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Germany’s Max Kruse escapes injury after car crash

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Berlin (AFP) Germany international Max Kruse admitted he was lucky to have walked away from a car crash having reported for training hours after wrecking the vehicle he was driving on Thursday.

The accident happened at 0400 local time (0300 GMT) in north Germany, but Kruse still reported punctually for training at 1000 with struggling German league club Werder Bremen.

Dropped Draxler repeats wish to quit Wolfsburg football club

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Berlin (AFP) Some of Europe's top clubs will again be monitoring Julian Draxler in January's transfer window after the Germany forward repeated his wish to quit Wolfsburg after being dropped for the first time.

Juventus, Arsenal and Paris St-Germain have all previously been linked to the precocious attacking midfielder, who has made 27 appearances and scored three goals for Germany.

Dropped Draxler repeats wish to quit Wolfsburg football club

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Berlin (AFP) Some of Europe's top clubs will again be monitoring Julian Draxler in January's transfer window after the Germany forward repeated his wish to quit Wolfsburg after being dropped for the first time.

Juventus, Arsenal and Paris St-Germain have all previously been linked to the precocious attacking midfielder, who has made 27 appearances and scored three goals for Germany.

China signs football deal with Germany

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Berlin (AFP) China and Germany signed a deal Friday to boost cooperation in football, as the Asian giant sets its sights on becoming a superpower in the sport.

The five-year deal comes after football talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping, both fans of the game.

China signs football deal with Germany

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Berlin (AFP) China and Germany signed a deal Friday to boost cooperation in football, as the Asian giant sets its sights on becoming a superpower in the sport.

The five-year deal comes after football talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping, both fans of the game.

Leverkusen’s last 16 joy at Spurs’ expense

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Berlin (AFP) Bayer Leverkusen boss Rudi Voeller admits their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League, at the expense of Tottenham Hotspur, was a welcome tonic before facing Bayern Munich.

Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern, who are no longer top in Germany, are next up at the Allianz Arena on Saturday and Leverkusen will travel to Munich in buoyed spirits.

Leverkusen’s last 16 joy at Spurs’ expense

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Berlin (AFP) Bayer Leverkusen boss Rudi Voeller admits their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League, at the expense of Tottenham Hotspur, was a welcome tonic before facing Bayern Munich.

Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern, who are no longer top in Germany, are next up at the Allianz Arena on Saturday and Leverkusen will travel to Munich in buoyed spirits.

Hat-trick delights Reus in Dortmund’s record win

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Marco Reus was delighted to have netted a hat-trick on his comeback in Borussia Dortmund's record 8-4 hammering of Legia Warsaw in the Champions League after six months out.

"That was an important step for me, it's how you imagine your first day back will go," said Reus with a grin.

Hat-trick delights Reus in Dortmund’s record win

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Marco Reus was delighted to have netted a hat-trick on his comeback in Borussia Dortmund's record 8-4 hammering of Legia Warsaw in the Champions League after six months out.

"That was an important step for me, it's how you imagine your first day back will go," said Reus with a grin.

Hat-trick delights Reus, Tuchel in Dortmund’s record win

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Marco Reus was delighted to have netted a hat-trick on his comeback in Borussia Dortmund's record 8-4 hammering of Legia Warsaw in the Champions League after six months out.

"That was an important step for me, it's how you imagine your first day back will go," said Reus with a grin.

Hat-trick delights Reus, Tuchel in Dortmund’s record win

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Marco Reus was delighted to have netted a hat-trick on his comeback in Borussia Dortmund's record 8-4 hammering of Legia Warsaw in the Champions League after six months out.

"That was an important step for me, it's how you imagine your first day back will go," said Reus with a grin.

Dortmund comeback king Reus hits hat-trick in Champions League record haul

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Germany winger Marco Reus claimed a hat-trick on his comeback as Borussia Dortmund hammered Legia Warsaw 8-4 on Tuesday in a record Champions League result which yielded seven first-half goals.

It was the first time a Champions League game has had a 5-2 half-time scoreline since Monaco ended up beating Deportivo de La Coruna 8-3 in November 2003.

