Oliver Bierhoff

Germany should have played FIFA World Cup without Mesut Ozil: Oliver Bierhoff

Ozil, a key member of the 2014 World Cup-winning side, and teammate Ilkay Gundogan, both of Turkish descent, had to deal with a barrage of criticism at home after they were pictured with Erdogan in London in May and the affair overshadowed their tournament preparation.

Jul 06, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany sports chief predicts tough clash with Sweden

Germany's soccer national team manager Oliver Bierhoff speaks during a press conference in Adler Sochi.

Jun 20, 2018, 22:05 PM IST

Paris terror attacks: Germany setting sign for peace with football

All the members of the German cabinet, Chancellor Angela Merkel will be attending the game.

Nov 16, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

German football association hikes new headquarter cost by 20 million euros

The budget for the new all-comprising headquarters of the German football association (DFB) in Frankfurt has risen by 20 million euros to 109 million ($122.8 million) following the inclusion of an indoor football pitch, the DFB said on Friday.

Sep 11, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Mesut Ozil`s Olympic dream surprises Germany bosses

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has said he dreams of helping Germany win Olympic gold at Rio de Janeiro 2016 next year -- much to the surprise of the national side`s senior staff.

Sep 02, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Germany unhappy with post-season international matches

World Cup winners Germany believe the June dates for internationals are far from convenient with domestic and European club competitions only just over and players eager for a break after a long season.

Jun 08, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

It's official: Germany named ''Die Mannschaft''

Germany on Monday launched their new logo, including the use of term `die Mannschaft`, in an effort to increase international branding of the hugely popular World Cup winners.

Jun 08, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Euro 2024 main target in next decade, says German FA chief

Winning the right to host the European football championship in 2024 remains the German football federation`s leading objective of the next decade, DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach said Tuesday.

Dec 16, 2014, 22:30 PM IST

Germany set for USA, Australia friendlies

World champions Germany are set to face Australia next March and the United States next June in friendly internationals, team manager Oliver Bierhoff revealed on Tuesday.

Nov 11, 2014, 22:39 PM IST

2014 FIFA World Cup: Germany ready for Argentina, Brazil chase third

Germany and Argentina were plotting for the the World Cup final Friday as Brazil prepared for an unwanted third place play-off with the Netherlands.

Jul 11, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Mounting injuries won`t stop Germany`s path to World Cup

Germany may be missing more than half a dozen key players through injuries, including their top strikers, but anything other than automatic World Cup qualification with a win over Ireland on Friday will be a disappointment, officials said.

Oct 08, 2013, 20:26 PM IST

Bundesliga is number one, says Bierhoff

Oliver Bierhoff believes the Bundesliga is now the best division in Europe following Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund`s efforts on the continent.

May 07, 2013, 08:51 AM IST

Almost impossible for Germany to win World Cup 2014, says Bierhoff

Oliver Bierhoff believes it is "almost impossible" for Germany to win World Cup 2014 because European teams are at a disadvantage when playing in South America.

Mar 25, 2013, 08:21 AM IST

Spain and Germany are not the only favourites: Bierhoff

Oliver Bierhoff has stressed that a Euro 2012 final between Germany and Spain is by no means a certainty as he feels teams such as France and Netherlands are serious contenders for the trophy as well.

Jun 05, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

Germany need to excite fans in friendlies, says Bierhoff

Germany must entertain their fans with more exciting performances in friendly matches if they are to fill stadiums to capacity, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Tuesday.

Nov 17, 2009, 23:36 PM IST

Germany need to excite fans in friendlies, says Bierhoff

Germany must entertain their fans with more exciting performances in friendly matches if they are to fill stadiums to capacity, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Tuesday.

Nov 17, 2009, 23:36 PM IST