Werder Bremen keeps faith in Florian Kohfeldt as coach
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen says Florian Kohfeldt will remain as coach "for the foreseeable future" after overseeing improvement in the Bundesliga side since Alexander Nouri's sacking.
Werder Bremen makes Kohfeldt coach to end of year
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen is placing its trust in former under-23 coach Florian Kohfeldt to lead the side as coach at least until the end of the year.
The Bundesliga side, which appointed Kohfeldt on an interim basis after firing Alexander Nouri as coach on Oct. 30, says it has ended its search for a replacement for now.
Bundesliga: Bremen still winless after Frankfurt’s late win
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Sebastien Haller struck late for Eintracht Frankfurt to beat struggling Werder Bremen 2-1 on Friday and deny the visiting side a point in its first Bundesliga game since firing its coach.
Former under-23 coach Florian Kohfeldt took over from the sacked Alexander Nouri in an attempt to steer Bremen to its first win at the 11th attempt, but his side was hanging on for what would have been just its sixth point, until Haller scored in the 89th minute.
Bremen fires coach Alexander Nouri after 10 winless games
BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Bundesliga club Werder Bremen fired coach Alexander Nouri on Monday after the team failed to win any of its first 10 league games this season.
Bremen parted with Nouri and assistant Markus Feldhoff a day after Bremen lost 3-0 at home against Augsburg. Under-23 coach Florian Kohfeldt will take charge of the team ahead of Friday's league match against Eintracht Frankfurt, the club said.
Cologne, Bremen’s wait for 1st Bundesliga win continues
BERLIN (AP) — Cologne and Werder Bremen played out a goalless draw that left both sides still searching for their first win after nine rounds of the Bundesliga on Sunday.
"We have to get back on track sometime," Bremen coach Alexander Nouri said.
Bremen still waiting for win, ’Gladbach 5th in Bundesliga
BERLIN (AP) — Werder Bremen's wait for its first Bundesliga win of the season continued Sunday after losing 2-0 at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach.
The visitors were clearly better in the first half and took the lead when Lars Stindl eluded a defender and curled the ball inside the far post from a difficult angle.
Jannik Vestergaard then scored against his former side with a powerful header from a corner to make it 2-0 around the half-hour mark. The Danish defender kept his celebration in check.
Steinhaus making history as Bundesliga’s 1st female referee
BERLIN (AP) — Bibiana Steinhaus will make history in Germany on Sunday when she becomes the first woman to referee a Bundesliga game.
The German football federation announced on Thursday that the 38-year-old police officer is to take charge of Hertha Berlin's home game against Werder Bremen, confirming her place among the league's elite group of 24 referees.
"She deserves it through her great performances," Bremen coach Alexander Nouri said.