18dAssociated Press

Düsseldorf take big step in Bundesliga promotion

An own goal, a counter-attack and a rebound gave Fortuna Düsseldorf a big advantage with a 3-0 win in Bochum in the first leg of their Bundesliga relegation/promotion playoff on Thursday.

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22dESPN staff

How to watch the 2024 German Cup final on ESPN+

It's time for the 2024 German Cup final! Bayer Leverkusen takes on 1. FC Kaiserslautern in the prestigious competition. Here's how to watch on ESPN.

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114dESPN News Services

Bundesliga investor deal axed after fan protests

The German Football League (DFL) said Wednesday it is abandoning plans to sell a stake in its media rights income to an outside investor after months of increasingly disruptive protests by fans.

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126dAssociated Press

Protesting German fans put bicycle locks on goal

Anti-investor protests in German soccer escalated on Friday when fans attached bicycle locks to a goal and displayed banners showing a club executive's face in crosshairs.

Did Hamburg just score the worst own goal ever? (0:41)
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333dAssociated Press

GK sent home from camp as police probe fight

Hertha Berlin goalkeeper Marius Gersbeck has left the team's summer training camp in Austria after apparently becoming involved in a fight with another man who later needed hospital treatment.

SV Wehen Wiesbaden gain promotion vs. Arminia Bielefeld (1:35)
American Julian Green scores a truly incredible goal (0:38)
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3yAnte Jukic

Socceroos Scouting Report: Jackson Irvine

Jackson Irvine's role for his club, St. Pauli, differs greatly to the one he plays for Australia. So why is he so effective in the 2. Bundesliga?

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Coach quits amid probe into fake COVID pass

Werder Bremen coach Markus Anfang quit on Saturday after authorities began to investigate the authenticity of his COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

2. Bundesliga Ladder

St. Pauli342095+2669
Holstein Kiel342158+2668
Fortuna Düsseldorf341897+3263
Hamburg SV3417710+2058
Karlsruher SC3415109+2055
Hannover 963413138+1552
SC Paderborn 073415712052
SpVgg Greuther Furth3414812+150
Hertha Berlin3413912+1048
Schalke 043412715-743
SV 07 Elversberg3412715-1443
1. FC Magdeburg3491114-838
TSV Eintracht Braunschweig3411518-1638
SV Wehen Wiesbaden348818-1432
Hansa Rostock349421-2731
VfL Osnabruck3461018-3828