Anne Gillies is a Mainz fan. What makes her special is that she cheers on the club from a distance of 6,000 kilometers. Anne lives Ann Arbor, USA, but tunes in for every game they play.
Just down the road from Dortmund another American is hoping to reach the heights of Christian Pulisic. DW sat down with Schalke's Weston McKennie to find out more about the Gelsenkirchen club's American midfielder.
Both Hertha Berlin and Schalke scored pairs of late goals to secure their tickets to the German Cup second round. However, Hertha's game in Rostock was marred by hardcore fans throwing flares, twice interrupting play.
Dortmund have parted company with Thomas Tuchel, just days after he led the club to victory in the German Cup. The coach had been at loggerheads with club CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke for weeks.
Dortmund's chairman has written an open letter to the club's supporters explaining the decision to part ways with coach Thomas Tuchel. BVB have stressed that it had nothing to do with a reported rift between the two men.
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