Dr. Felix Brych will referee the Bundesliga away game for the team under head coach Peter Bosz at Hertha Berlin on Sunday, 21 March (kick-off: 15.30 CET). For the experienced World Referee of the Year in 2017, this will be the 39th game he has been in charge of involving the Werkself. The record from a Black and Red perspective: 22 wins, five draws, 11 defeats. The referee from Munich has shown Bayer 04 55 yellow and three red cards in those games.
Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp are the assistant referees, Alexander Sather is the fourth official.
Bayer 04 are taking a stand: On the official #TaggegenRassismus (day against racism) football calls for a clear position against discrimination and exclusion. And the Werkself players plus Bayer 04 Women present their unambiguous opinion:
A VIP at the pre-match Bayer 04 talk show on the clubhouse audio platform: From 14.30 CET, Hans Sarpei joins Cedric Pick and Niko Hartmann from Werks11 Radio plus stadium announcer Tobias Ufer for a pre-match discussion. Log on, get in matchday mode and contribute to discussion yourself with the former Bundesliga player and our Black and Red trio.
Cedric and Niko will be on Werks11 Radio immediately after the talk show. The two commentators will be broadcasting live from the Olympic Stadium in Berlin from 15.00 CET. To tune into Black and Red emotion just log on to the Bayer 04 app or visit bayer04.de.
#BSCB04 will also be broadcast on Sky Bundesliga as usual.
The away game for the Werkself women at MSV Duisburg on Sunday, 21 March (kick-off: 15.00 CET) is available to watch as a live stream on the Bayer 04 YouTube channel. Other league matches for the Achim Feifel team in the current campaign will also be broadcast in the coming weeks. Click HERE for the broadcast.
Former Werkself player Carsten Ramelow celebrated his 47th birthday on Saturday – Bayer 04 wish him many happy belated returns. 'Calle' is one of only six Werkself honorary captains and he made an impressive 437 appearances from 1996 to 2008. The defensive midfielder is the Bayer 04 player with the fifth highest number of appearances to date. We wish you all the best, Calle.
The Werkself are looking to seal winning the group against Häcken on matchday five in the UEFA Europa League. Ahead of the game against the Swedish Cup winners on Thursday 30 November (kick-off: 21.00 CET), head coach Xabi Alonso talked about clear aims as well as the busy fixture list up to the winter break – and he recalled a special trip to Gothenburg, tomorrow's venue, as a teenager. Nathan Tella also fielded questions from the journalists on Wednesday night where he spoke about the importance of the Europa League to the club and himself.Show more
Bayer 04 Leverkusen have given U17 player Francis Onyeka a long-term contact. The club has agreed a deal with the 16-year-old to 30 June 2027.Show more
#B04eSports team suffered the first defeat of the season on matchday five in the VBL Club Championship 2023/24. Last night’s other games ended in a win and a draw. The Black and Reds are now fifth in the North West division.Show more
Bayer 04 Leverkusen back continuity at the top of the club. The Bundesliga and Europa League participants have extended the contract with sporting managing director Simon Rolfes to 2028. The former midfielder and long-standing Werkself captain took over this position as the successor to Rudi Völler in the summer of 2022. He was previously the sporting director at Bayer 04 for three and a half years.Show more
The fans have decided: The goal scored by Florian Wirtz to make it 1-0 for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the 2-1 home win against SC Freiburg was voted Goal of the Month for October with 45 % of the votes cast. The 20-year-old Werkself player won the vote conducted by ARD-Sportschau by a clear margin ahead of second-placed Harry Kane (Bayern Munich).Show more