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“Delighted” Ducksch congratulates Schmid and Veljkovic

Being able to celebrate a 4-0 home win is one thing. The circumstances surrounding the last few weeks made the victory against FC Erzgebirge Aue even sweeter for Marvin Ducksch, as he mentioned in an interview: “When you look at how well we did and what we have got over in the last few weeks, I’m just super satisfied and delighted.”

06.12.2021 / 15:00 / First Team
Niclas Füllkrug and Marvin Ducksch scored one each against Aue

(Almost) the perfect start

4-0 on debut! New Werder head coach Ole Werner couldn’t have asked for a better debut. But he didn’t want to put himself into the limelight after the final whistle blew on Friday evening. “The lads have been through quite a lot in the last few weeks. They worked really hard for the win today and deserve to celebrate with the fans this evening,” said Werner, who saw his time put in an excellent...

03.12.2021 / 21:56 / First Team

A Werder wonderland on Werner’s debut

It couldn’t have been a better start for new Werder head coach Ole Werner. Romano Schmid opened the scoring in the 7th minute with a brilliant curling effort before a Milos Veljkovic scorpion kick made it 2-0 after 19 minutes. The striking partnership of Marvin Ducksch (53’) and Niclas Füllkrug (57’) then chipped in with two second-half goals to round off a successful final fixture at the...

03.12.2021 / 21:22 / Match Report

The orders have been clearly given

The Kiel game is now a thing of the past as Werder’s focus shifts to their final home game of 2021 against Erzgebirge Aue at the wohninvest WESERSTADION on Friday evening (18:30 CET). Matchday 16 will also be Ole Werner’s debut as the new head coach of SVW and he is feeling confident and well prepared ahead of the game. “We’ve explained to the team what we are expecting from Aue and how we can get...

02.12.2021 / 17:21 / First Team
Eren Dinkci is unavailable for SV Werder Bremen's match against Aue.

Eren Dinkci to miss Aue match

Eren Dinkci will be unavailable for Werder's match against Erzgebirge Aue on Friday. The 19-year-old attacker, who is fully vaccinated, tested positive for Coronavirus on Tuesday and will now quarantine at home.

01.12.2021 / 12:00 / First Team

Schmidt and Chiarodia test positive for Covid-19

Niklas Schmidt and Fabio Chiarodia will be unavailable in the coming days. Both players have returned positive results from Coronavirus PCR tests.

30.11.2021 / 16:30 / First Team
Ole Werner introduces himself to the media in a press conference (Photo: WERDER.DE).

"It’s my job to give the team a clear way of working"

Ole Werner has been in charge of SV Werder Bremen for exactly 24 hours. In a busy day of signing, first chats, a team meeting and the first training session, the new head coach found time to hold a press conference to introduce himself to the media. WERDER.DE has all the latest.

29.11.2021 / 18:27 / First Team

Schmidt and Chiarodia in isolation

SV Werder Bremen are set to be without Niklas Schmidt and Fabio Chiarodia this weekend. While Fabio Chiarodia returned a positive coronavirus test, Niklas Schmidt was displaying clear symptoms of the virus. The result of a PCR test is yet to be returned, however. The pair are both fully vaccinated and are isolating. Mitchell Weiser is also in quarantine.

29.11.2021 / 14:12 / First Team
Ole Werner is the new head coach of Werder Bremen

Ole Werner to be the new head coach of Werder Bremen

SV Werder Bremen have a new head coach: Ole Werner will take over the role with immediate effect. The 33-year-old, most recently at Holstein Kiel, will lead training for the first time at 14:00 CET Monday afternoon. He will be officially presented to the press at 16:30 CET.

28.11.2021 / 15:00 / First Team
Niclas Füllkrugs goal and late second-half pressure weren't enough

“We didn’t fashion many clear-cut chances”

Once again, the Green-Whites had several chances which they just didn’t take. The Green-Whites failed to create a lot of good chances in their 2-1 defeat to Holstein Kiel, and interim coach Christian Brand, the players as well as sporting director Frank Baumann agreed with this view.

