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At the top of the German football league system, the Bundesliga is Germany’s primary football competition. The Bundesliga comprises 18 teams and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the 2. Bundesliga. Seasons run from August to May. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with a few games played on weekdays. All of the Bundesliga clubs qualify for the DFB-Pokal. The winner of the Bundesliga qualifies for the DFL-Supercup.

Predicting where soccer's top 20 free agents will sign this summer

Two of the biggest fish in this summer's free-agent pond - Kylian Mbappe and Antonio Rudiger - have already been snapped up. However, there's still a wildly impressive crop of stars who have decided to run down their contracts...

Transfer window preview: Top 50 players who could move this summer

With the summer transfer window set to officially open Friday, we're teeing up the wheeling and dealing by presenting 50 high-profile players who could be on the move in the coming months. Stay tuned for our rundown of the...

Rangers stun RB Leipzig to face Frankfurt in Europa League final

Eintracht Frankfurt hadn't played in a European final in 42 years. Rangers slipped into administration a short decade ago.Both are now back in the big time.Frankfurt and Rangers booked their places in the Europa League final after winning their...

4 thoughts from Tuesday's Champions League action

The Champions League quarterfinal stage concludes this week. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from Tuesday's games in Europe's premier club competition.Madrid always make it hard for themselvesCarlo Ancelotti's conservative tactics nearly backfired in the round of 16...

5 biggest storylines from the World Cup draw

The stage is set for the 2022 World Cup. Below, we examine the five most compelling storylines from Friday's draw.No definitive Group of Death in QatarWhen Lothar Matthaus plucked Germany out of Pot 2 during Friday's draw in Doha,...

Everything you need to know about the 2022 World Cup draw

Now it's starting to feel real. With the 2022 World Cup fast approaching, teams and their fans are eager to learn of their potential paths to glory in Qatar. Below, theScore outlines everything you need to know ahead of...

5 thoughts from this week's Champions League action

The Champions League made its anticipated return as the knockout stage got underway this week. Below, we dissect the biggest talking points from an entertaining batch of last-16 matches in Europe's premier club competition.Manchester City use energy wiselyThe scoreboard...

Biggest winners and losers of the January transfer window

Activity in the transfer market reached a crescendo as the deadline approached Monday. Some clubs got their business done in time, while others preferred to stand pat. Here, theScore nominates the biggest winners and losers of the January window.Winners:...

FIFA president: More World Cups can save migrants from 'death in the sea'

FIFA president Gianni Infantino sparked outrage Wednesday after claiming plans to hold the World Cup every two years could stop African migrants from suffering "death in the sea."Infantino was speaking at a parliamentary assembly session for the Council of...

FIFA awards: Live coverage as Lewandowski, Putellas eye top honors

World football's top players and managers of 2021 are being recognized at The Best FIFA Football Awards show on Monday. Below, theScore is tracking all the winners of the various trophies being handed out in Zurich.Best Women's GoalkeeperMasashi Hara...


Shaw: Manchester United 'switched off' in disastrous Spurs defeat

Luke Shaw admitted Manchester United were punished for their poor concentration and timidness in Sunday's cataclysmic 6-1 home loss to Tottenham Hotspur.The left-back, who...