburg, with the 44-year-old signing a two-year contract with the Green-and-Whites through to June 30, 2023. Van Bommel’s coaching staff will feature two former Bundesliga players in the shape of Michael Frontzeck and Kevin Hofland, with …

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Oliver Glasner appointed new Eintracht Frankfurt head coach!

Oliver Glasner is the new head coach of Eintracht Frankfurt, succeeding fellow countryman Adi Hütter. The Austrian signed a three-year contract on Wednesday, May 26. Glasner moves from Bundesliga rivals VfL Wolfsburg, who he led to fourth place in the Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League qualification last season. Glasner still …

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VfL Wolfsburg announce youth football partnership in Japan!

The Yokohama-based Japan & Germany Football Academy (JGFA) has been named as VfL Wolfsburg’s official talent development partner. Although establishing a knowledge transfer partnership in these challenging times is far from easy, the collaboration between the JGFA and VfL is set to begin in April. A digital launch ceremony involving …

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