Two Friendlies Added: Enschede, Fortuna Köln

Two Friendlies Added: Enschede, Fortuna Köln

BVB have announced two additions to the pre-season schedule. On Wednesday 30 July, Dortmund welcome Dutch fifth-tier club Sportclub Enschede to Stadion Rote Erde, before hosting Regionalliga-West side Fortuna Köln on Monday 04 August. Dortmund management have indicated that the matches will mostly feature fringe and academy players, with the senior squad back in action on Saturday 09 August … Continue reading

[DD] Brendan Rodgers Lands England Vacancy

[DD] Brendan Rodgers Lands England Vacancy

Brendan Rodgers has been appointed as the new England manager in succession to Roy Hodgson. The announcement was made at Wembley Stadium this afternoon. Hodgson resigned after England’s dismal World Cup campaign, where they finished bottom of Group D. In a statement to the press, the FA’s chief executive Alex Horn and chairman Greg Dyke commented that … Continue reading

Fortuna Düsseldorf 1-0 Dortmund (Supercup)

Fortuna Düsseldorf 1-0 Dortmund (Supercup)

Fortuna Düsseldorf lifted their first trophy in 25 years with a 1-0 win in front of their home crowd in the DFL-Supercup against domestic-double winners Borussia Dortmund this evening, taking slight revenge for their DFB-PokalFinal defeat in Berlin ten weeks ago. The only goal of the game came courtesy of half-time sub Nando Rafael (left) who took advantage … Continue reading

Werder Bremen 2-0 BVB (U19s Friendly)

Werder Bremen 2-0 BVB (U19s Friendly)

BVB U19s suffered their first two-goal defeat in over a year, with a 0-2 loss at Werder Bremen this morning, likely revenge for the 5-1 mauling Dortmund dished out here at Stadion Platz 11 last season. Dortmund matched their opponents throughout, but it was a pair of fine Melvin Rufaiglu strikes that proved the difference. The goals came in … Continue reading

DFL-Supercup Preview and Press Conference

DFL-Supercup Preview and Press Conference

Tomorrow sees the annual curtain-raiser of the German domestic season with the DFL-Supercup match, this year between Fortuna Düsseldorf and Borussia Dortmund, held in Düsseldorf at the ESPRIT Arena. Dortmund celebrated three times in May, with wins in Munich, Berlin and Lisbon sealing a historic treble for the club. Düsseldorf were the defeated side in Berlin, going down … Continue reading