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  Bundesliga (football) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An oddity of the 1954 World Cup preliminary rounds was the fielding of a separate side by the German state of Saarland, which was occupied by the French and did not become a part of West Germany again until after a plebiscite and treaty negotiation.
In 2005, German soccer was once again overshadowed by the discovery of a match-fixing scandal involving second division referee Robert Hoyzer, who confessed to fixing and betting on matches in the 2.Bundesliga, the DFB-Pokals (DFB or German Cup), and the Regionalliga (III).
The number of German clubs which may participate in UEFA competitions is determined by a formula that takes into account the results of a particular nation's clubs in UEFA competitions over the preceding five years (known as the UEFA coefficients ranking list).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bundesliga_(football)   (5197 words)

 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With Germany he was runner-up in the 1982 World Cup and the 1986 World Cup, and won the 1980 European Championship.
A renewed triumph in the European Champions Cup was denied, when the club lost the 1982 final narrowly against Aston Villa.
In 1980 he was named German Footballer of the Year and in '80-81 the European Footballer of the Year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Karl-Heinz_Rummenigge   (877 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- German fans relieved they won't have to drink Bud at 2006 World Cup
Germans reacted with dismay when the news broke several months ago that only beers from Anheuser-Busch, whose "Budweiser" is the most famous of its brands, could be poured in stadiums during the World Cup in Germany.
Germans just shrugged when they found out other major German companies will be shut out of its stadiums during the World Cup.
But the Germans remain fiercely proud of the quality of their beer and strictly enforce purity laws limiting ingredients and how it can be brewed.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/soccer/20041221-1048-eu-spt-soc-wcup-beer.html   (478 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | German World Cup victory: was it a fix?
But yesterday the German football team that won the 1954 World Cup - defeating Hungary in the final against all odds - was under a cloud of suspicion.
According to a new documentary, the German side was given performance-enhancing injections before running on the pitch.
Rumours that the West German players might have taken drugs have swirled around ever since they beat a Hungarian side that had thrashed them 8-3 in the first stage of the tournament.
www.guardian.co.uk /germany/article/0,2763,1183473,00.html   (447 words)

 ESPN.com - SOCCER - Bayern squeaks past Kaiserslautern in German Cup
MADRID -- Deportivo Coruna reached the King's Cup final for only the second time in its history after a 2-1 aggregate victory over third division Figueres in the second leg of their semifinal on Wednesday.
The Cup has taken on a special significance for Real this season as the final will be staged at its stadium on March 6, the date marking the 100th anniversary of the club's foundation.
Cup holders Schalke, after thrashing Bayern on Saturday, made harder work of its tie against the second division's bottom club Rot-Weiss Oberhausen who put up a stern opposition in the second half.
espn.go.com /soccer/news/2002/0130/1320245.html   (1237 words)

 Antiques, Decorative Art, Ceramics, German on Trocadero
Cup measures 3" x 3" and the saucer is 5 1/2".
The footed cup is in mint green with applied bows in yellow attached by gold bead garlands.
German vase with center body paint of two warrios in a chariot and scrollwork surrounding medallons in the bottom and neck,gilt and color handles,signed in the bottom,very good condition, 16 in.
www.trocadero.com /directory/Antiques:Decorative_Art:Ceramics:German590.html   (539 words)

 CNN.com - Illbruck pulls out of America's Cup - March 13, 2002
The Illbruck America's Cup Challenge was to be the culmination of a campaign starting in 1994 that included an entry in the current Volvo Ocean Race.
When he unveiled the hull of his America's Cup yacht, GER 68, in Bremen, Germany, later in February he announced he was looking for additional support for the campaign by the beginning of April.
Bruno Troublé, spokesman for Louis Vuitton, which runs the qualifying competition for the America's Cup, said: "It is with great sadness that we heard the news of Illbruck's withdrawal from the Cup as we were excited to be welcoming Germany to the Cup family for the first time in the event's history.
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/sailing/03/13/illbruck.spt   (541 words)

