Germany’s Social Democrats head for a pasting in Bremen vote

Europe 05/26/19, 11:50

The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election.Exit polls for ARD and ZDF television put support for the Social Democrats at ...

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center

Europe 05/21/19, 01:33

If Joachim Schuster is worried about his job, he's not letting on.A jolly German in his mid-fifties with spiky greying hair and a broad smile, Schuster was elected to the European Parliament five years ago for the center-left Social Democrats. Now he's speaking to students at a vocational college in ...

Tyler Adams recovered from adductor injury

Sports 05/16/19, 15:11

American midfielder Tyler Adams has recovered from an adductor injury that has sidelined him for more than a month and could play in RB Leipzig's Bundesliga finale this weekend.The 20-year-old is available for Saturday's match at Werder Bremen, Leipzig said Thursday.Adams joined RB Leipzig in January from the New York ...

Bayern Munich closer to record 7th straight Bundesliga title

Soccer 05/04/19, 11:07

Bayern Munich took another step toward a record-extending seventh straight Bundesliga title on Saturday, and the bottom three teams all lost to extend the relegation fight into another week. Robert Lewandowski, Leon Goretzka and Franck Ribery scored for Bayern to beat last-place Hannover 3-1 at home and move five points clear ...

Bayern beats Bremen 3-2 to reach German Cup final

Soccer 04/24/19, 17:32

Robert Lewandowski sent Bayern Munich into the German Cup final by scoring twice in a 3-2 win over Werder Bremen on Wednesday, including the winner in the 80th minute.Bayern built a seemingly comfortable 2-0 lead after Lewandowski opened the scoring in the 36th minute by turning in a header from ...

Bayern extends lead in Bundesliga to 4 points

Sports 04/20/19, 11:18

Bayern Munich extended its lead in the Bundesliga to four points with a 1-0 win over Werder Bremen on Saturday. Niklas Sule scored in the 75th minute with Bayern's 22nd shot of the game, his effort taking a deflection off Bremen's Davy Klaassen. Bremen lost Milos Veljkovic to a second yellow card ...

Leipzig, Bremen boost hopes of European berths

Soccer 04/13/19, 11:07

Leipzig closed in on Champions League qualification, and Werder Bremen boosted its hopes of European soccer, with Bundesliga wins on Saturday.Leipzig consolidated third place after stretching its unbeaten league run to 11 games with a 2-0 win over Wolfsburg.Kevin Kampl got the home side underway with a curling shot inside ...

Bremen v Bayern, Hamburg v Leipzig in German Cup semifinals

Soccer 04/07/19, 14:35

Bayern Munich will play at Werder Bremen, and Hamburger SV will host Leipzig, in the semifinals of the German Cup.Sunday's draw dealt Bayern a trip to Bremen just days after they play each other in the Bundesliga in Munich on April 20.The teams met in the 2010 final with Bayern ...

Gladbach’s Champions League hopes take another blow

Soccer 04/07/19, 13:49

Borussia Moenchengladbach's hopes of Champions League football took another blow at the end of a turbulent week in a 1-1 draw at home to Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Florian Neuhaus put the home side ahead from a narrow angle early in the second half, only for Davy Klaassen ...

Kosovo forward Milot Rashica blossoming at Werder Bremen

Soccer 04/04/19, 03:51

Milot Rashica is blossoming at Werder Bremen, where the young Kosovo forward's standout performances are sure to prompt offers from rival clubs.The 22-year-old scored a stunning goal to set Bremen on its way to the German Cup semifinals with a 2-0 win at Schalke on Wednesday. Rashica let fly from ...

Germany makes 3 new call-ups to replace dropped Bayern trio

Soccer 03/15/19, 08:43

Germany coach Joachim Loew made three new call-ups Friday to replace the Bayern Munich trio of Thomas Mueller, Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng.Loew promoted Hertha Berlin defender Niklas Stark, Leipzig defender Lukas Klostermann and Werder Bremen midfielder Maximilian Eggestein from the under-21 team for the upcoming friendly against Serbia on ...

Germany striker Serge Gnabry extends contract at Bayern

Sports 03/05/19, 06:08

Bayern Munich striker Serge Gnabry has extended his contract with the Bundesliga team for another three years through June 2023.Gnabry, who switched to the Bavarian powerhouse in 2018 after a loan spell at Hoffenheim, has established himself as a starter in his debut season. The 23-year-old Germany international has six ...

Lewandowski ties Bundesliga record for goals by foreigner

Sports 03/02/19, 15:24

Robert Lewandowski's double blast in Bayern Munich's 5-1 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday helped him tie the record for goals scored in the Bundesliga by a foreign player.The Polish forward took his tally to 195, matching Peru veteran Claudio Pizarro's mark from spells at Bayern, Werder Bremen and Cologne.Pizarro ...

Bremen’s European hopes hit by 1-1 draw with Stuttgart

Europe 02/22/19, 16:56

Werder Bremen's European hopes were damaged by a 1-1 home draw with Stuttgart in the Bundesliga Friday.Bremen had been hoping to get closer to Wolfsburg, which occupies the last Europa League qualifying position in sixth spot, but had to be content with a move up to ninth.Steven Zuber fired Stuttgart ...

Claudio Pizarro still setting Bundesliga records

Sports 02/18/19, 05:58

At 40 years old and still scoring goals, Claudio Pizarro isn't ready to retire just yet.The veteran Werder Bremen striker became the oldest player to score in the Bundesliga with the last kick of the game in a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin on Saturday, gaining what could be a ...

Bayern drawn against 2nd division Heidenheim in German Cup

Soccer 02/10/19, 15:43

Bayern Munich's path to the German Cup final has likely been eased with a home game against second division Heidenheim in the quarterfinals.Sunday's draw also paired Schalke against Bundesliga rival Werder Bremen in the biggest game of the round, while Augsburg faces Leipzig at home and Paderborn hosts second division ...

Bremen routs Augsburg 4-0 in Bundesliga to keep party going

Soccer 02/10/19, 15:07

Werder Bremen continued its birthday celebrations with a 4-0 rout of Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.Bremen, which marked its 120th anniversary as a club on Monday, followed up its dramatic penalty shootout win over Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup on Tuesday with its biggest league win of the ...

Bremen wins on penalties to send Dortmund out of German Cup

Soccer 02/05/19, 18:00

Werder Bremen goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka saved two penalties to knock Borussia Dortmund out of the German Cup after his team twice came from behind in extra time of their third-round match on Tuesday.Max Kruse scored the decisive penalty kick for Bremen to win the shootout 4-2 after equalizers from Claudio ...

Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaos

Europe 01/15/19, 05:39

A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of travelers.The ver.di union called on staff at airports including Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen to walk off the job between 2 a.m. and 8 p.m. local time (0100 and 1900 ...

German police release video of attack on far-right lawmaker

Europe 01/11/19, 09:01

German police have released surveillance video footage of an attack earlier this week on a far-right lawmaker, as they search for the assailants.The roughly one-minute video posted Friday by Bremen police was filmed by two cameras in a passage where the Alternative for Germany party's local leader, Frank Magnitz, was ...

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