German Football League (DFL)

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and the German Football League (DFL), governing body of the Bundesliga, have announced a partnership agreement in the areas of international cooperation and education across safety and security planning.

The German Bundesliga has written a new chapter in its financial success story, with the announcement that the revenues of the top division of German football increased by 4.4 per cent to €2.17bn ($2.95bn) in 2012-13, representing the league’s ninth straight annual turnover record.

The German Football League (DFL) has announced that it will make a decision over the introduction of goal-line technology (GLT) in the top-tier Bundesliga and second-tier 2.Bundesliga by the end of the current season.

German Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich has set record revenue figures for last year’s football season, which also saw UEFA Champions League and the DFB-Pokal domestic cup wins.

German Bundesliga’s Bayern Munich has again backed its president Uli Hoeness to remain in the role after his trail for tax evasion was today set for March.

German Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League winner Bayern Munich has concrete plans to open regional offices in China and New York.

Bundesliga football club Bayern Munich is set to announce record financial results for the 2012/13 year at its annual general meeting on November 13, according to its CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

DFL (German Football League) CEO Christian Seifert tells Kevin Roberts how a combination of world-class performance, sold-out stadia and financial stability has helped make the Bundesliga a European football powerhouse.


Kevin McCullagh from TV Sports Markets looks at how two newspaper sports-rights deals are showing signs of increased potential for internet clips, content that has been notoriously difficult to monetise.


Bundesliga football club Borussia Dortmund has logged its highest profit to date, which reached just over €53.3 million for the 2012/13 season.

The German Football League (DFL) remains unconvinced by goal-line technology (GLT) despite the opening weekend of the Bundesliga season being affected by a controversial decision.

Reinhard Rauball has been re-elected president of the DFL (German Football League) for a further three years after a unanimous vote yesterday.

German Football League (DFL) chief executive Christian Seifert has maintained that the organisation will not act like a “megalomaniac” in a bid for further growth.

The Bundesliga (DFL) and the CEO of German top-flight club Bayern Munich Karl-Heinz Rummenigge have backed proposals to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from summer to winter.

English Premier League clubs have increased its revenues to a total of £2.4 billion in 2011/12, more than any league in Europe, according to Deloitte.

SportBusiness Group editorial director, Kevin Roberts, shares his thoughts from day five of the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg.

Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert has criticised football’s governing body FIFA for being “politically driven” in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to Associated Press.