All you need to know about Bundesliga Professional Football League

Bundesliga_logo.svgThe Fußball-Bundesliga, known commonly as the Bundesliga is a professional association football league in Germany. This highest average stadium attendance league is a Germany’s primary football competition, being on top of the German Football League System. This is a great league for anyone interested in sports betting.

Operating on a system of promotion and regulation, the league is contested by 18 teams. Seasons run from August to May and games are normally played on Saturdays or Sundays, only some games played during the weekdays.

All clubs immediately qualify for the DFB-Pokal (a German knockout football cup competition that is held annually), where the winner qualifies for the DFL-Supercup (a one-off football match in Germany featuring the winners of the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal. Make some of the best football betting wagers at the following online casinos below:

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German Bundesliga Professional Football League Structure

The Bundesliga is composed of 2 divisions, the 1. Bundsliga and the 2. Bundesliga.  Every team that wants to compete must have a license to play in the league. The licence is received by meeting certain standards of code of conduct as organisations and the teams must be financially healthy.

Benefits to being in the top division of the Bundesliga

  • A share of television broadcast license revenues go to 1.Bundesliga side.
  • More fan support is drawn.
  • Greater exposure.
  • Attract sponsorships.
  • Bundesliga teams develop substantial financial muscle.
  • Attract skilled players from domestic and internet sources.
  • First-class stadium facilities are constructed.

If you would like to know about the Bundesliga Fixtures or Bundesliga Results, go to our News page that offers all you need to know. We take time to recap on the weekend and we also inform you of all the upcoming fixtures of not just Bundesliga, but Barclays Premier League, The FA Cup, La Liga and UEFA Champions League.

Bundesliga Table: Winners List

Who won the Bundesliga? Below is a Bundesliga Table with all the winners since 1963.

Year Champion Coach
1963/64 FC Köln Georg Knöpfle
1964/65 SV Werder Bremen Willi Multhaup
1965/66 TSV 1860 München Max Merkel
1966/67 Eintracht Braunschweig Helmuth Johannsen
1967/68 FC Nürnberg Max Merkel
1968/69 FC Bayern München Branko Zebec
1969/70 Borussia M’gladbach Hennes Weisweiler
1970/71 Borussia M’gladbach Hennes Weisweiler
1971/72 FC Bayern München Udo Lattek
1972/73 FC Bayern München Udo Lattek
1973/74 FC Bayern München Udo Lattek
1974/75 Borussia M’gladbach Hennes Weisweiler
1975/76 Borussia M’gladbach Udo Lattek
1976/77 Borussia M’gladbach Udo Lattek
1977/78 FC Köln Hennes Weisweiler
1978/79 Hamburger SV Branko Zebec
1979/80 FC Bayern München Pal Csernal
1980/81 FC Bayern München Pal Csernai
1981/82 Hamburger SV Ernst Happel
1982/83 Hamburger SV Ernst Happel
1983/84 VfB Stuttgart Helmut Benthaus
1984/85 FC Bayern München Udo Lattek
1985/86 FC Bayern München Udo Lattek
1986/87 FC Bayern München Udo Lattek
1987/88 SV Werder Bremen Otto Rehhagel
1988/89 FC Bayern München Jupp Heynckes
1989/90 FC Bayern München Jupp Heynckes
1990/91 FC Kaiserslautern Karlheinz Feldkamp
1991/92 VfB Stuttgart Christoph Daum
1992/93 SV Werder Bremen Otto Rehhagel
1993/94 FC Bayern München Franz Beckenbauer
1994/95 Borussia Dortmund Ottmar Hitzfeld
1995/96 Borussia Dortmund Ottmar Hitzfeld
1996/97 FC Bayern München Giovanni Trapattoni
1997/98 FC Kaiserslautern Otto Rehhagel
1998/99 FC Bayern München Ottmar Hitzfeld
1999/00 FC Bayern München Ottmar Hitzfeld
2000/01 FC Bayern München Ottmar Hitzfeld
2001/02 Borussia Dortmund Matthias Sammer
2002/03 FC Bayern München Ottmar Hitzfeld
2003/04 SV Werder Bremen Thomas Schaaf
2004/05 FC Bayern München Felix Magath
2005/06 FC Bayern München Felix Magath
2006/07 VfB Stuttgart Armin Veh
2007/08 FC Bayern München Ottmar Hitzfeld
2008/09 Vfl Wolfsburg Felix Magath
2009/10 FC Bayern München Louis van Gaal
2010/11 Borussia Dortmund Jürgen Klopp
2011/12 Borussia Dortmund Jürgen Klopp
2012/13 FC Bayern München Jupp Heynckes
2013/14 FC Bayern München Josep Guardiola

Bundesliga Top Scorers of All Time

Find out below who are the Bundesliga Top Scorers of all time:

Player Team(s) Matches Goals
Gerd Müller Bayern Münich 427 365
Klaus Fischer TSV 1860 München 535 268
FC Schalke 04
FC Köln
VfL Bochum
Jupp Heynckes Hannover 96 369 220
Bor. Mönchengladbach
Manfred Burgsmüller Werder Bremen 447 213
Borussia Dortmund
FC Nürnberg
Rot-Weiss Essen
Ulf Kirstem Bayer Leverkusen 350 182
Stefan Kuntz FC Kaiserlautern 449 179
Armania Bielefeld
VfL Bochum
KFC Uerdingen 05
Klaus Allofs Werder Bremen 424 177
FC Köln
Fortuna Düsseldorf
Dieter Müller FC Saarbrücken 303 177
FC Köln
VfB Stuttgart
Claudio Pizarro* Werder Bremen
Bayern Münich 378 176
Hannes Löhr FC Köln 381 166

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