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Werder make statement with 4-0 win over Mainz

Four goals, a clean sheet, three points - SVW really couldn’t ask for much more from their third Bundesliga fixture of the season. The Green-Whites delivered a goal spectacle against 1. FSV Mainz 05 after starting the match strong at the wohninvest WESERSTADION. Ducksch calmly slotted away a penalty (3’), but later had to be replaced due to an injury. In the second half, Stage (53’) and the two…

02.09.2023 / 17:45 / Match Report
Oliver Burke wearing SVW's warm-up shirt in the tunnel

Oliver Burke joins Birmingham City on loan

SV Werder Bremen and Oliver Burke have agreed for the Scotland international to go out on loan. The forward will join Championship side Birmingham City with immediate effect.

02.09.2023 / 00:20 / First Team
Rafael Borré on the ball for Colombia, Antonio Rüdiger is the defender.

Rafael Borré moves on loan to Werder

SV Werder Bremen have signed another attacker shortly before the transfer window slams shut, with Rafael Borré joining SVW on loan from fellow Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt until the end of the 2023/24 season.

01.09.2023 / 18:30 / First Team
Among others, Leon Opitz and Olivier Deman will join up with their national teams (Photo: WERDER.DE).

Deman, Pavlenka, and Veljkovic called up for national sides

After the third Bundesliga matchday, it’s time for the first international break of the season. Following the home game against 1. FSV Mainz 05 on Saturday 2nd September (15:30 CEST), the focus for six Werder players turns to their international sides. Marco Friedl and Romano Schmid are also on standby for Austria.

01.09.2023 / 16:30 / First Team
Marco Friedl running to the huddle prior to the match against Bayern.

Working together towards success

SV Werder Bremen will take on 1. FSV Mainz 05 at home on the 2nd September 2023 at 15:30 CEST. Following a challenging start to the Bundesliga campaign, Ole Werner’s team are determined to work together towards success by battling hard as a team and putting on a show for the crowd at the wohninvest WESERSTADION.

01.09.2023 / 16:00 / preliminary report
Dikeni Salifou taking a shot in a game.

Dikeni Salifou moves on loan to Juventus U23s

As the transfer window draws to a close, Dikeni Salifou has been loaned out to Juventus’ Primavera side. The 20-year-old came to an agreement with Werder and representatives from Juventus to make the move to northern Italy. 

01.09.2023 / 15:15 / First Team
Niclas Füllkrug applauding.

Niclas Füllkrug joins Borussia Dortmund

Niclas Füllkrug will leave Werder Bremen to join last season’s runners-up, Borussia Dortmund. The two clubs reached an agreement on the penultimate day of the summer transfer window.

31.08.2023 / 21:00 / First Team
[Translate to Englisch:] Olivier Deman in front of a green wall

“I didn’t have to think twice”

SV Werder Bremen announced the signing of Olivier Deman on the penultimate day of the summer transfer window. The Belgium international joins from Cercle Brugge, and is the fourth new signing to join the Green-Whites for the 2023/24 season. In an interview with WERDER.DE, the 23-year-old spoke about moving to the Bundesliga, leaving home for the first time and his previous encounters with SVW.

31.08.2023 / 20:00 / interview
Olivier Deman wearing the Werder home shirt and pointing to the Werder badge.

Olivier Deman joins SV Werder Bremen

SV Werder Bremen have announced the signing of another new player: Olivier Deman has moved to Werder from Belgian first-division side Cercle Brugge. Both clubs have agreed not to disclose the transfer fee.

31.08.2023 / 19:30 / First Team
Ilia Gruev in a Werder kit

Ilia Gruev moves to Leeds United

Ilia Gruev has departed SV Werder Bremen to join Championship club Leeds United with immediate effect.

31.08.2023 / 17:00 / First Team
Ole Werner giving a thumbs up gesture on the sidelines.

