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Germany news: Lewandowski will return to Frankfurt next season, SC Bad Neuenahr announce new coach

Runners up 1.FFC Frankfurt announced the re-signing of Gina Lewandowski for the upcoming season. Lewandowski currently is with the Western New York Flash in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) and will re-join the German team for the 2011/12 season once the WPS season has concluded. SC Bad Neuenahr announced its new coach, 49-year-old England native Colin Bell. He spent seven years of his active career in Germany and has stayed their since. He has been coaching men’s teams, and is new in women’s soccer. His contract is for two seasons. (more…)


DFB Cup Final: Frankfurt takes revenge on Potsdam

By Olaf Goldbecker

The 31st DFB Cup final was awaited with huge excitement since the champion Turbine Potsdam was meeting runners up 1.FFC Frankfurt in a clash of the best German teams of the season. Frankfurt started the final having won seven titles, while Potsdam won the trophy three times (each time against Frankfurt). Frankfurt got a goal from Kerstin Garefrekes in the 48th minute, which snapped a 1-1 tie and proved to the the game-winner in the 2-1 win. (more…)


League updates, including interviews with Lyon’s Sonia Bompastor and Fortuna Hjørring’s Lisa-Marie Woods

Several leagues throughout the world are in the midst of contending for the top playoff spot in their given leagues with players setting themselves apart from the rest with impressive stats. Take a look into this update to find out what’s happening right now in the women’s soccer world. Continue reading to see players’ input on how their team is doing and the impact that the Women’s World Cup will have on their season. (more…)


Germany: Turbine Potsdam wins third straight title

For the entire second half of the season, it was a close race between Potsdam and Frankfurt. Now on the final matchday, Turbine Potsdam needed a win against Essen to securely clinch the championship. 1.FFC Frankfurt did their part against Bayern Munich and took an early lead by Svenja Huth in the sixth minute, even added a second goal by American Gina Lewandowski, and profited from an own goal for a 3-0 lead after only 12 minutes.  But at that point, the championship was already decided. Potsdam converted the first two attacks in the third and fifth minutes for a 2-0 lead by Viola Odebrecht and Anja Mittag. (more…)


Germany: Potsdam, Frankfurt clinch Champions League spot, title decision on the last matchday

One week before the final matchday, the title race is still open. Both Frankfurt and Potsdam continued their streak and cared for postponing the decision on the championship to next weekend. Turbine Potsdam defended its top position easily, smashing host Bayer Leverkusen, 7-1, in front of their record crowd of 1,950. The second line of players had their big day. Team captain Jennifer Zietz, defensive midfielder, had a hat trick, while Viola Odebrecht continued her good shape and added a pair. (more…)


Germany: Cup Final complete

This weekend saw just little action in the highest German women’s soccer division. The focus was on the two national cup semifinals. As expected, 1.FFC Frankfurt defeated SC Bad Neuenahr, 3-1. With goals from Conny Pohlers and Sandra Smisek, the game was on track for Frankfurt even after a quarter hour. Kerstin Garefrekes added a third goal after 58 minutes before FFC had to face a minor shock – not Bad Neuenahr’s goal by Lena Goeßling (62nd) hit them, but the ejection against center back Saskia Bartusiak (foul as last player) who will now miss the cup final. (more…)


Germany: Nadine Angerer extends contract with Frankfurt

1.FFC Frankfurt goalkeeper Nadine Angerer extended her contract by another season. She is now signed until June 30, 2012. The world champion, who did not allow a single goal at the last World Cup, was considered to be one of the players who might retire this summer or go to play in another country. In other news this week from Germany, Hamburger SV celebrated a 3-2 success at VfL Wolfsburg in a makeup game. Wolfsburg could not manage to hold onto two leads (Selina Wagner scored twice for Wolfsburg). For Hamburg, Kim Kulig netted a pair as well, including the game-winner. Hamburg climbed to a surprising fourth place, while Wolfsburg dropped to a disappointing sixth place.


Germany: Potsdam and Frankfurt show no weaknesses

Now there are only two games left to play, and still neither Potsdam nor Frankfurt are showing any weaknesses. Both teams dominated their games and won very evidently. On the bottom end of the standings, Herforder SV now is without a mathematical chance to stay in the league. Turbine Potsdam had a home game against struggling 1.FC Saarbrücken. Two goals before halftime led the way, and after the break they demolished their relegation endangered opponent. Japanese international Yuki Nagasato scored a hat trick within 22 minutes. Final score was 7-0. (more…)


Germany: Potsdam stays on top due to Bajramaj resurrection

No less than five makeup games were scheduled for the middle of this week in German Bundesliga. Turbine Potsdam defended its place on top of the standings Tuesday after a 5-2 win at SC Bad Neuenahr. Potsdam led 2-0 at halftime, but Bad Neuenahr equalized until the 60th minute. The match winner for Potsdam was Lira Bajramaj (she was taken out on Sunday, a major injury was suspected,  even the World Cup participation was endangered, according to reports). But on Monday, the relieve followed as Bajramaj played and scored four goals against Bad Neuenahr. (more…)


Bundesliga news: Odebrecht’s last minute goal keeps Potsdam on top

Before the regular league action resumed during this week, there were two cup quarterfinals as well as one make-up game on the schedule. In the cup competition 1.FFC Frankfurt had an easy task to solve. They travelled to sixth-place 2. Bundesliga club FSV Gütersloh. The giant favorites, who announced the signing of Swiss striker Ana Maria Crnogorcevic (Hamburger SV) that day, had no problem to qualify, but struggled more than expected in a 4-0 win with the first three goals coming off set pieces. (more…)


Turbine Potsdam makes big step towards German title

Just one week after FCR Duisburg made a big step back into the title race after defeating 1.FFC Frankfurt, their hopes were cut to a minimum the week after. In this weekends’ top game at Turbine Potsdam, Duisburg suffered a 1-0 loss on a goal by German international Anja Mittag. (more…)


Bundesliga news: Duisburg tops Frankfurt, player movements, and more

With a point Saturday afternoon in its match against FCR Duisburg, 1. FFC Frankfurt would’ve moved into first place, but a goal scored just past the 70-minute mark by Inka Grings, her 350th Bundesliga goal, gave Duisburg the win. This make-up game between the second and third-place teams in Bundesliga was scoreless at the half. With the three points, Duisburg now has 38 points, one point behind Frankfurt and two points off the pace of first-place Potsdam. In other Bundesliga news, there were two player signings and one player who has left the league. (more…)


Coach Sven Kahlert has signed contract extension with 1. FFC Frankfurt

1. FFC Frankfurt has extended the contract of  Coach Sven Kahlert for one more year. Kahlert has coached the team since 2009, and this contract takes him through the 2012 season. (more…)


1. FFC Frankfurt extends two contracts and signs Kim Kulig

1. FFC Frankfurt of Bundesliga in Germany extended the contracts of 18-year-old midfielder Dszenifer Marozsan and 19-year-old forward Svenja Huth. The club also signed German Women’s National Team midfielder/forward Kim Kulig. (more…)


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