More Germany News
July 12, 2006
- Klinsmann steps down, Loew steps in
- Juergen Klinsmann, who led Germany to a surprise third-place finish in the World Cup, said on Wednesday he was stepping down and that assistant Joachim Loew would take his place.
July 10, 2006
- Klinsmann question clouds German optimism
- Germany played with great attacking quality and unswerving self-belief at this World Cup but the Klinsmann question will continue to cloud the host nation's optimism until it is resolved.
July 9, 2006
- Klinsmann keeping cards close to his chest
- Juergen Klinsmann again asked for more time to decide whether he will stay on as Germany coach even as a crowd of 52,000 chanted his name and one-time critic Franz Beckenbauer pleaded with him to continue on Saturday.
- Schweinsteiger revels in goalscoring glory
- Bastian Schweinsteiger proved a point with two of the hardest-hit goals of the World Cup when Germany swept aside Portugal 3-1 on Saturday to earn third place.
July 8, 2006
- Germany keeper Kahn quits international football
- Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn announced on Saturday that he was retiring from international football after his team beat Portugal 3-1 in the World Cup match for third place on Saturday.
- Loew salutes Germans after third-place victory
- Germany gave their fans a performance to remember in beating Portugal 3-1 to secure third place in the World Cup, assistant coach Joachim Loew said.
July 6, 2006
- Lehmann offers Kahn place his in goal
- Germany's number one goalkeeper Jens Lehmann said on Thursday he would be prepared to sit out the third-place match against Portugal to give rival Oliver Kahn a final taste of the World Cup.
- Beckenbauer urges Klinsmann to stay on
- Franz Beckenbauer said on Thursday he hoped Juergen Klinsmann would stay on a coach because the job he started rebuilding Germany football is not finished yet.
- Injury threatens Klose's place in play-off
- Miroslav Klose's hopes of clinching the award for top goalscorer at the World Cup in Saturday's third place match could be hit by injury.