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Marvin Ducksch hugs Oliver Burke.

Werder start on Saturday afternoon in Augsburg

The German Football League (DFL) announced the timings for the first five games of the 2024/25 Bundesliga season on Thursday morning. The Green-Whites start with an away game against FC Augsburg on Saturday, 24.08.24 (15:30 CEST). Home games against Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich also take place on a Saturday afternoon. Away games against Mainz 05 and TSG Hoffenheim both take place on Sunday…

18.07.2024 / 13:00 / First Team
Ole Werner stands on the side of the pitch with his hands on his hips.

“We want to go a step further”

The question as to who brought the rainy weather is a relatively easy one to answer. Shortly before the SV Werder first-team took to the training pitch in Zell am Ziller, a light downpour began in traditional North German manner. “We feel at home,” chuckled head coach Ole Werner. “Not just because of the weather, but also because we’ve been here a few times before and can get some good work done…

17.07.2024 / 19:05 / First Team

30 players head to Zillertal

SV Werder Bremen set off on Wednesday morning for their 10-day training camp in Zillertal. The Green-Whites will be based in Austria from 17th to 27th July as they prepare for the new Bundesliga season. Ole Werner has taken 30 players with him.

17.07.2024 / 09:10 / First Team
Senne Lynen on the ball in a friendly match.

Lynen looks forward to first Zillertal visit

The training camp is the key part of every pre-season period. Just as they have done in past years, SV Werder Bremen will embark on their journey to Zillertal on Wednesday (17th July). Using the great facilities, Werder will look to prepare for the new campaign both on and off the pitch. In particular, Senne Lynen is looking forward to the ten days in Austria, after his transfer to Werder late in…

16.07.2024 / 16:00 / First Team
Remaining at Werder: Felix Agu has signed a contract extension

“I’m still improving as a player”

How time flies! Felix Agu is about to begin his fifth season at Werder Bremen and has certainly experienced a lot in his time at the Green-Whites, including a relegation and a promotion. The full-back has also had to battle with injury issues, but the 24-year-old has always knuckled down and didn’t miss a single Werder game last season from matchday 12. In this interview, the Osnabrück-born…

16.07.2024 / 13:00 / interview
Felix Agu signing his contract.

Felix Agu extends contract with Werder Bremen

SV Werder Bremen have agreed a contract extension with 24-year-old defender Felix Agu. This was announced by head of professional football Peter Niemeyer ahead of the Green-Whites travelling to their training camp.

16.07.2024 / 12:00 / First Team
Ducksch and Burke embrace to celebrate the opening goal.

Burke and Topp net as SVW win first friendly of pre-season

Werder’s first friendly ahead of the 2024/25 season ended in a comfortable 2-0 win. Oliver Burke put the Green-Whites ahead almost immediately in the second minute. In the second half, Keke Topp marked his debut for SVW with his first goal for the club.

14.07.2024 / 16:05 / Match Report
Marco Friedl holds up our new home shirt.

MATTHÄI remains SV Werder’s primary and kit sponsor

SV Werder Bremen and primary sponsor MATTHÄI have agreed an early extension to their long-term contract, which will see the construction services provider continue to work with the club until 2029. The existing agreement was valid until 2026.

14.07.2024 / 12:00 / Business
The stadium in Zillertal.

Second friendly arranged for training camp in Austria

SV Werder Bremen have arranged another friendly for their stay in Zillertal. Ole Werner’s men will face Italian top-flight side US Lecce on Saturday, 20th July at the Parkstadion in Zell am Ziller. Kick off will be at 15:00 CEST.

11.07.2024 / 16:00 / First Team
Keke Topp at his presentation in the mixed zone.

"I've seen a lot of familiar faces"

It has been a busy few days for Keke Topp since rejoining Werder from Schalke. After completing the mandatory fitness tests, he has spent the past few days getting stuck into the first week of training in his second spell at the club. On Thursday, the 20-year-old forward spoke to the press about his return to the Osterdeich.

11.07.2024 / 15:05 / First Team
Marco Friedl, Romano Schmid, Julian Malatini and Jens Stage standing in front of the city of Bremen's flag.

