2017 Season

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5-8-10, 15th in German Bundesliga
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2dStephan Uersfeld

U.S. attacker Johannsson: I never gave up

Johannsson, 27, had not started a Bundesliga match since September 2016 until Florian Kohfeldt decided to play him on the wing.

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Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 Werder Bremen: Bayer advance after thriller (2:31)
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Bellarabi puts Bayer ahead in extra time (1:09)
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WATCH: Brandt's stunner pulls Bayer level (0:57)
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Julian Brandt gets a goal back for Bayer (1:01)
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Aron Johannsson scores in first Bremen start since 2016 (0:58)
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32dChris Wright

Kruse launches motor racing team

Not content with being a professional footballer and a pro-standard poker player, Werder Bremen forward Max Kruse has added a third string to his bow.

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38dESPN staff

Sargent set to train with Bremen first team

American striker Josh Sargent will begin training with Werder Bremen's first team next week, coach Florian Kohfeldt says.

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45dMattias Karen

Arsenal seal deal for defender Mavropanos

Arsenal have completed the signing of 20-year-old Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos from PAS Giannina.

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71dAssociated Press

Dortmund fall to another defeat at home

Borussia Dortmund's awful run continued on Saturday when they were beaten 2-1 at home by Werder Bremen to heap further pressure on manager Peter Bosz.

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87dStephan Uersfeld

Sargent: Europe move a dream come true

United States youngster Josh Sargent says he has wanted to play football in Europe since he was "a little kid" as he looks set to join Werder Bremen.

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Player Power Rankings: Max Kruse claims top spot (3:33)
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90dESPN Staff

Kruse's brilliance tops Player Power Rankings

ESPN FC's worldwide editorial desks nominate their top performers from the weekend's action. Werder Bremen forward Max Kruse is this week's No. 1.

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111dStephan Uersfeld

Winless Werder Bremen sack Nouri

Werder Bremen have parted ways with head coach Alexander Nouri after failing to win any of their opening 10 Bundesliga matches this season.

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117dStephan Uersfeld

U.S.'s Johannsson frustrated at Bremen

United States international Aron Johannsson has voiced his frustrations at being frozen out at Werder Bremen.

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17-year-old Sargent chose Bremen for 'feeling like home' (2:03)
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151dStephan Uersfeld

Bremen to sign U.S. attacker Josh Sargent

Sargent, 17, featured for the U.S. at the under-20 World Cup in South Korea, where he scored four goals.

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161dPA Sport

Steinhaus becomes first female ref in Bundesliga

Bibiana Steinhaus became the first female referee in the Bundesliga when she oversaw the 1-1 draw between Werder Bremen and Hertha Berlin on Sunday.

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164dAssociated Press

Bundesliga confirms female ref's first game

Bibiana Steinhaus will make history in Germany on Sunday when she becomes the first woman to referee a Bundesliga game.

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166dStephan Uersfeld

Female ref to take first Bundesliga game

Bibiana Steinhaus is reportedly set to become the first female referee to officiate in Bundesliga when Hertha Berlin host Werder Bremen.

RankingsGerman Bundesliga

Goal Difference-713th
Goals Scored2115th
Assists15Tied-14th
Goals Conceded28Tied-4th