28.11.2021 / 00:03 / First Team

Füllkrug’s goal not enough

SV Werder Bremen suffered a 2-1 defeat to Holstein Kiel in the late Saturday kick-off. The Green-Whites started the game slowly, and it seemed the first half was going to end goalless, but Joshua Mees scored in the 45th minute to give the home side the lead shortly before the break. Werder turned up the pressure early in the second half and equalised through a clever chip from Niclas Füllkrug...

27.11.2021 / 23:09 / Match Report

Prepared to win the game

After an eventful week, SV Werder Bremen travel to face Holstein Kiel on Saturday (27/11/21, 20:30 CET). Interim head coach Christian Brand knows what to expect and is full of confidence. “I’m looking forward to the game. We have prepared the team for Kiel and are hoping to see some of what we’ve worked on tomorrow and that we win the game,” he said during the pre-match press conference on Friday ...

26.11.2021 / 17:30 / preliminary report
Christian Brand will be in the dugout on Saturday for the game in Kiel.

Former pro, football coach, youth team trainer

When the call came, Christian Brand didn’t hesitate. The 49-year-old deputised as assistant coach for the home fixture against Schalke 04, but a few days later he will be taking responsibility for the first team in Bundesliga 2. “I immediately said that I would help. I have experienced a few turbulent situations in my football career, so I’m approaching the task in a relatively relaxed manner,”...

25.11.2021 / 17:32 / WERDER Leistungszentrum

“There’s a great amount of togetherness in the squad!”

Back in Bremen since last Saturday and hopefully back on the pitch this Saturday – Marco Friedl has recovered well from his Coronavirus infection. “I’m feeling as well as I ever have. I did the first light training session last weekend and finally got back to full sessions yesterday,” said the 23-year-old Austrian.

25.11.2021 / 16:35 / First Team

“It’s worth keeping your patience and taking your chances”

At the start of the season, Ilia Gruev often found himself occupying the substitutes’ bench on matchdays, but now, 14 games into the season, the story has changed. Gruev has started and played the full 90 minutes in all of SV Werder’s last seven games. “I’m over the moon at the moment!” said the Bulgarian U21 international on his current run of games. Speaking to the media on Wednesday morning,...

24.11.2021 / 14:30 / First Team
Frank Baumann speaking to the press about the search for a new head coach

An intense search begins after “turbulent days”

It’s been an intense few days at SV Werder Bremen, “at times even turbulent” said Frank Baumann in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. Since announcing the departures of head coach Markus Anfang and assistant coach Florian Junge, the Werder sporting director has been busy searching for a replacement.

23.11.2021 / 17:52 / First Team
Anthony Jung joined Werder last summer on a free from Bröndby

“I can be a bit short-tempered at times”

“Having a kid completely changes your life,” reported Anthony “Tony” Jung. In Part II of his interview with, the left-back, who recently became a father, spoke about his first few months with the Green-Whites, his expectations before coming to Bremen as well as his passion for dogs.

23.11.2021 / 17:30 / interview
Nicolai Rapp and Danjiel Zenkovic are in quarantine at home

Zenkovic and Rapp test positive for Coronavirus

Werder’s interim coach Danijel Zenkovic and Midfielder Nicolai Rapp will not be available for Saturday’s away fixture against Holstein Kiel. Both tested positive for Coronavirus on Monday. Zenkovic and Rapp, who are both fully vaccinated, are already quarantining at home. All other players and staff tested negative on Tuesday.

23.11.2021 / 14:39 / First Team
Anthony Jung is enjoying playing for SV Werder Bremen.

“I always set myself short-term goals”

When defender Anthony Jung joined Werder Bremen from Danish champions Bröndby in the summer, it was considered somewhat of a coup for SVW. The 30-year-old spoke to about his professional career, his time in Denmark and his relationship with his Spanish father.

22.11.2021 / 17:20 / interview
Niclas Füllkrug scored a last-minute equaliser for Werder from the spot..

Füllkrug: “Credit to the younger lads”

Goalscorer Niclas Füllkrug paid credit to the squad after a disturbing and eventful day at SVW. “I expected the older lads to be able to deal with what happened today,” said the attacker, but he was surprised by the reaction and conduct of the younger players to the news that Markus Anfang was to step down as Werder head coach following his impending investigation. “The way that put the events of...

20.11.2021 / 23:54 / First Team
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