The city’s heart and soul: Werder and hummel present new home shirt

SV Werder Bremen and the club’s kit supplier hummel are delighted to present the new home shirt for the 2024/25 season. The design is inspired by the Bremen flag, serving as a representation of the shared identity between the city and Werder.

10.07.2024 / 10:00 / First Team
Keke Topp wearing the new Werder home shirt. He's leaning against a wall and showing his back to the camera. The back of the shirt features the number 42.

Shirt numbers confirmed for 2024/25 season

Coinciding with the launch of SV Werder Bremen's new home shirt, the player numbers for the 2024/25 season have also been confirmed. There have been a few changes within the squad, with some players choosing new numbers for the upcoming campaign. The new home shirt will be worn for the first time during Werder's friendly against FC Verdun on Sunday, 14th July.

10.07.2024 / 09:59 / First Team
Skelly Alvero on the training ground.

"It was an easy decision to make"

With his loan to SV Werder Bremen having now been made permanent, a new chapter has begun for Skelly Alvero. He took the time to speak to the media from the mixed zone between the team's two training sessions on Tuesday.

09.07.2024 / 14:13 / First Team
Ole Werner in the Werder Bremen Mixed Zone

“We want to continue on this path”

Head coach Ole Werner and his team came together on Monday afternoon to kick off training on the pitch ahead of the new season, having already successfully completed performance tests over the weekend. The Werder boss was pleased with the first session with his charges and hopes that, with hard work, the team can pick up where they left off at the end of last season.

08.07.2024 / 18:25 / First Team
A picture of Werder fans sitting in the stands.

Werder to play friendly against Sheffield Wednesday in Zillertal

The first friendly match of Werder’s training camp in Zillertal has been confirmed. The Green-Whites will take on English second-tier side Sheffield Wednesday on Friday, 26th July. The game against the four-time English champions will kick off at 14:00 CEST at the Parkstadion in Zell am Ziller.

08.07.2024 / 10:00 / First Team
A class of Vietnamese pupils stand in the Ostkurve holding SVW scarves.

From Hanoi to the Hanseatic City

This week, a class of Vietnamese students visited the Weserstadion and the WUSEUM. The students thoroughly enjoyed their time in Bremen, showing enthusiasm for Werder throughout. “The pupils love football and would love to come back,” says teacher Van Do.

06.07.2024 / 09:36 / WERDER BEWEGT
Werder players celebrate in front of the away fans in Augsburg.

Season opener away in Augsburg

The Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) announced the fixtures for the 2024/25 Bundesliga season on Thursday afternoon. SV Werder Bremen will open the season away at FC Augsburg on the weekend of 23rd to 25th August. The Green-Whites will play their first home game against Borussia Dortmund on the weekend of 30th August to 1st September.

04.07.2024 / 12:00 / First Team
Romano Schmid dribbles with the ball.

Schmid and Grüll suffer an early exit at EURO 2024

Austria, featuring Werder duo Romano Schmid and Marco Grüll, have been eliminated from this summer’s European Championship. After sweeping aside a strong Netherlands team in their final game of the group stage, the Austrians were unable to repeat that performance in Leipzig on Tuesday evening, falling to a 2-1 loss against Türkiye. The result means that the remainder of the tournament will see no…

02.07.2024 / 22:53 / First Team
Milos Veljkovic against Harry Kane.

"Proud to be a part of this team"

Werder’s Milos Veljkovic gave his all for Serbia until the very end of their European Championships journey, yet narrowly missed out on reaching the round of 16 in his first time competing at the tournament. “Unfortunately, we weren't able to pick up any points against Denmark and couldn’t get the ball over the line,” admitted the 28-year-old after the goalless draw. Nevertheless, Veljkovic was a…

29.06.2024 / 10:00 / First Team
A view of the wohninvest WESERSTADION from behind the corner flag.

Werder partnership with wohninvest terminated – club seeking new naming rights holder for stadium

The wohninvest WESERSTADION’s name will revert to simply the Weserstadion at the end of this month. Following the financial insolvency of the real estate group Wohninvest, all sponsorship agreements with the company are to be terminated on 30th June 2024.

28.06.2024 / 10:00 / Business
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