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.
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso may retire from professional football at the end of this season, according to Sport Bild, and it is believed he has already informed Bayern hierarchy regarding his decision. Alonso, 35, has stepped in the final months of his current contract at Bundesliga leaders Bayern, the club he joined from Real…Read More
Bayern Munich have confirmed that Arjen Robben has signed a 1-year contract extension with the Bavarian giants. His contract was all set to end at the conclusion of the ongoing season, but the former Chelsea and Real Madrid winger is now tied to the Bundesliga champions until June 2018. Robben joined team-mates Franck Ribery, Robert…Read More
One of the most shocking transfer stories from last summer was that of Renato Sanches, as the former Benfica academy graduate stunned the football world when a move was all but confirmed with Manchester United, but he instead signed for Bayern Munich. The Euro 2016-winning Portuguese youngster received offers from both clubs towards the end…Read More
Chelsea are plotting a £75 million move for unhappy Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller to replace Diego Costa, according to the Sunday Express. Muller has been frustrated by Carlo Ancelotti’s reluctance to trust him this season, and has admitted his unhappiness. The German international has only scored once in 10 Bundesliga starts this season. He…Read More
France Under-19 international has penned a four-and-a-half-year contract with RB Leipzig. The likes of Barcelona, Arsenal and Manchester United have been beaten off by this season’s Bundesliga surprise package Leipzig, who are also owned by the energy drink conglomerate. The youngster is regarded as one of the most promising defenders in Europe, having guided his country to…Read More
Manchester United have reportedly been chasing Thomas Muller for years now, and he has reignited the speculation this season with his growing frustration over game time. Ever since Guardiola was replaced by Carlo Ancelotti as Bayern Munich boss, Muller has endured a torrid time, according to Bild. He has made 22 appearances so far, scoring…Read More
Chelsea have reportedly made a bid for Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Calhanoglu, who is also a potential January target for Manchester United. Turkish Football claim Antonio Conte has been keeping a close eye on the playmaker over the past few months, as he is looking to replace Oscar – who joined Chinese Super League club Shanghai…Read More
Robert Lewandowski was offered a world record offer in excess of €40 million per year from a Chinese club, but he has no plans to leave Bayern Munich now, his agent Cezary Kucharski has claimed. Lewandowski signed a new deal with the Bundesliga champions through to 2021 only in late December. However, the Polish goal…Read More
Thomas Muller will hardly find any playing time at Bayern Munich in the second half of this season, Lothar Matthaus has claimed in his column for Sport Bild. Muller, 27, has only started 16 out of a possible 24 matches during the first half of this season, and played full 90 minutes just nine times, scoring…Read More
Hakan Calhanoglu has conceded that he would find it difficult to turn down any offer from Manchester United. The Bayer Leverkusen midfielder has been heavily linked with a January move to Chelsea. But the Turkey international has been rather talking about a potential move to their Premier League rivals Manchester United. Not only that, he…Read More