Germany football

Five reasons Germany have failed at the FIFA World Cup

Germany have failed to qualify from the group stages at a FIFA World Cup finals for the first time since 1938.

published on : 28th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany the latest victims of the champions curse

Germany have been eliminated from a World Cup in the first round for the first time since the Second World War.

published on : 27th June 2018

Holders Germany out of FIFA World Cup as Sweden, Mexico qualify

Germany finished bottom of Group F after a 2-0 defeat against South Korea. Sweden topped the group after a 3-0 win against Mexico.

published on : 27th June 2018

Injured Sebastian Rudy ruled out of Germany's final FIFA World Cup group match against South Korea

Coach Joachim Loew said Tuesday on the eve of the match that Rudy hadn't recovered after undergoing surgery.

published on : 27th June 2018

Germany must be 'masters' of FIFA World Cup destiny: Joachim Loew

Four years after Mueller contributed five goals as Germany triumphed over Argentina in Brazil, Loew said the misfiring Bayern star was keen to make amends.

published on : 27th June 2018

German Football Association suspend two staff members over spat with Swedish bench at FIFA World Cup game

The pair were stood down for provoking Sweden's bench in Sochi on Saturday with emotional celebrations, which sparked a heated exchange.

published on : 26th June 2018

Toni Kroos strikes at death as FIFA World Cup holders Germany come back from brink to defeat Sweden

Mexico's 2-1 win over South Korea earlier on Saturday had ensured that Germany would be out in the event of a defeat, with a draw little better.

published on : 24th June 2018

Germany's FIFA World Cup defeat against Mexico: Here are five things we learned

Of the problems Loew has to fix, Neuer is not one and he had little to do in the second half as Germany pushed for an equaliser that never came.

published on : 18th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany played very badly in Mexico loss, says coach Joachim Loew

Germany had won their opening World Cup game at each of the previous seven editions, with their only prior loss in 18 appearances a 2-1 reverse against Algeria at the 1982 finals.

published on : 18th June 2018

Germany under pressure in FIFA World Cup 2018 after Mexico defeat: Toni Kroos

Kroos said Germany now must win their remaining Group F games against Sweden in Sochi next Saturday and against South Korea in Kazan on June 27 to be sure of progressing.

published on : 18th June 2018

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer powerless to stop Mexico on return to action at FIFA World Cup

Neuer, who joined Bayern from  Schalke in 2011, is credited with redefining the role of goalkeeper, playing as a "sweeper-keeper" and operating partly as an outfield player to launch attacks.

published on : 17th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Defending champions Germany crash to Mexico in Group F opener

The Germans are bidding to become the first team to retain the World Cup title since Brazil in 1962.

published on : 17th June 2018

Germany's Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan can expect more jeers over Tayyip Erdogan photo-coach

The two players of Turkish descent have been dealing with a barrage of criticism in Germany after they were pictured with Erdogan.

published on : 14th June 2018

Fans flock to Germany's first FIFA World Cup training session

Around 400 spectators and 200 media saw head coach Joachim Loew put the German squad through their paces in a series of short matches.

published on : 13th June 2018

Defending champs Germany arrive in Russia for FIFA World Cup

The Germans took off from Frankfurt in pouring rain hoping captain Manuel Neuer will stay fit after eight months on the sidelines with a foot fracture.

published on : 12th June 2018

'Moaning won't help': Germany head to isolated FIFA World Cup base

Reigning champions Germany fly into Russia on Tuesday hoping the rain stays away from their isolated base outside Moscow.

published on : 11th June 2018

From Brazil to Argentina: How the FIFA World Cup favourites are shaping up

The phoney war is over and most of the big guns have arrived in Russia ahead of the start of the World Cup on Thursday.

published on : 11th June 2018

FIFA World Cup hall of fame: Franz Beckenbauer, sweeper who ruled the park

Beckenbauer made his first appearance in 1966, scoring twice in a 5-0 victory over Switzerland in his first game.

published on : 5th June 2018

Joachim Loew fumes as 'sloppy' Germany crash on Manuel Neuer's return

Germany now suffered back-to-back defeats after also sliding to a 1-0 loss to Brazil in Berlin in March.

published on : 3rd June 2018

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer makes first start for eight months in World Cup warm-up match

Neuer has not played since fracturing a metatarsal in  his left foot last September -- the second time he suffered the same injury in 2017.

published on : 2nd June 2018
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