Bundesliga 2011-2012 Schedule Released & Transfer News

Borussia Dortmund will host HSV on Friday, August 5 to begin the 49th season of Bundesliga play.

1. Bundesliga Schedule  http://www.bundesliga.de/en/liga/matches/2011/index.php

The 2. Bundesliga schedule of fixtures has also been released.  This season 2. Bundesliga kicks off on Sunday, July 17.  Demoted sides Eintracht Frankfurt begin their season on the road against SpVgg Greuther Furth, while St. Pauli opens at the Millentor against FC Ingolstadt.  Promoted clubs Eintracht Braunschweig opens up against 1860 Munich, while FC Hansa Rostock host SC Paderborn 07 and Dynamo Dresden travel to Energie Cottbus.

2. Bundesliga Schedule  http://www.bundesliga.de/en/liga2/matches/2011/index.php

Bundesliga Transfer News

It wasn’t a big shock to Bundesliga followers to find out that Grafite, who helped power VfL Wolfsburg to the title a couple seasons back, is leaving the club.  The Brazilian, 32, has signed a two year contract with the Al Ahli club of Dubai.   Meanwhile, Gerald Asamoah returns to Schalke from his St. Pauli loan.  The former German international, 32, scored six goals for the Buccaneers but it is unknown if he will part of Ralf Rangnick’s plans for the new season.

Some of the most recent transfer news includes Schalke’s Lukas Schmitz heading to Werder Bremen; Hamburg’s Joris Mathijsen signing with Spanish side Malaga;  FC Koln’s Fabrice Ehret heading to France’s Evian side; and Copenhagen’s William Kvist Jorgenson will be wearing VfB Stuttgart kit this fall.  U.S. international Jonathan Spector, currently on Gold Cup duty, has been released by demoted West Ham United.  Earlier rumors indicated that Hannover 96 was intererested in the American defender/midfielder.

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Gerry Wittmann

Gerry is the founder of the Bundesliga Fanatic. Besides loving German football, he also enjoys the NBA, collecting jerseys and LPs, his pets and wishes he had more time for fishing, bicycling and learning the bass guitar.

3 Comments

  1. And I heard a rumor from a reliable source today that Thomas “The Hammer” Hitzeslberger is strongly considering a move to the MLS. Hammer, please come to Sporting KC.

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