“Ready to take it on”

With one day left to go before the end of the summer transfer window and two days left before Saturday’s home game against 1. FSV Mainz 05 (02/09, 15:30 CEST), there were lots of questions to be asked at the pre-match press conference. Clemens Fritz, head of scouting and professional football, confirmed that Werder are close to signing Belgium international Olivier Deman. Head coach Ole Werner,…

31.08.2023 / 14:53 / First Team
Romano Schmid in training

Five players miss training

In Wednesday's training session, Ole Werner will have to do without five of his players. Romano Schmid will miss training after suffering a blow to his ankle yesterday. Oliver Burke and and Ilia Gruev are also not training because both players are in contract talks with other clubs.

30.08.2023 / 11:00 / First Team
Christian Groß remains as hungry as ever as he reaches key SVW milestone

“Rolling up the sleeves”

Immediately after the 1-0 defeat to Freiburg, Christian Groß was understandably furious at conceding a late goal in injury time. The milestone of 100 competitive games for Werder meant little to the 34-year-old: “It’s a nice little fact, but it’s also just a number.” Groß looks back on the game, looks forward to the training week ahead of the home game against Mainz and explains what it all comes…

29.08.2023 / 16:40 / First Team
Milos Veljkovic is back in training

Milos Veljkovic is back in training

Milos Veljkovic took part in this week’s first training session ahead of the home game against Mainz 05. The defender missed the game against Freiburg due to illness. Naby Keita and Felix Agu also took part in some of the session for the first time since their injuries; both players will be involved in the warm-up drills with the rest of the team.

29.08.2023 / 14:30 / First Team
Ilia Gruev on the training pitch for SV Werder.

Ilia Gruev called up for international duty

SV Werder Bremen will take on 1. FSV Mainz 05 at the wohninvest WESERSTADION on September 2nd 2023 in their third Bundesliga fixture of the season, after which the first international break will take place. Ilia Gruev has been called up for the Bulgarian national team, who will take on Iran in a friendly match on 7th September 2023 at 18:00 CEST, before playing Montenegro three days later in a…

29.08.2023 / 12:15 / First Team

“Put their all into it"

It was a tough afternoon to take for SV Werder after a narrow loss away to SC Freiburg. After putting their all into the match, the Green-Whites had to accept defeat in the dying seconds of added time, and came away with no points. Despite the disappointment, head coach Ole Werner praised the team for their performance, which demonstrated a huge improvement on the season-opener. “That’s why I’m…

26.08.2023 / 18:40 / First Team
Schmid contesting a tackle.

Strong Werder side fall to defeat to Freiburg

SV Werder showed real quality in the first half and created some great chances on the counter, but they just couldn’t get a goal before the break. Freiburg improved in the second half and dominated the game towards the end, with Maximilian Philipp scoring the winning goal in the sixth minute of added time, despite Jiri Pavlenka’s strong efforts to stop him.

26.08.2023 / 17:45 / Match Report
Mitchell Weiser on the ball in the home game against FC Bayern

Looking to pick up the first points of the season

On Saturday 26th August, SV Werder take on SC Freiburg in their first away game of the 2023/24 Bundesliga season (15:30 CEST). Ole Werner’s team is aiming to pick up their first points of the season that has just begun. That won’t be an easy task against the Europa League participants, but there are some encouraging signs for the visitors.

25.08.2023 / 15:30 / preliminary report
Ole Werner speaking into a microphone.

“Put in the work and take home the three points”

After the opening loss against FC Bayern, SC Freiburg awaits as the next challenging task for the Green-Whites. The schedule for the start of the Bundesliga is certainly far from easy for Werder, however their aim will obviously be to pick up points. Ole Werner and Clemens Fritz answered questions from the journalists at the press conference before the away game.

24.08.2023 / 16:00 / First Team
Manuel Mbom has left SV Werder Bremen to move to Denmark (Photo: W.DE).

Manuel Mbom moves to Denmark

Manuel Mbom has departed Werder Bremen. The 23-year-old has moved to Viborg FF, a Danish first-division club, with immediate effect. Both clubs have agreed not to disclose the details of the transfer.

24.08.2023 / 12:15 / First Team
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