Bundesliga News & Results
The Bundesliga, also referred to as Fußball-Bundesliga, is the primary football competition in Germany. It was founded by the German Football Association in the year 1962, and its first season was played in 1963.
This decorated German competition is the topmost football league in the world when it comes to average stadium attendances. The league recorded an overall average of 45,134 fans per game during the 2011-12 season, which was the second highest of any sports league in the world, following the American National Football League (NFL).
Bundesliga is contested by 18 of the best clubs in Germany. Each team faces the 17 others two times per season, which lasts from August to May.
The competition has undergone various structural changes since its formation. Initially, a Bundesliga win awarded a club 2 points, whereas a draw was worth 1 point, and a loss worth none. But since the 1995-96 season, each teams receives 3 points for a win, with the points for draws and losses still unchanged. The team with the most number of points following the completion of all the 360 matches wins the title.
In case of ties, the factors used to break the ties are Goal difference, followed by goals scored, total points gained in head-to-head results, goals scored in head-to-head games, away goals scored in head-to-head games, and lastly, total number of away goals scored in the entire season.
So far, out of the 54 teams that have taken part in this competition since its establishment, only 12 have managed to win it: FC Bayern Munich (25 titles), Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund (5), Werder Bremen (4), Hamburger SV and VfB Stuttgart (3), 1. FC Koln and FC Kaiserslautern (2), TSV 1860 Munich, Eintracht Braunschweig, 1. FC Nurnberg and VfL Wolfsburg (1).
Here at BlameFootball, we provide a thorough coverage of Bundesliga news. We make available all the in-detail information of not just the Bundesliga results after every game, but also the live scores, team news, interviews, and match analysis, along with the trending Bundesliga transfer news and speculation.
Carlo Ancelotti could face a German FA sanction after admitting he put his middle finger up at Hertha Berlin supporters. The Bayern Munich boss made the offensive gesture at the home fans but insisted it was actually in response to being spat on during a Bundesliga fixture. League toppers Bayern were forced to leave the…Read More
Liverpool’s links with Borussia Dortmund, and especially Mario Gotze, seem to be never ending. Even after making a switch back to Dortmund from Munich last summer, Gotze to Liverpool is still deemed a possibility, according to The Mirror. The German forward was repeatedly rumoured to be joining former manager Jurgen Klopp at Anfield last summer.…Read More
German giants Bayern Munich have opened talks with Torino striker Andrea Belotti, according to reports. Andrea Belotti has been in terrific form this season, having already bagged 19 goals and 5 assists in all competitions for the Serie A outfit. Moreover, his total goal tally of 17 in the Serie A puts him in the third…Read More
Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United spent record amounts of money in the summer transfer window as the manager was determined to get some star players to the squad to get them back to their best. Man United broke the world record to get French midfield sensation Paul Pogba back to the Old Trafford at the start…Read More
Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has confirmed that he will put an end to his illustrious career at the end of this season. German outlet SportBild exposed the news just before Bayern’s DFB Pokal game on Tuesday, and Lahm after his team’s 1-0 victory against Wolfsburg confirmed the news. “I’ve told the Bayern officials that I’m retiring…Read More
If only it wasn’t enough for them to be one of the greatest teams on the pitch, Bayern Munich have gone ahead and proved they are also one of the coolest off it and they have done so through the social media platform of Twitter. Bayern Munich are a team known for their impeccable humour…Read More
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has publicly revealed that it is very likely that he will be leaving Borussia Dortmund at the end of this season. Aubameyang has put all the European powerhouses interested in his services on high alert, after claiming that the upcoming summer would be the perfect time for him to leave Dortmund and move on…Read More
Bayer Leverkusen have signed Leon Bailey from Genk, with the Jamaica international penning a contract through to 2022. Having been targeted by some of the elite clubs of Europe like Manchester United after a series of exciting performances, including a goal tally of 4 in six matches for Genk in Europa League this season, 19-year-old Bailey…Read More
Arsenal are looking at Marco Reus as a potential replacement for Alexis Sanchez, who has not yet signed an extension to his contract at the Emirates, which expires in June 2018. Even after a month of talks, Sanchez hasn’t agreed to new terms. If this log-jam continues, the Gunners will look to cash in on the…Read More
Adrian Ramos has completed his loan move from Borussia Dortmund to Granada ahead of joining Chinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan in the summer. The 31-year-old has struggled to find a place in BVB’s first team this season, making only 11 appearances, mostly as a substitute. As a result, he has constantly been linked with…Read More