Germany have kind of dominated the European football for the last couple of years with Bayern Munich finishing runner up in 2012 Champions League and we had Bayern and Borussia Dortmund in the all German final in 2013 Champions League final with Bayern winning the treble to end their successfull season and now they will be looking to keep the dominance with new manager Pep Guardiola while Borussia Dortmund has the squad and the gameplay to again reach the later stages of Champions league while in domestic scene bundesliga have got more attention and fans around the world who are waiting for then new season fixtures to come out, but when do the German League fixtures are announced and when do the season starts ? here are the answers to your questions.
Bundesliga Season Start Date: 9 August 2013
Historicaly Bundeliga take into account the National teams commitments and since German will be part of the FIFA World Cup 2014 next year the German FA has decided to start the season couple of weeks before the usual dates and end the season before to give German National side more time to gel before the big event.
Fixtures Announcement Date: 21 June 2013 at 12:00 CET
Season Start Date: 9 August 2013
Winter Break: 23 December 2013 to 24 January 2014
Season finish Date: 10 May 2014
DFB Pokal Cup final Date: 17 May 2014
Bundesliga 16th place playoffs: 15 and 18 May 2014
How does the German Bundesliga fixtures are compiled ?
It quite a complex scenario, as Germans only plan 4-6 weeks fixtures ahead of the schedule to make it better for the fans and the teams commiments. On 21 June at 12:00 CET DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga Chief Operating Officer Andreas Rettig will be revealing all the details of German league fixtures for the 2013-2014 season with which teams will be playing whom and when.
Full German Bundesliga Schedule 2013-2014 Complete List:
Right now only the dates of the fixtures and the match weeks has been announced but the complete fixture list will be available on 21st June 2013 at around midday time and we will be placing all the fixture list here as soon as it has been released. We will use this page throughout the next season to update to German league fixtures so you can bookmark this page and can comeback anytime during the season to see next fixtures of your favourite German side.