Werder Bremen

  • Chelsea slump to first pre-season defeat, Arsenal also lose to Monaco August 4, 2014

    Chelsea slumped to their first pre-season defeat on Sunday as they were beaten 3-0 by Werder Bremen in Germany to spoil the return of Didier Drogba and the debut of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Ivory Coast legend Drogba made his first appearance for Chelsea since scoring the penalty that won the 2012...
  • Werder Bremen sign Argentine forward Franco Di Santo August 14, 2013

    Germany: Werder Bremen have signed Argentine forward Franco Di Santo on a free transfer from English side Wigan. The Bundesliga club say the 24-year-old Di Santo signed a three-year deal after undergoing a medical on Tuesday. He is currently in England but expected in Bremen for his presentation on Thursday. Bremen...
  • Robin Dutt named as Werder Bremen coach May 28, 2013

    Robin Dutt was named as the new coach of Werder Bremen on Monday after the German football association agreed to release him from the post as their sporting director. The 48-year-old will replace Thomas Schaaf who was the country's longest-coaching top flight coach when he was sacked by the four-times German...
  • Chelsea keeper Petr Cech wins sixth award at home February 5, 2013

    Prague: Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has been named Czech Player of the Year for a record sixth time, the domestic football association said. The 30-year-old, who also won the award in 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012, earned 644 points in a poll to pip Werder Bremen defender Theodor Gebre Selassie...
  • Arsenal alerted as Mesut Ozil snubs Werder Bremen March 5, 2010

    London: Werder Bremen winger Mesut Ozil has refused a new contract offer from the Bundesliga side, possibly opening the door for Arsenal to buy the Gelsenkirchen native in the summer transfer window. The German international, who is of Turkish descent, has only a year left on his current deal and £15million...
  • Udinese eliminated by Werder Bremen after a thriller April 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The Italians dominated the match from the start and grabbed a deserved 3-1 lead at half-time. Werder fought back though and scored twice after the break to make it 3-3 after 90 minutes. Team news The Italians started the match with three attackers in order to bounce back from...
  • AC Milan crash out of UEFA Cup February 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Claudio Pizarro scored two second half goals as the Germans launched a stunning second half comeback to send the UEFA Cup favourites crashing out. AC Milan 2-2 Werder Bremen (3-3 agg. - Bremen qualify on away-goal rule) With their Scudetto chances all but over, the UEFA Cup was...
  • AC Milan draw Werder Bremen in UEFA Cup December 20, 2008

    New Delhi: UEFA Cup draw has thrown up some fascinating ties, not least Werder Bremen versus AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspur against Shakhtar Donetsk. With the Champions League draw taking precedence, the UEFA Cup had to take a back seat to its more illustrious sister competition. Yet today's draw in Nyon for...
  • Werder Bremen shock Inter, enter UEFA Cup December 10, 2008

    New Delhi: Werder Bremen have made it into the Uefa Cup following a 2-0 home win over Inter Milan, who have to settle for second place in the group. Second half goals from Claudio Pizarro and Markus Rosenberg settled things in favour of the German side. A 1-0 win for Panathinaikos...
  • Champions League preview: Werder Bremen vs Inter December 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Although Inter have started the Serie A season in highly impressive fashion, earning a massive six-point lead ahead of eternal rivals Juventus and Milan, in the Champions League they have almost always disappointed so far. That they have still managed to qualify for the next stage with one game...