Poland international Arkadiusz Milik (centre) has come into his own after joining Ajax Amsterdam on loan from Bayer Leverkusen. Photograph: Reuters

He scored twice again last Saturday, Robert Lewandowski. Bayern Munich may have been 2-0 ahead at Werder Bremen, and on the way to Bayern’s sixth cons(...)

German national team coach Joachim Löw (right) with (from left) general manager  Oliver Bierhoff, goalkeeper coach Andreas Koepke and coach assistant Thomas Schneider. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters.

The age of data analysis in football began in Swindon on the 18th of March, 1950, some time around a quarter to four in the afternoon. In the crowd at(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s fans during their  Champions League Group D match   against Anderlecht at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir / Reuters

Real Madrid avoided the embarrassment of losing to Champions League minnows Ludogorets after they fell a goal behind in Razgrad. After Marcelin(...)

Heung-Min Son of Leverkusen celebrates after scoring his teams first goal during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs Round second leg match against FC Copenhagen. Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Athletic Bilbao came from behind to secure their place in the group stage of the Champions League with a 3-1 victory over Napoli. After a 1-1 draw in (...)

Stefan Kiessling of Bayer Leverkusen was left out of the Germany  squad. Photograph: Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images

Bayer Leverkusen forward Stefan Kiessling appears to be taking the latest snub by Germany coach Joachim Löw in his stride. The striker, who has been l(...)

Germany has opted not to bring in goalline technology after the clubs from the top two divisions voted against it, the German Football League ((...)

José Mourinho during a press conference in Düsseldorf. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts/Getty Images

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has accused Cardiff of wasting fans’ money following Saturday’s controversial Premier League encounter at Stamford Brid(...)

Bayer Leverkusen’s Stefan Kiessling in action against Manchester United’s Chris Smalling during their recent Champions League  match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Out-of-favour forward Stefan Kiessling could earn a surprise recall to the Germany squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against the Republic o(...)

Bastian Schweinsteiger has been named in the Germany squad for the games against Austria and the Faroe Islands. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has shaken off a minor ankle injury and has been included in the 24-man Germany squad for next month’s World Cup qua(...)

 Germany coach Joachim Löw

Germany’s Mario Gomez and Miroslav Klose are the first choice strikers as the team enters its final stretch to next year’s World Cup in Brazil, coach (...)