# Germany

Last year
# Woe
Germany great resigns as sporting director
Oliver Bierhoff has stepped aside two years early after his country crashed out in the group stage for the second consecutive World Cup.
# crisis
German football needs rapid overhaul, says Flick
Prior to the match, 1990 World Cup winner and former manager Jurgen Klinsmann said another group stage elimination would be ’10 times more of a disaster’.
# Unhappy
'Absolute catastrophe' - Mueller on Germany World Cup debacle
The Germans beat Costa Rica 4-2 but Spain slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Japan.
# surprise
Germany suffer shock World Cup elimination
A 4-2 victory over Costa Rica was not enough to secure a last-16 spot.
# Tribute
Spain boss Luis Enrique's thoughts with late daughter at World Cup
Xana died from bone cancer in 2019, aged nine.
# Protest
'Human rights are non-negotiable' - Germany players cover mouths for World Cup team photo
Germany’s players used the team photo before their game against Japan to protest Fifa’s refusal to allow rainbow-themed armbands.
# statement
European nations scrap One Love armbands plan due to fear of Fifa sanctions
Seven teams have abandoned plans to wear a rainbow-themed armband in support of LGBTQ rights.
# Regret
'Why did it come to this?' Germany boss admits mistakes in Bayern exit
Hansi Flick left the club in June 2021 amid rumours he had fallen out with sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic
# Transfer News
West Ham complete signing of German international from PSG
Thilo Kehrer has signed a four-year contract.
# Evolution
Leah Williamson: England's success has changed society
The Lionesses are looking to secure the first major silverware in their history in Sunday’s Euro 2022 final.
# Opinion
Ranking the 8 teams most likely to win the Euros
Spain, England and Netherlands are among the favourites.
# pain
'Robert was suffering from an illness that can hit anybody, whatever you do'
Author and journalist Ronald Reng reflects on the legacy of the late German goalkeeper.
All time
# Qualification
Germany qualify for Qatar 2022 but Belgium made to wait
Germany cruised to a dominant 4-0 win over North Macedonia in Skopje.
# never doubt thomas
Müller grabs late winner for Germany, Netherlands edge closer to World Cup finals
Germany beat Romania 2-1 while the Netherlands eked out a 1-0 win in Latvia.
# Auf Wiedersehen
'There will not be another time': Toni Kroos retires from international football
Germany midfielder made 106 appearances for his country.
# big moment
'I don't blame anyone, normally Mueller would have put that away' - Loew
The outgoing Germany head coach admitted the 2-0 defeat to England in the last 16 of Euro 2020 was ‘hugely disappointing’.
# looking ahead
England favourites if Germany game goes to shootout, claims penalties expert
Author Ben Lyttleton believes the Three Lions are now far better prepared for spot kicks.
# Controversy
Uefa launch probe into 'discriminatory incidents' during Germany-Hungary match
The fixture was overshadowed by a row over a new Hungarian anti-LGBTQ law.
# William Hill
David Meyler: 109-goal Ronaldo is still a machine but Belgians can dethrone the European champions
This week the former Ireland midfielder gives his predictions for the most highly-anticipated Euro 2020 ties coming up over the next few days.
# Euro 2020
'England have a chance, but not on penalties' - Lothar Matthaus
Matthaus captained West Germany in their 1990 World Cup semi-final shoot-out win over England.
# In the frame
Ranking the 10 teams now most likely to win the Euros
France, Italy, England and other contenders.
# big game
'Wembley suits us' - Germany relish facing England
Leon Goretzka fired in the crucial late equaliser to seal a 2-2 draw with Hungary which put Joachim Loew’s side into the last 16.
# Report
Germany breathe big sigh of relief as late goal sets up last-16 clash with England
Leon Goretzka got his side out of jail in the dying minutes.
# Protest
Germany fan with rainbow flag invades pitch during Hungarian anthem as row heats up
Meanwhile, EU leaders and Hungary traded barbs over the new law banning LGBTQ educational content for children.
# Pride Month
Uefa drop disciplinary investigation into Manuel Neuer's rainbow armband
German goalkeeper has donned the armband for matches against France and Portugal to show his support for the LGBTQ+ community.
# William Hill
David Meyler: Robertson’s remarkable rise to the top and my England v Scotland preview
This week, the former Ireland midfielder talks about a former club mate and looks ahead to two key Euro 2020 group matches.
# Claim
Antonio Rudiger denies biting Paul Pogba
The France star said the Germany defender ‘nibbled… a little bit on me’ but should face no punishment.
# head injury
France defender Pavard reveals he was 'knocked out for 10-15 seconds' before playing on
All 24 teams at Euro 2020 signed a ‘concussion charter’ designed to improve the care of players during games.
# Accident
Activist lands on pitch before Germany-France match, 'injures several fans'
The stunt was a protest against German car manufacturer Volkswagen.
# Winning
France overcome Germany in clash of Euros heavyweights
An own goal by Mats Hummels was the difference between the teams.
Müller scores first international goal in two years as Germany thrash Latvia 7-1
Premier League stars Ilkay Gundogan and Timo Werner also found the net.
# Wave Goodbye
German World Cup winner to retire at end of season
Sami Khedira is set to hang up his boots.
# rethink
Mueller and Hummels recalled by Germany for Euro 2020 finals
Joachim Loew’s 26-man provisional squad has been named.
Fifa won't punish Germany for human rights protest aimed at Qatar
The German team lined up to display the message before Thursday’s 3-0 win over Iceland.
# decision made
England U21 star Jamal Musiala pledges international future to Germany
The German-born midfielder spent eight years in England.
Mueller scores twice as Bayern Munich go seven points clear after thrashing Schalke
A 4-0 win at bottom side Schalke for the champions today.
# Adaptation
Chelsea's €58 million man admits he is 'struggling'
Star striker Timo Werner has now gone eight games without a goal.
# close contacts
'It's a very big worry' - Ireland women's squad affected by Covid-19 ahead of Germany qualifier
While none of Vera Pauw’s squad have tested positive for coronavirus yet, a number have been ruled out of the final group game.
# Health issues
Germany legend 'slowly passing to the afterlife'
Gerd Mueller suffers from dementia and lives in a specialised care home.
# Silverware
Bayern Munich win German Super Cup to lift fifth title in 2020 as Kimmich the hero against Dortmund
A 3-2 win for Bayern Munich in tonight’s game.