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.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women
    Karl-Liebknecht-Stadion, Potsdam
  • Bayer Leverkusen Women
    Ulrich-Haberland-Stadion, Leverkusen
  • Bayern München Frauen
    Grünwalder Stadion, München
  • Eintracht Frankfurt Women
    Stadion am Brentanobad, Frankfurt
  • MSV Duisburg Women
    PCC-Stadion, Duisburg
  • SC Freiburg Women
    Möslestadion, Freiburg
  • SC Sand Women
    Orsay-Stadion, Willstätt
  • SG Essen-Schönebeck Women
    Stadion Essen, Essen
  • SV Meppen Women
    Hänsch-Arena, Meppen
  • TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women
    Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion, Hoffenheim
  • VfL Wolfsburg Frauen
    AOK-Stadion Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
  • Werder Bremen Women
    Weserstadion Platz 11, Bremen

Frauen-Bundesliga Standings

1Bayern München Frauen Logo Bayern München Frauen92927
2VfL Wolfsburg Frauen Logo VfL Wolfsburg Frauen102425
3TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women Logo TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Women10719
41.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women Logo 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam Women9419
5Eintracht Frankfurt Women Logo Eintracht Frankfurt Women10714
6SG Essen-Schönebeck Women Logo SG Essen-Schönebeck Women10114
7Bayer Leverkusen Women Logo Bayer Leverkusen Women9014
8SC Freiburg Women Logo SC Freiburg Women10-412
9Werder Bremen Women Logo Werder Bremen Women9-129
10SC Sand Women Logo SC Sand Women10-216
11SV Meppen Women Logo SV Meppen Women10-155
12MSV Duisburg Women Logo MSV Duisburg Women10-202

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