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    +++ On Saturday morning, Niklas Schmidt found out that he would be in Werder’s squad for their game against Wolfsburg, twelve hours later, he was an influential figure in the Green-White’s 2-1 victory – what a day! For the 18 year old, it was his most important moment at the club, since he moved to the Weser four years ago. “When my number has held up for me to be subbed on, it was indescribable,”...

    26.09.2016

    Theodor Gebre Selassie's celebration following his 2-1 winning header against VfL Wolfsburg was almost as impressive as the strike itself, as he jumped over the advertising banners to celebrate with the fans. "I have no idea what I was doing there," said the goalscorer after the game with a smile on his face and added: "I almost injured myself. It was quite dangerous, but I wasn't thinking at all....

    25.09.2016

    Niklas Moisander has been around the block. He has played in the Champions League and made 51 appearances for his country. So when the experienced defender played in his first match at the Weserstadion on Wednesday evening, something happened that he had never seen before. “My debut was naturally something very special. Despite the disappointing result, we were greeted with encouraging applause in...

    23.09.2016

    The injury list is long enough so it’s good news that no further names have been added to it before the Wolfsburg tie. Interim coach Alexander Nouri revealed on Friday that Izet Hajrovic, who had to take some time out after his impressive performance against Mainz, as well as Sambou Yatabaré will be available for selection for Saturday’s game.

    23.09.2016

    +++ Hajrovic returns! Almost one and a half years separate Hajrovic’s first and second Bundesliga goals. After his one-year loan to Spanish side SD Eibar, where he played seven times, and his short appearance against FC Augsburg, not many people expected the Bosnian to be in Wednesday night's starting eleven. However, Hajrovic repaid the new interim coach’s faith in him by scoring a great...

    22.09.2016

    Immediately after the final whistle of Werder’s 2-1 loss to Mainz, interim head coach called his players together in the centre circle of the pitch and gave them a message. “I told the team that they had given everything and they have performed well. We can take a lot of positives from the game, even though the result obviously leaves a very bitter taste. Today we fell victim to the brutal nature...

    22.09.2016

    Two late goals from Mainz saw them overcome a spirited Werder Bremen side and claim a 2-1 victory. The home side had taken the lead in the 12th minute through a sensational long-range strike from Izet Hajrovic and looked as though they would earn their first points of the new Bundesliga season, but goals from Jhon Cordoba and Pablo de Blasis sent them to a harsh defeat late in the game.

    21.09.2016

    Werder will have to wait until the next Bundesliga matchday to win their first points of the season. In the Saturday evening kick-off before 52,000 fans, Borussia Mönchengladbach earned a deserved 4-1 win over the Green-Whites. The hosts' first-half display showed that they meant business, as Werder had no reply to Gladbach’s ice-cold finishing. Thorgan Hazard opened the scoring in the 11th minute...

    21.09.2016