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Bremen stay in Bundesliga with lively thriller

Werder Bremen narrowly edged Heidenheim on the away goals rule in their Bundesliga promotion-relegation playoff to preserve their top-flight status.

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German minister: Lock up violent fans

De Maiziere, 63, made the remarks after a season marred by several outbursts of violence both inside and outside grounds.

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Frustrated Ayre quits 1860 Munich post

Ayre, 54, left his role at Anfield in February to become general manger at Munich, who have been relegated to the third tier.

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Ugly scenes as 1860 Munich fall to third tier

Former Bundesliga champions 1860 Munich were relegated from Germany's second division on Tuesday in a game that was held up for 15 minutes.

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Wolfsburg stay in top flight with playoff win

Wolfsburg clinched Bundesliga survival by beating Eintracht Braunschweig 1-0, giving the side an aggregate win in their relegation-promotion playoff.

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Wolfsburg edge Braunschweig in first leg

Eintracht Frankfurt defended their place in the Bundesliga next season with a 1-0 win over Nurnberg for a 2-1 aggregate win the relegation playoff.

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Eintracht Frankfurt, Nurnberg draw in first leg

Eintracht Frankfurt will rue a host of missed chances when they head to Nurnberg for the second leg of their play-off for a place in the Bundesliga.

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Karlsruher 1-2 Hamburg: HSV staying up

Marcelo Diaz's stoppage-time equaliser kept Hamburg alive for Nicolai Muller's winner in extra time to help their club stay in the Bundesliga.