 WCH2004.com Official site of World Cup of Hockey 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Forward Marcel Goc, who spent the regular season with the AHL Cleveland Barons and was added to the Sharks' Stanley Cup Playoff roster, was also named, as was his older brother, Sascha, a former New Jersey Devils and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman now playing with the Mannheim Eagles of the German Elite League.
The German team will also include the brother of another veteran NHL player, Martin Reichel, whose brother, Robert, played for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2003-04.
German officials said they expect to name the coach this summer.
wch2004.com /countries/ger/germany_roster051704.html   (813 words)

 Bayern's Michael Ballack :: Soccerphile
He was the most responsible for the unfancied Germany's runner-up spot at the last World Cup and is the ace the nation relies on for the forthcoming Weltmeisterschaft (World Cup)on their home soil.
The current leading German footballer was born on September 29th of 1976 in Karl-Marx-Stadt in the former East Germany.
The Germans were not so crazy as to write off such a talented player as Ballack because of one unfortunate mistake so Balle kept his place in the national team, while his influence at Bayer steadily grew.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/players/michael-ballack.html   (1118 words)

 Germany World Cup 2006 News :: Soccerphile
Germans are reacting with something akin to gallows humor as the World Cup approaches.
German media reported that railway workers may go on strike in June during the World Cup if the government attempts to split up Deutsche Bahn, the state-owned rail operator.
According to the German watchdog magazine three of this summer's World Cup stadiums have "considerable deficiencies" which could cause them to be considered "potential death traps" in the event of a stampede during World Cup matches.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/wc2006/world-cup-news   (2704 words)

 ESPNsoccernet.com World Cup 2002: 'German' Turks bolster Gunes squad
They, and scores of other German-born Turks playing in the Turkish and German leagues, are examples of a cross-fertilisation between Turkish and German football that many say lies at the roots of Turkey's recent soccer success.
Germans coach three of Turkey's top four clubs: Werner Lorant at Fenerbahce, Christoph Daum at Besiktas and Hans Peter Briegel at Trabzonspor.
Now, under Gunes, they have qualified for their first World Cup since 1954 and hopes are high of progression from a group containing Brazil, China and Costa Rica.
worldcup.espnsoccernet.com /story?id=207523   (706 words)

 True Fans Prepare for a Peaceful German World Cup | World Cup 2006 | Deutsche Welle | 18.12.2005
A brawl between some 100 German and Polish hooligans last month raised fears that this was just a warm-up before next summer's World Cup match that pits the neighboring countries against each other in Dortmund.
Hooliganism has long been the bane of those organizing security for the 2006 World Cup but Germany's police union chief has turned the attention to the terror threat on such an "attractive" target.
German hooligans again made their undesired presence felt at a weekend friendly in Bratislava.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,,1824059,00.html?maca=en-rss_english_top-388-rdf   (993 words)

 rediff.com: 2002 FIFA World Cup - Turkey's German-born players dream of Germany final
With millions of Turkish migrant workers living in Germany, such a match would be fiery, pitting Germany against one of their biggest ethnic groups.
Turkish football's recent success has in part been driven by Germany, with German coaches working in Turkey and a generation of German-born Turks playing in Turkey or for the national side.
Basturk is perhaps the most German of all Turkey's players, still living there and playing for Bayer Leverkusen.
www.rediff.com /sports/football/2002/jun/25ger.htm   (428 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | Europe | German match-fixing trial starts
Suspicions were raised when lowly Paderborn came from 2-0 down to beat former European Cup winners SV Hamburg 4-2 last year in the German Cup.
It emerged afterwards that their fairytale result was in part down to assistance from the referee Hoyzer, who admitted to taking £70,000 Euros (£46,000) and a flat-screen television in return for influencing the match.
Hamburg were granted the right to host a recent German national team friendly against China to help make up the shortfall in revenue they suffered as a result of their loss to Paderborn.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport2/hi/football/europe/4352650.stm   (528 words)