Dortmund comeback king Reus hits hat-trick in Champions League record haul

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) Germany winger Marco Reus claimed a hat-trick on his comeback as Borussia Dortmund hammered Legia Warsaw 8-4 on Tuesday in a record Champions League result which yielded seven first-half goals.

It was the first time a Champions League game has had a 5-2 half-time scoreline since Monaco ended up beating Deportivo de La Coruna 8-3 in November 2003.

Manchester City hunt Moenchengladbach win on Pep’s Germany return

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Berlin (AFP) Pep Guardiola returns to Germany with his Manchester City team on Wednesday, hunting a win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to put his side in the last 16 of the Champions League.

City, second in Group C behind leaders Barcelona, will book their place in the knockout phase with victory over Gladbach, having won the reverse fixture 4-0 when Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in mid-September.

Manchester City hunt Moenchengladbach win on Pep’s Germany return

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Berlin (AFP) Pep Guardiola returns to Germany with his Manchester City team on Wednesday, hunting a win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to put his side in the last 16 of the Champions League.

City, second in Group C behind leaders Barcelona, will book their place in the knockout phase with victory over Gladbach, having won the reverse fixture 4-0 when Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in mid-September.

Klinsmann fired as US coach

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Chicago (AFP) Former Germany player and coach Jurgen Klinsmann was fired Monday as coach of the United States after losing two 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.

The 52-year-old, who won the World Cup as a player with Germany in 1990, had been in charge of the US since 2011.

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati announced the "difficult decision" without naming a replacement.

Klinsmann fired as US coach

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Chicago (AFP) Former Germany player and coach Jurgen Klinsmann was fired Monday as coach of the United States after losing two 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.

The 52-year-old, who won the World Cup as a player with Germany in 1990, had been in charge of the US since 2011.

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati announced the "difficult decision" without naming a replacement.

Buffon reaches landmark as Germany hold Italy

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Milan (AFP) Gianluigi Buffon earned a European record-equalling 167th cap as Italy played out a goalless friendly draw with their Euro 2016 quarter-final tormentors Germany in Milan on Tuesday.

The 38-year-old Buffon, who made his Italy debut in 1997, is now level with retired Spain legend and fellow goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

Buffon reaches landmark as Germany hold Italy

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Milan (AFP) Gianluigi Buffon earned a European record-equalling 167th cap as Italy played out a goalless friendly draw with their Euro 2016 quarter-final tormentors Germany in Milan on Tuesday.

The 38-year-old Buffon, who made his Italy debut in 1997, is now level with retired Spain legend and fellow goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

Transfer News and Gossip

Neven Subotic talks up Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

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Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic has stirred up rumours linking him with a move to the Premier League by praising Liverpool manager Jurgen...

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Chelsea linked with Michail Antonio and Jonas Hector

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Chelsea are keen to strengthen their wing-back options by signing West Ham United's Michail Antonio and Cologne's Jonas Hector, according...

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Liverpool and Arsenal linked with Julian Draxler

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Germany international Julian Draxler could be on his way to the Premier League in the January transfer window. The Times claims that Liverpool...

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp considering Philippe Coutinho replacement, Christian Pulisic linked

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Liverpool will step up their efforts to sign Borussia Dortmund starlet Christian Pulisic after Philippe Coutinho was ruled out for six weeks with an...

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David Alaba favours Arsenal move over Man Utd

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Bayern Munich star David Alaba would prefer to join Arsenal rather than Manchester United should he move to the Premier League, according to the...

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Man Utd plot January moves for Virgil van Dijk, David Alaba and Aleksandar Dragovic

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is ready to spend at least £70m to bolster his defence in the January transfer window, according to the Daily...

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Man Utd chasing David Alaba and Julian Baumgartlinger

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Manchester United are plotting deals to sign Bayern Munich star David Alaba and his Austria team-mate Julian Baumgartlinger, according to the Sunday...

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Manchester United

United U-19s win youth tournament in Germany

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Manchester United won the Sparkasse & VGH Cup in Germany today.

Despite taking a team that contained many players a year or more younger, boasting the youngest team in the tournament.

United beat Hannover 96 in the final, having already knocked out PSV and Wolfsburg in the quarter and semi-finals.

