BORUSSIA DORTMUND

  • Mats Hummels rubbishes talk of deal with Manchester United 15 hours 13 minutes ago

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels has shot down reports of a deal with Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal to join the Premier League club, saying they were invented. The Germany defender has long been a target for several top European clubs and he recently said he would like to play...
  • Juventus beat Borussia Dortmund to advance in Champions League March 19, 2015

    Carlos Tevez scored two and set up another as Juventus beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 away to reach the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-1 aggregate victory on Wednesday. Tevez opened the scoring in the third minute when he let fly with a thunderous shot from around 20 meters (yards) into the...
  • Borussia Dortmund out to end losing home record against Juventus March 17, 2015

    Berlin: Goals haven't come easy for Borussia Dortmund lately, and wins over Juventus at home are ever rarer. The German team hosts Juventus on Wednesday in the Champions League trailing 2-1 from the first leg. If Dortmund can win 1-0, the 2013 finalists will advance to the quarter-finals on away goals....
  • Champions League: Borussia Dortmund still optimistic of beating Juventus February 25, 2015

    Dortmund: Despite a narrow 1-2 loss on road, Borussia Dortmund are still expected to progress to the Champions League quarter-finals in the second leg against Italian giants Juventus FC at home March 18. In the strange first leg in Turin Tuesday, where both teams lost possession far too often, the scoring...
  • Juventus beat Dortmund 2-1 in Champions League last 16 tie February 25, 2015

    Turin: Juventus settled for a narrow 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday to leave it all to play for in the return fixture in Germany. Carlos Tevez fired Juventus ahead in the 13th minute but Dortmund soon leveled through...
  • Champions League: Pirlo sees chance for Juve to make the step up February 24, 2015

    Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo hopes this could be the season they finally re-establish themselves on the European stage as he dreams of winning the Champions League again before he retires. Juve's maestro has been helping steer them towards a fourth successive Italian title, yet the gulf between a fading Serie A...
  • Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus gets hefty fine for driving without licence December 18, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund's Germany winger Marco Reus was fined more than half a million euros on Wednesday for driving without a licence for years and said he had made a "stupid mistake". The 25-year-old, who has been involved in advertising for the club's car sponsor and a petrol company, received speeding tickets...
  • Champions League: Yaya Sanogo, Alexis Sanchez score as Arsenal beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 November 27, 2014

    Yaya Sanogo ended his 15-month wait to score for Arsenal on Wednesday to help the London club beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 and qualify for the Champions League knockout phase for the 15th successive season. The 21-year-old striker, who has floundered since joining from his native France, netted only two minutes into...
  • Champions League: Problems growing for Dortmund as they face Arsenal; Galatasaray take on Anderlecht November 26, 2014

    London: Struggling at home but excelling in the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund are headed to Arsenal on Wednesday. Dortmund, who have already qualified for the second round, will travel to London without forward Marco Reus, who is out with an ankle injury. Reus was hurt in the 2-2 draw with Paderborn...
  • UEFA punishes Galatasaray, Borussia Dortmund for crowd disorder November 20, 2014

    Nyon: UEFA has punished Galatasaray and Borussia Dortmund for crowd disorder and sanctioned BATE Borisov for racism by its fans at Champions League matches. UEFA says its disciplinary panel fined Galatasaray 70,000 euros ($87,700) for disturbances which stopped play twice during a 4-1 loss at Dortmund this month. The Turkish club's...
  • Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund advance in Champions League November 5, 2014

    Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 on Karim Benzema's 27th-minute goal on Tuesday night to advance to the knockout phase of the Champions League along with Borussia Dortmund, and Arsenal wasted a three-goal lead at home in a 3-3 tie against Anderlecht. Real improved to 4-0 in Group B as Cristiano Ronaldo...
  • Champions League: Dortmund, Arsenal on verge of advancing in Group D November 4, 2014

    Frankfurt: Borussia Dortmund can qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League if they beat Galatasaray in Group D on Tuesday. Then they can focus on staving off relegation in the Bundesliga. Arsenal, too, will be assured of advancing if they beat Anderlecht at home and Dortmund defeats - or...
  • Champions League: Dortmund crush Galatasaray to maintain 100 percent record October 23, 2014

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice in the first 18 minutes as Borussia Dortmund trounced Galatasaray 4-0 to maintain their status as Group D leaders in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Gabonese striker tapped in his first after six minutes, following a perfect pass from Marco Reus, and made it 2-0 from...
  • Dortmund looking to consolidate vs Galatasaray in Champions League October 22, 2014

    Istanbul: Borussia Dortmund is looking to the Champions League for refuge, even if that entails a daunting visit to Turkish league runner-up Galatasaray on Wednesday. The 2013 finalists are enduring a crisis in the Bundesliga, where five games have yielded four defeats and one draw. Saturday's 2-1 loss at promoted Cologne...
  • Germans draw first blood in rivalry with English foes September 18, 2014

