Frauen-Bundesliga | Germany - an overview

The origins of the Germany Frauen-Bundesliga or German Women's Bundesliga dates back to 1990. At that time the league was split into a so-called North and South relay. Ten teams on either side of the divide played in the original leagues. Each team played twice is two 40 minute halves. In 1997, the current single-track Bundesliga was introduced, in which twelve teams fought for the championship title in a home and away round. An additional change in 1993 brought the Women’s league play duration to 45 minutes each way. A game-time level with the male game. More importantly, each game was refereed by a female referee. The popularity of the Women’s game and their successes across Europe. This has earned the Frauen-Bundesliga prestigious sponsorship deals such as Allianz Versicherung and the current (2018/9 season) Flyeralarm. As with the male game, points are awarded in as 3 points for a win. Likewise, 1 point for a draw and nothing for a loss. Any and all tiebreakers are in descending order of goal difference, goals for, and head-to-head results. If at the end of the season the tie in the league table cannot be broken, an additional “tie-break” game is played. At the end of the season, after the regular 22 match days, the first and second-placed team of the Germany Frauen-Bundesliga qualifies for the UEFA Women's Champions League. The bottom two placed teams are relegated to the 2. Bundesliga (Frauen division).

Participating teams

1. FC Köln Women, 1.FFC Frankfurt Women, 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women, Bayer Leverkusen Women, Bayern München Frauen, MSV Duisburg Women, SC Freiburg Women, SC Sand Women, SG Essen-Schönebeck Women, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women, USV Jena Women, VfL Wolfsburg Frauen

Related stadiums

AOK-Stadion Wolfsburg - VfL Wolfsburg Frauen, Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion - TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women, Ernst-Abbe-Sportfeld - USV Jena Women, Grünwalder Stadion - Bayern München Frauen, Karl-Liebknecht-Stadion - 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women, Möslestadion - SC Freiburg Women, Orsay-Stadion - SC Sand Women, PCC-Stadion - MSV Duisburg Women, Stadion Essen - SG Essen-Schönebeck Women, Stadion am Brentanobad - 1.FFC Frankfurt Women, Südstadion - 1. FC Köln Women

Bundesliga (women) | Regular Season Standings

1VfL Wolfsburg Frauen Logo VfL Wolfsburg Frauen166746
2Bayern München Frauen Logo Bayern München Frauen163038
3TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women Logo TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women163137
4SG Essen-Schönebeck Women Logo SG Essen-Schönebeck Women16728
51.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women Logo 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women16627
61.FFC Frankfurt Women Logo 1.FFC Frankfurt Women16227
7SC Sand Women Logo SC Sand Women16-1319
8SC Freiburg Women Logo SC Freiburg Women16-1519
9Bayer Leverkusen Women16-1713
10MSV Duisburg Women Logo MSV Duisburg Women15-239
111. FC Köln Women Logo 1. FC Köln Women14-267
12USV Jena Women Logo USV Jena Women15-492