Man Utd’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan hints at frustration with liked tweet

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Manchester United attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has dropped a hint that he is unhappy at his situation at Old Trafford by liking a couple...

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Borussia Dortmund

German Bundesliga team of the season so far 2016/17 – starring Gnabry, Forsberg and Aubameyang

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The first half of the Bundesliga season is over and it's been an exciting one so far. Bayern Munich sit top but they've been pushed all the way by surprise package RB Leipzig, while,...

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Arsenal target Marco Reus with Sanchez’s future in the balance

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Arsenal may have started preparing for life without their superstars Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. The club is currently under negotiations with the duo to extend their contracts beyond 2018, but no agreement has been reached yet. The major issue is the wage being offered. It has been reported that Sanchez and Ozil have been offered contracts worth £180,000-per-week.

Arsenal target Marco Reus with Sanchez’s future in the balance

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Arsenal may have started preparing for life without their superstars Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. The club is currently under negotiations with the duo to extend their contracts beyond 2018, but no agreement has been reached yet. The major issue is the wage being offered. It has been reported that Sanchez and Ozil have been offered contracts worth £180,000-per-week.

3 To See: Manchester United vs. Arsenal team news, Der Klassiker and the Madrid derby

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The international breakfelt a bit longer than a week. With so many games going on it was hard to keep track, but there's no time for a breather to catch up on how your nation's World Cup...

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Videos

This is not a rerun

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Hamburg's Bobby Wood bagged another terrific goal on Tuesday night, and this time it stood up as a winner. Thanks to the American's second goal in four days (which came with eight minutes left), the hosts outdid Schalke 2-1 for their third win in four league games. Bobby Wood Goal HD - Hamburger SV 2-0 Schalke.

Rammed tough

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Ingolstadt midfielder Alfredo Morales slammed home a second-chance cross after a corner kick to open the scoring in a big 2-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday. It was his fist strike of the season. Alfredo Morales Goal HD - Bayer Leverkusen 0-1... by BundesVideo - Greg Seltzer

Daily double

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Two of the top honor division Americans on our scoring chart in the right column hit on Saturday, with Bobby Wood scoring a fine opener that wouldn't end up helping Hamburg avoid defeat to Mainz. Meanwhile, in Scotland, Bjørn Maars Johnsen continued chasing a second consecutive Player of the Month prize by scoring the opener in Hearts' 1-1 share with Partick Thistle.

‘Love Your City’ – Lukas Podolski Reaches No.1 In German Pop Charts With Debut Rap Single (Video)

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"He's got vomit on his sweater already, Mom's blutwurststrudel..."

As unlikely as it may seem, Lukas Podolski is currently at No.1 in the German urban chart after his single, 'Liebe deine Stadt' ('Love Your City') went straight to the top of the pile this week.

The rap ballad,produced in collaboration with Mo-Torres and Cat Ballou, is the most downloaded song in Germany, and also already has well over 695,000 views on Youtube.

These two again...

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Two months down and one to go on our cross-country jaunt, the lady and I are currently hangin' with my friends and family in the STL. Obviously, that doesn't leave much time for posting (although you can look for my MLS Cup player ratings at MLSS after the game), but I wanted to drop by with the weekend goals from our boys across the pond.

It's official.

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Yep. Andrew Wooten is definitely en fuego. After hitting twice (and adding an assist) today to lead Sandhausen to a 3-1 win at Karlsruhe, the US international has seven goals in his last seven games across all competitions.He's bagged three winners and a last-gasp equalizer during this streak, and is now tied for third in the 2.

France

3 To See: Chelsea vs. Spurs team news, Bayern Munich vs. Leverkusen and Monaco vs. Marseille

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Another weekend is upon us, and domestic football (particularly the winter break-less English Premier League) rushes headlong towards some key fixtures. Want to know what you should be watching? No...

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World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Updated Standings, Results and Talking Points

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The calendar year 2016’s last international break provided the setting for the latest stop in the long road to qualification for the 2018 World Cup. 63 matches were played across six continents, as the qualification picture for the finals in Russia became clearer after the latest round of matches.