Notable Bundesliga Omissions From Euro 2020 Squads

Ahead of Euro 2020 set to kick off this Friday, we take a look at some of the most glaring omissions from this summer’s squads, from Bundesliga outfits only.

What you need to know about Dortmund’s latest signing – Gregor Kobel

Roman Burki and Marwin Hitz, Borussia Dortmund were in desperate need of a stable set of hands in goal. Marco Rose will be hoping that 23 year-old Swiss international Gregor Kobel will be that man, and bring the same level of success and durability the club enjoyed during Roman Weidenfeller’s 16 year spell at the club.

Borussia Dortmund secure the signature of Gregor Kobel

In a move that appeared to be inevitable for months, Borussia Dortmund have now officially secured the signature of VFB Stuttgart goalkeeper Gregor Kobel. The 23-year-old signs a five-year-contract with the Black & Yellows, for a fee reported to be around €15 million.

Bundesliga Weekly – Bundesliga’s final day, FC Köln’s survival, and Julian Brandt to Arsenal?

Brandon and Dan take you through all the latest news and events in German football. This week’s episode includes a discussion about the Bundesliga’s final day of 2020-21, including FC Köln’s survival and the sides coming up from 2. Bundesliga. The lads then take you through this week’s transfer rumours, including Julian Brandt’s potential move to Arsenal, Dortmund’s goalkeeper hunt, and Wout Weghorst’s unlikely move away from Wolfsburg. Follow the show via the links below! 

Looking back at Lukasz Piszczek’s career

For many Dortmund fans, Piszczek was the unsung hero of not just the team’s glory days, but the past eleven seasons. The Polish right-back will forever go down as a legend in Dortmund, after his fantastic decade with the club. We look back at Lukasz Piszczek’s illustrious career.

Bundesliga Weekly – Robert Lewandowski equals Müller’s record, Terzic signs new contract, and Matheus Pereira to Leipzig?

Brandon and Dan take you through all the latest news and events in German football. This week’s episode includes a discussion about Robert Lewandowski’s equaling of Gerd Muller’s 40 goal Bundesliga record, Edin Terzic’s new contract with Borussia Dortmund and the DFB Pokal Final. The panel then head off into the rumour mills to discuss the likelihood of Robert Lewandowski moving away from Bayern, Leipzig’s interest in Matheus Pereira and more. Follow the show via the links below!

Robert Lewandowski: how a volcano changed his career in the Bundesliga

One of the best forwards to ever play the game, Robert Lewandowski has had a career that many could only ever dream of. But the Polish striker’s career could have been very different had he signed for Blackburn Rovers as planned back in 2010. Luckily for Borussia Dortmund and Bundesliga fans alike, a volcano changed his fortunes around.

Mainz 1-3 BVB – Dortmund secure top four

After a rocky season, Borussia Dortmund have finished strong and finished in style, officially securing top four this Sunday with a win over FSV Mainz 05. The win earns the Black & Yellows a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League, just days after they won the DFB Pokal over RB Leipzig.

Bundesliga clubs keep a close eye on Edin Terzic

After the majestic performance in the DFB Pokal final against RB Leipzig, Dortmund CEO Hans Joachim Watzke announced that only a few days prior to the match, Edin Terzić signed a new contract with the club. With the appointment of Gladbach’s Marco Rose for next season, Terzić was not expected to stay, and many top-tier teams had their eyes on the 38-year-old manager. Luckily for Dortmund fans and players alike, it appears the German manager is perfectly happy to return to his role as the assistant once the season comes to an end. Despite that, several Bundesliga clubs will be keeping a close eye on the 38-year-old, after his triumphant cup win.

Why German teams struggle to dominate in Europe

Although Bayern Munich won the UEFA Champions League in 2019-20, the days of Bayern and Dortmund squaring up in a European final as they did in 2013 appear to be over. This past year Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund were both knocked out of the UEFA Champions League in the quarter-finals, with Leipzig failing to make it past the Round of 16. So if Germany wants to get themselves onto the level of England and Spain, what needs to change?