 WorldCupSoccer.com::WORLD CUP KOREA-JAPAN 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andreas was instrumental in the latter stages of the tournament scoring a goal in the semifinal against France and his two corner kicks in the final against Argentina, lead to two goals, although the South Americans won 3-2 in the end.
Andreas later returned home to German football to have a brief spell with Bayern Munich before joining Kaiserslautern again where he won a German Cup and another Bundesliga title at the age of 37 in 1998, the year he retired.
His last World Cup was in 1994 in USA where he was one of the veterans axed after the quarterfinal defeat to Bulgaria.
www.worldcupsoccer.com /leg7.htm   (297 words)

 US Training to Aid German World Cup Bid | World Cup 2006 | Deutsche Welle | 25.03.2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
German national coach Jürgen Klinsmann believes his team must be one of the fittest in world soccer if they are to achieve their aim of World Cup glory in 2006.
The media laughed when German soccer stars, including tough-guy goalie Oliver Kahn, started sprinting with elastic bands holding them back, but the images have become commonplace in the German training camp and no one is getting excited about the new regiment anymore -- even when it takes on a yoga-like flexibility exercise.
The line-up for the World Cup in Germany in 2006 is looking a little bare at the moment.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,,1529667,00.html?maca=en-rss_english_top-388-rdf   (798 words)

 CBC Sports: Kolzig on German World Cup roster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The team is a mixture of NHL talent and players who ply their trade in the German Elite League.
Forward Marcel Goc, who was added to the Sharks' Stanley Cup Playoff roster, was also named to the German roster, as was his older brother, Sascha, a former New Jersey Devils and Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman.
Rounding out the selections for the German were defensive prospects Dennis Seidenberg of the Philadelphia Flyers and Christoph Schubert of the Ottawa Senators.
www.cbc.ca /pcgi-bin/templates/sportsView.cgi?/news/2004/05/18/Sports/germany040517   (277 words)

 FRANZ BECKENBAUER - International Football Hall of Fame
The result was a huge disappointment for the young Beckenbauer, but it was to be only the first of three World Cup Finals he was to play in and he would have his revenge.
The won the West German Cup in both 1966 and 1967 and in that latter year won the first of their European trophies, the Cup Winners' Cup, by beating Glasgow Rangers 1-0.
His apprenticeship was served gaining qualification for the 1986 World Cup in Mexico where he astonished everyone by taking a somewhat ordinary team to the final where they lost 3-2 to Argentina.
www.ifhof.com /hof/beckenbauer.asp   (2132 words)

 German Cup preparations on schedule - Soccer - MSNBC.com
Meanwhile, World Cup organizers get to test their readiness during the June 15-29 Confederations Cup, the eight-team tournament in five cities that will serve as a dress rehearsal for the World Cup.
Despite Blatter’s praise of the Germans’ work thus far, disputes have cropped up in the early stages of planning — like the price and the number of available tickets for the fans, the kind of beer to be sold, and the price of hospitality packages.
At least, in one concession, the Germans were entrusted with the sale and distribution of tickets, hoping to avoid the empty seats evident in South Korea and Japan in 2002.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8147343   (838 words)

 Expatica's German news in English: German fans frothing over WorldCup without home brew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A World Cup in Germany without traditional German beer is almost as inconceivable for Germans as the country's football team failing to qualify for the tournament - or losing to England on penalties.
In Bavaria, where beer is regarded as part of the state's cultural heritage, senior government officials have met to discuss the serious prospect of the World Cup kicking off in Munich's new Allianz stadium without any of its traditional wheat beers on sale.
And if that were not enough, German carmakers will also be left on the sidelines, with players, VIPS and officials being shuttled to and from games by South Korean sponsor Hyundai.
www.expatica.com /source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=52&story_id=6866   (406 words)

