- Column: Relegation is football's teacher of hope Updated: May-16-16 11:55 am
PARIS - Those who have experienced relegation, football's annual ritual culling of the weak, say the pain of being sent to the next league down is almost as intense as the grief of death.
- Leipzig joins 2nd-division champion Freiburg in Bundesliga Updated: May-08-16 11:38 am
BERLIN - Leipzig joined German second-division champion Freiburg in the Bundesliga next season, clinching promotion Sunday with a 2-0 win at home over Karlsruher SC.
- Freiburg promoted, returns to Bundesliga after 1 season away Updated: Apr-29-16 4:00 pm
BERLIN - Freiburg secured an immediate return to the Bundesliga, one season after relegation to the second division, with a 2-1 win at Paderborn on Friday.