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Bundesliga Announces League Schedule Today for 2010-2011

The German Bundesliga today announced their league schedule today for the upcoming season.  The season kicks off with a Friday match on August 20th between current champion FC Bayern Munich and 2008-2009 Bundesliga title holders VfL Wolfsburg.   Below is a link to the season schedule for the German league.

The Bundesliga is the best-represented league among the Final Four teams left in the 2010 World Cup, with all 28 players, 23 on the German national team and five who play for the Netherlands.  FC Bayern Munich is the best represented club in the World Cup semifinals, with nine players, while Hamburg SV is tied for third with Real Madrid with six players involved (FC Barcelona is second to FC Bayern Munich with seven).   The Bundesliga was well represented in the quarter-final round, too, with three players, Nelson Haedo Valdez and Lucas Barrios (Borussia Dortmund) along iwth Jonathan Santana (VfL Wolfsburg) on Paraguay’s squad;  Argentina’s Martin Demechilis (FC Bayern Munich);  Ghana’s Prince Tagoe and Isaac Vorsah (1899 Hoffenheim) and Hans Sarpei (Bayer Leverkusen) and Brazil’s VfL Wolfsburg duo of Josue and Grafite.  The American national team featured Bundesliga players Michael Bradley (Borussia Monchengladbach), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96) and Ricardo Clark (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Bosnia and Herzegovinia international amd VfL Wolfsburg front-liner Edin Dzeko led the Bundesliga in scoring last season with 22 goals, followed closely by Bayer Leverkusen’s Stefan Kiessling with 21.   Former Roosevelt High School and St. Louis University star Vedad Ibisevic (also a Bosnia and Herzegovinia international) tied for ninth in scoring with 12 goals and 4 assists for 1899 Hoffenheim after being the league’s leading scorer at the Christmas break in the previous season, when a knee injury put him out of commission for the second half of the season. 

FC Bayern Munich went to the UEFA Champions League Final last season, losing the crown to Inter Milan last May 2-0 at the Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid.  The Munich side did the domestic double, though, winning the DFB Pokal (the German Cup) last season with a 4-0 win over Werder Bremen. The Bundesliga welcomes two new promoted teams with great traditions, FC Kaiserslautern and FC St. Pauli, who play in the St. Pauli section of Hamburg, from 2 Bundesliga for the 2010-2011 season. 

Here is the link for the 2010-2011 Bundesliga season.  http://www.bundesliga.de/en/liga/matches/2010/index.php


10 Responses

  1. I have always followed French football, but thinking of taking up German soccer as well. The World Cup is showing the quality of German soccer, especially in comparison to English soccer, that is for sure.

  2. i willl folow german football from now

  3. german football rocks

  4. Go Bayern Munich!

  5. German soccer team will dominate the world very soon

  6. There is lots of things to learn from GERMAN SOCCER

  7. That day is not so far when Euro cup & world cup will
    be gripped by German soccer team

  8. […] This should be a fun match for fans of the Bundesliga.   The regular season kicks off on Friday August 20 with a match featuring Bayern Munich and the 2008-2009 league champions, VfL Wolfsburg.  Here is a link to a story about the upcoming season and the league schedule…..https://acstlfanatic.wordpress.com/2010/07/05/bundesliga-announces-league-schedule-today-for-2010-201… […]

  9. Are there any soccer games scheduled for the week of October 17 to 24, 2010?

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