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DFB women start with bankruptcy in SheBelieves Cup

The German women footballers simply can not beat the USA: At the SheBelieves Cup the selection of national coach Steffi Jones defeated the hosts with 0: 1 (0: 1) and missed the hoped first sense of achievement against the world champion for over 14 years.

In stormy and frosty Columbus / Ohio, Megan Rapinoe (17th) scored in an intense encounter the gate for the cold-blooded Americans. At the third edition of the high-profile Four Nations Tournament, the DFB squad will face England next on Sunday (21:00) in Harrison, New Jersey.

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Media: Tottenham wants BVB star Marco Reus

Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund wants to keep his superstar Marco Reus necessarily long term – if possible until the end of career. But offerings from abroad do not lack the aggressor. Now Tottenham Hotspur should exploit the unresolved contract situation of the BVB star and dare an attack.

The German international, who hopes after a strong comeback in the Bundesliga in the summer on a place in the World Cup squad by Joachim Loew, is according to the British newspaper “Mirror” at the Premier League club at the top of the list.

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Rulers decide on video evidence

Strong comments on the video evidence will probably be in the upcoming Bundesliga season again and again. When world hockey stars gather at Saturday’s FIFA headquarters in Zurich, the outcome of the most explosive agenda item seems decided.

As many emotions of the video evidence with players, coaches and fans cause regularly, so there is the permanent introduction of the video umpire already virtually no doubt. “We have to make decisions on the basis of facts, not on the basis of feelings, the facts are that in almost 1000 games, the correct decisions of the referees have risen from 93 to almost 99 percent,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino Decision of the International Football Association Board on the video evidence in the headquarters of the World Association.

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Dembele justifies BVB strike: “I stand by it”

Dribble artist Ousmane Dembélé has tried to justify his strike at Borussia Dortmund last summer. Not least thanks to his refusal to work, the Frenchman moved to FC Barcelona for 105 million euros.

When BVB turned down Barcelona’s first offer, the disaster took its course: Ousmane Dembélé went on strike. There was trouble with the team of Borussia and the suspension by the club. But finally Dembélé got his way. The Frenchman moved to Spain.

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Milinkovic-Savic: The whole of Europe is chasing Lazio’s “Sergeant”

Lazio’s Sergei Milinkovic-Savic is one of Europe’s biggest midfielder and plays a superb season in Serie A. Quite a few trust him soon the step to superstar. So it’s no wonder he tops the list at clubs like Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. The talent was the Serb to see it early.

Even as a teenager Sergei Milinkovic-Savic did not need long to attract attention on the football field. “I saw him at the Youth Academy in Vojvodina and after ten minutes I knew he had what it takes to become a big guy,” recalls his current advisor Mateja Kezman.

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Report: Leipzig at Lyon talent with good opportunities

At the tender age of 16, Willem Geubbels celebrated his professional debut in Ligue 1 last September at French first division club Olympique Lyon. But a future of the talented attacker is by no means assured in Lyon.

As reported by “goal.com”, Geubbels has rejected a contract offer. Therefore, it remains for the time being that the youngster leaves his club for the summer of 2019. If Lyon wants to collect a transfer fee, a farewell is conceivable in the coming months. Now scents loud “L’Equipe” Bundesliga club RB Leipzig his chance to a commitment of the wing-keeper.

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Scorer and bon vivant: “Bremen is a lot Kruse”

Fire-threatening scorer, sympathetic bon vivant: Max Kruse is Werder Bremen’s best footballer and also makes off the beaten track again and again headlines. He is something special in the industry.

Spit, kick, behead, hoe, mouth: It was not long before Max Kruse’s funky bubble gum show made its rounds on the internet. “We did not even believe that it worked,” commented the attacker of Werder Bremen recently the crazy training number in the “ZDF” sports studio: “Nice that it worked.”

Max Kruse is the eye-catcher at Werder Bremen. And not just since the crazy chewing gum juggling with his teammate Justin Eilers on the edge of the Werder training a few weeks ago. Reliable regularity Kruse delivers headlines on the Weser. Mostly athletic, but also again and again off the course.

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Schweinsteiger wants to play in the playoffs with Chicago

Bastian Schweinsteiger wants to reach with his team of Chicago Fire at least the playoffs in the North American Football League MLS.

This goal has set the world champion and former captain of the German national team for the new season, which begins this weekend. On the official website of the professional league the team is led in the so-called “power ranking” before the start of the season in eleventh place. Out of a total of 23 teams, the twelve best reach the playoffs.

“Chicago Fire must hope that this time Bastian Schweinsteiger will remain injury free throughout the season,” the website said. The 33-year-old ex-professional of Bayern Munich had signed in January a new one-year contract with Chicago.

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Groundbreaking video evidence vote is coming up

On Saturday, the IFAB votes on the inclusion of video evidence in the football rules. The decision is also groundbreaking for the Bundesliga.

Even Joseph S. Blatter tried again from the depths of the Internet. The “personal appeal” of the former FIFA president to the “guardian of the football rules” via Twitter should, however, just as likely to die down as that of all other technology opponents. There is no way around the video-evidence revolution that the International Football Association Board (IFAB) will finalize on Saturday (9:00 am).

“The results so far give us a positive reception,” said IFAB CEO Lukas Brud to the “SID”: “There will be no political decision, but only one based on facts and statistics.” Factual arguments against the inclusion of the “VAR” (Video Assistant Referee) in the rules, there are hardly.

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“Official Football”: Vogts is behind Zorc

Michael Zorc, sporting director at Borussia Dortmund, was at the beginning of the week after a reckless statement after a disappointing draw against FC Augsburg in the criticism. On Monday evening, the 55-year-old had talked in rage, causing a daring comparison to be carried away: “We play like the officials.” Prompt responded the German civil servants and expressed his displeasure. Now none other than Berti Vogts jumped the 55-year-old aside.

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