 Germany 2006 - Home
The World Cup news ticker provides the latest news agency reports on FIFA World Cup 2006: on the German team, on the teams of nations participating in the World Cup, on the Federal Government’s artistic and cultural programme, and on many other things that whet the appetite for the World Cup.
German football supremo rules out World Cup fixing scams
On this occasion he is talking to the women's international Birgit Prinz about the strength of women's football and the chances of her male colleagues winning the World Cup title.
wm2006.deutschland.de /EN/Navigation/Home/home.html   (398 words)

 ContiSoccerWorld - FIFA World Cup™ Star 1990: Lothar Matthäus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The German was admired for his strength, athleticism, dynamism, pace and for his tactical awareness and his readiness to lead a team.
In addition to the already mentioned achievements, two FIFA World Cup™ runner’s up medals (1982 and 1986) can be added as can UEFA Cup wins with Milan in 1991 and Munich in 1996 and two German Cup wins with Bayern (1986 and 1998).
A World Cup winner in 1990, he was also a runner-up in 1982 and 1986.
www.conti-online.com /generator/www/de/en/continental/contisoccerworld/themes/03_2006_fifa_world_cup/04_wm_stars/05_wmstar_90_matthaeus_en.html   (925 words)

 Germans get German beer at World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
German soccer fans will get to drink German beer at the 2006 World Cup, after all.
Some Germans were dismayed when news emerged in April that only Anheuser-Busch beers, including Budweiser, would be available during the 2006 soccer tournament.
Bitburger, in turn, becomes a "presenter" of the World Cup on German television, which allows its logo to be shown briefly every time play resumes.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/12/21/sports1420EST0386.DTL   (292 words)

 Bavaria Hopping Mad Over World Cup Ban
The 2006 World Cup will be held in Germany, but thanks to FIFA sponsoring contracts, visitors should not expect German food or drink at stadiums.
Two weeks ago, the newsmagazine Der Spiegel broke the news that there would not be any German beer served in the stadiums and the immediate surrounding area because of sponsoring contracts with the World Cup organizational committee FIFA.
As a result, the U.S. brewery Anheuser- Busch, brewer of Budweiser beer and originally founded as the "Bavarian Brewery" by German immigrants in the 19th century, has the right to be the sole distributor of beer at the World Cup events - including the 12 stadiums.
yaleglobal.yale.edu /display.article?id=3795   (580 words)

 CNN.com - German cup challenge in doubt - February 4, 2002
The original plan to make the first ever German America's Cup challenge in 2006 was accelerated at the end of 2001 to include a "toe-in-the-water" challenge for the 2003 event in the build up to a full-on challenge three years later.
It was always going to be a very tight timescale with the Illbruck team not due to finish their current commitments until the Volvo Ocean Race finishes in Kiel, Germany in early June.
Illbruck considered that a one-boat America's Cup challenge would be worthwhile to keep his Volvo crew together and give them a taste of America's Cup racing in preparation for the 2006 series.
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/sailing/02/04/illbruck.biz   (375 words)

 City Mayors: Football World Cup 2006 - Stadiums
In preparation for the 2006 FIFA Football World Cup the German stadiums, where the games will be played, have all been rebuilt or renovated.
After the 2006 FIFA World Cup was awarded to Germany, FC Kaiserslautern increased their efforts to improve the Fritz-Walter-Stadion to World Cup standards.
The Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion was improved to FIFA World Cup standard as early as 1999-2001, with an investment of around 54 million euro on the main stand.
www.citymayors.com /sport/worldcup_stadiums.html   (1708 words)

 rediff.com sports: Schalke outplay Leverkusen in German Cup final
While Leverkusen added weight to their reputation as the nearly men of German soccer, holders Schalke lived up to their tag as cup specialists by lifting the trophy for the fourth time.
Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov opened the scoring from close range in the 27th minute for Leverkusen, who have not put their hands on any silverware since winning the German Cup for the first time in 1993.
The Dutchman has had a highly successful spell, taking the team all the way to the 1997 UEFA Cup and to last year's German Cup with a 2-0 final victory over little Union Berlin before bowing out in style on Saturday.
www.rediff.com /sports/2002/may/12gcup.htm   (541 words)

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