The Bundesliga resumes on Friday for Bayern Munich`s top-of-the-table clash at VfL Wolfsburg, but some of the Bavarian giants` German league rivals are already waving the white flag.
Germany`s Marco Reus is relishing his return from injury to help pull Borussia Dortmund out of the German league`s relegation places.
Bayern Munich enter December seven points clear in the Bundesliga and seemingly certain of another German title despite another six months left in the season.
German club Borussia Dortmund lost midfielder Marco Reus to an ankle injury until January 2015, the club has confirmed in a statement.
A top German league official on Saturday backed calls for a European boycott of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar over corruption allegations.
Pep Guardiola says Bayern Munich will know exactly where they stand in the next ten days as they prepare to face their main Bundesliga rivals Borussia Moenchengladbach away on Sunday.
Coach Jurgen Klopp still has a job guarantee at Borussia Dortmund despite their horror run of five games without a win in the Bundesliga.
The booming Bundesliga can expect another bumper season in 2014/15 with the world`s attention focussed firmly on Germany following their World Cup victory in Brazil.
The new Bundesliga season gets underway this weekend with German football riding the crest of a wave following the national team`s triumph at the World Cup in Brazil last month.
Torino striker Ciro Immobile nudged forward his mooted move to Borussia Dortmund when he said he would make sure his tough Neapolitan accent would be understood by his future teammates at the Bundesliga club.
All four German clubs have reached the Champions League`s last 16, but Bundesliga boss Christian Seifert believes the German league is ten years behind England`s Premier League in its marketing.
Ten-man Werder Bremen went top of the German league on Saturday thanks to a 1-1 draw at Nuremberg despite having Germany goalkeeper Tim Wiese sent off.
The 21-year-old insists he has suffered a memory black-out since colliding with Mainz`s Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting.
German league runners-up Bayer Leverkusen started the new season with a 2-0 defeat at Mainz 05 on Sunday thanks mainly to two mistakes in the Leverkusen defence.
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is set to make his German league debut for Bayern Munich on Sunday against Borussia Moenchengladbach, despite complaining of an upset stomach, the club has said.
Bayern Munich begin preparations for the new season on Monday with Germany star Thomas Mueller insisting the Bavarian giants will wrestle the German league title back from champions Dortmund.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
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