Werder Bremen News

Osabutey extends contract and heads on loan to Mouscron

Attacker Jonah Osabutey has extended his contract with SV Werder Bremen and will head on loan to Belgian first-division side Royal Excel Mouscron for the upcoming season, Werder chairman Frank Baumann confirmed on Tuesday.

26.06.2019 // 10:00 // first team

Mbom joins Uerdingen on loan

Werder’s midfielder Jean-Manuel Mbom has joined KFC Uerdingen on loan. He will spend the upcoming season at the third division club.

25.06.2019 // 16:38 // first team

History made in Austrian football

The U21 European Championship ended prematurely for Marco Friedl and Austria, after a 1-1 draw against Germany and the Eggestein brothers cemented a third place finish in Group B. Despite the early exit, the defender was proud to have been part of Austrian history as he spoke to WERDER.DE. “By qualifying for the tournament, we created history. No other Austrian team has ever done that before.”

25.06.2019 // 13:07 // first team

Werder to play Darmstadt in friendly during Zillertal training camp

SV Werder Bremen have announced another friendly for their pre-season training camp in the Zillertal valley in the Austrian Alps. Florian Kohfeldt’s side will take on Bundesliga 2 side SV Darmstadt 98 on Saturday, 13th July 2019 at 12:30 CEST. The friendly will take place over three sets of 90 minutes.

24.06.2019 // 17:00 // first team

Honours even in teammate battle

There was no winner on the night as the Germany and Austria U21 teams went head-to-head in the final group match of this summer's European U21 championship. Werder's Maximillian Eggestein played 83 minutes, while Marco Friedl played the full 90 in a 1-1 draw. Once again, Johannes Eggestein watched on from the sidelines.

23.06.2019 // 22:52 // first team

Rashica and Pizarro claim former numbers

The keeper is the number one in the club, the playmaker usually wears the number ten and the goal-getter tends to don the number nine. The numbers on the back are traditionally associated with a certain position, and yet, almost all players today have a lucky number that they take with them throughout their careers. At Werder, two players will play with different numbers next season, which both...

23.06.2019 // 12:15 // first team

Zetterer extends his contract at Werder

Michael Zetterer has extended his contract at SV Werder Bremen. The goalkeeper has signed a long-term deal at the club, but has also agreed to go out on loan to Dutch first-division side PEC Zwolle for two years. Werder have also agreed on option to bring him back to Werder after one year should they want to. Sporting director Frank Baumann revealed the details on Saturday.

22.06.2019 // 10:30 // first team

Romano Schmid extends loan at Wolfsberger AC

Werder prospect Romano Schmid will spend another season on loan at Austrian top-flight side Wolfsberger AC. The 19 year old, who signed a professional contract with Werder at the start of the year, spent the second half of last year’s campaign with Wolfsberg as they secured a third-place finish in the tipico Bundesliga.

21.06.2019 // 16:00 // first team

Germany thrash Serbia, Austria left with work to do

The Germany U21 national team recorded a thumping 6-1 victory in their second group match against Serbia. Werder’s Maximilian Eggestein started the match and impressed in attack before being substituted off after 66 minutes. As in the first game, brother Johannes was an unused sub. Luca Waldschmidt (3), Marco Richter, Mahmoud Dahoud and Arne Maier scored for Germany, while Andrija Zivkovic...

20.06.2019 // 22:50 // first team

“There are few similarities"

Their summer break will have to wait. Both Maximilian and Johannes Eggestein are taking part in the U21 European Championship in Italy and San Marino with Germany. After a 3-1 win in their opening match against Denmark, the next challenge awaits Germany's youngsters on Thursday night (21:00 CEST) against Serbia. In an interview with WERDER.DE, the Eggestein brothers spoke about the American...

20.06.2019 // 16:53 // interview

Dr. Benjamin Schnee to take over as Werder’s team doctor

SV Werder Bremen’s first-team players will be treated by a new team doctor during the upcoming season, sporting director Frank Baumann confirmed. “We will change our current medical staff. This is due to the rise in demand for our team doctor’s services. We respect the decision of our current physician, Dr. Philip Heitmann, to pursue the development of his own medical practice. We’re certain that...

19.06.2019 // 11:00 // first team

Werder to face Köln and Osnabrück in a pre-season tournament in Lohne

SV Werder Bremen will take on newly-promoted Bundesliga side 1. FC Köln and third-division champions VfL Osnabrück in a pre-season tournament. The three teams will face each other in the ‘Interwetten Cup’ on July 20th.

19.06.2019 // 09:30 // first team

Ole Käuper loaned out to Jena

Ole Käuper will wear the FC Carl Zeiss Jena kit for the upcoming season. The 22-year-old has been loaned out, made official by sporting director Frank Baumann on Tuesday afternoon. This in turn means that his 18-month loan spell at Aue Erzgebirge comes to a premature end. 

18.06.2019 // 15:00 // first team

Beste joins FC Emmen on loan

Jan-Niklas Beste will spend next season on loan at FC Emmen. Sporting director Frank Baumann confirmed on Tuesday that the 20-year-old full-back will join the Eredivisie side for the 2019/20 campaign.

18.06.2019 // 12:00 // first team

Eggestein grabs assist in U21s win

The Germany U21s made an impressive start to their European Championship campaign in Italy and San Marino. Maximilian Eggestein played the full 90 minutes as Stefan Kuntz’s side beat Denmark 3-1, also providing the assist for Marco Richter’s opener. The FC Augsburg man starred in the victory, going on to score another goal and set one up too.

17.06.2019 // 23:03 // first team

Werder to face SV Atlas Delmenhorst in DFB-Pokal first round

SV Werder Bremen will travel to SV Atlas Delmenhorst in the first round of the 2019/20 DFB-Pokal, as revealed on ARD Sportschau on Saturday evening.

15.06.2019 // 19:10 // first team

Niklas Schmidt joins VfL Osnabrück on loan

Midfielder Niklas Schmidt has signed a contract extension with SV Werder Bremen and will spend the next two seasons on loan at VfL Osnabrück, as revealed by director of sport Frank Baumann on Friday.

14.06.2019 // 18:32 // first team

Thore Jacobsen to join 1. FC Magdeburg on season long loan

22-year-old Werder left-back Thore Jacobsen will join 3. Liga side 1. FC Magdeburg on loan for the 2019/20 season. Green-Whites sporting director Frank Baumann announced the loan transfer on Friday.

14.06.2019 // 15:00 // first team

Write a new story for the history books

The DFB-Pokal round of 16 match away against Borussia Dortmund proved to be one of the biggest highlights of the season for the Green-Whites. Werder made history as they progressed to the quarter-finals after winning 4-2 on penalties in a sold out Signal Iduna Park. Florian Kohfeldt’s side went on to knock out Schalke in Gelsenkirchen in the last eight before pushing eventual winners FC Bayern...

13.06.2019 // 18:23 // first team

Werder to play in wohninvest WESERSTADION as of July

As of next season, Werder Bremen will play at home in the wohninvest WESERSTADION. The Bremer Weser-Stadion GmbH signed a partnership agreement this week with wohninvest, a commercial real estate company from Fellbach, near Stuttgart. The 10-year contract, which also includes naming rights, will run until 30th June 2029 and will bring nearly €30 million to the Bremer Weser-Stadion GmbH.

13.06.2019 // 15:00 // first team