Rafael van der Vaart
Feb 17, 2013 13:45 EST
Ivory Coast striker Didier Ya Konan hit his first Bundesliga goal since September as Hanover 96 were held to a 2-2 draw at Nuremberg on Sunday.
Feb 16, 2013 15:28 EST
Germany midfielder Marco Reus netted a hat-trick in Borussia Dortmund's 3-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, but the champions had a striker sent off for the second time in the space of a week.
Feb 16, 2013 13:35 EST
Schalke's poor Bundesliga form continued on Saturday as the Royal Blues had to twice come from behind for a 2-2 draw at Mainz ahead of their Champions League trip to Istanbul's Galatasaray.
Feb 09, 2013 12:50 EST
Defending champions Borussia Dortmund suffered a shock 4-1 defeat at home to Hamburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday with South Korea's Son Heung-Min claiming two goals as both teams finished with 10 men.
Jan 20, 2013 14:37 EST
South Korea midfielder Koo Ja-Cheol netted on Sunday to help Bundesliga strugglers Augsburg pick up only their second league win of the season with a 3-2 victory at Fortuna Duesseldorf.
Jan 20, 2013 12:37 EST
Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart made his first Hamburg appearance since November on Sunday to help his club secure a Bundesliga point at Nuremberg in a 1-1 draw.
Jan 18, 2013 20:56 EST
With Pep Guardiola confirmed as Bayern Munich's head coach for next season, the club's stars have vowed to see off current boss Jupp Heynckes with trophies.
Dec 09, 2012 08:41 EST
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Brad Friedel says the time has come to unite strikers Emmanuel Adebayor and Jermain Defoe as they bid to secure their top-four status in the Premier League.
Nov 26, 2012 21:35 EST
Bayern Munich warm-up for their Bundesliga showdown at home to defending champions Borussia Dortmund this weekend with a tough trip to Freiburg as the next round of German league matches start Tuesday.
Nov 25, 2012 14:14 EST
Freiburg warmed up for the visit of league leaders Bayern Munich in midweek with an impressive 3-0 victory at home to VfB Stuttgart on Sunday to break into the Bundesliga's top six.
Nov 24, 2012 13:19 EST
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich romped to a 5-0 win at home to Hanover 96 on Saturday to extend their lead at the top to nine points as champions Borussia Dortmund moved up to second with a win at Mainz.
Nov 24, 2012 07:17 EST
Hamburg's Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has said he does not expect to play in the Bundesliga again this year after suffering a suspected hamstring tear.
Nov 14, 2012 20:38 EST
Captain Philipp Lahm has said Germany's drab goalless draw with Holland had exorcised a few defensive demons following last month's shock 4-4 draw with Sweden.
Nov 14, 2012 17:18 EST
Holland were held to a goalless draw by neighbours Germany in Wednesday's international friendly with both injury-hit teams fielding make-shift sides after a raft of withdrawals.
Nov 13, 2012 12:54 EST
Holland's Arjen Robben has said the rivalry between Netherlands and Germany is no longer as fierce as it was, but while hate is no longer a factor, both teams aim to get one over their neighbours.
Nov 03, 2012 13:14 EDT
Wigan beat Tottenham Hostpur 1-0 at White Hart Lane on Saturday to continue their climb away from the relegation zone with a second-half toe-poke from Ben Watson.
Nov 02, 2012 21:56 EDT
Hamburg coach Thorsten Fink and midfield star Rafael van der Vaart have pledged to continue Bayern Munich's recent Bundesliga misfortune when they host the Bavarian giants on Saturday.
Nov 01, 2012 13:10 EDT
Hamburg's ex-Germany goalkeeper Rene Adler has said he is relishing Saturday's clash against Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich as he tries to reclaim his place in the national team.
Oct 21, 2012 13:27 EDT
Violent clashes between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke fans at the 141st Ruhr derby, which resulted in almost 200 arrests and left 11 people injured, was the worst in years, police said Sunday.
Oct 19, 2012 22:36 EDT
Bayern Munich will set a new Bundesliga record if they claim their eighth straight win since the season began at Fortuna Dusseldorf on Saturday, while champions Borussia Dortmund host neighbours Schalke.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Rafael Ferdinand van der Vaart|
|Date of birth||11 February 1983|
|Place of birth||Heemskerk, Netherlands|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) |
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|Current club||Real Madrid|
|2008–||Real Madrid||42 (7)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 December 2009.|
† Appearances (Goals).