    Berlin: German teams scored a point or more accurately, seven in their rivalry with English clubs this week, coming out on top in two of their three Champions League duels, with the third resulting in a share of the spoils. Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich certainly had the better of...
  • Borussia Dortmund secure 20 win over Arsenal in Champions League September 17, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund strikers Ciro Immobile and PierreEmerick Aubameyang scored either side of halftime to give their side a 20 with over Arsenal on Tuesday, kickstarting the German side's Champions League campaign in Group D. Immobile, signed from Torino in the offseason, sprinted almost half the length of the pitch and held...
  • Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal renew Champions League rivalry September 16, 2014

    Dortmund: Familiarity has bred a healthy respect between Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal in the Champions League, with the German club eager to avenge a loss at home against the English team. Dortmund, the 2013 Champions League runnerup, will be hosting Arsenal in the competition for the third time in four seasons. "It's...
  • Dortmund sign Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United August 31, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund resigned Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United on Sunday to end the Japan midfielder's frustrating twoyear spell in the Premier League. Dortmund announced in a statement that the 25yearold signed a fouryear deal through June 2018. The Bundesliga club did not disclose a transfer fee but German media suggested a fee...
  • Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern 20 to retain German Super Cup August 14, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund eased past lacklustre Bayern Munich 20 with goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and PierreEmerick Aubameyang to lift the German Super Cup on Wednesday and draw first blood in their rivalry with the Bavarians this season. Both clubs left most of their World Cup winners and big names at home or...
  • No more signings for Bayern Munich, says coach Pep Guardiola August 12, 2014

    Berlin: Bayern Munich will not sign any more players during the current transfer window despite a series of injury setbacks as they prepare for Wednesday's German Super Cup against Borussia Dortmund. Last season's domestic double winners, seeking revenge for last year's defeat by Dortmund in the same game, will be without...
  • Bayern Munich secure double after Cup win over Borussia Dortmund May 18, 2014

    Berlin: Bayern Munich restored their undisputed dominance in Germany when they beat rivals Borussia Dortmund 20 with two extratime goals on Saturday to win the German Cup and secure their tenth domestic double. Dutchman Arjen Robben, who scored the winner against Dortmund in the Champions League final last season, tapped in...
  • Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile wants to join Borussia Dortmund May 9, 2014

    Italian Serie A's leading scorer Ciro Immobile of Torino F.C. is interested in joining Borussia Dortmund, said club CEO HansJoachim Watzke on Friday but said no deal was done yet. "I can only confirm that the player Immobile really wants to join us," Watzke told reporters. "That is all there is...
  • Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer expects to be fit for Real semi-final April 17, 2014

    Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer expects to be fit to face Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first leg. Neuer was substituted at halftime in the 3-0 home defeat by Borussia Dortmund last Saturday with a calf muscle problem. "I feel fine and I have the feeling that I can play...
  • Bayern defender Rafinha banned for three games April 14, 2014

    Frankfurt: Bayern Munich defender Rafinha has been banned for three Bundesliga matches after getting a late red card in the 3-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund. Rafinha was sent off for sticking his hand into the face of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Brazilian defender will miss matches against Eintracht Braunschweig, Werder Bremen and Hamburger...
  • Dortmund to buy midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid April 11, 2014

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund will make use of an option to buy on-loan midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid, making his return to last season's Champions League runners-up permanent, the German club said on Friday. Turkey international Sahin, a product of Dortmund's youth system, joined Real in 2011 but after failing to...
  • Dortmund hail 'fantastic' game despite European exit April 9, 2014

    Borussia Dortmund once again ripped up the predictable script of a Champions League game when they outclassed Real Madrid 2-0 and came agonisingly close to levelling the 3-0 first leg defeat in their quarter-final on Tuesday. The Germans outran their opponents, hit the woodwork twice and have only themselves to blame...
  • Real Madrid survive Borussia Dortmund scare to reach Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    Germany: Real Madrid reached the semi-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund but finishing up with a 3-2 victory on aggregate. Playing without star striker Cristiano Ronaldo due to a left-knee injury, Madrid could afford to miss an early penalty and still go through against...
  • Injured Cristiano Ronaldo in doubt for Borussia Dortmund tie April 8, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo may be kept out of the starting lineup for the second leg of Real Madrid's Champions League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund, Blancos coach Carlo Ancelotti said Monday. The Portuguese international sat out the weekend La Liga match with Real Sociedad after leaving last week's first leg against Dortmund...
  • Real Madrid favourites to advance to Champions League semis April 8, 2014

    Dortmund: Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund met four times last season in the Champions League and Dortmund won both home games, including a 4-1 win that led to Madrid's elimination in the semi-finals. This time, Madrid hold a 3-0 lead from the first leg of the quarter-finals and the nine-time champion...
  • Real Madrid beat Dortmund 3-0 in Champions League QF April 3, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a record equaling goal before exiting to injury as Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 on Wednesday to take a big step toward the Champions League semi-finals. Ronaldo netted his 14th goal of the season in Europe's top competition to give Madrid a clear advantage ahead of...