Javier Hernandez has sneakily hinted that he wants Manchester United to re-sign him. The talented striker, known to many as ‘Chicharito’, was sold by Louis van Gaal back in 2015, and the Mexican international ended up joining Bayer Leverkusen for £7.3 million. Since his arrival in Germany, the 28-year-old has been in terrific form for the…Read More
Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has insisted that the club will only agree to part ways with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if they receive an ‘outrageous offer’ for the forward. Aubameyang has been in red hot form for Dortmund this season, and has already scored 23 goals in 23 Bundesliga appearances so far. The 27-year-old has…Read More
Scorer of the winning goal in the World Cup final that gave Germany the ultimate title a couple of years ago, Mario Gotze, has now been ruled out for the rest of the season due to a ‘metabolic disorder’. The 24-year old came into the spotlight under current Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp in his time…Read More
Manchester United have previously targeted Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller, and the German champions also confirmed that they had rejected a world record bid for his services in the summer of 2015. Muller went on to enjoy his most prolific season for the Bavarian giants in 2015-16, scoring 20 Bundesliga goals. But now according to…Read More
Manchester United loanee Guillermo Varela has been forced into another surgery amid his loan spell at Eintracht Frankfurt after failing to completely recover from an ankle operation back in September. The Uruguayan, who joined the German side on a season-long loan deal last summer, only played two games before picking up an ankle injury that…Read More
Bayern Munich star Douglas Costa has once again warned the Bavarian giants that he is by no means content at the Allianz Arena, according to a report from The Sun. Costa arrived at Bayern in the summer of 2015 and has since proved himself as one of the most devastating wide players in the world at…Read More
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has confirmed that he will be retiring at the end of this season. Having spent his early years at Real Sociedad, Xabi Alonso then enjoyed two successful spells with Premier League giants Liverpool and La Liga powerhouse Real Madrid, before joining Bayern in 2014. Since his arrival in Germany, the…Read More
Robert Lewandowski’s agent has distanced his client from a rumoured summer move to Manchester United, insisting the striker is happy at Bayern Munich. Reports had earlier hinted that Manchester United were lining up a sensation summer bid for the Polish star after failing in their attempts to secure a deal to sign Atletico Madrid striker…Read More
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reportedly open to a reunion with Mario Gotze to give him a fresh start on Merseyside after a tough couple of years. The German forward has been sidelined ‘indefinitely’ after he was diagnosed with ‘metabolic disturbances’. This has only added to the Dortmund player’s woes, after a torrid two seasons…Read More
Former Bundesliga official Babak Rafati has revealed how Bastian Schweinsteiger played a part in convincing him not to attempt suicide again. Rafati attempted suicide back in November 2011, after coming under immense pressure and scrutiny for a number of mistakes he committed on the pitch. He slashed his wrists in a Cologne hotel bathroom on…Read More
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.